Essentials of Spinal Stabilization

  • Langston T. Holly
  • Paul A. Anderson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Tristan B. Fried, Douglas A. Hollern, Michael Markowitz, Gregory D. Schroeder, Alexander R. Vaccaro
    Pages 1-8
  3. Randall J. Hlubek, Nicholas Theodore
    Pages 9-16
  4. Vijay M. Ravindra, Robert G. Whitmore, Zoher Ghogawala
    Pages 17-30
  5. Andrew Z. Mo, Darren R. Lebl
    Pages 31-41
  6. Oliver Tannous, Naveed Nabizadeh, R. Todd Allen
    Pages 43-56
  7. Mark Benjamin Frenkel, David J. Hart
    Pages 57-68
  8. Vincent J. Alentado, Thomas E. Mroz
    Pages 69-79
  9. Jau-Ching Wu, Michael S. Virk, Praveen V. Mummaneni
    Pages 81-89
  10. Mena Kerolus, Vincent Traynelis
    Pages 105-112
  11. Kevin L. Ju, FeiFei Zhou, John M. Rhee
    Pages 113-124
  12. Carolina Gesteira Benjamin, Anthony Frempong-Boadu
    Pages 125-134
  13. Melvin C. Makhni, K. Daniel Riew
    Pages 135-148
  14. James S. Harrop, Jeff Wilson, Payman Vahedi
    Pages 149-159
  15. Hesham Mostafa Zakaria, Victor Chang
    Pages 161-178
  16. Christopher D. Witiw, Richard G. Fessler
    Pages 179-193
  17. Stephen K. Mendenhall, Saad A. Khairi
    Pages 195-209
  18. Ian K. White, Eric Potts, Jean-Pierre Mobasser
    Pages 211-226
  19. Robert F. Heary, John C. Quinn
    Pages 239-249
  20. Ken Hsuan-kan Chang, David McCarthy, Michael Y. Wang
    Pages 251-264
  21. Ryan Nazar, Jeffrey Gum, John Dimar, Mladen Djurasovic
    Pages 265-283
  22. Adam S. Kanter, Michael M. McDowell
    Pages 285-298
  23. Jad G. Khalil, Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, Richard V. Roberts
    Pages 299-320
  24. Dean G. Karahalios, Michael J. Musacchio Jr.
    Pages 321-334
  25. Jacob Januszewski, Juan S. Uribe
    Pages 335-355
  26. Tyler Atkins, Domagoj Coric, James J. Yue, Benjamin J. Geddes, Jason Toy
    Pages 357-370
  27. Mark Benjamin Frenkel, J. J. Renfrow, Charles L. Branch Jr.
    Pages 389-399
  28. Osama N. Kashlan, Kevin S. Chen, Frank La Marca
    Pages 401-412
  29. Gohar Majeed, Farbod Asgarzadie
    Pages 413-427
  30. Sharon C. Yson, Jonathan N. Sembrano, David W. Polly Jr.
    Pages 429-439
  31. Alvin Y. Chan, Jeffrey P. Mullin, Emily Bennett, Karin Swartz, Edward C. Benzel
    Pages 441-451
  32. Zorica Buser, Andre Jakoi, Bhavesh Katbamna, Rahul Basho, Jeffrey C. Wang
    Pages 453-470
  33. Joseph A. Weiner, Wellington K. Hsu
    Pages 471-485
  34. Josiah N. Orina, Sigurd H. Berven
    Pages 487-504
  35. Jang W. Yoon, Eric W. Nottmeier
    Pages 505-520
  36. Back Matter
    Pages 541-566

About this book


This text includes stabilization techniques for the entire spinal column, ranging from the cranio-cervical junction to the pelvis. The information is presented in an easily digestible format that is suitable for those in school or training, yet includes pearls and insight that can be appreciated by even the most seasoned surgeon. The text is divided into major sections based on the anatomical regions of the spine – cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral. An additional section is devoted to related surgical concepts and principles such as spinal biomechanics, computer image guidance, and deformity surgery. Each chapter has a uniform design including background, indications, patient selection, preoperative considerations, surgical technique, technical pearls, and strategies for complication avoidance. Preoperative and postoperative images and/or illustrations are utilized to highlight the presented information.

Edited by a Neurosurgeon and an Orthope
dist and written by leading national and international Neurosurgery and Orthopedic spine experts, Essentials of Spinal Stabilization provides a text which will broadly appeal to all spine care professionals.


Cervical Spine Halovest Placement Lumbar Osteotomy Lumbar Arthroplasty Sacro-Illiac Joint Fusion Image-Guided Spinal Stabilization Posterior Thoracic Spinal Fixation

Editors and affiliations

  • Langston T. Holly
    • 1
  • Paul A. Anderson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery and OrthopaedicsDavid Geffen UCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedics and RehabilitationUniversity of Wisconsin UWMFMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-59712-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-59713-3
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