This volume, part of the second edition of the classic Neurosurgical Operative Atlas series, presents the latest techniques for managing the full range of spinal and peripheral nerve problems. Each chapter addresses a different surgical procedure, guiding the reader through patient selection, preoperative preparation, anesthetic techniques, patient monitoring, and surgical techniques and outcomes. The authors also discuss common complications and offer tips for how to avoid and manage them. Spine and Peripheral Nerves is ideal for residents to study and for established surgeons seeking a quick refresher in preparation for surgery. Neurosurgeons, orthopedists, and plastic surgeons will benefit from the wealth of information provided in this up-to-date clinical reference.
Highlights: Renowned experts in the field share their clinical insights and extensive experience Concise, step-by-step descriptions enable the reader to rapidly review techniques More than 750 illustrations and images demonstrate key concepts Organized by anatomical location to aid quick reference Series description: The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Thieme have collaborated to produce the second edition of the acclaimed Neurosurgical Operative Atlas series. Edited by leading experts in the field, the series covers the entire spectrum of neurosurgery in five volumes. In addition to Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the series also features: Neuro-Oncology, edited by Behnam Badie Vascular Neurosurgery, edited by R. Loch Macdonald Functional Neurosurgery, edited by Philip Starr, Nicholas M. Barbaro, and Paul Larson Pediatric Neurosurgery, edited by James Tait Goodrichshow more