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Mastering orthopedic techniques; spine surgery.


Mastering orthopedic techniques; spine surgery.

Ed. by Bhavuk Garg and Rajesh Malhotra.

Jaypee Bros.


382 pages




Garg (orthopedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India) and Malhotra (orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences) assemble a group of spine surgeons, orthopedists, and neurosurgeons from around the world for 29 chapters on basic and advanced spinal surgical procedures. They present step-by-step techniques and color illustrations of commonly performed procedures, including injection techniques, anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion, anterior lumbar interbody fusion, cervical disk replacement, and vertebral augmentation, and techniques for lumbar canal stenosis, scoliosis, post tubercular kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, Scheuermann's disease, fractures, spinal tumors, and other conditions. Information is given on anatomy, instrumentation, indications, preoperative planning, anesthesia, complications, prognosis, and specific cases.

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Date:Aug 1, 2012
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