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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Techniques, Evidence, and Controversies (Hardcover) (9783131723819)

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Hear the authors discuss Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.Minimally invasive spine surgery, in some form or other, hashistorical roots dating back more than 100 years, and recentadvances in technology now make it increasingly effective intreating suitable spine patients. While minimally invasiveapproaches have shown to reduce muscle damage, blood loss, andpost-operative pain, to perform this t ype of surgery correctly,even highly skilled modern-day surgeons must prepare themselves fora demanding learning curve. For this reason, AOSpine proudlypresents Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Techniques,Evidence, andControversies, the most comprehensive book of its kind, whichincludes more than 500 pages of surgical techniques, illustrations,case images, tips and tricks, and research, providing an invaluabletool for spine surgeons around the world. Each technique is fullyexamined:* The pros and cons of each is objectively reviewed* Itsspectrum of indications and contraindications is summarized*Historical and modern day controversies relating to each techniqueare discussed* Uniquely, chapters in the text are further supportedby an evidence-based section summarizing research studies,analysis, and conclusions into each technique, from peer-reviewedjournals The text covers more than just a range of interestingmedical techniques. By including brief historical introductions oneach technique and the surgeons that explored and founded itsmethods, their early (sometimes self-made) instrumentation, rightthrough to todays current best-practice, this book provides aninteresting, informative, and topical instruction on minimallyinvasive surgery and its increasingly encouraging results forspine-patient care.

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SKU 9783131723819
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Author Haertl, Roger; Korge, Andreas
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