Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: A Practical Guide to Anatomy and Techniques is a beautifully illustrated text describing the 18 most widely accepted minimally-invasive procedures in spine surgery. Written by leaders in both neurologic and orthopedic spine surgery, this book offers the most up-to-date material and the broadest perspective on the subject. Procedures range from simple to complex and cover the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions of the spine. Chapter topics include: * image-guided spinal navigation * posterior cervical instrumentation and fusion * thoracoscopic deformity correction * facet joint and epidural injections * discography and endoscopic lumbar discectomy * transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) * anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) * iliac crest bone graft harvest and fusion techniques
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.