Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery

Avoidance and Management of Complications

Editors: Denaro, Luca, D'Avella, Domenico, Denaro, Vincenzo (Eds.)

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  • Hands-on guidance on the avoidance and management of complications in cervical spine surgery
  • Special focus on medico-legal aspects, informed consent and forensics
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Spinal surgery is a unique area in the process of continuous development. New skills are applied daily in this delicate field by the spinal surgeon: this professional can be either an orthopaedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon dedicated to the treatment of spinal diseases. This book offers a comprehensive approach and reviews all of the possible errors encountered by spinal surgeons in the clinical practice. It is mainly directed towards young surgeons approaching spinal surgery and also to experienced surgeons with regards to complications related to the latest technologies in the spinal field. This approach of treating and understanding problems in cervical spine surgery is unique and will guide the reader towards an improved level of attention regarding pitfalls in cervical spine surgery, therefore fostering the ability of preventing major complications and medicolegal consequences.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Complication Related to Medical Conditions

    Pages 3-11

    Gentilucci, Umberto Vespasiani (et al.)

  • Hematologic Issues in Cervical Spine Surgery

    Pages 13-27

    Avvisati, Giuseppe (et al.)

  • Complications in Surgical Management of Cervical Spinal Metastases

    Pages 29-43

    Tonini, Giuseppe (et al.)

  • Systematic Approach to the Patient to Minimize Errors of Diagnosis and Surgical Indications

    Pages 45-56

    Longo, Umile Giuseppe (et al.)

  • Considerations and Anesthesiologic Complications in Spinal Surgery

    Pages 59-68

    Carassiti, Massimiliano (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery
Book Subtitle
Avoidance and Management of Complications
Editors
  • Luca Denaro
  • Domenico D'Avella
  • Vincenzo Denaro
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-85019-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-85019-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-85018-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43472-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 303
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