Reconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction

Authors: Suchomel, Petr, Choutka, Ondrej

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  • Covers all currently available techniques of upper cervical spine and craniovertebral junction reconstruction
  • Serves as a step-by-step guide for all common procedures
  • Features a special focus on real-time and virtual navigation
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An illustrative manual for general spine surgeons, this text atlas covers all currently available techniques of upper cervical spine and craniovertebral junction reconstruction. All the surgical risks and benefits are discussed and compared with the outcome of more than 300 surgeries of this region. The surgical procedures are demonstrated step-by-step in instructive drawings and illustrations describing the approach, technique of implant introduction and spine reconstruction. A special focus is on realtime and virtual navigation techniques as well as potential complications and their avoidance.

About the authors

Petr Suchomel is the chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery (Neurocenter) at Liberec Hospital, Liberec, Czech Republic. His main interest is in the whole field of neurosurgery including tumors of central nervous system, vascular neurosurgery; special interest in surgery of spine and spinal cord. He has received a number of distinguished awards and was president of the European Spine Society in 2003.

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“This textbook on the surgery of the upper cervical spine is written by several experts with training and a large experience with these surgeries. … Both the adult and pediatric spine are covered thoroughly. … This book can be of great value to orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeon, trauma specialists, residents, fellows, and medical students.” (Joseph J. Grenier, Amazon.com, September, 2013)

“This book is to explore current techniques for cervical spine surgery and reconstruction in view of the diverse problems this surgery presents. Neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and neurologists are the primary audience for this book. … This is an unparalleled source of information on reconstructive surgery of the upper cervical spine, appropriate for neurosurgeons and skull base surgeons involved in the management of complex spinal conditions.” (Celso Agner, Doody’s Review Service, May, 2011)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-13158-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-13158-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-13157-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42226-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 322
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