Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery

Edited by Robert F. Heary, MD
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Offering in-depth coverage of an often-neglected topic, Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery identifies clinical problems and discusses recent major advances in this challenging area. Dr. Robert F. Heary and a team of international experts share their knowledge and experience with even the most difficult lumbar cases, helping you provide optimal outcomes for your patients. You'll find authoritative guidance on indications, diagnosis, approaches, and follow-up, with a focus on the significant advances that have occurred over the past two decades in this fast-changing field.

Key Features
  • Identifies the clinical problems related to unsuccessful back spine surgery as well as indications, diagnosis, and new treatment options and advances in this complex area. 

  • Provides in-depth information on the multiple options that exist for most clinical situations: anterior, posterior, lateral, and combined anterior and posterior approaches. 

  • Covers methods of fixation, the use of interbody grafting, and surgical planning related to scar tissues, bleeding, and spinal fluid leaks. 

  • Discusses critical follow-up topics such as key clinical procedures, radiography, patient reported outcomes, and pain management. 

  • Includes timely chapters on robotics, bone density issues, medical fitness concerns, instrumentation options, imaging considerations, and much more. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

ISBN 9780323712019
Author Information Edited by Robert F. Heary, MD, Robert F. Heary, M.D. is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine located in Nutley, New Jersey. He is also the Medical Director of the Montclair Spine Center at Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, New Jersey. He is one of the premier physicians in comprehensive spine care providing a full range of conservative and surgical interventions for a wide range of spinal disorders. Dr. Heary is renowned nationally and internationally for his extraordinary fund of knowledge regarding all aspects of care for spine patients.
Table of Content

1. Anatomy and Physiology/Biology of Bone

2. The Role of Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases in Revision Spine Surgery

3. Medical Fitness Evaluation

4. Indications

5. Imaging Considerations (Magnetic Resonance, Computed Tomography, Myelography, Plain)

6. Dural Scarring and Repair Issues

7. Decompression

8. Disc Herniation (Primary, Recurrent, Residual)

9. Instrumentation Options

10. Autograft/Allograft/Cage/Bone Morphogenetic Protein

11. Minimally Invasive Surgery and Navigation

12. Anterior Lumbar Fusion

13. Revision Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

14. Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

15. Anterior-Posterior Surgeries

16. Unilateral Versus Bilateral Strut Placement in Revision Spine Surgery

17. Robotics for Revision Spine Surgery

18. Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy

19. Vertebral Column Resection

20. Revision Lumbar Deformity Surgery

21. Postoperative Considerations

22. Adjacent Segment Disease After Fusion

23. Pseudarthrosis/Nonunion

24. Iatrogenic Spinal Instability: Causes, Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention

25. Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Publication Date 30-03-2021
Pages 206
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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