Surgical Anatomy of the Sacral Plexus and its Branches

Edited by R. Shane Tubbs and Joe Iwanaga
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The first work of its kind devoted to the pelvis and lower limb, Surgical Anatomy of the Sacral Plexus and Its Branches clearly explains and illustrates this important subset of peripheral nervous system anatomy. Ideal for physicians and residents from a wide range of medical and surgical disciplines, this unique title details new methods of imaging the sacral plexus, as well as its pathology and appropriate surgical approaches.

Key Features
  • Demonstrates the surgical anatomy of each branch of the sacral plexus using fresh cadaveric dissections.
  • Color-codes nerves to differentiate them from other tissues and dissects them in a layer-by-layer manner.
  • Complies the knowledge and expertise of renowned clinical anatomists and researchers Dr. R. Shane Tubbs and Dr. Joe Iwanaga in this key area of surgical anatomy
ISBN 9780323776028
Author Information Edited by R. Shane Tubbs, Professor and Program Director, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana and Department of Neurosurgery and Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA and Joe Iwanaga, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Associate Professor of Anatomy and Dental and Oral Medical Center at Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.
Published Reviews "Overall, this would be an excellent addition the library of every surgeon who may be dealing with the sacral plexus and its branches in their daily practice - as well as those clinicians and anatomists who are looking for a concise but comprehensive overview of the sacral plexus anatomy." ©Doody's Review Service, 2022, Konstantin V. Slavin, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Table of Content


1. Overview of the sacral plexus

2. Sacral ventral rami

3. Lumbosacral trunk

4. Superior gluteal nerve

5. Inferior gluteal nerve

6. Nerve to piriformis

7. Nerve to levator ani

8. Perforating branch

9. Nerve to obturator internus

10. Nerve to quadratus femoris

11. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve

12. Pudendal nerve

13. Sciatic nerve

14. Pelvic splanchnic nerves

15. Superior hypogastric plexus

16. Inferior hypogastric plexus

17. Comparative anatomy

18. Variations of the sacral plexus

19. Histology of the sacral plexus

20. Imaging of the sacral plexus

21. Pathology of the sacral plexus

22. Surgery of the sacral ple

Publication Date 11-05-2020
Pages 246
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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