Revision Spine Surgery: Pearls and Pitfalls 1st Edition
by Gregory D. Schroeder (Editor), Ali A. Baaj (Editor), Alexander R. Vaccaro (Editor)
Hardcover: 287 pages
Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.9 x 9.8 inches
Revision spine surgery requires a unique skill set different from performing a primary operation. Understanding when a simple revision is sufficient, when a more complex approach is needed, or when a non-surgical option should be considered is critical to good patient care and outcomes. In this first book to focus exclusively on the complex topic of revision spine surgery, world-renowned Dr. Alex Vaccaro and leading neuro and orthopaedic spine surgeons, navigate physicians through the initial evaluative process and the potential pitfalls and complications encountered in revision surgery.