Thieme congratulates Todd J. Albert on being chosen by New York magazine for its prestigious Best Doctors 2017 list.
Cervical Spine Surgery Challenges: Diagnosis and Management is a practical reference for surgeons treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders, including degenerative spine conditions, neoplasms, inflammatory conditions, infectious conditions, trauma, and deformities. Leading experts in the field of spine surgery present their clinical expertise, providing concise descriptions of the clinical presentation, history and examination, imaging, diagnosis, indications, preferred method of treatment, alternate treatment options, postoperative management, and complications.
Case-based format rapidly orients readers to key clinical information
Comprehensive coverage of various approaches enables readers to select the best method of surgical intervention
Descriptions of common complications and pitfalls provide important recommendations for avoiding errors and improving surgical outcomes
Practical information on state-of-the-art techniques including minimally invasive surgery and motion-sparing technology
175 illustrations and images demonstrate important concepts
This is a must-have reference for all orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, residents, and fellows seeking the current best practices in cervical spine surgery.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA