Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations

Editors: Jason C Eck, Alexander R Vaccaro

Salient Features

  • This atlas is a comprehensive review of spine surgery, discussing traditional and new techniques. Divided into five sections, the first part introduces surgical anatomy.
  • The following sections focus on procedures for different parts of the spine – cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral, to present expanded coverage of all aspects of spine surgery.
  • Each section presents numerous disorders and different surgical techniques for their management. Highly illustrated, each chapter discusses indications for a surgical approach, the most common surgeries, pertinent anatomy, postoperative care and potential complications.
  • Key points are summarized for each chapter.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Surgical Anatomy of the Transoral Approach
Chapter 2: Transmaxillary Approach to the Clivus and Upper Cervical Spine
Chapter 3: High Retropharyngeal Approach to the Upper Cervical Spine
Chapter 4: Far Lateral Approach to the Craniocervical Junction
Chapter 5: Posterior Approach to the Craniocervical Junction and Posterior Spine
Chapter 6: Anterior Approach to the Midcervical Spine
Chapter 7: Anterior Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction
Chapter 8: Anterior Transthoracic Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction
Chapter 9: Posterolateral Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Spine
Chapter 10: Thoracoabdominal Approach to the Spine
Chapter 11: Anterior Retroperitoneal Approach to the Lumbosacral Spine
Chapter 12: Posterior Midline and Posterolateral (Wiltse) Surgical Approach to the Lumbar Spine
Chapter 13: Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion
Chapter 14: Cervical Disk Arthroplasty
Chapter 15: Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
Chapter 16: Transoral Odontoid Excision
Chapter 17: Odontoid Screw Fixation
Chapter 18: Occipitocervical Fusion
Chapter 19: Posterior Atlantoaxial Arthrodesis Techniques
Chapter 20: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
Chapter 21: Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
Chapter 22: Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Chapter 23: Posterior Cervical Fusion and Lateral Mass Screw Fixation
Chapter 24: Minimally Invasive Cervical Lateral Mass Instrumented Fusion
Chapter 25: Cervical Pedicle Fixation
Chapter 26: Laminoplasty
Chapter 27: Posterior Cervicothoracic Osteotomy
Chapter 28: Posterior Thoracic Diskectomy Techniques
Chapter 29: Anterolateral Open Thoracotomy Approach for Thoracic Diskectomy
Chapter 30: Anterior Thoracic Corpectomy and Fusion
Chapter 31: Anterior Release and Fusion for Thoracic Scoliosis
Chapter 32: Thoracic Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
Chapter 33: Posterior-only Correction of Adult Thoracolumbar Scoliosis
Chapter 34: Percutaneous Pedicle Screws and Rods for Deformity Reduction
Chapter 35: Smith-Petersen and Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomies
Chapter 36: Posterior Thoracic Vertebral Column Resection
Chapter 37: Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Chapter 38: Tubular Microdiscectomy
Chapter 39: Far Lateral Disk Herniations
Chapter 40: Posterior Lumbar Decompression
Chapter 41: Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Decompression
Chapter 42: Posterior Lumbar in situ Fusion
Chapter 43: Posterior Lumbar Facet Fusion
Chapter 44: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Fixation
Chapter 45: Anterior Lumbar Arthroplasty
Chapter 46: Anterior Lumbar Corpectomy
Chapter 47: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Chapter 48: Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Chapter 49: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Chapter 50: Spondylolisthesis Reduction and Fixation Techniques
Chapter 51: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgical Technique
Chapter 52: Interspinous Spacers
Chapter 53: Oncologic Sacrectomy
Chapter 54: Spinopelvic Fixation Techniques
Chapter 55: Anterior and Posterior Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest
Chapter 56: Vascular Rib Graft Harvest
Chapter 57: Lumbar Discography
Chapter 58: Vertebral Body Augmentation Therapy