- Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, Professor of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Co-Director of the Delaware Valley, Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson, University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta Brain and Spine Care, Atlanta, Georgia
- Stephen Papadopoulos, MD, Barrow Neurology Associated, Ltd., Phoenix, Arizona
- Rick C. Sasso, MD, Indiana Spine Group, Assistant Professor , Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana Spine Group, Indianapolis, Indiana
- Vincent C. Traynelis, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Univeristy of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
A who’s who in the rapidly emerging field of spinal arthroplasty brings you state-of-the-art guidance on everything you need to know about motion-sparing devices, including relevant surgical anatomy, biomechanics, clinical indications, surgical approaches, and specific implants associated with the full range of spinal arthroplasties. Lavishly illustrated with high-quality surgical and anatomical art and images, this landmark text brings this exciting and innovative technology to the forefront of spinal surgery with authority and style!
- Reviews motion-sparing devices in all areas of the anterior and posterior spine.
- Discusses history · anatomy · spinal imaging · and the potential complications, including revision strategies for failed cervical or lumbar arthroplasties.
- Includes a DVD of narrated video clips detailing dynamic functional anatomy, surgical techniques, and the biomechanics of specific implant devices.
- Uses over 600 illustrations, images, and videos to display the devices and explain the ease and difficulties you may encounter in their application.