Spinal Deformities: The Essentials, 2nd Edition

by Robert F. Heary (Editor), Todd J. Albert (Editor)

Spinal Deformities: The Essentials, Second Edition presents a detailed overview of current key principles and practices involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spinal deformities. Each chapter of this introductory text begins with The Essentials, a bulleted list that summarizes the most important concepts presented, providing busy surgeons, residents, and fellows with a quick refresher before surgery.

Key Features of the second edition:

  • Seven new chapters: Measuring Value in Spinal Deformity Care; Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Spinal Deformity Surgery; Anatomy with an Emphasis on Alignment; The Importance of the Sacrum and Pelvis in Deformity Evaluation and Treatment; Early Onset Scoliosis; Lateral Interbody Fusion Approaches in Spinal Deformity; and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Deformities
  • All chapters cover classification, patient evaluation, radiographic assessment, indication, treatment options, and complications
  • Straightforward explanations of the basic as well as the latest advanced modalities and surgical strategies

Written by leading experts in spine surgery, this text will be an invaluable reference for all orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows involved in the care of patients with spinal deformities.


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