I The Science of Spinal Fusions.- 1 History of Spinal Fusion.- 2 The Biology of Spinal Fusion.- 3 Response to Metallic Implants.- 4 Electrical Stimulation of Spinal Fusions.- 5 Biomechanical Principles of Spinal Correction.- II Indications for Spinal Fusion.- 6 Assessing Spinal Instability or Indications for Spinal Fusion.- III Anatomy and Surgical Approaches.- 7 Anatomy and Surgical Approaches of the Spine.- IV Fusion Techniques.- 8 Fusion Techniques for Spinal Infections.- 9 Fusion Techniques for Degenerative Disease.- 10 Fusion Techniques for Tumors.- 11 Fusion Techniques for Traumatic Injuries.- 12 Fusion Techniques for Pediatric Disorders.- 13 Fusion Techniques for Scoliosis.- 14 Fusion Techniques for Adult Spinal Deformity.- V Postoperative Management.- 15 Imaging of Spinal Fusions.- 16 Bracing of Spinal Fusions.- 17 Complications of Spinal Fusions.- VI The Future.- 18 The Future of Spinal Fusions.
Spinal Fusion: Science and Technique puts the experience of top professionals into your own hands. Drs. Jerome M. Cotler and Howard B. Cotler and their impressive group of contributors, including researchers, educators, and clinicians, have joined together to bring you this concise, comprehensive reference. Sections relating to history, basic science, surgical indications and techniques, complications, postoperative management, as well as a philosophical chapter on the future of spine surgery are presented. With the help of over 250 superb illustrations, Spinal Fusion: Science and Technique contains the most current and authoritative compilation of knowledge relating to surgical management of disorders of the spine. It is destined to become an essential tool in your working library.
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