Publisher description for Pediatric spine surgery / editor, Stuart L. Weinstein.


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Featuring contributions from the foremost spine surgeons worldwide, this volume is the most comprehensive guide to contemporary pediatric spine surgery. Coverage includes all common and rarer surgical procedures and instrumentation systems and the entire range of complications that a spine surgeon might encounter. The book presents step-by-step, thoroughly illustrated surgical techniques and offers expert advice on prevention and management of complications. Also included are detailed descriptions of the intricate traction and casting needed for rehabilitation. Other chapters address perioperative considerations such as anesthesia, blood salvage, neurophysiology, spinal cord monitoring, bone banking, and bone grafting. Each chapter includes a comprehensive bibliography.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Spine -- Surgery.
Spinal cord -- Surgery.
Pediatric orthopedics.
Spinal Diseases -- surgery -- Child.
Orthopedic Procedures -- Child.