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Libri di Alexander R. Vaccaro

Spine Surgery

Tricks of the Trade

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Todd J. Albert

editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 500

Written by world-renowned masters in spine surgery, this expanded third edition details all the major procedures and newest technical innovations in the field. Experts share clinical pearls gleaned from years of surgical experience and ongoing refinement of techniques. Throughout 21 well organized sections, the essential elements of a full spectrum of cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacroiliac joint procedures are distilled into 112 concise, easy to understand chapters. From deformities to spinal tumors, the text facilitates a greater understanding of surgical nuances and potential complications encountered in standard to complex cases. The authors share insights for improving patient safety and outcome such as reducing radiation exposure during fluoroscopy, minimizing intraoperative blood loss, and utilization of the surgical microscope. Updated pain management content encompasses varied strategies including injections, steroids, and nerve blocks. Special Features: * More than 400 stunning full color illustrations, diagrams, and photographs replace black and white images from the previous edition * Online access to 40 videos in which surgeon-authors share personal tips and demonstrate how to deftly navigate challenging, real life cases. Highlights include up close and personal footage shot in the OR and cadaver simulations * Greatly expanded section on minimally invasive technologies covers AxiaLIF, Presacral Interbody Fusion, SI Joint Fusion, and the use of both Robotics and Endoscopy Up to date and comprehensive, this book is an outstanding resource for orthopedic and neurosurgical fellows and residents, as well as clinicians specializing in spine surgery.
185,00 175,75

Handbook of Spine Surgery

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Ali A. Baaj
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editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 558

Handbook of Spine Surgery, Second Edition, is a completely updated and comprehensive reference that distills the basic principles of contemporary spine surgery. Its coverage of both principles and techniques makes it an excellent refresher before surgery or a valuable daily companion for residents and surgeons caring for patients with spinal disorders. Key Features of the Second Edition: * New chapters on adult degenerative deformity, pediatric scoliosis and radiographic principles of deformity * Expanded spinal trauma section now includes separate chapters on cervical, thoracolumbar, and sacropelvic injuries * Common clinical questions (with answers) at the end of each chapter highlight topics frequently encountered in the operating room and on board exams * Easy-to-read bulleted format The second edition of this handbook is the go-to guide for all those involved in spine surgery.
90,00 85,50

Operative Approaches in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

Kerschbaumer, Alexander R Vaccaro
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editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 412

Originally founded by three renowned orthopedic masters, Bauer, Kerschbaumer, and Poisel, this atlas has enjoyed a longstanding reputation for the exceptional quality of its surgical, topographic anatomical illustrations. Considerable advances in minimally invasive, endoscopic, and arthroscopic surgery during the last few decades necessitated this updated edition. Special Features * The addition of more than 40 new surgical procedures, including soft tissue preservation techniques used in trauma surgery.* More than 700 color illustrations drawn directly from cadavers or documentation from the operating room. The authors provide a unique operative guide, gleaned from years of evidence-based, clinical experience. From the cervical spine to the foot and ankle, each part of the body is divided into detailed subsections. Multiple approaches are included to treat common and rare musculoskeletal injuries, conditions, and diseases. The concise descriptions are complemented by meticulously crafted, labelled anatomical drawings illustrating each step of the procedure, from the skin incision to the targeted region to incision closure. Associated indications, patient positioning and preparation, precautions, and dangers are also summarized for each approach. This comprehensive, state-of-the-art atlas is an invaluable surgical resource for all orthopedic surgeons, residents, and medical students.
200,00 190,00

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Michael G. Fehlings

editore: Thieme

pagine: 682

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury is written for the spinal cord injury (SCI) team and reflects the multidisciplinary nature of treating patients with SCI. It integrates emerging medical and surgical approaches to SCI with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, and cellular transplantation. This comprehensive yet concise reference will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals caring for SCI patients to translate research results into patient care. It is also an excellent resource for those preparing for the board exam in SCI medicine. Key Features: * Material is cross-referenced to highlight relationships between the different areas of SCI* Chapters are concise, focused, and include key points, pearls, and pitfalls* An Overview of the Literature table is provided in most chapters, giving readers a meaningful distillation of each publication referenced * Each editor is a world-renowned expert in one of these core disciplines involved in the management of SCI patients: neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal cord science, and rehabilitative medicine This is a must-have guide that all neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals involved in the care of spinal cord injury patients should have on their bookshelf.
106,00 100,70

Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Eli M. Baron

editore: Saunders

pagine: 432

"Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition" delivers step-by-step, multimedia guidance to help you master the must-know techniques in this field. Part of the popular and practical "Operative Techniques" series, this orthopaedics reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in a highly visual, easy-to-follow format for quick reference.
203,00 192,85

Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Curtis A. Dickman
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 760

Featuring an expanded focus on in-demand endoscopic and minimally invasive spine procedures, Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine, 2nd Edition pairs new anatomic photographs and radiographic images with expertly rendered color illustrations and clear, step-by-step descriptions to help you effectively perform all of the latest and most effective spine surgery techniques. A multidisciplinary approach makes this medical reference book relevant and informative to all surgeons regardless of their specialty or level of surgical experience with the spine.
195,00 185,25

Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Spine

Alexander R. Vaccaro

editore: Mosby

pagine: 336

Part of the new "Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics" series, this book fills a need for a relatively succinct, affordable reference that fosters a rapid mastery of the key concepts and core knowledge in spine surgery. It begins with a review of spinal anatomy and the examination techniques most relevant to the diagnosis of suspected spinal disorders. The remainder of the book progresses logically from the most commonly seen clinical problems to the least frequently encountered ones, and outline the appropriate management techniques, both surgical and non-surgical. With an authorship composed primarily of members of the acclaimed Rothman Institute spine surgery staff, "Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Spine" embodies a consistent, cohesive approach based on a wealth of hands-on experience.
106,00 100,70

Controversies in Spine Surgery

Best Evidence Recommendations

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Jason C. Eck

editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 304

This is exactly the book one should have ready access to.-- American Journal of Neuroradiology All providers who care for patients with spinal problems should consider using this book to help with decision making for their patients on an everyday basis.-- Journal of Neurosurgery Drawing on the expertise of world-renowned orthopedic and neurological spine surgeons,Controversies in Spine Surgery: Best Evidence Recommendations compiles, summarizes, and synthesizes the most relevant scientific literature available in the field today. Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversial issue where there is a lack of consensus about the best possible course of action. The authors provide guidance and objective recommendations for each scenario based on the most relevant data found in the literature to give surgeons the background they need to make fully informed treatment decisions. Features: * Concise outline format enables rapid reading for the busy spine surgeon * Invaluable synopses of highly practical evidence-based literature * Detailed coverage of commonly disputed issues, such as how to manage vertebral compression fractures, surgery for axial back pain, minimally invasive lumbar fusion, the use of prophylactic antibiotics in spine surgery, and much more *Grading of Best Evidence feature in which the authors rate the viability of the data presented * Numerous summary tables throughout the text emphasize the main conclusions of published studies * Pearls highlight important points in each chapter This cutting-edge clinical reference will help every resident, fellow, and spine surgeon in orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery streamline their medical decision making process and improve their patient care.
110,00 104,50

Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Jack Jallo

editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 256

Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine provides a concise review of the current surgical interventions and medical treatments for patients with traumatic spine injuries. Experts in the fields of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery lead clinicians through each stage of patient care, from prehospital care to initial assessment to diagnostic work up and finally through operative and nonoperative treatments. The book places special emphasis on critical care of the patient and provides insight into future techniques for management. Features: * Review of fundamental science concepts, including pathophysiology, spinal cord regeneration, and the biomechanics of the spine * Guidelines for selecting appropriate imaging modalities and administering diagnostic tests, such as electrophysiological studies * Thorough descriptions of preoperative evaluation and medical optimization of the patient * Chapters covering such important topics as pediatric management, multidisciplinary approaches to rehabilitation and recovery, socioeconomic issues, and ethical issues * Summary tables that synthesize the literature and provide an overview of treatment options * More than 130 high-quality illustrations demonstrating key concepts Guiding clinicians from assessment through rehabilitation, this book presents a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, trauma and emergency specialists, and residents in these specialties to optimize patient care. The companion volume to this book is Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Brain .
143,00 135,85

Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Marcel F. Dvorak
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editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 592

Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters, this beautifully illustrated evidence-based textbook does more than provide multiple treatment options -- it offers unique access to insights from recognized spine experts and a thoughtful yet practical review of the most relevant literature and clinical evidence available in the field today. Each chapter centers on pertinent questions and objective reviews of state-of-the-art procedures that guide readers from an evaluation of the evidence through practical recommendations they can easily apply to their own practices. Features: * Succinct outline format -- easy to read and reference *138 detailed evidentiary tables appear throughout the text * An innovative new classification system for spine trauma developed by The Spine Trauma Study Group, composed of 50 internationally recognized spine experts * High-quality radiographs and full-color drawings and photographs complement the text * Practical recommendations for the treatment of many common spinal injuries, including odontoid fractures, central cord injuries, and thoraco-lumbar flexion distraction injuries --in-depth information on everything from intensive care to rehabilitation * An accompanying DVD contains 15 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures by the authors Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management is an invaluable reference for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents and fellows in those specialties, and allied health professionals who care for spine injury patients.
198,00 188,10

Physical Examination of the Spine

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Todd J. Albert

editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 130

From the authors of the bestselling Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, here is the concise "how-to" guide on conducting diagnostic spine exams. The text begins with a thorough review of the fundamentals, including basic anatomy and neurology, and goes on to systematically outline tests for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine--an ideal resource for both beginners and practicing physicians. Key features include: -Nearly 200 line drawings that illustrate techniques of motor, sensory, reflex, and range-of-motion exams -Includes special tests for scoliosis and other spine disorders to expand your scope of diagnostic procedures -Succinct and easy-to-understand descriptions for easy mastery of concepts -Well-organized by cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral sections to streamline localization of specific exams This straightforward pictorial aid is the perfect companion for spine surgeons, orthopedists, chiropractors, and neurosurgeons, as well as an ideal orientation for residents. From critical anatomy to step-by-step instructional guidelines, it will enhance your examination skills and refresh your understanding of the frequently performed spinal test.
54,95 52,20

Spinal Arthroplasty

The Preservation of Motion

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Regis Haid
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 448

Motion-sparing implants have revolutionized the treatment of spinal degeneration, yet the utilization of these life-changing devices is still in its infancy. 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!
199,00 189,05

Principles and Practice of Spine Surgery

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Randal R. Betz
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editore: Mosby

pagine: 888

Here's all the practical, essential information needed to diagnose and manage a full range of spinal disorders. Written with the busy practitioner in mind, this brand-new resource provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary spine surgery, focusing on the key information and procedures needed in the day-to-day practice of spine surgery.
249,00 236,55

Spinal Instrumentation

Surgical Techniques

Alexander R. Vaccaro, Daniel H. Kim
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editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 1330

Written by foremost experts, this new text is a complete guide to contemporary forms of spinal instrumentation. It covers all implant systems and their applications, allowing you to make side-by-side comparisons to select the most appropriate device. You will also find practical information on anatomy, insertion techniques, and complication avoidance for each system, along with thousands of high-quality graphics illustrating devices and procedures. Addressing all aspects of spinal instrumentation, this encyclopedic reference is a must for spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and other practitioners treating spine disorders.
297,00 282,15

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