Endoscopic Spinal Surgery provides a comprehensive, practical and timely review of the minimally invasive endoscopic surgical techniques used to treat conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
Recent advances in technology, together with improved clinical outcomes, have established percutaneous endoscopic spinal procedures as alternatives to traditional open spinal surgery. This text describes the most effective endoscopic techniques currently available and discusses indications, surgical approaches, complications, and clinical outcomes. An authoritative, international team of contributors provides surgical insight and expert guidance.
- Provides a definitive ‘go to’ reference for spinal surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons
- Gives expert guidance on the full range of minimally invasive endoscopic techniques used in the management of spinal disorders, in chapters organized by spinal section
- Includes general chapters on instrumentation, relevant neuroanatomy, and anaesthetic considerations
- Dedicates a chapter to classification and coding issues