STM publisher Thieme Publishing Group, Germany, has released the second edition of the book Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. The new edition concisely covers the major procedures in spine surgery as well as the latest innovations in the field.
Editors Dr Alexander R. Vaccaro and Dr. Todd J. Albert actively recruited world renowned physicians to assist them in their endeavor to update this popular text. More than 80 experts in the field have joined forces to create the most up-to-date guide detailing both commonly and rarely performed spinal procedures. Additions to the book include new sections on minimally invasive exposure methods, motion sparing techniques, and newer methods of spinal fixation. Each of the 81 chapters succinctly outlines surgical procedures. Nearly 500 illustrations, many of which are new to this edition, adeptly demonstrate key technical information.
Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade also reveals invaluable tips, special considerations, and possible pitfalls as experienced by some of the most seasoned spine surgeons in the world. The book is projected as a highly reliable resource that warrants a special place in the personal collection of medical professions working in spine surgery, orthopaedics, and neurosurgery.