Authoritative and self-contained, this guide to the latest techniques in spinal osteotomy integrates case studies with strategies for preventing complications, enabling specialist surgeons to reduce the potential for peri- and post-operative problems.
Editor Yan Wang is a professor and dean of orthopedics department, Chinese PLA general hospital, China. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD, is Chief of the Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA. Lawrence G. Lenke MD, is Professor and Chief of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
History of Spinal Osteotomy.- Clinical and Radiographic Evaluation.- Pulmonary Function Evaluation.- The Use of Traction in Spinal Osteotomy Patients.- Selection of Fusion level.- Indication of Spinal Osteotomy.- Anesthesia for Spinal Osteotomy.- Intraoperative Neuromonitoning in Spinal Osteotomy .- Ponte and Smith Peterson Osteotomy.- Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO).- Eggshell Technique.- Posterior Vertebral Column Resection (PVCR).- Posterior Vertebral Column Decancellation (PVCD).- Congenital Spinal Deformity Osteotomy .- Osteotomy for Ankylosing Spondylities.- Special Location Osteotomy.- Rod Link Reducer Posterior System for VCR.- Proximal and Distal Junctional Fixation Techniques .- Safety Strategy for Spinal Osteotomy.- Outcomes of Treatment of Severe Spinal Deformity Using Spinal Osteotomy.- Pre and Postoperative Care Following Spinal Osteotomy.- Function Evaluation of Spinal Osteotomy.- Neurological Complications.- Revision Surgery following osteotomy.- Infection following osteotomy surgery.- The Impact of Research for the Technique of Spinal Osteotomy.