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Author Weaver, Edgar N., Jr., author.

Title Surgical care of the painful degenerative lumbar spine : evaluation, decision-making, techniques / Edgar N. Weaver, Jr ; with James B. Macon, Lydia Prokosch
Edition First edition
Published New York : Thieme, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (x, 152 pages) : illustrations
Contents Symptom-focused care of the PDLS -- Fundamental anatomy -- Spino-pelvic parameters and sagittal balance -- Stabilization in SFC surgery on the PDLS -- Clinical evaluation of the patient with a PDLS -- The fundamental open surgical method -- Lateral intramuscular planar [Limp] approach for instrumentation/stabilization L3 to sacrum -- Minimally invasive surgical method -- Post-operative care -- Surgical situations of complex decision-making -- Socio-economics in spine surgery
Summary The learning curve in the management of painful degenerative lumbar spine patients is steep because every case has singular characteristics. Surgical Care of the Painful Degenerative Lumbar Spine: Evaluation, Decision-Making, Techniques by Edgar Weaver reflects more than 35 years of neurosurgical practice devoted to refining degenerative spine disease evaluation and techniques. The book emphasizes and instructs a symptom-focused approach in the surgical decision-making process, with determinant radiographic features used mainly supportively. The text begins with a thorough overview of anatomy,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Lumbar vertebrae -- Surgery
Lumbar Vertebrae -- surgery
Intervertebral Disc Displacement -- surgery
Low Back Pain -- surgery
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Lumbar vertebrae -- Surgery
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017061060
ISBN 9781626238077