This volume shares vital insights gained by its expert authors during years of surgical experience. As well as detailing a wealth of surgical options in varied contexts, it includes background material on pathology, diagnosis, and non-invasive treatments.
Dr. Patel serves as the chief of orthopaedic spine surgery at the University of Colorado. He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and worked as an engineer before earning a combined master's of arts and medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis. He currently focuses on spinal non-fusion technologies, including disc replacement, dynamic stabilization, alternative bone graft materials for fusion, minimally invasive surgical techniques and computer-assisted surgery. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal disorders.
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60 Tables, black and white; 74 Illustrations, color; 203 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 577 p. 277 illus., 74 illus. in color.
Alpesh Patel, Evalina Burger, James S. Harrop, Vikas V. Patel