Editors: Federico Landriel, Eduardo Vecchi

Series Title: Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Video Atlas of Spine Surgical Techniques

Volume 2

eBook: US $129 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $243
Printed Copy: US $179
Library License: US $516
ISSN: 2405-7401 (Print)
ISSN: 2405-741X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-123-6 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-122-9 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2016
DOI: 10.2174/97816810812291160201

Introduction

This video atlas covers a broad range of spinal surgical procedures. The volume includes a collection of high quality 3-to-8 minute videos of some of the most critical spine operations performed by internationally renowned expert surgeons.

Key features of the book contents include:

  • - Downloadable high quality video content with subtitles suitable for viewing on any display (A brief preview of the book content can be viewed here).
  • - Detailed descriptions of surgical indications, preoperative planning, patient positioning, surgical technique, complications, postoperative care and outcomes for each procedure
  • - Full color images and illustrations highlighting different key stages of each surgical technique

The video format allows skill development of its intended audience by conveying temporal and spatial details which often go unnoticed in photograph format. This volume will be of immense interest to both the novice and the experienced spinal surgeon as they can benefit from the visual guides presented in the book. It also serves as an ideal teaching tool for spine surgery units in medical schools.

Preface

The Video Atlas of Spine Surgical Techniques e-book includes 3-to-8-minute subtitled HD videos of the most salient spine operations as performed by an international renowned topic experts surgeons, and a detailed description of surgical indications, preoperative planning, patient positioning, surgical technique, complications, postoperative care, outcome and surgical pearls with full-color images and illustrations highlighting the different key stages of each technique presented as a book chapter.

One of the main assets of this video e-atlas is the possibility of using it as a learning resource on a portable computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device equipped with a display. Thanks to its electronic format, it is an easy to download resource available for use 24/7 all year round for anyone with Internet access.

The purpose of this atlas is to illustrate on video a broad range of spinal surgical procedures. We believe this will be of interest to both the novice and the experienced spinal surgeon, as it will help enhance their skills. The high-quality videos provides a detailed visual guidance on the relevant anatomy involved as well as crucial details concerning the surgical procedure, that would pass unnoticed in a photograph-based format, allowing the development of skills in the correct surgical timing and steps. Additionally, it offers different perspectives by experts on the field aimed at improving performance and avoiding complications.

Federico Landriel & Eduardo Vecchi
Department of Neurosurgery
Hospital Italiano
Buenos Aires
Argentina

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