Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Spine Surgery

Edited by Kook Jin Chung

Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Korea, South

"Spine Surgery" is an authoritative and didactic textbook on the various fields of spine. It is written by many authors, internationally honorable experts to share their opinions with you. The chapters cover from anatomy of spine, spinal imaging technique, biology of spine, bone graft substitute, minimally invasive spinal surgery to even spinal deformity. It has many up to date results to help readers including university graduate students, medical instrumentation developers, and medical professionals including orthopaedic and neurosurgeons, rehabilitative professionals. The readers are provided with precious information and valuable guide in your daily practice.

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Spine SurgeryEdited by Kook Jin Chung

Published: March 28th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1714

ISBN: 978-953-51-0469-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6951-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

47406 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

15 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. Unilateral Transpedicular Balloon Kyphoplasty for the Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture

By Kyoung-Suok Cho and Sang-Bok Lee


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2. Osteoporotic Verterbal Compression Fractures

By Kook Jin Chung


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3. Nonunion of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures: Clinical Characteristics and Surgical Treatment

By Genlin Wang and Huilin Yang


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4. The Research on Bolster for Self-Replacement Combined with Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures

By Mo Wen, Cheng Shaodan and Hu Zhijun


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5. Minimally Invasive Extreme Lateral Trans-Psoas Approach to the Lumbar Spine: Applications and Techniques

By Brian Hood and Steven Vanni


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6. The Minimally Invasive Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Approach

By Tien V. Le and Juan S. Uribe


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7. Anterior Approaches to Thoracic and Thoraco-Lumbar Spine

By Aydın Nadir


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8. Perforation Rates of Cervical Pedicle Screw Inserted from C3 to C6 - A Retrospective Analysis of 78 Patients over a Period 5 of 14 Years -

By Jun Takahashi, Hiroki Hirabayashi, Hiroyuki Hashidate, Nobuhide Ogihara, Keijiro Mukaiyama, Syuugo Kuraishi, Masayuki Shimizu, Masashi Uehara and Hiroyuki Kato


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9. General Description of Pediatric Acute Wryneck Condition

By Alexander Gubin


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10. Autologous Macrophages Genetically Modified by Ex Vivo Electroporation and Inserted by Lumbar Puncture Migrate and Concentrate in Damaged Spinal Cord Tissue: A Safe and Easy Gene Transfer Method for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

By Tadanori Ogata, Tadao Morino, Hideki Horiuchi, Masayuki Hino, Gotaro Yamaoka and Hiromasa Miura


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