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Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery

  • Book

  • July 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5275386
Offering in-depth coverage of an often-neglected topic,�Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery�identifies clinical problems and discusses recent major advances�in this challenging area. Dr. Robert F.�Heary�and a team of international experts share their knowledge and experience with even the most difficult lumbar cases, helping you provide optimal outcomes for your patients. You'll find authoritative guidance on�indications, diagnosis, approaches, and follow-up, with a focus on the significant advances that have occurred over the past two decades in this fast-changing field.
  • Identifies the clinical problems related to unsuccessful back spine surgery as well as indications, diagnosis, and�new treatment options and advances�in this complex area.�

  • Provides�in-depth information on the multiple options�that exist for most clinical situations: anterior, posterior, lateral, and combined anterior and posterior approaches.�

  • Covers�methods of fixation, the use of interbody grafting, and surgical planning related to scar tissues, bleeding, and spinal fluid leaks.�

  • Discusses�critical follow-up topics�such as key clinical procedures, radiography, patient reported outcomes, and pain management.�

  • Includes timely chapters on�robotics, bone density issues, medical fitness concerns, instrumentation options, imaging considerations, and much more.�

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase.�Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

1. Anatomy and Physiology/Biology of Bone

2. The Role of Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases in Revision Spine Surgery

3. Medical Fitness Evaluation

4. Indications

5. Imaging Considerations (Magnetic Resonance, Computed Tomography, Myelography, Plain)

6. Dural Scarring and Repair Issues

7. Decompression

8. Disc Herniation (Primary, Recurrent, Residual)

9. Instrumentation Options

10. Autograft/Allograft/Cage/Bone Morphogenetic Protein

11. Minimally Invasive Surgery and Navigation

12. Anterior Lumbar Fusion

13. Revision Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

14. Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

15. Anterior-Posterior Surgeries

16. Unilateral Versus Bilateral Strut Placement in Revision Spine Surgery

17. Robotics for Revision Spine Surgery

18. Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy

19. Vertebral Column Resection

20. Revision Lumbar Deformity Surgery

21. Postoperative Considerations

22. Adjacent Segment Disease After Fusion

23. Pseudarthrosis/Nonunion

24. Iatrogenic Spinal Instability: Causes, Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention

25. Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation�


Robert F. Heary Robert F. Heary, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery Service
HMH Mountainside Medical Center
Montclair, NJ
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Nutley, NJ. Dr. Robert F. Heary is the Director of the Montclair Spine Center located in Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, New Jersey. He is one of the premier physicians providing comprehensive spine care including a full range of conservative and surgical interventions for a wide range of spinal disorders. He is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine in Nutley, New Jersey. Dr. Heary is on the editorial boards of Neurosurgery; Brain Disease Mechanisms-Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience; Clinical Spine Surgery; Spinal Deformity; Neural Regeneration Research; World Neurosurgery; and the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. He was previously on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine for eight years serving as the chair of the Editorial Board in his final year. He is an active member of many scientific societies. Dr. Heary has served as a director-at-large and the Vice President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). He also served as the Chair of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine & Peripheral Nerves, the President of the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), and the President of the Lumbar Spine Research Society. Dr. Heary has been widely recognized for his skill, knowledge, expertise, and leadership abilities with his appointment to the highest positions in neurosurgery and spine surgery over the past two decades.