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Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring


by James J. Yue, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, Rudolph Bertagnoli, M.D., Paul C. McAfee, M.D., and Howard S. An, M.D. (Elsevier) This book provides an introduction to motion preservation surgery and discusses surgical considerations and cervical total disc arthroplasty. The text examines the advantages and disadvantages of the full range of nonfusion technologies and presents step-by-step, illustrated operative guides to achieve optimal outcomes. The book is accompanied by a dvd featuring three hours of surgical video.
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