The success of any spinal operation depends on good definition of the indications, consideration of the contraindications, technical and organizational factors, good operating technique and correct preoperative preparation and positioning of the patient. These points are presented in Manual of Spine Surgery as clearly as possible and are illustrated with detailed high quality artwork.
About the Author
UWE VIEWEG is Head of the Department of Spine Surgery, Leopoldina Hospital, Schweinfurt, Germany. He is specialized in minimally invasive spine surgery, non-fusion technology, corrections of degenerative scoliosis and high-grade spondylolisthesis as well as quality control of different spine procedures. FRANK GROCHULLA is Head of the Department of Spine Surgery, EuromedClinic, Fürth, Germany.