Cervical spine surgery challenges : diagnosis and management by Todd J. Albert, Joon Yung Lee, Moe R. Lim

By Todd J. Albert, Joon Yung Lee, Moe R. Lim

Provides a concentrated and succinct evaluate of surgical cervical backbone situations, representing mid to high-level complexity, with hottest administration tools, together with a purpose of execs and cons of different tools. a short, transparent, and sensible method of analysis and surgical administration of cervical difficulties of the backbone. The diagnosis-based layout proceeds logically to the categorical and most modern tools of Read more...

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