Corrective Osteotomies for Rigid Spinal Deformities

The ultimate guide and surgical manual for managing patients with rigid spinal deformities

Despite attempts to detect and treat spine deformities early in younger and older populations, spine deformity surgeons encounter a wide array of complex spine pathologies in patients across the age and pathology continuum. Corrective Osteotomies of Rigid Spinal Deformities, edited by world-renowned spinal deformity specialists Leon Kaplan and Lawrence G. Lenke, features contributions from an impressive group of global experts. The superbly written compendium highlights inherent challenges of managing rigid spine deformities and provides a wide array of safe and optimal treatment solutions.

Key Highlights

  • The rational, decision-making, meticulous planning, surgical strategies, and outcomes presented for each type of spinal deformity reflect the authors' extensive clinical and surgical experience
  • Step-by-step methodology for treating rigid spinal deformities, including anterior, posterior, and combined approaches
  • Anesthesiological aspects of spine correction in different stages of surgery and the importance of spinal neuromonitoring