This is exactly the book one should have ready access to.-- American Journal of Neuroradiology
All providers who care for patients with spinal problems should consider using this book to help with decision making for their patients on an everyday basis.-- Journal of Neurosurgery
Drawing on the expertise of world-renowned orthopedic and neurological spine surgeons,Controversies in Spine Surgery: Best Evidence Recommendations compiles, summarizes, and synthesizes the most relevant scientific literature available in the field today.
Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversial issue where there is a lack of consensus about the best possible course of action. The authors provide guidance and objective recommendations for each scenario based on the most relevant data found in the literature to give surgeons the background they need to make fully informed treatment decisions.
This cutting-edge clinical reference will help every resident, fellow, and spine surgeon in orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery streamline their medical decision making process and improve their patient care.