A Focused Guide from the World’s Experts on Cervical Degenerative Conditions

New York, NY, February 13, 2015 --(PR.com)-- This third volume in the AOSpine Masters Series, recently published by Thieme, covers the most common operative techniques for treating cervical degenerative conditions. The book provides expert guidance to help clinicians make the right treatment decisions and provide the best care for their patients.

“The techniques chosen for this volume are procedures that are common and relevant for most surgeons....We believe that each has tips and pearls that will be useful, even for surgeons that have extensive experience with such procedures…We sincerely hope that this addition to the Masters Series will enlighten surgeons and encourage further innovation and development in the field.” – From the Preface

All neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, along with residents and fellows in these areas, will find this book to be an excellent guide that they will consult often in their treatment of patients with cervical degenerative conditions.

The AOSpine Masters Series, a co-publication of Thieme and the AOSpine Foundation, addresses current clinical issues whereby international masters of spine share their expertise and recommendations on a particular topic. The goal of the series is to contribute to an evolving, dynamic model of an evidence-based medicine approach to spine care.

Vialle et al.
AOSpine Masters Series Volume 3: Cervical Degenerative Conditions
Thieme Publishers, New York/Stuttgart. 2014
148 pp, 112 illustrations
ISBN: 9781626230507
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781626230514

About the Authors

Luiz Roberto Vialle, MD, PhD, is Professor of Orthopedics, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Parana State, Spine Unit, Curitiba, Brazil.

Manabu Ito, MD, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Advanced Medicine for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.

K. Daniel Riew, MD, is the Mildred B. Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Neurologic Surgery, and Chief of Cervical Spine Surgery, Washington University Orthopedics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, eOtolaryngology, eSpine, Medlantis, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, and the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.
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