Pathology and surgery around the vertebral artery 2011th Edition

Ebook Details

Authors

Bernard George, Michaël Bruneau, Robert F. Spetzler

Year 2013
Pages 677
Publisher Springer
Language en
ISBN 9782287897863
File Size 315.44 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

This is the first comprehensive book about surgery on and around the vertebral artery all along its cervical and intracranial course. This vessel has been considered for long as out of surgical reach leaving many different pathologies not or incompletely treated. The surgical exposure and control of the vertebral artery not only permit to treat lesions of the vertebral artery wall or developed in contact to it but also to improve the access to the intervertebral foramen (tumors, osteophytes), to the anterior aspect of the spinal cord (tumors, spondylotic spurs), to the foramen magnum and to the jugular foramen.