AO Spine books

AO Spine takes pride in creating and sharing knowledge through an extensive library of books featuring surgical techniques, detailed illustrations, and case images; providing an invaluable tool for spine surgeons around the world.

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AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 10:
Spinal Infections


Luis Roberto Vialle
S. Rajasekaran
Rishi M. Kanna
Giuseppe Barbagallo

AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 10: Spinal Infections is a concise, state-of-the-art review covering all aspects of spinal infections – from basic science and epidemiology to fundamental surgical and nonsurgical approaches. Internationally renowned spine surgeons Luis Roberto Vialle, S. Rajasekaran, Rishi Kanna, Giuseppe Barbagallo, and many experts across the world, provide clinical pearls and insights gleaned from years of hands-on expertise. 

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USD 119.99
EUR 109.99

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Education in Research:
From Measurement to Interpretation—Surgical Biostatistic


José María Jiménez Avila 
Asdrubal Falavigna

This book focuses on the basic principles of statistics applied to specialists in the field of health from the point of view of specialists and researchers in different fields of knowledge. The chapters enable the reader to acquire knowledge regarding the difficulties commonly encountered in the field of biostatistics.

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 9:
Pediatric Spinal Deformities


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Marinus de Kleuver
Sigurd Berven

AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 9: Pediatric Spinal Deformites is a concise yet comprehensive review of fundamental surgical and nonsurgical approaches, contemporary issues, and treatment obstacles. Internationally renowned spine surgeons Luiz Roberto Vialle, Marinus de Kleuver, and Sigurd Berven and a cadre of esteemed contributors deliver a state-of-the-art reference on deformities of the pediatric spine. From early childhood to adolescent spine disorders, 17 richly illustrated chapters cover diagnosis, preoperative evaluation, imaging, spine surgery interventions, non-fusion procedures, and long-term management.

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USD 119.99
EUR 109.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 8:
Back Pain


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Jeffrey C. Wang 
Claudio Lamartina

Clinical evaluation, treatment options, recent research advances, and future perspectives are systematically examined and presented in a clear format. With commentary from leading authorities, the 8th volume in the Masters Series presents candid discussion of significant challenges faced by clinicians who treat back pain. Among the issues addressed are managing patients who have undergone multiple operations, chronic back pain, failed spine surgery, and what to do when all nonsurgical and surgical options have been exhausted.

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USD 119.99
EUR 109.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 7:
Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration

Luiz Roberto Vialle 
Michael G. Fehlings
Norbert Weidner

Written by renowned experts in the ever-evolving field of SCI research and clinical practice, the 7th volume in the AO Spine Masters series is a state-of-the-art compendium on the latest in SCI diagnosis, spine surgery interventions, and long-term management. Each chapter contains pearls from leading spine specialists gleaned from the research laboratory and years of hands-on experience treating SCI patients in the emergency setting and long term.

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USD 119.99
EUR 109.99

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Education in Research:
From the Idea to the Publication


Asdrubal Falavigna 
José María Jiménez Avila

The book discusses the basic principles of scientific research and writing. The theme was developed in structured and organized topics, showing the reader, as he advances through the chapters, how to perform a clinical study and how to publish the results. Because of its potential impact, AO Spine has published the Book in three languages: English, Portuguese and Spanish.

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 6:
Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Carlo Bellabarba
Frank Kandziora

This sixth volume in the AO Spine Masters Series provides expert guidance on making an accurate diagnosis and classification of injuries to the thoracolumbar area of the spine. Chapters include: Radiographic Assessment of Thoracolumbar Fractures, Posterior and Anterior MIS in TL Fractures, and Thoracolumbar Fracture Fixation in the Osteoporotic Patient.

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USD 119.99
EUR 109.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 5:
Cervical Spine Trauma


Luiz Roberto Vialle
F. Cumhur Oner
Alexander R. Vaccaro

This fifth volume in the AO Spine Masters Series presents a detailed analysis of the essential aspects of managing the most common cervical spine injuries. Chapters include: Anatomy of the Cervical Spine, Nonoperative Management of Cervical Spine Trauma, and Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries.

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USD 119.99
EUR 99.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 4:
Adult Spinal Deformites


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Lawrence G. Lenke
Kenneth M.C. Cheung

In this fourth volume of the AO Spine Masters Series experts from around the world share their strategies for managing the most common adult spinal deformities. Chapter topics include osteotomies for rigid spinal deformities, postoperative coronal decompensation in adult deformity, and biomechanics and material science for deformity correction.

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USD 99.99
EUR 89.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 3:
Cervical Degenerative Conditions


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Manabu Ito
K. Daniel Riew

This third volume in the AO Spine Masters Series covers the most common operative techniques for treating degenerative cervical conditions. Chapter topics range from Laminectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy to Complications on Anterior Surgery: VA Injury, Esophageal Perforation, and Dysphagia.

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USD 109.99
EUR 84.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 2:
Primary Spinal Tumors


Luiz Roberto Vialle
Ziya L. Gokaslan
Charles G. Fisher
Stefano Boriani

This second volume in the AO Spine Masters Series balances critical appraisal of current evidence in spine oncology with the opinions of experienced spine surgeons to create a unique clinical reference for spine oncology surgeons. The chapters have been written and researched by key leaders in spine oncology and range from general evaluation, staging, and decision making principles to histology-specific oncologic patient management.

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USD 119.99
EUR 89.99

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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 1:
Metastatic Spinal Tumors

 
Luiz Roberto Vialle
Ziya L. Gokaslan
Charles G. Fisher
Stefano Boriani

This first volume in the AO Spine Masters Series integrates the expertise of oncologists and radiology interventionalists with that of master spine surgeons, all of whom are actively involved in the care of patients with metastatic spine tumors. Chapter topics range from evaluation and decision-making principles to a spectrum of non-operative and operative treatment options that have been rapidly evolving over the past decade.

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USD 99.99
EUR 79.99

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The SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research
 
Michael J Lee
Daniel C Norvell
Joseph R Dettori
Andrea C Skelly
Jens R Chapman

Planning, conducting, and publishing the results of your clinical research can be a long and arduous journey. The SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research presents and explains the many interrelated components essential to spine clinical research in an easily accessible way, guiding you step-by-step through the principles and methods of planning and evaluating clinical research. 

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USD 99.99
EUR 84.99

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Measurements in Spine Care
 
Jens R Chapman 
Michael J Lee 
Jeffrey T Hermsmeyer
Joseph R Dettori
Daniel C Norvell

In the course of evaluating the patient with spinal disease, a myriad of measurements need to be performed before determining the diagnosis and the severity of the disease process. This text explicitly outlines the measurement of the spine from a clinical, laboratory, and radiographic approach. A detailed description of the actual technique of measurement and the clinical implication are presented with accompanying illustrations. 

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USD 199.99
EUR 169.99

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 
 
Roger Härtl
Andreas Korge

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery—Techniques, Evidence, and Controversies is the most comprehensive book of its kind and includes more than 500 pages of surgical techniques, illustrations, case images, tips and tricks, and research, providing an invaluable tool for spine surgeons around the world.

Roger Härtl and Andreas Korge present a short description of their new book.

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USD 159.99
EUR 139.99

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Spine Classifications and Severity Measures

Jens R Chapman
Joseph R Dettori
Daniel C Norvell

This one of a kind reference text summarizes over 185 spine classification or severity measures with standardized art work, provides ratings and critical evaluations of pertinent strengths and weaknesses in a concise and systematic fashion.

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USD 329.99
EUR 269.99

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Spine Outcomes Measures and Instruments

Jens R Chapman 
Beate P Hanson 
Joseph R Dettori
Daniel C Norvell

Outcomes instruments that attempt to assess the function and quality of life in patients suffering from various spine conditions are on the increase. This book sets out to evaluate and summarize over 100 outcomes instruments for the spine and its associated diseases. 

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USD 189.99
EUR 139.99

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AOSpine Manual
Volume 1 Principles and Techniques
Volume 2 Clinical Applications


Max Aebi
Vincent Arlet
John K Webb

Continuous systematic learning is essential for all spine surgeons endeavoring to improve their daily practice and enhance patient outcome. The mission of AO Spine is to share knowledge and expertise through accessible quality education.

Volume 1 presents basic scientific and technical principles.
Volume 2 presents discussion concerning typical clinical cases.

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USD 649.99
EUR 499.99

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