1st Edition

Advanced Robotic Spine Surgery
A case-based approach

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ISBN 9780367522445
August 3, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
200 Pages 112 Color & 89 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Robotic spine surgery is one of the fastest growing segments of the spine surgery market. Surgeons specialising in spine surgery are highly motivated to learn and improve their understanding of the indications,application,and future clinical scope of using new technological platforms. Spinal surgeons face time pressures but are hungry for new ways to effectively treat patients. This book presents information in the case study format. By using examples of surgical cases of an advanced nature (e.g. spinal deformity, minimally invasive surgery, combinatorial technology using the robot) this will differ from other texts. Each case study is written by a well-respected expert in the field and represents that surgeon’s most monumental case. Each case contains a concise patient history with indications, contraindications and insights to help the reader assimilate expert knowledge. The case studies examine both the unique and technical aspects of robotic planning and surgical execution, and include seminal bullet point sections: Key take away points; Tips and pearls to avoid pitfalls; and "how I could have done this better.” This new text provides valuable and practical knowledge for spine surgeons and others involved in robotic surgery.

Table of Contents

Case #1: Cortical screw fixation 
John A. Buza III, MD, MS & Jeffrey L. Gum, MD

Case #2: Long segment revision surgery w/ S2AI screw connection 
Luis Daniel Diaz-Aguilar, MD, Ronald Lehman, MD, PhD, Shane Shahrestani, MS, Martin H. Pham, MD

Case #3: Robotic endoscopic TLIF 
Michael Y Wang

Case #4: Spinal instability for thoracolumbar trauma 
A. Karim Ahmed, Nataniel J. Mandelberg, Ann Liu, Alex M. Zhu, & Nicholas Theodore

Case #5: Single position front-back surgery 
Gregory T. Poulter, MD

Case #6: Long segment percutaneous thoracic fixation 
Grant Booher & Arnold Vardiman

Case #7: Revision sacroiliac joint fusion with sacropelvic fixation 
Colin M. Haines, MD,  Brandon J. Allen, Miles Guth, & Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS

Case #8: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis 
Ehsan Jazini MD, Andre D. Sabet MS, & Christopher R. Good MD

Case #9: Complex thoracolumbar spinal deformity surgery 
Justin Mathew, Joseph Lombardi, Venkat Boddapati, Nathan Lee, & Ronald Lehman

Case #10: Posterior cervical instrumentation 
Stanley Kisinde, MB.ChB, MMed, Isador H. Lieberman MD, MBA, FRCSC

Case #11: Lumbar fusion for degenerative disease in an obese patient 
Siri Sahib S. Khalsa, M.D. and Paul Park, M.D.

Case #12: High grade spondylolisthesis w/ steep sacral slope 
Gregory T. Poulter, MD

Case #13: Outpatient robotic spinal fusion 
Bryan Barnes, MD

Case #14: Robotic spinal decompression 
Yingda Li, Kristopher Barberio, Michael Y Wang

Case #15: Thoracic Paravertebral Schwannoma Resection 
Giacomo Pacchiarotti, M.D.

Case #16: MIS degenerative scoliosis 
Gregory T. Poulter, MD

Case #17: TiNAVi robot 
Lipeng Yu

Case #18: Wearable technologies to enhance operative communication and workflow when using spinal robotics 
Evan J. Trapana, M.D. & Kristopher Barberio, D.C.

Case #19: Transdiscal S1-L5 and S2 Alar Iliac Fixation for GII Spondylolisthesis 
Martin N. Stienen, MD/FEBNS, Allen L. Ho, MD, and Anand Veeravagu, MD

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Michael Y. Wang, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery and Rehab Medicine

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL


William J. Steele III, MD

Clinical Instructor and Complex Spine fellow

Department of Neurological Surgery

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jackson Memorial Hospital

Miami, FL


Timur Urakov, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL