Spine Surgery Vivas for the FRCS (Tr & Orth)
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after January 3, 2022
Up to date and evidence-based answers to a wide range of spinal surgical questions that could be asked in the FRCS (Tr & Orth) Viva exam. Using a clear, case-based structure key points emphasise the core information that will improve the performance of every surgical in training.
Sections cover all the key areas of Trauma, Degenerative spinal pathology, Spinal cord injury, Spinal deformity, Primary bone tumours, Metastatic disease, Paediatric spinal surgery, Basic sciences, and other topics.
Suitable for use by trainees at all levels in orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery, both in the UK and internationally, and those with an interest in spinal surgery.
Table of Contents
Trauma 1: Traumatic Occipito-cervical instability 2: Hangman’s Fracture (Bilateral C2 pars fracture) 3: Atlas fracture 4: Sub-axial cervical spinal fracture 5: Axis fracture 6: T12 burst fracture 7: L1 burst fracture with kyphosis 8: Cervical facet fracture/dislocation 9: Chance Fracture 10: Ankylosing spondylitis fracture 11: Transient Quadriplegia and return to sport 12: Neurogenic shock 13: Spinal shock 14: Sacral fractures 15: DISH (Forestier disease) fractures. Degenerative spinal pathology. 16: Lumbar stenosis 17: Synovial cyst 18: Cauda Equina Syndrome 19: Cervical Myelopathy 20: Cervical radiculopathy 21: Lumbar stenosis with achondroplasia 22: Thoracic disc 23: Adult degenerative spondylolisthesis 24: OPLL Spinal cord injury. 25: Incomplete spinal cord injury 26: Central Cord syndrome 27: Complete spinal cord injury 28: ADULT DEGEN SCOLIOSIS 29: Scheuermann's Kyphosis 30: Spinal osteotomy 31: Adult isthmic spondylolisthesis 32: Ankylosing spondylitis deformity Primary bone tumours. 33: Osteoid Osteoma 34: Schwannoma 35: Cervical chordoma Metastatic disease. 36: Renal Metastasis to the spine 37: Myeloma 38: Lung metastatic lesion Paediatric spinal surgery. 39: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis 40: Neuromuscular scoliosis 41: Paediatric spondylolisthesis 42: Congenital scoliosis Infection. 43: Epidural abscess 44: Spinal TB Other useful cases. 45: Atlantoaxial subluxation in rheumatoid arthritis 46: Klippel Feil/Sprengel Deformity 47: Post-operative stridor 48: Epidural haematoma 49: Spinal cord monitoring 50: Intervertebral disc anatomy
Mr Kelechi Eseonu. BSc (Hons), MSc (Oxon), FRCS (Tr and Orth) Senior clinical fellow in spinal surgery, St Michaels Hospital, Canada Kelechi is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sub-speciality interest in Spinal Surgery. He obtained his primary medical qualification from the University of Edinburgh and was awarded a Masters’ degree in Musculoskeletal sciences from the University of Oxford. He is a council member of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) National Trainees Council and the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS) trainees committee. He completed speciality training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, before completing his first fellowship in Spinal surgery at Guys and St Thomas Hospital, London 2: Mr Nicolas Beresford-Cleary MBChB, BEng, FRCS (Tr and Orth). Senior clinical fellow in Spinal Surgery at Vancouver General Hospital, Canada Nicolas is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sub-speciality interest in Spinal Surgery. He initially graduated in Mechanical Engineering from University College, London, before obtaining his Primary Medical Qualification from the University of Edinburgh. He completed Speciality Training in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Oxford Deanery before completing his first fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and John Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford.