This issue of the Neurosurgery Clinics, Guest Edited by Drs. Jian, Ames, and Shaffrey, presents updates and state-of-the-art approaches to spinal deformity surgery. Spine surgery is a timely topics amongst neurosurgeons, and one that is continually evolving. Articles in this issue include Radiographic and Clinical Evaluation of Adult Spinal Deformity; Use of Surgimap in Osteotomy Planning, Correction Calculation, and Reciprocal Changes; Adolescent Scoliosis Classification and Treatment; Osteotomy for Rigid Deformity; Coronal Realignment, Reduction Techniques, and Complication Avoidance; Cervical Deformity; High Grade Sponylolisthesis; Proximal Junctional Kyphosis; and The Role of Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity.
By Christopher Ames, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Director of Spine Tumor Surgery, Director of Spinal Deformity, University of California San Francisco; Brian Jian, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco and Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, Harrison Distinguished Professor, Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA