About the book:
Spine Surgery—Destandau’s Technique provides a detailed and critical analysis of
the Destandau’s Technique, a pure endoscopic technique developed and
popularized by eminent French neurospine surgeon. The benefi ts of this technique
include achieving higher mobility and wider reach of spinal defects despite
minimal invasion, better management of underlying compressive pathology,
quicker patient recovery, lesser blood loss, and increased spinal stability.
Explains the latest advancement
and future of 3D imaging, and also the use of ultrasonic bone dissector in
- Documents cases and their
surgical results in a clear, systematic manner.
- Covers basics as well as
advanced aspects of the technique extensively, thereby making it useful for new
as well as experienced surgeons.
This book is an outstanding resource for orthopedic fellows and
residents, as well as clinicians specializing in spine surgery
About the Author:
Shrinivas Mahadeo Rohidas is Director and Chairman of
Dr Rohidas’ Center for Minimally Invasive Spine and Neurosurgery, Kolhapur,
Maharashtra, India. He is an expert in Dr Destandau’s technique and is actively
training doctors in it at his center as well as across the globe through
numerous workshops. He is currently the Vice President of World Endoscopic
Spine Society (WESS). He was a faculty for World Congress of Minimally Invasive
Spine Surgery and Techniques (WACMISST), at Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as a
faculty for cadaver course of Endoscopic Spine at CTRF-Cadaver Training
Research Facility at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Jean Destandau is currently President of World Endoscopic
Spine Society (WESS) and a consultant neurospine surgeon. He has over 35 years
of clinical experience, with special interest in the surgery of brain tumors,
disc herniation, and the reduction of operative trauma in their treatment.
Towards this objective, he developed the Destandau’s Technique, an endoscopic
technique which this book covers. Since 1993, he has operated around 10,000 cases
using this technique with a success rate close to 90–95 percent and a
successively decreasing postoperative period of convalescence.