Handbook of Neurosurgery

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Thieme, Feb 1, 2010 - Medical - 1352 pages
A must-have...[a] low-cost, highly portable, and extremely useful reference volume, which will undoubtedly enjoy continued longevity into the foreseeable future.--Journal of NeurosurgeryA vital resource...For rapid access to the diagnosis and management of all neurosurgical things, there is no substitute.--The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection, and Critical CareFor two decades, Handbook of Neurosurgery -- now in a fully updated seventh edition -- has been an invaluable companion for every neurosurgery resident and nurse, as well as neurologists and others involved in the care of patients with brain and spine disorders. Dr. Greenberg's classic text covers the breadth of neurosurgery and its allied specialties and provides the latest information on anatomy and physiology, differential diagnosis, and currently accepted principles of clinical management. Renowned for its scope and accessibility, this portable, single-volume guide is packed with more than 1,300 pages of practical information, including thousands of literature citations, handy cross-references, and a thorough index.Features:
  • New to the seventh edition: detailed coverage of blunt cervical arterial injuries; awake craniotomies; brain mapping; new grading systems for cervical and thoracolumbar fractures; radiation safety for neurosurgeons; organ donation after cardiac death; and expanded discussion of endovascular techniques
  • Numerous updates, including information on dural arteriovenous malformations; tumors and molecular biology; and new neuromonitoring modalities such as brain oxygen tension, cerebral microdialysis, and regional cerebral blood flow
  • The return of basic surgical material to acquaint readers with the operating room
  • A practical new feature called Booking the Case supplies helpful information about scheduling surgery and obtaining informed consent
  • Highly valuable section on hot topics in neurocritical care
  • Color highlights and full-color inserts to enhance readability Comprehensive and conveniently compact, this book is a must-have reference for neurosurgery residents and a useful tool for anyone working in the clinical neurosciences.
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    Contents

    Pain
    548
    Tumor
    582
    IIH
    713
    Radiation therapy XRT770
    770
    Stereotactic surgery
    782
    Neurophthalmology
    828
    Neurotology
    840
    Head trauma
    850

    Surgical fusion of the lumbar and lum
    191
    Developmental anomalies
    222
    Neuroendovascular procedure basics
    263
    brain death
    289
    Cerebrospinal fluid
    297
    Hydrocephalus
    307
    Infections
    342
    tions
    368
    Seizures
    394
    vical spine abnormalities
    494
    nal ligament OPLL
    504
    Functional neurosurgery
    532
    8
    905
    Traumatic posterior fossa mass lesions
    930
    nal cord injuries
    1000
    Stroke
    1010
    SAH and aneurysms
    1034
    21
    1087
    Vascular malformations
    1098
    Intracerebral hemorrhage
    1118
    References
    1138
    Occlusive cerebrovascular
    1144
    Outcome assessment
    1182
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    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

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