Operative Techniques in Pediatric Neurosurgery

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A. Leland Albright, Ian F. Pollack, P. David Adelson
Thieme, 2001 - Medical - 288 pages

This atlas of pediatric neurosurgery describes and demonstrates the spectrum of operations to treat the major disorders, including congential malformations, hydrocephalus, tumors, vascular and functional disorders, and trauma. The chapters present state of the art techniques and are written by nationally recognized authorities. The text serves as a companion to Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery.

 

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Contents

CEREBROSPINAL FLUID SHUNTS
3
NEUROENDOSCOPY
15
THE CHIARI MALFORMATIONS
27
ENCEPHALOCELES MENINGOCELESAND DERMAL SINUSES
37
CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS
51
CRANIOFACIAL SYNDROMES OPERATIVE TECHNIQUES
65
MYELOMENINGOCELES AND MENINGOCELES
75
SPINA BIFIDA OCCULTA
89
INTRASPINAL EXTRAMEDULLARY NEOPLASMS
183
INTRASP1NAL INTRAMEDULLARY NEOPLASMS
193
REPAIR OF SKULL FRACTURES
203
CRANIOPLASTY TECHNIQUES
209
SUPRACLAVICULAR APPROACH TO BIRTHRELATED BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY
219
VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS
229
MOYAMOYA DISEASE
239
TEMPORALLOBE EPILEPSY
247

SURGERY AT THE CRANIOCERVICAL JUNCTION
103
BRAIN TUMORS DURING THE FIRST 2 YEARS OF LIFE
125
SUPRATENTORIAL HEMISPHERIC TUMORS
131
MIDLINE INTRAAXIAL NEOPLASMS
147
POSTERIOR FOSSA NEOPLASMS
163
SKULLBASE NEOPLASMS
171
CORPUS CALLOSOTOMY
257
HEMISPHERECTOMY
267
PUMP INSERTIONS
275
INDEX
281
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Page 181 - In: Albright AL, Pollack IF, Adelson PD, eds. Principles and practice of pediatric neurosurgery.

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Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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