Handbook of Neurosurgery

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Thieme, 2010 - Medical - 1337 pages
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"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 Neurosurgery



"A 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 Care



For 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
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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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