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Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery

Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery

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By (author) E.Sander Connolly, By (author) Guy M. McKhann, By (author) Judy Huang, By (author) Tanvir Choudhri, By (author) Ricardo J. Komotar, By (author) J. Mocco

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  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 918 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 203mm x 38mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 14 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1588905004
  • ISBN 13: 9781588905000
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 262,450

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Praise for the previous edition:The editors...know the needs of residents at a 'grass-root level'...An easily accessible source of information for residents in training.--Journal of Neurosurgery The only portable handbook on operative techniques in neurosurgery, this step-by-step guide offers unparalleled coverage of every major operative procedure seen in daily practice. Concise chapters hold key clinical information on indications, preoperative planning, intraoperative technique, postoperative care, and complications, with insights and advice from renowned experts representing every main specialty in the field. Features: * Detailed coverage of all common neurosurgery procedures * Over 40 new chapters featuring the latest information on intradural nerve sheath tumors, ulnar nerve submuscular transposition, lambdoid synostosis, radiosurgery for skull base lesions, and much more * Succinct bullet-point format for quick and easy reference * Management pearls at the end of every chapter highlight and expand on each procedure * Nearly 200 new drawings emphasize key surgical steps A reliable companion to Greenbergs Handbook, the second edition of Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery is a must-have resource for those in training or for anyone who provides mentorship or support in the field of neurosurgery. Errata: The first printing of Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, Second Edition contained an incorrect version of Chapter 102, Posterior Cervical Arthrodesis. To verify which printing of the book you have, please refer to bottom of the copyright page; if you see the notation Printed in Canada above the book ISBN, you have the first printing of the book and should reference the corrected chapter.

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Assistant Professor; Dept. of Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Neurological Intensive Care Unit; Director, Neurosurgery Stroke Research Laboratory; University of Florida; Gainesville, FL; USA

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Praise for the previous edition: A concise handbook on operative neurosurgery...The editors know the needs of residents at a grass-root level...covers the whole spectrum of neurosurgery... An easily assessible source of information for residents in training.--Journal of NeurosurgeryThe writing is exceptionally clear and concise...impressive. --Neurosurgery.org[Four stars] The authors are experts in the field...complex topics are portrayed well and are easy to understand... a superb new edition that came at the right time...an excellent pocket guide.--Doody's ReviewA small, yet comprehensive review...a must in any neurosurgical library...residents will find it an excellent source of information for the ever-evolving field of neurosurgery.--Doody's ReviewIt would be an excellent resource for quick review, either in a departmental library or residents call room.--Young Neurosurgerons News

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Thieme congratulates Tanvir F. Choudhri on being chosen by "New York" magazine for its prestigious Best Doctors 2014 list.Praise for the previous edition: "The editors...know the needs of residents at a 'grass-root level'...An easily accessible source of information for residents in training.--Journal of Neurosurgery"The only portable handbook on operative techniques in neurosurgery, this step-by-step guide offers unparalleled coverage of every major operative procedure seen in daily practice. Concise chapters hold key clinical information on indications, preoperative planning, intraoperative technique, postoperative care, and complications, with insights and advice from renowned experts representing every main specialty in the field.Features: Detailed coverage of all common neurosurgery procedures Over 40 new chapters featuring the latest information on intradural nerve sheath tumors, ulnar nerve submuscular transposition, lambdoid synostosis, radiosurgery for skull base lesions, and much more Succinct bullet-point format for quick and easy reference Management pearls at the end of every chapter highlight and expand on each procedure Nearly 200 new drawings emphasize key surgical steps A reliable companion to Greenbergs "Handbook," the second edition of "Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery" is a must-have resource for those in training or for anyone who provides mentorship or support in the field of neurosurgery.Errata: The first printing of "Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, Second Edition" contained an incorrect version of Chapter 102, Posterior Cervical Arthrodesis. To verify which printing of the book you have, please refer to bottom of the copyright page; if you see the notation Printed in Canada above the book ISBN, you have the first printing of the book and should reference the corrected chapter.

Table of contents

I. Operating Room Supplies, Instruments, and Equipment A. Neurological Institute Procedure Carts B. Neurological Institute Instrument Trays C. Supplies, Instruments, Equipment by Vendor II. Intra- and Extracranial Procedures A. Major Cranial Approaches B. Cranial Vascular Procedures C. Cranial Tumor Procedures D. Cranial Functional Procedures E. Cranial Trauma Procedures F. Cranial Infection Procedures G. Hydrocephalus Procedures H. Other Cranial Procedures III. Spinal Procedures A. Major Spinal Approaches B. Degenerative Disk Procedures C. Spinal Vascular Procedures D. Spinal Tumor Procedures E. Spinal Functional Procedures F. Spinal Trauma Procedures G. Spinal Infection Procedures H. Other Spinal Procedures I. Spinal Fusion Instrumentation IV. Pediatric Procedures A. Pediatric Vascular Procedures B. Pediatric Developmental Procedures C. Pediatric Spinal Procedures D. Pediatric Cranial Synostosis Procedures E. Pediatric Functional/Epilepsy Procedures F. Pediatric Trauma Procedures G. Other Pediatric Procedures V. Endovascular Procedures VI. Radiosurgical Procedures VII. Peripheral Nerve Procedures VIII. Minor Procedures