Essentials of Neurosurgery

Essentials of Neurosurgery

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This clinically-oriented introductory text provides a concise presentation of the basic concepts in neurosurgery. A broad range of topics are covered including rehabilitation, therapy of neurologic deficits, and future directions in neurosurgery. Illustrations present anatomy, physiology, and neurosurgical techniques in a format suitable for residents.
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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 216 x 218mm | 2,000g
  • McGraw-Hill Education (Ise Editions)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 007112523X
  • 9780071125239

Table of contents

Neuroanatomical basis for surgery on the cranium; Neuroanatomical basis for surgery on the spine; Diagnosis of lesions affecting the nervous system by history and physical examination; Neuropsychological evaluation for patients with disturbances of the nervous system; Electrodiagnostic evaluations of patients with lesions involving the nervous system; Radiographic examinations and imaging of patients with lesions affecting the nervous system; Diagnosis and surgical treatment of congenital lesions of the central nervous system; Diagnosis and surgical treatment of patients with hydrocephalus or pseudotumour; Pediatric brain tumour; Diagnosis and treatment of intra-axial brain tumors in adults; Diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the cranial nerves and coverings of the brain; Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors and craniopharyngiomas; Tumors of the spinal canal; Diagnosis and treatment of strokes; Subarachnoid hemorrhage; Diagnosis and treatment of arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spinal cord; Interventional neuroradiology; Trauma to the spine and spinal cord; Degenerative lesions of the spine; Surgery of peripheral nerves; Surgical treatment of epilepsy; Stereotactic surgery; Surgical management of intractable pain; Surgical management of disorders of movement and tone; Infectious processes affecting the nervous system; Rehabilitative therapy for patients with neurological deficits; Future developments in neurosurgery.
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