Principles of Neurosurgery / Edition 1

Principles of Neurosurgery / Edition 1

by Robert G. Grossman
     
 

Now thoroughly updated and revised, this comprehensive reference systematically examines current approaches to frequently encountered neurosurgical problems. For each problem, the book discusses incidence, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic procedures, and medical and surgical treatment options. The Second Edition provides expanded coverage of spinal disorders and… See more details below

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Now thoroughly updated and revised, this comprehensive reference systematically examines current approaches to frequently encountered neurosurgical problems. For each problem, the book discusses incidence, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic procedures, and medical and surgical treatment options. The Second Edition provides expanded coverage of spinal disorders and features many new contributing authors who are in the mainstream of contemporary neurosurgical practice. This edition's illustrations include state-of-the-art CT scans, MR images, radiographs, angiograms, ultrasound scans, intraoperative photographs, and drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881677508
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
IGeneral Principles of Neurosurgical Care1
1General Management and Intensive Care of the Neurosurgical Patient3
2Neuroanesthesia15
IIPediatric Neurosurgery and Developmental Anomalies of the Nervous System31
3Diagnosis and Management of Primary Pediatric Brain Tumors33
4Pediatric Spinal Tumors47
5Spinal Dysraphism in the Adult and Pediatric Populations59
6Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Deformities77
7Hydrocephalus and Benign Intracranial Cysts93
IIITrauma115
8Head Injury117
9Penetrating Cerebral Trauma173
10Evaluation, Management, and Surgical Repair of Cervical Spinal Column Trauma183
11Evaluation, Management, and Surgical Repair of Thoracolumbar Spinal Column Trauma197
IVCentral Nervous System Infections215
12Central Nervous System Infections217
13Neurologic Complications in the Immunocompromised Host251
VCerebrovascular Disease269
14Medical and Surgical Management of Stroke and Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease271
15Subarachnoid Hemorrhage297
16Surgical Techniques for Intracranial Aneurysms311
17Intracranial Vascular Malformations339
18Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral and Spinal Vascular Diseases353
19Cerebral Revascularization371
20Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematomas389
VINeurosurgical Management of Pain and Cranial Nerve Syndromes405
21Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm407
22Management of Chronic Pain of Nonmalignant Origin421
23Management of Malignant Chronic Pain435
VIINeuro-Oncology443
24Tumors of the Skull, Meninges, and Cranial Nerves445
25Primary Intrinsic Tumors of the Brain469
26Intracranial Central Nervous System Manifestations of Systemic Cancer521
27Pituitary Tumors533
VIIISpinal Disorders557
28Spinal Tumors559
29Disc Disease of the Spinal Column577
30Spinal Instability: Definitions and Management Strategies595
31Spinal Infections613
32Intraspinal Hemorrhage from Idiopathic or Structural Causes627
IXDisorders of the Peripheral Nerves639
33Compressive Syndromes of Peripheral Nerves641
34Penetrating Injuries of Peripheral Nerves653
35Peripheral Nerve Tumors: Pathologic, Diagnostic, and Treatment Considerations665
36Surgical Management of Brachial Plexus Injuries and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome679
XSpecific Techniques in Neurosurgery707
37Interactive Image-Guided Neurosurgery: Principles, Applications and New Techniques709
38Gamma Knife Radiosurgery721
39Surgical Strategies for Epilepsy737
40Neuroendoscopy757
41Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders763
42Principles and Applications of Skull Base Surgical Approaches785
Subject Index821

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