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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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In the second edition of this single-volume text for medical students et al., Grossman (Baylor College of Medicine) and Greenberg (U. of Oklahoma College of Medicine) assemble 42 contributions arranged in ten sections: general principles of neurosurgical care; pediatric neurosurgery and developmental anomalies of the nervous system; trauma; central nervous system infections; cerebrovascular disease; neurosurgical management of pain and cranial nerve syndromes; neuro- oncology; spinal disorders; disorders of the peripheral nerves; and specific techniques in neurosurgery. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881677508
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496

Table of Contents

I General Principles of Neurosurgical Care 1
1 General Management and Intensive Care of the Neurosurgical Patient 3
2 Neuroanesthesia 15
II Pediatric Neurosurgery and Developmental Anomalies of the Nervous System 31
3 Diagnosis and Management of Primary Pediatric Brain Tumors 33
4 Pediatric Spinal Tumors 47
5 Spinal Dysraphism in the Adult and Pediatric Populations 59
6 Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Deformities 77
7 Hydrocephalus and Benign Intracranial Cysts 93
III Trauma 115
8 Head Injury 117
9 Penetrating Cerebral Trauma 173
10 Evaluation, Management, and Surgical Repair of Cervical Spinal Column Trauma 183
11 Evaluation, Management, and Surgical Repair of Thoracolumbar Spinal Column Trauma 197
IV Central Nervous System Infections 215
12 Central Nervous System Infections 217
13 Neurologic Complications in the Immunocompromised Host 251
V Cerebrovascular Disease 269
14 Medical and Surgical Management of Stroke and Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease 271
15 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 297
16 Surgical Techniques for Intracranial Aneurysms 311
17 Intracranial Vascular Malformations 339
18 Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral and Spinal Vascular Diseases 353
19 Cerebral Revascularization 371
20 Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematomas 389
VI Neurosurgical Management of Pain and Cranial Nerve Syndromes 405
21 Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm 407
22 Management of Chronic Pain of Nonmalignant Origin 421
23 Management of Malignant Chronic Pain 435
VII Neuro-Oncology 443
24 Tumors of the Skull, Meninges, and Cranial Nerves 445
25 Primary Intrinsic Tumors of the Brain 469
26 Intracranial Central Nervous System Manifestations of Systemic Cancer 521
27 Pituitary Tumors 533
VIII Spinal Disorders 557
28 Spinal Tumors 559
29 Disc Disease of the Spinal Column 577
30 Spinal Instability: Definitions and Management Strategies 595
31 Spinal Infections 613
32 Intraspinal Hemorrhage from Idiopathic or Structural Causes 627
IX Disorders of the Peripheral Nerves 639
33 Compressive Syndromes of Peripheral Nerves 641
34 Penetrating Injuries of Peripheral Nerves 653
35 Peripheral Nerve Tumors: Pathologic, Diagnostic, and Treatment Considerations 665
36 Surgical Management of Brachial Plexus Injuries and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 679
X Specific Techniques in Neurosurgery 707
37 Interactive Image-Guided Neurosurgery: Principles, Applications and New Techniques 709
38 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery 721
39 Surgical Strategies for Epilepsy 737
40 Neuroendoscopy 757
41 Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders 763
42 Principles and Applications of Skull Base Surgical Approaches 785
Subject Index 821
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