Description: Spinal tumors are among the most prevalent pathologies practicing neurosurgeons encounter. Dissemination of novel surgical techniques and technologies is essential for further progress in the field. This book covers this important topic in neurosurgery.
Purpose: The purpose is to comprehensively address the multiple facets of spinal tumor surgery.
Audience: Neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, radiologists, oncologists, and radiation oncologists are the main audience. The authors are international authorities in the field.
Features: The book uses a few unique features, including the structured organization, that lead to a better understanding of spinal pathologies, their diagnoses, and neurophysiological monitoring variabilities. With its superb illustrations, well written and well referenced text, and the comprehensive companion CD, this book provides what a busy practitioner needs. The well done representations of the different surgical techniques make this material easy to absorb. The references are up to date, within two years of the publication date. Over 20 authors contribute 42 chapters into this book.
Assessment: This is an excellent book for neurosurgery, orthopedic, neurology, and radiology libraries.