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Youmans Neurological Surgery / Edition 5
     

Youmans Neurological Surgery / Edition 5

by H. Richard Winn, Julian R. Youmans
 

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ISBN-10: 0721682952

ISBN-13: 9780721682952

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This four-volume set is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical problems, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, prognoses, and cutting-edge operative techniques, as well as anatomy and physiology. This 5th Edition is reorganized to follow a more logical and modern approach. "There is no doubt that Neurological Surgery is the grand dame

Overview

This four-volume set is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical problems, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, prognoses, and cutting-edge operative techniques, as well as anatomy and physiology. This 5th Edition is reorganized to follow a more logical and modern approach. "There is no doubt that Neurological Surgery is the grand dame of the major neurosurgical textbooks...and is recommended without hesitation."--JAMA, review of previous edition.

  • Neurological Surgery is still a definitive source of advice and information on neurosurgical disorders covering every aspect as well as surgical techniques.

  • The scope of coverage consists of history, basic science, patient evaluation and surgical techniques and considerations.

  • New topics includes V

  • A major revision team comprised from two editors aoan experienced veteran of the field and an emerging talentao have extensively revised this new edition.

  • Winn provides detailed underlying scientific basis for the etiology, pathopysiology and diagnosis of neurosurgical disease.


  • The text has been completely reorganized for more convenient reference. For each major area of neurological surgery, it explores general and historical considerations · basic science topics · and specific approaches to patient evaluation, followed by surgical considerations and techniques for the full range of individual pathologic entities.

  • Brand new chapters are indicated by asterisks on the attached Table of Contents.

  • A brand-new team of nationally renowned editors and contributors, led by H. RichardWinn, provides new expertise and fresh perspectives.


Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721682952
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
5296

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Table of Contents

Volume 1
Section IIntroduction to Neurological Surgery
Part 1Basic Science for the Neurological Surgeon--Overview3
Part 2Approach to the Patient263
Part 3Fundamentals of Radiology419
Part 4Perioperative Evaluation and Treatment547
Part 5Surgical Exposures and Positioning595
Section IIOncology
Part 1Overview659
Part 2Basic Science of Neuro-oncology661
Part 3Approach to the Patient: Medical Considerations825
Part 4Surgical Considerations899
Part 5Intrinsic Tumors950
Part 6Extrinsic Tumors1099
Part 7Ventricular Tumors1237
Part 8Skull and Skull Base Tumors1265
Part 9Non-Neoplastic Disorders Mimicking Brain Tumors1419
Volume 2
Section IIIVascular
Part 1Overview1461
Part 2Basic Science1467
Part 3Approach to the Patient1495
Part 4Anesthesia for Neurovascular Procedures1503
Part 5Vascular and Blood Flow Evaluations1540
Part 6Occlusive Vascular Disease1613
Part 7Intracerebral Hemorrhage1733
Part 8Hemorrhagic Vascular Disease: Aneurysms1769
Part 9True Arteriovenous Malformations2137
Part 10Cavernous Malformations2292
Part 11Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations2353
Part 12Pregnancy and Treatment of Vascular Disease2421
Section IVEpilepsy
Part 1Overview2435
Part 2Preoperative Evaluation for Epilepsy2475
Part 3Intraoperative Mapping and Monitoring for Cortical Resections2531
Part 4Specific Operative Approaches2551
Volume 3
Section VFunctional Neurosurgery
Part 1Overview2653
Part 2Movement Disorders: Basic Science2671
Part 3Approach to the Patient and the Diagnosis2729
Part 4Movement Disorders: Ablative Surgery of Movement Disorders2769
Part 5Spasticity2863
Section VIPain
Part 1Overview2913
Part 2Basic Science2917
Part 3Approach to the Patient2937
Part 4Trigeminal Neuralgia2987
Part 5Surgical Treatment of Pain3023
Section VIIPediatric
Part 1Overview3145
Part 2Developmental and Acquired Anomalies3198
Part 3Craniosynostosis, Chiari Malformation, and Achondroplasia3300
Part 4Hydrocephalus3374
Part 5Vascular Disease3433
Part 6Head and Brain Trauma3461
Part 7Birth Trauma3481
Part 8Benign Spine Lesions3559
Part 9Tumors3595
Part 10Cerebral Palsy and Other Spastic Entities3723
Part 11Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy in Children3758
Part 12Rehabilitation3783
Volume 4
Section VIIIPeripheral Nerve
Part 1Overview3794
Part 2Basic Science3809
Part 3Approach to the Patient3819
Part 4Management of Peripheral Nerve Injuries3889
Section IXRadiation Therapy and Radiosurgery
Part 1Overview3991
Part 2Basic Science of Radiotherapy3999
Part 3Fractionated Radiation Therapy4015
Part 4Techniques of Radiosurgery4111
Section XSpine
Part 1Overview4147
Part 2Basic Science4153
Part 3Approach to the Patient4289
Part 4Infections4363
Part 5Degenerative Disease4395
Part 6Adult Congenital Abnormalities4569
Part 7Techniques4586
Part 8Instrumentation4621
Part 9Tumors of the Spine4799
Part 10Spine Trauma4869
Section XITrauma
Part 1Overview5019
Part 2Basic Science (Biology of Brain Injury)5025
Part 3Minor Head Injury5065
Part 4Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury5083
Part 5Rehabilitation5285
Indexi

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