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Elsevier Health Sciences
Essential Neurosurgery / Edition 1

Essential Neurosurgery / Edition 1

by Andrew H. Kaye


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ISBN-13: 9780443043505
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/01/1991
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 407
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 0.79(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Andrew H. Kaye, MBBS MD FRACS James Stewart Professor of Surgery and Head of Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, Australia Director of Neurosurgery and Director, The Melbourne Neuroscience Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, which is the official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and the Australian Association of Neurologists.

Table of Contents

Preface to the third editionvii
Preface to the first editionix
1Neurological assessment and examination1
2Neurosurgical investigations14
3Raised intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus27
4Head injuries40
5Traumatic intracranial haematomas56
6Brain tumours64
7Benign brain tumours93
8Pituitary tumours109
9Subarachnoid haemorrhage125
11Developmental abnormalities158
12Infections of the central nervous system170
13Low back pain and leg pain185
14Cervical disc disease and cervical spondylosis197
15Spinal cord compression206
16Spinal injuries225
17Peripheral nerve entrapments, injuries and tumours234
18Facial pain and hemifacial spasm248
19Pain-neurosurgical management254
20Movement disorders-neurosurgical aspects263
21Epilepsy and its neurosurgical aspects269

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