This portable guide offers descriptions of all the major operative procedures encountered in the practice of neurosurgery. Covering every aspect of the field from supplies to procedural steps, the book features hundreds of illustrations and tables highlighting indications, prerequisite imaging studies, operating room set-up, and more! This book is a must for residents studying for boards or in need of a quick reference in their daily practice.
Über den Autor
Assistant Professor; Dept. of Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Neurological Intensive Care Unit; Director, Neurosurgery Stroke Research Laboratory; University of Florida; Gainesville, FL; USA
I. Operating Room Supplies, Instruments, and Equipment A. Neurological Institute Procedure Carts B. Neurological Institute Instrument Trays C. Supplies, Instruments, Equipment by Vendor II. Intra- and Extracranial Procedures A. Major Cranial Approaches B. Cranial Vascular Procedures C. Cranial Tumor Procedures D. Cranial Functional Procedures E. Cranial Trauma Procedures F. Cranial Infection Procedures G. Hydrocephalus Procedures H. Other Cranial Procedures III. Spinal Procedures A. Major Spinal Approaches B. Degenerative Disk Procedures C. Spinal Vascular Procedures D. Spinal Tumor Procedures E. Spinal Functional Procedures F. Spinal Trauma Procedures G. Spinal Infection Procedures H. Other Spinal Procedures I. Spinal Fusion Instrumentation IV. Pediatric Procedures A. Pediatric Vascular Procedures B. Pediatric Developmental Procedures C. Pediatric Spinal Procedures D. Pediatric Cranial Synostosis Procedures E. Pediatric Functional/Epilepsy Procedures F. Pediatric Trauma Procedures G. Other Pediatric Procedures V. Endovascular Procedures VI. Radiosurgical Procedures VII. Peripheral Nerve Procedures VIII. Minor Procedures
The only portable handbook on operative techniques in neurosurgery, this step-by-step guide offers unparalleled coverage of every major operative procedure seen in daily practice. Concise chapters hold key clinical information on indications, preoperative planning, intraoperative technique, postoperative care, and complications, with insights and advice from renowned experts representing every main specialty in the field.
- Detailed coverage of all common neurosurgery procedures
- Over 40 new chapters featuring the latest information on intradural nerve sheath tumors, ulnar nerve submuscular transposition, lambdoid synostosis, radiosurgery for skull base lesions, and much more
- Succinct bullet-point format for quick and easy reference
- Management pearls at the end of every chapter highlight and expand on each procedure
- Nearly 200 new drawings emphasize key surgical steps
A reliable companion to Greenberg's Handbook, the second edition of Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery is a must-have resource for those in training or for anyone who provides mentorship or support in the field of neurosurgery.
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