Cranial Osteomyelitis: Diagnosis And Treatment by Ali AkhaddarCranial Osteomyelitis: Diagnosis And Treatment by Ali Akhaddar

Cranial Osteomyelitis: Diagnosis And Treatment

byAli Akhaddar

Hardcover | April 7, 2016

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This book is the first reference book covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. It is designed to serve as a succinct appropriate resource for neurosurgeons, otorhinolaryngologists, neuroradiologists, researchers and infectious disease specialists with an interest in cranial infection.Cranial Osteomyelitisprovides an in-depth review of knowledge of the management of skull osteomyelitis, with an emphasis on risk factors, causative pathogens, pathophysiology of dissemination, clinical presentations, neuroradiological findings and treatment modalities, medical and surgical. Sections on the prognosis and prevention of this illness are also included. The book will help the reader in choosing the most appropriate way to manage this challenging bone infection. In addition, it supplies clinicians and investigators with both basic and more sophisticated information and procedures relating to the complications associated with skull osteomyelitis. It also considers future areas of investigation and innovative therapeutic philosophies. The book is richly illustrated to provide readers with unparalleled access to a comprehensive collection of cranial osteomyelitis images (biological, clinical, neuroradiological, and surgical) taken directly from the author's collection and experience in the field.
Ali AKHADDAR, MD, is Professor of Neurosurgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Mohammed V University in Rabat (Morocco) and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Avicenne Military Hospital of Marrakech (Morocco). He is an Expert Member of the Scientific Committees of the National Scientific and Technological Research Center of Moro...
Title:Cranial Osteomyelitis: Diagnosis And TreatmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:325 pagesPublished:April 7, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319302663

ISBN - 13:9783319302669


Table of Contents




Part I    General Introduction

Chapter1  Introduction, Definitions and Historical Aspects                              

 Part II   Basic Information for Cranial Osteomyelitis         

Chapter2    Epidemiology and Risk Factors                                                            

Chapter3    Different Pathogens Involved                                                           

Chapter4    Histopathologic Changes                                           

Chapter5    Pathophysiology and Anatomical Spreads of Infection                     

Part III     Diagnosis of Cranial Osteomyelitis

Chapter6    Main Clinical Presentations               

Chapter7    Laboratory Findings                                                                                              

Chapter8   Imaging Studies                                                                                      

Chapter9   Differential Diagnoses: Clinical and Imaging                                                                                

Part IV   Management of Cranial Osteomyelitis

 Chapter10    General Considerations and Surgical Therapy                                                                             

Chapter11    Antimicrobial and Medical Therapy                                                                                                      

Chapter &12  Adjuvant Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy                                                                   

Chapter13   Outcomes and Prognoses                               

Part V    Special Conditions in Cranial Osteomyelitis


Chapter14    Unusual Pathogens                            

 Chapter15&   Special Clinical Situations                 

 Part VI    Prevention of Cranial Osteomyelitis

 Chapter16    Preventive Measures Against Cranial Bone Infection


Editorial Reviews

"This unique reference book is well organized into six main parts containing a total of 16 chapters . . we strongly recommend this unique work as a practical and quick source of information for all pediatric neurosurgeons and neurologists, radiologists, and infectious disease consultants who feel a need to fill a gap in their knowledge base." (Ahmet T. Turgut and Mehmet Turgut, Child's Nervous System, November, 2016)