The Neurosurgeons Handbook by George Samandouras

The Neurosurgeons Handbook

byGeorge Samandouras

Paperback | February 21, 2010

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A compact, readable and highly-authoritative source of critical neurosurgical information, Neurosurgery has been produced with the participation of some of the world's leading neurosurgeons and neuroclinicians and is based on the curriculum of British, European and North Americanneurosurgical training programs. The book is extensively illustrated with hundreds of figures demonstrating the imaging features of all major neurosurgical pathologies, including diagrams explaining key anatomical and surgical concepts, and images showing the features of common brain tumours. Thereare key references at the end of each chapter and critical commentary of neurosurgical literature is also included.The handbook concisely covers all aspects of adult and paediatric neurosurgery. It is systematically and clearly broken down into easy-to-follow sections such as introductory basic concepts, definitions, epidemiology, pathology, clinical and neuroradiological characteristics, clinical management anddecision making. Additional sections on operative treatment include the key critical surgical anatomy, and clear, step-by-step descriptions of common surgical techniques. Widely accepted practice guidelines, major classification schemes and common scales are clearly presented and explained.

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George Samandouras is in the Victor Horsley Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK.
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Title:The Neurosurgeons HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1100 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.06 inPublished:February 21, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198570678

ISBN - 13:9780198570677

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Table of Contents

1. The neurosurgical patient2. Neuroradiology3. Critical care and anaesthesia4. Operating theatre and surgical approaches5. Brain injuries6. Spinal injuries7. Infections in neurosurgery8. Neurooncology9. Vascular neurosurgery of the brain10. Vascular neurosurgery of the spine11. The base of the skull12. Hydrocephalus and CSF diversion13. Paediatric neurosurgery14. Epilepsy and the neurosurgeon15. Pain, spasticity and movement disorders16. Non-traumatic spinal disorders17. Surgical disorders of the peripheral nervous system18. Ethics in modern neurosurgery