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Table of Contents

Contents

Part 1.General Overview

1 Landmarks in the History of Neurosurgery

James Tait Goodrich

2 Clinical Evaluation of the Nervous System

Gerald A. Grant, Richard G. Ellenbogen

3 Principles of Modern Neuroimaging

Kathleen R. Tozer Fink, Michael R. Levitt, James R. Fink

4 Principles of Surgical Positioning

Genèvieve Lapointe, Joanna Kemp, Govind Rajan, Grace Elisabeth Walter, Saleem I. Abdulrauf

Part 2.Pediatric Neurosurgery

5 Spinal Dysraphism and Tethered Spinal Cord

Leslie N. Sutton, Joel A. Bauman, Luke J. Macyszyn

6 Hydrocephalus in Children and Adults

Alia Hdeib, Alan R. Cohen

7 Developmental Anomalies: Arachnoid Cysts, Dermoids, and Epidermoids

David F. Jimenez, Jennifer Gentry Savage, Mical Samuelson

8 Diagnosis and Surgical Options for Craniosynostosis

Mitchel Seruya, Suresh N. Magge, Robert F. Keating

9 The Chiari Malformations and Syringohydromyelia

R. Shane Tubbs, Todd C. Hankinson, John C. Wellons, III

10 Posterior Fossa and Brainstem Tumors in Children

Adrienne Weeks, Aria Fallah, James T. Rutka

11 Causes of Nontraumatic Hemorrhagic Stroke in Children: Pediatric Moyamoya Syndrome

Edward R. Smith, R. Michael Scott

Part 3.Vascular Neurosurgery

12 Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease and Carotid Surgery

Geoffrey Appelboom, Matthew Piazza, E. Sander Connolly, Jr.

13 Intracranial Aneurysms

Christopher S. Eddleman, Christopher C. Getch, Bernard R. Bendok, H. Hunt Batjer

14 Vascular Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas)

Ghaus M. Malik, Sandeep S. Bhangoo

15 Cavernous Malformations Management Strategies

Aimee Two, Ali K. Ozturk, Murat Gunel

16 Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Alan Hoffer, Justin Singer, Ni

Details

No. of pages:
1024
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437720037
Electronic ISBN:
9780323249515