Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery provides step-by-step guidance to help you effectively manage the full range of cranial and spinal neurosurgical disorders. Drs. Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, and Peter Black offer their expertise and experience in consistent chapters that cover the indications and contraindications, pitfalls, tips and tricks, and more for each procedure. With access to the full text and procedural videos online at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have everything you need to minimize risk and get the best results.
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- Find information easily with consistent chapters that include indications and contraindications, common pitfalls, bailout options, and tips and tricks from the experts for each procedure.
- Apply the expertise and experience of the world’s leading authorities in the field of neurosurgery.
PART ONE CRANIAL
Section 1 GENERAL
1 Pterional (Frontosphenotemporal) Craniotomy
2 Occipital Craniotomy
3 Temporal and Frontotemporal Craniotomy
4 Subtemporal (Intradural and Extradural) Craniotomy
5 Suboccipital Craniotomy
6 Extended Retrosigmoid Craniotomy
7 Presigmoid Approaches to Posterior Fossa: Translabyrinthine and Transcochlear
8 Transcallosal Approach
9 Transnasal Transsphenoidal Approach to Sellar and Suprasellar Lesions
10 Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach
11 Occipital Transtentorial Approach
12 Trauma Flap: Decompressive Hemicraniectomy
13 Parasagittal Approach
14 Supraorbital (Keyhole) Craniotomy with Optional Orbital Osteotomy
Section 2 SKULL BASE
15 Frontotemporal Craniotomy with Orbitozygomatic Osteotomy
16 Subfrontal and Bifrontal Craniotomies with or without Orbital Osteotomy
17 Far-Lateral Suboccipital Approach
18 Temporopolar (Half-and-Half) Approach to the Basilar Artery and the Retrosellar Space
19 Middle Fossa Craniotomy and Approach to the Internal Auditory Canal or Petrous Apex
20 Retrolabyrinthine Approach
Section 3 VASCULAR
21 Pterional Craniotomy for Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Clipping
22 Pterional Craniotomy for Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Clipping
23 Paraclinoid Carotid Artery Aneurysms
24 Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms: Pterional (Frontotemporal) Craniotomy for Clipping
25 Paramedian Craniotomy and Unilateral Anterior Interhemispheric Approach for Clipping of Distal
Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm
26 Vertebral Artery Aneurysms: Far-Lateral Suboccipital Approach for Clipping
27 Basilar Artery Aneurysm: Orbitozygomatic Craniotomy for Clipping
28 Craniotomy for Resection of Intracranial Cortical Arterioven
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Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Herbert & Linda Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director, Spine Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
Founding Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, Boston, MA, USA.