Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors:

  • Rahul Jandial
  • Paul McCormick
  • Peter Black
  • Key Features

    • Master each technique by watching step-by-step videos online at www.expertconsult.com, and access the book’s complete text and illustrations.
    • 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.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I EVALUATING THE PATIENT WITH MEMORY LOSS

    CHAPTER 1 Why Diagnose and Treat?...................................................................1

    CHAPTER 2 Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss ............................................4

    SECTION II DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF MEMORY LOSS

    CHAPTER 3 Alzheimer’s Disease.........................................................................43

    CHAPTER 4 Mild Cognitive Impairment ...............................................................71

    CHAPTER 5 Dementia with Lewy Bodies (Including Parkinson’s

    Disease Dementia) ...........................................................................79

    CHAPTER 6 Vascular Dementia and Vascular Cognitive

    Impairment ......................................................................................91

    CHAPTER 7 Frontotemporal Dementia................................................................104

    CHAPTER 8 Progressive Supranuclear Palsy .....................................................118

    CHAPTER 9 Corticobasal Degeneration .............................................................128

    CHAPTER 10 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.....................................................136

    CHAPTER 11 Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease..............................................................143

    CHAPTER 12 Other Disorders..............................................................................148

    SECTION III TREATMENT OF MEMORY LOSS

    CHAPTER 13 Goals of Treatment.........................................................................163

    CHAPTER 14 Cholinesterase Inhibitors................................................................166

    CHAPTER 15 Memantine (Namenda) ...................................................................184

    CHAPTER 16 Vitamins, Herbs, Supplements, and Anti-Inflammatories.......

    Details

    No. of pages:
    736
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437709070
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437737721

    About the authors

    Rahul Jandial

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

    Paul McCormick

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Herbert & Linda Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director, Spine Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

    Peter Black

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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.