Transsphenoidal Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416002925, 9781455700011

Transsphenoidal Surgery

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Edward Laws Jr Giuseppe Lanzino
eBook ISBN: 9781455700011
eBook ISBN: 9780323314619
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416002925
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 23rd August 2010
Page Count: 336

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Transsphenoidal Surgery, by Drs. Laws and Lanzino, captures all of today's clinical knowledge on the multidisciplinary management of pituitary tumors, with a focus on surgical techniques. Acclaimed international experts bring you detailed guidance on natural history, radiologic and clinical aspects, surgical indications, and resection techniques. What’s more, case presentations and clinical photographs help you reduce the risk of error and advance your own surgical skills.

Key Features

  • Access the fully searchable text online in which experts demonstrate how to perform key procedures.
  • Refine your skills through discissions of intraoperative imaging, new techniques in transsphenoidal surgery, new microsurgical procedures, radiosurgical techniques, and more.
  • Get balanced and comprehensive perspectives on pituitary surgery from well-recognized international, multidisciplinary contributors.
  • Make better-informed decisions with case presentations, drawn from Dr. Laws's 40 plus years as a leader in pituitary surgery, that include a summary of the clinical history, preoperative radiographs, and postoperative clinical information and radiographs.
  • Tap into exceptional visual guidance and reduce the risk of error through abundant clinical photographs and line drawings.
  • Find the information you need quickly via a consistent chapter-to-chapter organization.


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About the Author

Edward Laws Jr

Edward R. Laws is currently the Director of the Pituitary/Neuroendocrine Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He was formerly the President of the American College of Surgeons and has served as President of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Editor of Neurosurgery, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for International Education in Neurosurgery, Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and President of the Pituitary Society.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Director, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center, Brigham Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, MA.

Giuseppe Lanzino

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL