Category Archives: Neurosurgery

Complications of Spine Surgery: Treatment and Prevention


grey Complications of Spine Surgery: Treatment and PreventionWritten by internationally recognized experts, this book is a comprehensive, practical guide to prevention, recognition, and management of complications in spine surgery. Sections cover the cervical spine and the thoracolumbar/lumbosacral spine and discuss the full range of complications that may be encountered, including those associated with the newest technologies, procedures, and instrumentation.

Each chapter focuses on a specific type of problem and presents “how-to” strategies for avoiding and managing the problem in specific surgical procedures. Of special note are the detailed discussions of complications related to instrumentation. Each chapter includes extensive, up-to-date references. More than 150 illustrations complement the text.

Spine: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series


grey Spine: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference SeriesThe first in a new Quick Reference; series in PM&R, this volume broadly covers the complex topic of spine care. Broken down into 100 conditions, the bulleted text and helpful illustrations provide a roadmap for diagnosing and treating spine disorders commonly and not so commonly encountered in daily practice.

Every entry features description, etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings on two facing pages for easy access to key information at a glance. Features of “Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference” series titles include: Comprehensive coverage of all important topics in PM&R. Multi-specialty editorship and authorship. Focus on clinical management provides readers with

Craniofacial Trauma: Diagnosis and Management


grey Craniofacial Trauma: Diagnosis and ManagementThe book covers the entire scope of traumatology in the important border area between the neuro-and viscerocranium. It focuses on diagnostic operation planning and the interdisciplinary management of craniofacial injuries. In the first part, the classification and epidemiology of craniofacial fractures are outlined and specific problems are discussed.

The second part deals with radiologic diagnostics and basic neurosurgical measures. The main part of the book covers operative principles and a step-by-step description of hard and soft tissue reconstruction after craniofacial trauma. Complications of craniofacial injuries and late reconstruction of craniofacial defects, including computer-assisted planning, are covered in the final part.

Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


grey Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryOtolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery is the medical and surgical specialty addressing disorders of the head and neck in both adult and pediatric populations. The goal of the encyclopedia is to serve as a single and comprehensive source of all the information that is essential for students and practitioners of the specialty.

The vast amount of information included in the encyclopedia is divided into 5 volumes in line with the subspecialties of general otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, otology–neurotology, and facial plastics. All volume editors are internationally recognized otolaryngologists with experience in publishing. Each section editor recruited experienced authors from all over the world to contribute on structured topics, and all

Meningiomas – Management and Surgery


grey Meningiomas   Management and SurgeryThis book is aimed at neurosurgeons with an interest in updating their knowledge on the latest state of meningiomas surgery and management. The book is focused at performing a portrait of that what is state of the art in management of meningiomas.

All the chapters have been developed with high quality and including the most modern approaches for the different aspects they deal with. The book concentrates on those problems that, although perhaps less common in the day to day routine of the average neurosurgeon, when present pose a special challenge. This is neither a “how to” book nor a book about meningioma biology. It presents some of the most relevant aspects in the latest developments for meningioma surgery and management in a clear and professional manner.

Atlas of Acoustic Neurinoma Microsurgery


grey Atlas of Acoustic Neurinoma MicrosurgeryThis colour atlas provides information on all major acoustic neurinoma procedures, and is designed to improve physicians’ skills in this specialty. With more than 50,000 new cases per year worldwide, acoustic neurinomas are among the most commonly observed skull-base tumours. They are also among the most demanding for surgeons, since great precision is needed to safeguard the auditory nerve, the facial nerve and other critical structures.

The book begins with sections on the radiographic assessment of tumours, the selection of surgical approach, and pre-operative preparations. It then turns to the main surgical approaches, using hundreds of photographs-taken during actual surgery-to lead readers through each procedure in step-by-step detail.

Jatin Shah’s Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology 4th Edition


grey Jatin Shahs Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology 4th EditionHead and Neck Surgery and Oncology, by Drs. Jatin P. Shah Snehal G. Patel, and Bhuvanesh Singh, offers you authoritative, multidisciplinary guidance on the latest diagnostic and multidisciplinary therapeutic approaches for head and neck cancer. With this medical reference book, you’ll have all the help you need to offer your patients the best possible prognoses and to optimally preserve and restore form and function. 

Overcome any challenge in head and neck surgery with comprehensive coverage of the scalp, skull base, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, cervical lymph nodes, thyroid, salivary glands, and soft tissue and bone tumors – from incidence, diagnosis, and work up through treatment planning, operative techniques, rehabilitation, and outcomes.

Spine in Sports


grey Spine in SportsThe only condensed, full-color reference in the field! Spine in Sports reference includes coverage of general spine fitness/preparation in sports, age related spine changes in the athlete, as well as, sports specific spine disorders/maintenance. Emphasis on individual sports and their affect on the spine. Section on disabled athletes, pediatrics and geriatrics. Experts in the field express personal experiences based on their specialties-spine surgeons, non-operative spine physicians, and therapists. 

Includes coverage of age related spine changes in the athlete, and, sports specific spine disorders and maintenance. Ted A. Lennard, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Arkansas for

Anesthesia for Spine Surgery


grey Anesthesia for Spine SurgeryThe increased complexity of spinal surgical procedures in recent years has required more sophisticated anesthetic management of patients undergoing these procedures. Spine surgery anesthesia is now recognized as a distinct sub-specialty, increasingly undertaken by general anesthesiologists as well as neuroanesthesiologists.

Anesthesia for Spine Surgery describes the anesthetic management and surgical procedures at every vertebral level in both adult and pediatric patients. The most important related considerations are covered, including: • Postoperative pain management • One lung ventilation during anterior thoracic spine surgery • Intraoperative neuromonitoring • Fluid management Additional chapters review the radiological features of normal

Trauma Rehabilitation


grey Trauma RehabilitationWritten by a multidisciplinary team of experts from the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, this volume is the first comprehensive clinical reference on trauma rehabilitation. The book brings together, in one concise, cohesive source, all the essential practical information from physiatry, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, general surgery, emergency medicine, rehabilitation nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and prosthetics/orthotics. 

Chapters cover traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple musculoskeletal trauma, traumatic amputations, peripheral nerve injuries, and burns. Particular attention is given to early rehabilitation interventions during the acute phase. A chapter on special considerations for pediatric patients is also included.