Pediatric Neurosurgery (Neurosurgical Operative Atlas)

Pediatric Neurosurgery (Neurosurgical Operative Atlas)

ISBN: 9781588905109
Publisher: Thieme/AANS
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 2008-08-14
Number of pages: 336
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Featuring the clinical expertise of leading authorities in the field, this
book is a lavishly illustrated surgical atlas of the latest neurosurgical
approaches to frequently encountered problems in the pediatric patient. Each
chapter in the book opens with a brief overview of the problem and then goes on
to provide concise discussions of preoperative preparation, operative procedure,
and postoperative management. The authors address the possible complications
involved in each procedure and provide recommendations for how to avoid and
manage them.


380 full-color illustrations and photographs
demonstrate key concepts with precision and clarity

Step-by-step descriptions offer practical guidance
for skin incision, operative exposure, patient positioning, surgical
approaches, and various closing techniques

Consistent organization throughout the chapters
facilitates rapid reference to topics of interest

This atlas is an invaluable visual reference that is ideal for neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, as well as residents preparing for board examinations.

Series Description:

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Thieme have collaborated to produce the second edition of the acclaimed Neurosurgical Operative Atlas series. Edited by leading experts in the field, the series covers the entire spectrum of neurosurgery in five volumes. In addition to Pediatric Neurosurgery, the series also features:

Spine and Peripheral Nerves, edited by Christopher
Wolfla and Daniel K. Resnick

Neuro-Oncology, edited by Behnam Badie

Vascular Neurosurgery, edited by R. Loch Macdonald

Functional Neurosurgery, edited by Philip Starr, Nicholas M. Barbaro, and Paul Larson

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