ISBN 9781588903952,Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9781588903952

ISBN-10 1588903958


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 1296 Pages
Language (English)


This book presents the latest management techniques for pediatric neurosurgical disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice. In this edition, chapters are organized into separate sections including cerebral disorders, spinal disorders, neoplasms, trauma, cerebrovascular disease, functional disorders, and infectious disorders. Each chapter describes the diagnostic studies, pathology and pathobiology, indications for surgery, treatment alternatives, prognostic factors and outcomes.

Features of the second edition:

Commentaries at the end of each chapter provide insights from the senior editors
Pearls identify critical steps in management
More than 850 high-quality images demonstrate disease pathology and surgical approaches and techniques
Easy-to-read tables synthesize key clinical concepts
New chapters cover ethical issues in pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery in developing countries, and in utero neurosurgery
This comprehensive book is a must-have reference for all neurosurgeons, and specialists and residents in pediatric neurosurgery and pediatric neurology