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Handbook Of Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • EDITOR Thieme Verlag, Georg
  • NIVEL Profesional
  • IDIOMAInglés
  • ISBN 978-1-60406-879-5
  • EAN 9781604068795
  • Colección -
  • Número -
  • Encuadernado Tapa Dura
  • Páginas 556
  • Largo -
  • Ancho -
  • Peso -
  • Fecha 03-05-2018
  • Número 1
  • Año 2018
An essential backpack-size resource on the treatment of pediatric neurological conditions

Pediatric neurosurgery has witnessed considerable technological advances, resulting in more efficacious outcomes for young patients with hydrocephalus, epilepsy, brain tumors, spinal deformities, and a host of other conditions. The art of pediatric neurosurgery is a delicate balancing act_taking into account child and parents and emotional and disease challenges. As such, the management of serious neurological conditions in pediatric patients must encompass the big picture in addition to treating underlying pathologies.

Handbook of Pediatric Neurosurgery by George Jallo, Karl Kothbauer, and Violette Recinos covers the full depth and breadth of this uniquely rewarding subspecialty including congenital, developmental, and acquired disorders. The latest information is provided on anatomy, radiological imaging, and principles guiding the surgical and nonsurgical management of a full spectrum of neurological pathologies impacting infants and children. The book is divided into 11 sections and 56 chapters with state-of-the-art procedures, best practices, and clinical pearls from top pediatric neurosurgeons.

Key Features:
- Cranial disorders including Chiari malformations, encephaloceles, Dandy-Walker malformation, and craniosynostosis
- Benign and malignant tumors_from the hypothalamus and optic pathways to the brainstem and spinal column
- Spinal abnormalities such as spina bifida, tethered cord, and scoliosis
- Clinical questions and answers at the end of chapters_ideal for self-testing and exam prep

Comprehensive and compact, this is the perfect backpack reference for neurosurgery residents and pediatric neurosurgery fellows to carry on rounds. It is also a must-have resource for seasoned pediatric neurosurgeons and all practitioners entrusted with the neurological care of pediatric patients.

Section I General and Critical Care
ICP Management
Pain Management for Pediatric Neurosurgical Patients
Section II Neuroradiology
Conventional Radiography
Computed Tomography
Conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Advanced MRI Techniques
Section III Neurology
The Neurological Examination of the Infant and Child
Spinal Cord Tracts and Development
Migration Disorders
Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Medical Management for Epilepsy
Section IV Tumor
Pediatric Scalp and Skull Lesions
Supratentorial Tumors
Hypothalamic and Optic Pathway Tumors
Craniopharyngiomas and Other Sellar Tumors
Germ Cell Tumors
Pineal Region Tumors
Intraventricular Tumors in Children
Posterior Fossa Tumors
Brainstem Gliomas
Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors
Tumors of the Spinal Column
Section V Cerebrovascular Disorders
Arteriovenous Malformations
Pediatric Cavernous Malformations
Section VI Developmental and Congenital Cranial Disorders
Chiari Malformations
Congenital Arachnoid Cysts
Neuroenteric Cysts
Intracranial Lipomas
The Dandyâ?"Walker Malformation: Disorders of Cerebellar Development and Their Management
Management of Craniofacial Syndromes
Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage in Premature Infants
Surgical Management of Hydrocephalus
Treatment of Hydrocephalus in the Developing World
Section VII Developmental and Congential Spinal Disorders
Abnormalities of the Craniocervical Junction and Cervical Spine
Spina Bifida: Classification and Management
Pathophysiology and Management of Tethered Cord (Including Myelomeningocele)
Intraspinal Lipomas
Section VIII Functional Disorders
The Evaluation and Classification of Epilepsy
Surgical Management of Childhood Epilepsy: Temporal and Extratemporal Pathologies
Surgical Management of Childhood Epilepsy: Corpus Callosotomy and Vagal Nerve Stimulation
Surgical Management of Pediatric Spasticity
Section IX Trauma
Neonatal Brachial Plexus Injury
Pediatric Spine Trauma
Pediatric Peripheral Nervous System Trauma
Management of Pediatric Head Trauma
Abusive Head Trauma
Section X Infections
Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Intracranial Infections
Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Spinal Infections
Surgical Considerations in Tuberculosis, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections of CNS in Children
Section XI Operating Room Basics
Neuronavigation in Pediatric Neurosurgery

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