Dedication; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Developmental approach to the pediatric neurosurgical patient Jue Wang and Sulpicio G. Soriano; 2. Developmental cerebrovascular physiology in pediatric neuroanesthesia Jennifer K. Lee and Ken M. Brady; 3. Neuroprotective strategies in the pediatric patient Rebecca Dube and Jason T. Maynes; 4. Neuropharmacology in pediatric neuroanesthesia Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan and Indu Kapoor; 5. Blood sparing techniques in pediatric neuroanesthesia Susan M. Goobie and David Faraoni; 6. Regional anesthesia for pediatric neurosurgery Ravi Shah and Santhanam Suresh; 7. Pediatric anesthesia for posterior fossa craniotomy Audrice Francois; 8. Congenital neurosurgical lesions in pediatric neuroanesthesia Cynthia Tung, Lazslo Vutskits and Sulpicio G. Soriano; 9. Anesthetic considerations for deep brain stimulator placement in pediatric neuroanesthesia Eric Darrow; 10. Anesthesia for fetal neurosurgery Elaina E. Lin and Kha M. Tran; 11. Anesthesia for craniofacial surgery Elaina E. Lin and Paul A. Stricker; 12. Anesthesia for cerebrovascular disease in children Laura C. Rhee and Craig D. McClain; 13. Pediatric neuroanesthesia in epilepsy surgery Hubert A. Benzon, Douglas Hale McMichael and Craig D. McClain; 14. Pediatric neuroanesthesia in traumatic brain injury David Levin, Monica S. Vavilala and Sulpicio G. Soriano; 15. Pediatric anesthesia for minimally invasive surgery Petra M. Meier and Thomas O. Erb; 16. Intra-operative neuromonitoring in pediatric neurosurgery John McAuliffe; 17. Pediatric anesthesia for neurointerventional radiology Mary Landrigan-Ossar; 18. Radiation therapy in pediatric neuroanesthesia Thejovathi Edala, Rahuk Koka and Babu Koka; 19. Anesthetic-induced neurotoxicity in pediatric neuroanesthesia Mary Ellen McCann; 20. Perioperative salt and water in pediatric neurocritical care in pediatric neuroanesthesia Robert C. Tasker and Frederick Vonberg; 21. Intensive care considerations of pediatric neurosurgery Craig D. McClain and Michael L. McManus; Index.