Perfect for anyone considering or training in this challenging specialty, Principles of Neurological Surgery, 4th Edition, by Drs. Richard G. Ellenbogen, Laligam N. Sekhar, and Neil Kitchen, provides a clear, superbly illustrated introduction to all aspects of neurosurgery-from general principles to specific techniques. Thorough updates from leading authors ensure that you'll stay abreast of the latest advances in every area of neurosurgery, including pre- and post-operative patient care, neuroradiology, pediatric neurosurgery, neurovascular surgery, trauma surgery, spine surgery, oncology, pituitary adenomas, cranial base neurosurgery, image-guided neurosurgery, treatment of pain, epilepsy surgery, and much more.Offers comprehensive coverage without being encyclopedic - just the right amount of information for those in training or who need an introduction to the field. Provides a strong visual understanding of the essentials of neurosurgery with abundant high-quality illustrations, including imaging, pathology, clinical and operative photographs, surgical line drawings, diagrams, tables, and figures. Presents information in an easy-to-understand, well-written manner, helping you quickly grasp the principles and problems of today's neurosurgery.Features new and improved videos, more emphasis on anatomy and radiology, and new evidence and techniques, keeping you up to date with the latest advances in the field. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Ellenbogen: Principles Neurological Surgery, 4th Section 1: General Overview 1. Landmarks in the History of Neurosurgery 2. Challenges in Global Neurosurgery 3. Pearls for Clinical Evaluation of the Nervous System 4. Principles of Modern Neuroimaging 5. Neuro Anesthesia and Monitoring for Cranial and Complex Spinal Surgery 6. Surgical Positioning, Navigation, Important Surgical Tools, Craniotomy and Closure of Cranial and Spinal Wounds Section 2: Pediatric Neurosurgery 7. Spinal Dysraphism and Tethered Spinal Cord 8. Hydrocephalus in Children 9. Diagnosis and Surgical Options for Craniosynostosis 10. The Chiari Malformations and Syringohydromyelia 11. Posterior Fossa and Brainstem Tumors in Children 12. Craniopharyngiomas 13. All Other Brain Tumors in Pediatrics 14. Pediatric Vascular Disease and Stroke Section 3: Vascular Neurosurgery 15. Medical and Surgical Treatment of Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease 16. Intracranial Aneurysms, Gen Principles of Management (Ruptured and Unruptured) 17. Surgery for Anterior Circulation Aneurysms 18. Surgery for Posterior Circulation Aneurysms 19. Complex Intracranial Aneurysms and Bypasses for Aneurysms 20. Vascular Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformations and Rual Arteriovenous Fistulas) 21. Cavernous Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord 22. Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage 23. Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke and Occlusive Cerebrovascular Disease 24. Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms Section 4: Trauma 25. Surgical Management of Closed Head Injury 26. Critical Care Management of Neurosurgical Patients 27. Penetrating Brain Injury 28. Traumatic Skull and Facial Fractures Section 5: The Spine 29. Injuries to the Cervical Spine 30. Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures 31. Intradural Extramedullary and Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors 32. Treatment of Spinal Metastatic Tumors 33. Spinal Cord Injury 34. Craniovertebral Junction: A Reappraisal 35. Degenerative Spine Disease (Cervical) 36. Degenerative Spine Disease (ThoracoLumbar) 37. Pediatric and Adult Scoliosis Section 6: Tumors 38. High-Grade Gliomas 39. Low-Grade Gliomas 40. Metastatic Brain Tumors 41. Convexity, And Parasagittal vs. Skull Base Meningiomas 42. Tumors of the Pineal Region 43. Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors 44. Pituitary Tumors: Diagnosis and Management 45. Endoscopic Approaches to Ventricular Tumors and Colloid Cysts 46. Microsurgical Approaches to the Ventricular System 47. Base Tumors: Evaluation and Microsurgery 48. Endoscopic Approaches to Skull Base Lesions 49. Jugular Foramen Tumors: Paraganglioma and Schwannoma Section 7: Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy 50. Application of Current Radiation Delivery Systems and Radiobiology 51. Radiosurgery of Central Nervous System Tumors and Arteriovenous Malformations 52. Proton Beam Therapy and Particle Beam Radiotherapy for Cranial and Skull Base Tumors Section 8: Functional Pain 53. Trigeminal Neuralgia 54. Spasticity: Classification, Diagnosis and Management 55. Surgery for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 56. Extratemporal Procedures and Hemispherectomy for Epilepsy 57. Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders 58. Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery for Mental Health Disorders, Pain and Epilepsy Section 9: Miscellaneous 59. Surgical Management of Infections of the Central Nervous System, Cranium and of the Spine 60. Adult Congenital CSF Disorders 61. Management of Peripheral Nerve Injuries 62. Entrapment Neuropathies, Peripheral Nerve Tumors 63. Pre-Hospital CAre of TBI Patients