Schmidek and Sweet - Operative Neurosurgical Techniques Indications, Methods and Results

ISBN-10: 1416068392

ISBN-13: 9781416068396

Edition: 6th 2012

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Here's the reference the Journal of Neurosurgery called "a welcome and most useful addition" and "definitely worth the price"-back in a meticulously revised and updated New Edition! Once again,it examines indications, operative techniques, complications, and results for nearly every neurosurgical procedure. A new co-editor, 31 new chapters, and a new standardized format make it essential to today's practitioner.Discusses virtually every routine and specialized procedure for brain, spinal, and peripheral nerve problems in adult patients.Integrates the knowledge and experience of leading international authorities, who offer multiple perspectives on neurosurgical challenges, from tried-and-true methods to the most current techniques.Includes clinical information on image-guided technologies and infections.Makes techniques easy to understand and apply with more than 1,000 illustrations.31 new chapters on topics such as ultrasound, surgical management of lesions of the sciatic nerve, surgical treatment for disabling tremors, and frame-based stereotactic brain biopsy.A new section devoted to advanced technologic systems in neurosurgery.A respected new co-editor, David W. Roberts.A new consistently organized structure that makes clinical guidance easy to find.With 337 additional expert contributors.
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List price: $352.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/28/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2592
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.06" long x 5.00" tall
Weight: 15.708
Language: English

At Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Alfredo Quintilde;ones-Hinojosa is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Neuroscience and Cellular and Molecular Medicine. In addition to directing the Brain Tumor Surgery Program, Dr. Q leads the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory. His groundbreaking research has been honored with numerous awards. Named as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in 2008, Dr. Q was also selected byPopular Sciencemagazine as one of their 6th Annual Brilliant Ten. Among his extensive publications in the medical field, Dr. Q is the lead editor for the upcoming edition ofSchmidek and Sweet's Operative Neurosurgical Techniques,the world's preeminent encyclopedia of neurosurgery. Dr. Q graduated cum laude from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of California, San Francisco. On the award-winning ABC series Hopkins, his was the lead episode. Along with appearances on such shows as NOVA, CNN with Sanjay Gupta, CBS news with Katie COURIC, NBC's The Today Show, as well as on National Public Radio, Dr. Q has been featured in a variety of newspapers and magazines.

Ensuring Patient Safety in Surgery-First Do No Harm
Surgical Navigation with Intraoperative Imaging: Special Operating Room Concepts
Surgical Management Of Brain And Skull Base Tumors
Intra-Axial Brain Tumors
Functional Tractography, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Intraoperative Integration of Modalities, and Neuronavigation
Intraoperative Neurophysiology: A Tool toPrevent and/or Document Intraoperative
Injury to the Nervous System
Gamma Knife Surgery for Cerebral Vascular Malformations and Tumors
Cortical and Subcortical Brain Mapping
Chemotherapy for Brain Tumors
Current Surgical Management of High-Grade Gliomas
Surgical Management of Low-Grade Gliomas
Management of Recurrent Gliomas
Tumors in Eloquent Areas of Brain
Management of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas
Surgical Management of Brain Stem Tumors in Adults
Cerebellar Tumors in Adults
Surgical Management of Cerebral Metastases
Pituitary And Parapituitary Tumors
Multimodal Assessment of Pituitary and Parasellar Lesions
Medical Management of Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Tumors
Growth Hormone-Secreting Tumors
Cushing's Disease
Endocrinologically Silent Pituitary Tumors
Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery
Transcranial Surgery for Pituitary Macroadenomas
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Craniopharyngiomas
Arachnoid, Suprasellar, and Rathke's Cleft Cysts
Intraventricular Tumors
Surgical Approaches to Lateral and Third Ventricular Tumors
Transcallosal Surgery of Lesions Affecting the Third Ventricle: Basic Principles
Endoscopic Approach to Intraventricular BrainTumors
Management of Pineal Region Tumors
Management of Tumors of the Fourth Ventricle
Extra-Axial And Posterior Tumors
Surgical Management Parasagittal and Convexity Meningiomas
Surgical Approach to Falcine Meningiomas
Surgical Management of Midline Anterior Skull Base Meningiomas
Supraorbital Approach Variants for Intracranial Tumors
Surgical Management of Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas
Spheno-Orbital Meningioma
Tumors Involving the Cavernous Sinus
Surgery for Trigeminal Neurinomas
Petroclival Meningiomas
Surgical Management of Lesions of the Clivus
Surgical Management of Posterior Fossa Meningiomas
Surgical Management of Tumors of the Foramen Magnum
Surgical Management of Tumors of the Jugular Foramen
Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors
Suboccipital Retrosigmoid Surgical Approach for Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma)
Translabyrinthine Approach to Vestibular Schwannomas
Transtemporal Approaches to Posterior Cranial Fossa
Surgical Management of Neurofibromatosis Types 1 and 2
Hearing Prosthetics: Surgical Techniques
Lesions At The Skull Base
Multimodal Treatment of Orbital Tumors
Surgical Approaches to the Orbit
Anterior Midline Approaches to the Skull Base
Orbitozygomatic Infratemporal Approach to Parasellar Meningiomas
Operative Techniques In Pediatric Neurosurgery
Methods for Cerebrospinal Fluid Diversion in Pediatric Hydrocephalus: From Shunt to Scope
Posterior Fossa Tumors in the Pediatric Population: Multidisciplinary Management
Supratentorial Tumors in the Pediatric Population: Multidisciplinary Management
Mapping, Disconnection, and Resective Surgery in Pediatric Epilepsy
Surgical Decision-Making and Treatment Options for Chiari Malformations in Children
Fetal Surgery for Open Neural Tube Defects
Surgical Management of Spinal Dysraphism
Revascularization Techniques in Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders
Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Contemporary Dorsal Rhizotomy Surgery for the Treatment of Spasticity in Childhood
Instrumentation and Stabilization of the Pediatric Spine: Technical Nuances and Age-
Methods of Cranial Vault Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Vascular Diseases
Open Treatment
Surgical Management of Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease
Management of Dissections of the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries
Management of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
Surgical Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Surgical Management of Cerebellar Stroke-Hemorrhage and Infarction
Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease in Adults
Surgical Treatment of Paraclinoid Aneurysms
Surgical Management of Posterior Communicating, Anterior Choroidal, Carotid Bifurcation
Surgical Management of Anterior Communicating and Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms
Surgical Management of Aneurysms of the Middle Cerebral Artery
Surgical Management of Terminal Basilar and Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms
Surgical Management of Midbasilar and Lower Basilar Aneurysms
Surgical Management of Aneurysms of the Vertebral and Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Complex
Far Lateral Approach and Transcondylar and Supracondylar Extensions for Aneurysms of the Vertebrobasilar Junction
Surgical Management of Cranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
Surgical Management of Cavernous Malformations of the Nervous System
Surgical Management of Infratentorial Arteriovenous Malformations
Surgical Management of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations
Endovascular Treatment
Endovascular Management of Intracranial Aneurysms
Endovascular Treatment of Stroke
Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations
Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Occlusive Disease
Endovascular Treatment of Extracranial Occlusive Disease
Embolization of Tumors: Brain, Head, Neck, and Spine
Endovascular Management of Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
Endovascular Management of Spinal Vascular Malformations
Endovascular Treatment of Head and Neck Bleeding
Imaging Evaluation and Endovascular Treatment of Vasospasm
Surgical Management of Hydrocephalus in the Adult
Adult Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome
Endoscopic Third Venticulostomy
Management of Shunt Infections
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Interstitial and LINAC-Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases
Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia
CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Spinal Neoplasms
Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenomas
Radiation Therapy and Radiosurgery in the Management of Craniopharyngiomas
Vestibular Schwannomas: The Role of Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Meningiomas
Role of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Management of Arteriovenous Malformations
Radiation Therapy of Epilepsy
Gamma Surgery for Functional Disorders
Functional Neurosurgery
Surgical Management Of Medically Intractable Epilepsy
Presurgical Evaluation for Epilepsy including Intracranial Electrodes
Temporal Lobe Operations in Intractable Epilepsy
Surgical Management of Extratemporal Lobe Epilepsy
Multilobar Re
Hemispherectomy in Epilepsy Surgery
Corpus Callosotomy: Indications and Techniques
Treatment of Intractable Epilepsy by Electrical Stimulation of the Vagus Nerve
Surgical Management Of Psychiatric And Movement Disorders
Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement Disorders: Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor, and Dystonia
Cervical Dystonia and Spasmodic Torticollis: Indications and Techniques
Novel Targets in Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
Molecular Therapies for Movement Disorders
Cingulotomy for Intractable Psychiatric Illness
Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Psychiatric Illness
Brain-Computer Interfacing Prospects and Technical Aspects
Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
Surgery for Intractable Spasticity
Surgical Management Of Intractable Pain
Retrogasserian Glycerol Rhizolysis in Trigeminal Neuralgia
Percutaneous Stereotactic Rhizotomy in the Treatment of Intractable Facial Pain
Neurovascular Decompression in Cranial Nerves V, VII, IX, and X
Deep Brain Stimulation for Pain
Mesencephalic Tractotomy and Anterolateral Cordotomy for Intractable Pain
Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain
Spinal Cord Stimulation and Intraspinal Infusions for Pain
Dorsal Root Entry Zone Lesions
Motor Cortex Stimulation for Intractable Facial Pain
Perioperative Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults
Surgical Management of Severe Closed Head Injury in Adults
Management of Penetrating and Blast Injuries of the Nervous System
Decompressive Craniectomy For Traumatic Brain Injury
Management of Skull Base Trauma
Surgical Management of Chronic Subdural Hematoma in Adults
Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
Principles of Scalp Surgery and Surgical Management of Major Defects of Scalp
Surgical Management of Major Skull Defects and Potential Complications
Management of Traumatic Intracranial Aneurysms
Management of Penetrating Brain Injury
Surgical Management Of Nervous System Infections
Management of Suppurative Intracranial Infections
Management of Infections after Craniotomy
Spinal Infections: Vertebral Osteomyelitis and Spinal Epidural Abscess
Neurosurgical Management of HIV-Related Focal Brain Lesions
Management of Neurocysticercosis
Management of Tuberculous Infections of the Nervous System
Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System
Management of Intracranial Aneurysms Caused by Infection
Neurosurgical Management Of Spinal Disorders
Degenerative Spine Disorder
Cervical Spine
Treatment Evolution in Management of Cervical Disc Disease
Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy (Jho Procedure): Microscopic or Endoscopic
Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy and Microdiscectomy
Disc Replacement Technologies in the Cervical and Lumbar Spine
Anterior Approaches for Multilevel Cervical Spondylosis
Management of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Cervical Laminoplasty: Indications and Techniques
Circumferential Cervical Spinal Fusion
Thoracic Spine
Surgical Techniques in the Management of Thoracic Disc Herniations
Video-Assisted Thorascopic Discectomy: Indications and Techniques
Lumbar Spine
Lumbar Microdiscectomy: Indications and Techniques
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdiscectomy: Indications and Techniques
Management of Far Lateral Lumbar Disc Herniations
Lumbar Spinal Arthroplasty: Clinical Experiences of Motion Preservation
Managementof Degenerative Lumbar Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis
Posterior Lumbar Fusion by Open Technique: Indications and Techniques
Percutaneous Placement of Lumbar Pedicle Screws: Indications and Techniques
Dynamic Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: Indications and Techniques
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF): Indications and Techniques
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF): Indications and Techniques
Laterial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF, DLIF): Indications and Techniques
Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty: Indications and Techniques
Spine Trauma
Management of Injuries of the Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord
Transoral Approaches to the Cervical Spine
Atlantoaxial Instability and Stabilization
Stabilization of the Subaxial Cervical Spine (C3-C7)
Thoracolumbar Anterolateral and Posterior Stabilization
Management of Sacral Fractures
Management of Penetrating Injuries to the Spine
Congenital And Developmental Spinal Abnormalities
Craniovertebral Abnormalities and Their Neurosurgical Management
Management of Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia
Management of Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Neurosurgical Problems of the Spine in Achondroplasia
Spinal Deformity
Management of Degenerative Scoliosis
Spinal Tumors
Surgical Management of Intramedullary Tumors in Adults
Intradural Extramedullary Tumors
Management of Spinal Cord Tumors and Arteriovenous Malformations
Management of Cauda Equina Tumors
Management of Primary Malignant Tumors of the Osseous Spine
Surgical Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction
Surgery for Metastatic Spine Disease
Surgical Re
Sacral Tumors
Specific Complications Of Spine Surgery
Surgical Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak after Spine Surgery
Surgical Management Of The Peripheral Nervous System
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Imaging for Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Management of Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
Nerve Transfers: Indications and Techniques
Management of Median Nerve Compression
Management of Ulnar Nerve Compression
Management of Entrapment Neuropathies
Management of Nerve Sheath Tumors Involving the Spine
Peripheral Nerve Tumors of the Extremities
Management of Cranial Nerve Injuries
Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Nerve-Grafting Procedures for Birth-Related Peripheral Nerve Injuries
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