The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

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The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

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  • STOP MEMORISING Neurosurgery! START UNDERSTANDING Neurosurgery!
  • Modern Neurosurgery presented with extreme clarity, depth and style.
  • Extensively illustrated - 498 figures; 188 tables
Thirty eight outstanding Contributors including:Neuroradiology - Mauricio Castillo, Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of NeuroradiologyNeuro-anesthesia - James Cottrell, Distinguished Chair (Neuro-anesthesia), New YorkBrain Tumours - Mitchell Berger, Chairman, Dept of Neurosurgery, San FransciscoVascular - Robert Spetzler, Chairman and President, Barrow Neurological InstituteInfections - Stephen Haines, Chairman, University of Minnesota Spine - Edward Benzel, Chairman, Dept of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland ClinicThe Neurosurgeon's Handbook is compact, readable, multi-authored, extensively illustrated and authoritative source of high quality neurosurgical information; it is the ultimate companion to neurosurgical trainees and neurosurgeons around the world.
Based on the curriculum of British, North American and European neurosurgical training Programs, and with the contribution of some of the worlds leading neurosurgeons and neuroclinicians, The Neurosurgeon's Handbook
has been produced with the highest possible standards and it concisely covers all aspects of adult and paediatric neurosurgery. It is systematically, meticulously and clearly broken down into easy-to-follow sections that contain condensed but comprehensive neurosurgical information.

With 18 sections and 113 chapters, all critical neurosurgical information is systematically presented to include clear definitions; epidemiology, pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease; neuroradiological and neuropathological features; critical care and neuroanaesthesia; clinical presentation and differential diagnosis; treatment; critical surgical anatomy and step-by-step key operative techniques of the brain, skull base and spine.

The material is based on clinical trials, major clinical series and the extensive personal experience of some of the worlds best neurosurgeons and neuroclinicians who contributed to the handbook. Hundreds of imaging studies, neuropathological photographs (some in full colour) and anatomical and surgical diagrams supplement the text which is methodically organised to allow understanding of all complex neurosurgical concepts of adult and paediatric neurosurgery.

Widely accepted practice guidelines, major classification schemes, commonly used neurological scales, significant syndromes and constellation of key signs and symptoms are found in 188 tables, presented in a way easy to understand and remember.

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George Samandouras, MD, FRCS, FRCS (Neuro.Surg)Consultant NeurosurgeonCo-Director of NeurosurgeryVictor Horsley Department of NeurosurgeryThe National Hospital for Neurology and NeurosurgeryQueen Square, London, UK. Reta Lila Weston Research Laboratories Department of Molecular NeuroscienceUCL Institute of NeurologyQueen Square, London. 

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"It is always difficult to edit or write a concise yet thorough handbook of neurosurgery and it is difficult to cover every topic in great detail and stay within the limits of a handbook...This book managed just to do that.."
--Surgeon News -- Read the FULL REVIEW at surgeonsnews.com

"Dr. Samandouras has created a new resource for the neurosurgeon and neurosurgery resident that contains many original qualities when compared to other available reference guides...well-written, practical, easy to use"
--World Neurosurgery -- Read the FULL REVIEW at worldneurosurgery.org

...an excellent book for trainees. It covers almost every topic in a concise text. It is very pleasant to read.
--Nicolas de Tribolet Editor-in-Chief Acta Neurochirurgica -- Read the FULL REVIEW at link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00701-011-1012-7?LI=true

"I found this book to be full of interesting and useful facts with good illustrations. I highly recommend it"
--Epilepsy and Behaviour

"Samandouras' book is different (compared to competition): it is readable Rating: 5 stars"--Surgical Neurology International -- Read the FULL REVIEW at surgicalneurologyint.com

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