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Pediatric Neurosurgery by James Tait. Goodrich


Pediatric Neurosurgery by James Tait. Goodrich

Featuring the clinical expertise of leading authorities in the field, this book is a lavishly illustrated surgical atlas of the latest neurosurgical approaches to frequently encountered problems in the pediatric patient. Each chapter in the book opens with a brief overview of the problem and then goes on to provide concise discussions of preoperative preparation, operative procedure, and postoperative management. The authors address the possible complications involved in each procedure and provide recommendations for how to avoid and manage them. Features: 380 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate key concepts with precision and clarity Step-by-step descriptions offer practical guidance for skin incision, operative exposure, patient positioning, surgical approaches, and various closing techniques Consistent organization throughout the chapters facilitates rapid reference to topics of interest This atlas is an invaluable visual reference that is ideal for neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, as well as residents preparing for board examinations. Series Description:The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Thieme have collaborated to produce the second edition of the acclaimed Neurosurgical Operative Atlas series. Edited by leading experts in the field, the series covers the entire spectrum of neurosurgery in five volumes. In addition to Pediatric Neurosurgery, the series also features: Spine and Peripheral Nerves, edited by Christopher Wolfla and Daniel K. Resnick Neuro-Oncology, edited by Behnam Badie Vascular Neurosurgery, edited by R. Loch Macdonald Functional Neurosurgery, edited by Philip Starr, Nicholas M. Barbaro, and Paul Larson


[Four stars] Admirably achieves its objectives...will prove valuable...The senior editor is an authority in the field...[includes] a fascinating chapter on endoscopic visualization of the vasculature of the brain...a well done atlas.--Doody's

About the Author

Leo Davidoff Dept of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY, USA

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Publication date

16th July 2008


James Tait. Goodrich

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Thieme Medical Publishers Inc


336 pages





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