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Youmans neurological surgery /
[edited by] H. Richard Winn.
edition
5th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Saunders, c2004.
description
4 v. (lxiv, 5296, cviii p.) : ill., ports. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
ISBN
072168291X, 9780721682914
format(s)
Computer Disc
Holdings
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imprint
Philadelphia : Saunders, c2004.
isbn
072168291X
9780721682914
general note
Rev. ed. of: Neurological surgery / editor-in-chief, Julian R. Youmans ; associate editors, Donald P. Becker ... [et al.]. 4th ed. c1996.
catalogue key
6218083
technical details
Systems requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows 98 or higher (Windows 98, 2000, NT, ME, or XP). Apple Power Macintosh or compatible, MAC OS version 9 or later.
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
H. Richard Winn, MD: Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
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Summaries
Main Description
This four-volume set is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical problems, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, prognoses, and cutting-edge operative techniques, as well as anatomy and physiology. This 5th Edition is reorganized to follow a more logical and modern approach. "There is no doubt that Neurological Surgery is the grand dame of the major neurosurgical textbooks...and is recommended without hesitation."--JAMA, review of previous edition. Neurological Surgery is still a definitive source of advice and information on neurosurgical disorders covering every aspect as well as surgical techniques. The scope of coverage consists of history, basic science, patient evaluation and surgical techniques and considerations. New topics includes ¡V A major revision team comprised from two editors "oan experienced veteran of the field and an emerging talent"o have extensively revised this new edition. Winn provides detailed underlying scientific basis for the etiology, pathopysiology and diagnosis of neurosurgical disease. The text has been completely reorganized for more convenient reference. For each major area of neurological surgery, it explores general and historical considerations · basic science topics · and specific approaches to patient evaluation, followed by surgical considerations and techniques for the full range of individual pathologic entities. Brand new chapters are indicated by asterisks on the attached Table of Contents. A brand-new team of nationally renowned editors and contributors, led by H. Richard Winn, provides new expertise and fresh perspectives. Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.
Main Description
This four-volume set is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical problems, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, prognoses, and cutting-edge operative techniques, as well as anatomy and physiology. This 5th Edition is reorganized to follow a more logical and modern approach. "There is no doubt that Neurological Surgery is the grand dame of the major neurosurgical textbooks...and is recommended without hesitation."--JAMA, review of previous edition. Neurological Surgery is still a definitive source of advice and information on neurosurgical disorders covering every aspect as well as surgical techniques. The scope of coverage consists of history, basic science, patient evaluation and surgical techniques and considerations. New topics includes V A major revision team comprised from two editors "oan experienced veteran of the field and an emerging talent"o have extensively revised this new edition. Winn provides detailed underlying scientific basis for the etiology, pathopysiology and diagnosis of neurosurgical disease. The text has been completely reorganized for more convenient reference. For each major area of neurological surgery, it explores general and historical considerations basic science topics and specific approaches to patient evaluation, followed by surgical considerations and techniques for the full range of individual pathologic entities. Brand new chapters are indicated by asterisks on the attached Table of Contents. A brand-new team of nationally renowned editors and contributors, led by H. Richard Winn, provides new expertise and fresh perspectives. Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Known for its expert advice, state-of-the-art content, illustrations and clinical utility, this text remains a valuable source for information on nervous system disturbances and their surgical management.
Main Description
This four-volume set is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical problems, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, prognoses, and cutting-edge operative techniques, as well as anatomy and physiology. This 5th Edition is reorganized to follow a more logical and modern approach. "There is no doubt that Neurological Surgery is the grand dame of the major neurosurgical textbooks...and is recommended without hesitation."--JAMA, review of previous edition. Neurological Surgery is still a definitive source of advice and information on neurosurgical disorders covering every aspect as well as surgical techniques. The scope of coverage consists of history, basic science, patient evaluation and surgical techniques and considerations. New topics includes ¡V A major revision team comprised from two editors oan experienced veteran of the field and an emerging talento have extensively revised this new edition. Winn provides detailed underlying scientific basis for the etiology, pathopysiology and diagnosis of neurosurgical disease. The text has been completely reorganized for more convenient reference. For each major area of neurological surgery, it explores general and historical considerations basic science topics and specific approaches to patient evaluation, followed by surgical considerations and techniques for the full range of individual pathologic entities. Brand new chapters are indicated by asterisks on the attached Table of Contents. A brand-new team of nationally renowned editors and contributors, led by H. Richard Winn, provides new expertise and fresh perspectives. Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.
Main Description
NOW AVAILABLE AS AN E-dition and complete updated online resource - for more info check ISBN 072163933X (E-dition) and 0721639313 (Online resource) Known for its expert advice, state-of-the-art content, superb illustrations and clinical utility, this masterwork remains the definitive source for information on nervous system disturbances and their surgical management. Under the new editorial leadership of H. Richard Winn, MD, FACS, a brand-new team of renowned editors and contribuguide readers through everything from history taking and diagnosis through state-of-the-art surgical procedures to pain management and rehabilitation. The 5th Edition has not only been completely updated from beginning to end, but also totally reorganised to mirror the ever-changing nature of neurosurgery practice. ** INCLUDES FREE IMAGE BANK CD-ROM! **
Table of Contents
Introduction to Neurological Surgery
Basic Science for the Neurological Surgeon--Overviewp. 3
Approach to the Patientp. 263
Fundamentals of Radiologyp. 419
Perioperative Evaluation and Treatmentp. 547
Surgical Exposures and Positioningp. 595
Oncology
Overviewp. 659
Basic Science of Neuro-oncologyp. 661
Approach to the Patient: Medical Considerationsp. 825
Surgical Considerationsp. 899
Intrinsic Tumorsp. 950
Extrinsic Tumorsp. 1099
Ventricular Tumorsp. 1237
Skull and Skull Base Tumorsp. 1265
Non-Neoplastic Disorders Mimicking Brain Tumorsp. 1419
Vascular
Overviewp. 1461
Basic Sciencep. 1467
Approach to the Patientp. 1495
Anesthesia for Neurovascular Proceduresp. 1503
Vascular and Blood Flow Evaluationsp. 1540
Occlusive Vascular Diseasep. 1613
Intracerebral Hemorrhagep. 1733
Hemorrhagic Vascular Disease: Aneurysmsp. 1769
True Arteriovenous Malformationsp. 2137
Cavernous Malformationsp. 2292
Spinal Arteriovenous Malformationsp. 2353
Pregnancy and Treatment of Vascular Diseasep. 2421
Epilepsy
Overviewp. 2435
Preoperative Evaluation for Epilepsyp. 2475
Intraoperative Mapping and Monitoring for Cortical Resectionsp. 2531
Specific Operative Approachesp. 2551
Functional Neurosurgery
Overviewp. 2653
Movement Disorders: Basic Sciencep. 2671
Approach to the Patient and the Diagnosisp. 2729
Movement Disorders: Ablative Surgery of Movement Disordersp. 2769
Spasticityp. 2863
Pain
Overviewp. 2913
Basic Sciencep. 2917
Approach to the Patientp. 2937
Trigeminal Neuralgiap. 2987
Surgical Treatment of Painp. 3023
Pediatric
Overviewp. 3145
Developmental and Acquired Anomaliesp. 3198
Craniosynostosis, Chiari Malformation, and Achondroplasiap. 3300
Hydrocephalusp. 3374
Vascular Diseasep. 3433
Head and Brain Traumap. 3461
Birth Traumap. 3481
Benign Spine Lesionsp. 3559
Tumorsp. 3595
Cerebral Palsy and Other Spastic Entitiesp. 3723
Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy in Childrenp. 3758
Rehabilitationp. 3783
Peripheral Nerve
Overviewp. 3794
Basic Sciencep. 3809
Approach to the Patientp. 3819
Management of Peripheral Nerve Injuriesp. 3889
Radiation Therapy and Radiosurgery
Overviewp. 3991
Basic Science of Radiotherapyp. 3999
Fractionated Radiation Therapyp. 4015
Techniques of Radiosurgeryp. 4111
Spine
Overviewp. 4147
Basic Sciencep. 4153
Approach to the Patientp. 4289
Infectionsp. 4363
Degenerative Diseasep. 4395
Adult Congenital Abnormalitiesp. 4569
Techniquesp. 4586
Instrumentationp. 4621
Tumors of the Spinep. 4799
Spine Traumap. 4869
Trauma
Overviewp. 5019
Basic Science (Biology of Brain Injury)p. 5025
Minor Head Injuryp. 5065
Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 5083
Rehabilitationp. 5285
Indexp. i
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