Tutorials in Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology: Edition 2

Springer
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The new edition of this book updates an established text written for trainees and practicing endovascular therapists.The content is based on the curriculum of the Endovascular Neurosurgery MSc degree course at Oxford University and its tutorial system of teaching. The tutorial is a learning episode focused on a particular topic. The book is presented as a series of tutorials, which introduces and guides students through background literature, highlights relevant research data, and provides insights on treatments from an experienced practitioner. Each tutorial covers a different topic to provide a complete review of the subspecialty and its theoretical basis. It is intended to equip the reader with a foundation of knowledge on which to build their clinical practice and a reference base for further study. Its practical approach to endovascular therapy will help the reader to understand recent developments in this rapidly expanding field of medicine.



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James Byrne is Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Oxford and Director of its MSc course in Endovascular Neurosurgery. He recently retired from clinical practice as Consultant Neuroradiologist to the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He trained in Neuroradiology at The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London and completed his MD degree thesis on the role of nitric oxide in cerebral vasospasm. He was first appointed Consultant Neuroradiologist at St George’s Hospital, London and moved to Oxford in 1991. His research interests include functional angiography and Interventional Neuroradiology. After moving to Oxford, he set up a laboratory to develop and test novel embolisation devices. He performed the first intracranial aneurysm treatments with the GDC device in the EU and trained the first European users. He has written over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications, 3 books and presented at numerous international scientific meetings. He organizes the successful ECMINT training program courses.

His international experience includes; Editor-in-Chief of NEURORADIOLOGY and currently the European Journal of Radiology, President of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy and membership of the European Union Medical Specialties task force on training in Endovascular Neurosurgery. He serves on several professional international and national Society executive committees and as a specialist advisor to commercial and Government boards.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jun 12, 2017
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Pages
421
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ISBN
9783319548357
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Allied Health Services / Imaging Technologies
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Neurology
Medical / Surgery / General
Medical / Surgery / Neurosurgery
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An outstanding backpack reference for day-to-day neurosurgical practice

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