Management of Pituitary Tumors, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics - E-Book

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This issue of the Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Drs. Manish Aghi and Lewis Blevins, is devoted to Management of Pituitary Tumors. Experts in the field have assembled to provide articles on Imaging of the pituitary and parasellar region; Management of Incidentally Found Nonfunctional Pituitary Tumors; Endoscopic Surgery for Pituitary Tumors; Prolactinomas – Medical versus Surgical Management; Neurosurgery for Cushing’s Disease; Postoperative radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary tumors; Management options for persistent postoperative acromegaly; Medical management of persistent and recurrent Cushing’s disease; Management of Large Aggressive Nonfunctional Pituitary Tumors – Experimental Medical Options when Surgery and Radiation Fail; Pituitary Carcinoma; Visual Outcomes after Surgery For Nonfunctional Adenomas Causing Visual Compromise; and Hypopituitarism and Central Diabetes Insipidus: Peri-Operative Diagnosis and Management.
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Oct 30, 2012
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781455747696
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Neurology
Medical / Surgery / Neurosurgery
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Mark S. Greenberg
A must-have...[a] low-cost, highly portable, and extremely useful reference volume, which will undoubtedly enjoy continued longevity into the foreseeable future.--Journal of NeurosurgeryA vital resource...For rapid access to the diagnosis and management of all neurosurgical things, there is no substitute.--The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection, and Critical CareFor two decades, Handbook of Neurosurgery -- now in a fully updated seventh edition -- has been an invaluable companion for every neurosurgery resident and nurse, as well as neurologists and others involved in the care of patients with brain and spine disorders. Dr. Greenberg's classic text covers the breadth of neurosurgery and its allied specialties and provides the latest information on anatomy and physiology, differential diagnosis, and currently accepted principles of clinical management. Renowned for its scope and accessibility, this portable, single-volume guide is packed with more than 1,300 pages of practical information, including thousands of literature citations, handy cross-references, and a thorough index.Features: New to the seventh edition: detailed coverage of blunt cervical arterial injuries; awake craniotomies; brain mapping; new grading systems for cervical and thoracolumbar fractures; radiation safety for neurosurgeons; organ donation after cardiac death; and expanded discussion of endovascular techniques Numerous updates, including information on dural arteriovenous malformations; tumors and molecular biology; and new neuromonitoring modalities such as brain oxygen tension, cerebral microdialysis, and regional cerebral blood flow The return of basic surgical material to acquaint readers with the operating room A practical new feature called Booking the Case supplies helpful information about scheduling surgery and obtaining informed consent Highly valuable section on hot topics in neurocritical care Color highlights and full-color inserts to enhance readability Comprehensive and conveniently compact, this book is a must-have reference for neurosurgery residents and a useful tool for anyone working in the clinical neurosciences.
Remi Nader
An ideal resource for board exam preparation, this review distills the essentials of neurosurgery in a user-friendly question and answer format. Divided into three main sections, this text presents a comprehensive collection of cases covering intracranial pathology, spinal and peripheral nerve pathology, and neurology. Each chapter opens by detailing the clinical presentation of a problem frequently encountered in everyday practice followed by a list of questions and answers designed to test the reader's knowledge of diagnostic techniques, imaging, surgical indications, treatment options, potential complications, and outcomes.Highlights:Contributions from internationally recognized authorities in the main subspecialties of neurosurgery, including neurosurgical oncology, skull base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and epilepsy surgerySuccinct bullet-point format and consistent presentation in each chapter for rapid review of essential conceptsDetailed coverage of common and rare neurologic pathologiesMore than 380 high-quality images, including 76 full-color illustrations that demonstrate important conceptsValuable references to current evidence-based scientific dataThis book is an indispensable tool for neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows preparing for their oral board or recertification examinations. With its highly accessible presentation, this book will also be a valuable refresher for clinicians and a useful reference for students preparing for rounds.
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