The craniovertebral junction, with a significant range of pathologies and anatomical complexities, continues to be a challenging area for surgeons. This new edition of Surgery of the Craniovertebral Junction focuses on surgical decision making and technological advances in the treatment modalities for this region. Written and edited by senior surgeons at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and the world-renowned Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, this is a comprehensive text that spine and skull base surgeons will refer to often. A content-rich, interactive DVD containing cadaveric dissections, animations of surgical approaches and techniques, and a selection of short, narrated cases, is included with the book.
Surgery of the Craniovertebral Junction, Second Edition is the surgical resource every spine and skull base surgeon should have on their bookshelf.
Division of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Director of Spinal Research, Associate Chief, Spine Section, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Neurosurgical Associates, Ltd., St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USAearthlink email may be out of date
Video Atlas of Intracranial Aneurysm Surgery brings the spectrum of microsurgical procedures for intracranial aneurysms to residents, fellows, and younger neurosurgeons in an increasingly endovascular-focused field.
Key Features:Side-by-side photo and illustration format aids in interpretation of intricate surgical procedures More than 1300 figures elucidate clinical cases from the Barrow Neurological Institute and other centers of neurosurgical excellenceA DVD, featuring more than 30 related surgical cases and narrated by the authors, is included with the bookCases illustrate how to successfully achieve revascularization for conditions such as moyamoya disease, recurrent aneurysms after endovascular treatment, giant aneurysms, vertebral artery insufficiency, and severe stenosisThe vascular anatomy related to each bypass technique is illustrated and described in the sections showcasing the clinical cases treated by the technique
This comprehensive atlas is an ideal reference for practicing neurosurgeons, neurosurgical residents, and interventional neuroradiologists, and it will be a relevant volume in their medical library for years to come.
The review is organized by neurosurgical topic with 20 chapters equally divided among questions followed by answers. Starting with physiology and anatomy, each chapter methodically covers core topics including radiology, neurology, pathology/histology, ophthalmology, and more. The authors provide brief explanations and pearls that accompany each question, which provide a solid springboard for delving deeper into any given topic. The easy-to-follow format enables residents to partake in long study sessions or tackle just a question or two in the midst of a busy day of neurosurgical service.
Key HighlightsMore than 1,300 questions reflect key concepts in the ABNS primary examEnhanced with more than 350 images, most in color, which reflect the computerized, image-rich format of the current examA full-length practice test at the end of the book mirrors the cadence and time constraints of the actual examExplanations of correct and incorrect answers facilitate learning and retaining vast amounts of material
This comprehensive board review book will help neurosurgical residents of all levels prepare thoroughly for the March exam. It is a one-stop self-assessment tool for any neurosurgeon who endeavors to attain and maintain ABNS certification.