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Neurosurgery Case Review : Questions and Answers - Remi Nader

Neurosurgery Case Review

Questions and Answers

By: Remi Nader (Editor), Abdulrahman J. Sabbagh (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd December 2009
ISBN: 9781604060522
Number Of Pages: 462

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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.


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  • 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 surgery
  • Succinct bullet-point format and consistent presentation in each chapter for rapid review of essential concepts
  • Detailed coverage of common and rare neurologic pathologies
  • More than 380 high-quality images, including 76 full-color illustrations that demonstrate important concepts
  • Valuable references to current evidence-based scientific data This 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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A unique comprehension of essential neurosurgical cases...case-related questions and answers for rapid review.--Central European Neurosurgery

I- Cranial section 1.Vascular a.Aneurysms b.Arteriovascular malformations c.Extracranial vascular disease 2.Tumor a.Primary brain tumors b.Metrastatic brain tumors 3.Trauma a.Blunt trauma & Closed head injuries b.Penetrating trauma 4.Stereotactic & functional a.Diagnostic procedures and biopsies b.Movement disorders c.Pain management 5.Epilepsy. a.Ablative procedures b.Augmentative procedures 6.Pediatrics a.Birth and developmental defects b.Hydrocephalus c.Pediatric trauma d.Pediatric tumors II-Spinal & peripheral nerve section 1.Degenerative a.Cervical disease b.Lumbar disease 2.Trauma a.Cervical trauma b.Thoraco-Lumbar trauma c.Penetrating injuries 3.Developmental a.Craniocervical junction b.Lumbosacral mlformations 4.Peripheral nerve a.Upper extremity b.Lower extremity III-Other 1.Neurology a.Dementias b.Neuromuscular disorders c.Developmental disorders 2.Key concepts in basic sciences a.Anatomy b.Physiology

ISBN: 9781604060522
ISBN-10: 1604060522
Series: THIEME PUBLISHERS
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 462
Published: 2nd December 2009
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.3

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