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Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade - Cranial



Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781604063349
Publication Date: December 2013

A collection of core cranial procedures for the neurosurgeon "

2015 PROSE Award First Prize Winner!

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and superb illustrations that accompany them. Expert neurosurgeons specializing in the cranial region describe how they perform common procedures and offer surgical tips and pearls.

Key Features:

  • Distills a wealth of information in a concise, step-by-step format, making it easy for novice surgeons to review how procedures are performed
  • Includes more than 150 surgical procedures for the cranial region, each accompanied by high-quality, original illustrations
  • Presents topics in either a pathology-based or an approach-based manner
  • Consistently organizes the procedures into the headings Introduction and Background, Operative Detail and Preparation, Outcomes and Postoperative Course, and References, enabling rapid reference

Neurosurgeons at all levels, from residents learning procedures to experienced practitioners needing a quick refresher, will find this book, along with its companion volume, Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves, to be an invaluable resource throughout their surgical careers.

General and Advanced Cranial Approaches
Anterior Fossa and Convexity
1 Convexity and Parasagittal Approaches
2 Pterional Craniotomy
3 Frontal and Bifrontal Craniotomy
4 Modified One-Piece Orbitozygomatic Craniotomy
5 Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transchoroidal Approach to the Third Ventricle
6 Eyebrow Approach
Middle Fossa
7 Temporal Approach
8 Subtemporal Craniotomy Approach
9 Combined Anterior and Posterior Petrosectomy
Posterior Fossa
10 Translabyrinthine Approach
11 Presigmoid Craniotomy
12 Retrosigmoid Approach
13 Lateral Suboccipital Craniotomy
14 Far Lateral and Extreme Far Lateral Approaches to the Craniocervical Junction
15 Midline Suboccipital Infratentorial Craniotomy
Intracranial Tumor Neurosurgery
16 Glioma Resection
17 Glioblastoma
18 Supratentorial Glioma
19 Oligodendroglioma
20 Low-Grade Gliomas
21 Insular Gliomas
22 Optic Pathway Gliomas
23 Hypothalamic Gliomas
24 Brainstem Gliomas
25 Meningiomas: General Surgical Management
26 Convexity Meningiomas
27 Parasagittal Meningioma
28 Torcular Meningiomas
29 Tentorial Meningiomas
30 Olfactory Groove and Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas
31 Orbital Meningioma
32 Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas
33 Petroclival Meningiomas
34 Clinoidal Meningiomas
35 Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas
Intraventricular Tumors
36 Lateral Ventricular Tumors
37 Third Ventricular Tumors
38 Transvermian Approach to Fourth Ventricular Tumors
39 Telovelar Approach to Fourth Ventricular Tumors
40 Ependymoma
41 Choroid Plexus Tumors
42 Central Neurocytoma
Posterior Fossa and Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors
43 Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors
44 Vestibular Schwannoma
45 Epidermoid and Dermoid Tumors
46 Foramen Magnum Tumors
47 Paraganglioma (Glomus Jugulare Tumors)
48 Hemangioblastoma
Other Skull Base Tumor Approaches
49 Pineal Region Tumors: Occipital Transtentorial Approach
50 Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach to the Pineal Region
Tumors with Bony Involvement of the Skull
51 Clival Chordomas: Lateral Approaches
52 Chordoma
53 Ossifying Fibromas and Fibrous Dysplasias
Metastatic Tumors
54 Ethesioneuroblastoma (Olfactory Neuroblastoma)
55 Primary CNS Lymphoma
56 Metastatic Disease of the Brain
Sellar and Parasellar Tumors
57 Pituitary Adenomas and the Transphenoidal Approach
58 Cranial Approaches to Sellar and Parasellar Tumors
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
59 Endonasal Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approach to the Sellae
60 Endoscopic Approach to Craniopharyngioma
61 Expanded Endonasal Approaches to Nonpituitary Tumors
62 Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
63 Endoscopic Aqueductoplasty
64 Skull Base Reconstruction and Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Endonasal Approaches
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Aneurysm Surgery
65 Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Surgical Repair
66 Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Clipping
67 Carotid Termination Aneurysms
68 Clinoidal and Infraclinoid Carotid Aneurysms
69 Ophthalmic Artery Aneurysms
70 Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms
71 Distal Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms
72 Pericallosal Artery Aneurysm (Distal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms)
73 Subtemporal Approach to Basilar Tip Aneurysms
74 Anterior Petrosectomy Approach to Retrosellar and Upper Clival Basilar Aneurysms
75 Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms
76 Vertebral Artery Aneurysms: Far Lateral Approach
77 Multiple Intracranial Aneurysms
78 Traumatic Intracranial Aneurysms
79 Surgical Management of Giant Intracranial Aneurysms
Vascular Disease and Malformation Surgery
80 Surgical Management of Acute Carotid Occlusion
81 Cavernous Malformation (Supratentorial)
82 Cavernous Malformation (Infratentorial)
83 Resection of Cortical Arteriovenous Malformations
84 Resection of Deep Arteriovenous Malformations
85 Extracranial to Intracranial Arterial Bypass: Superficial Temporal Artery to Middle Cerebral Artery
86 Indirect Revascularization Techniques: Encephalomyosynangiosis
87 Surgical Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage
88 Approaches to Cerebral Veins and Dural Sinuses
Extracranial Vascular Surgery
89 Carotid Endarterectomy
90 Exposure of the Vertebral Artery: Lateral Approaches
Endovascular Techniques
91 Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm
92 Endovascular Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain
93 Endovascular Treatment of Carotid-Cavernous Fistulas
94 Endovascular Treatment of Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
95 Endovascular Treatment of Vein of Galen (VOG) Malformations
96 Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Occlusion
97 Endovascular Management of Extranial Carotid and Vertebral Artery Aneurysms and Dissections
98 Balloon Test Occlusion for the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries
99 Cerebral Balloon Angioplasty for Vasospasm
100 Angioplasty of the Extracranial Carotid Artery and Other Extracranial Locations
101 Liquid Embolization of Vascular Lesions
Cranial Trauma Neurosurgery
102 Supratentorial Extraaxial Hematoma Evacuation
103 Acute Subdural Hematoma
104 Chronic Subdural Hematomas
105 Intraparenchymal Hematoma
106 Posterior Fossa Decompression for Extraaxial and Intraaxial Cerebellar Hematoma
107 Decompressive Craniectomy
108 Projectile Head Injuries
109 Craniofacial Reconstruction for Trauma
110 External Ventricular Drain and Ventricular Access Devices
111 Intracranial Pressure Bolt
Cranial Infections
112 Infected Bone Flap
113 Subdural Empyema
114 Cerebral Abscess
115 Neurocysticercosis
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Stereotactic Operative Procedures
116 Frame-Based Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
117 Frameless Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
Stereotactic Radiosurgical Procedures
118 Image-Guided Robotic Radiosurgery
119 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
120 Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Tumors
121 Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Arteriovenous Malformation
122 Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Functional, Pain, and Other Disorders
Functional Neurosurgery
Epilepsy/Movement Disorder
123 Temporal Lobectomy
124 Amygdalohippocampectomy
125 Corpus Callosotomy for Intractable Epilepsy
126 Hemispherotomy
127 Vagal Nerve Stimulation
128 Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
129 Thalamotomy and Pallidotomy
130 Cortical Mapping during Awake Craniotomy for Epilepsy
Pain/Spasticity Management
131 Motor Cortex Stimulation for Intractable Pain
132 Percutaneous Lesioning: Procedures for Trigeminal Neuralgia
133 Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia
Pediatric Cranial Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid Diversion
134 Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
135 Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Revision
136 Ventriculoatrial Shunt
137 Ventriculopleural Shunts
138 Syringosubarachnoid and Syringopleural Shunts
139 Shunt Externalization
140 Management of Dandy-Walker Malformation
Cranial Malformations and Neoplasms
141 Repair of Pediatirc Encephaloceles (Basal Encephaloceles)
142 Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis
143 Syndromic Craniosynostosis
144 Sagittal Craniosynostosis
145 Coronal Synostosis
146 Metopic Craniosynostosis
147 Lambdoid Synostosis
148 Endoscopic Correction of Craniosynostosis
149 Posterior Fossa Approach for Tumor Resection
150 Temporal Arachnoid Cyst Fenestration
151 Congenital Central Nervous System Tumors

First Prize in the Clinical Medicine category at the 2015 PROSE Awards!

Overall, this is a comprehensive text that provides a very readable framework and a logical approach to neurosurgical management of spine and peripheral nerve disorders. -- Neurosurgery

A beautifully presented textbook with good value. It should have a place in all neurosurgical departmental libraries. -- JNSA

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