Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery (Hardcover)

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Description


This book presents the latest management techniques for pediatric neurosurgical disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice. In this edition, chapters are organized into separate sections including cerebral disorders, spinal disorders, neoplasms, trauma, cerebrovascular disease, functional disorders, and infectious disorders. Each chapter describes the diagnostic studies, pathology and pathobiology, indications for surgery, treatment alternatives, prognostic factors and outcomes. New chapters cover ethical issues in pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery in developing countries, and in utero neurosurgery.

About the Author


Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Product Details
ISBN: 9781588903952
ISBN-10: 1588903958
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Publication Date: August 15th, 2007
Pages: 1296
Language: English