Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade - Cranial: Cranial

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade - Cranial: Cranial

By: Scott C. Berta (editor), Remi Nader (editor), Michael L. Levy (editor), Cristian Gragnaniello (editor), Abdulrahman Sabbagh (editor)Hardback

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"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 2015 PROSE Award First Prize Winner! A beautifully presented textbook with good value. It should have a place in all neurosurgical departmental libraries.-- JNSA 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. This book has been developed from Thieme eNeurosurgery, the world's most comprehensive neurosurgical resource online. For a free trial, go to:

About Author

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Neurological Surgery, Childrens Hospital San Diego, CA


Section I. Advanced Cranial Approaches 1. Pterional Craniotomy 2. Orbitozygomatic Craniotomy 3. Frontal and Bi-frontal Craniotomy 4. Transphenoidal Approach 5. Transoral Approach 6. Interhemispheric / Transcallosal Craniotomy 7. Subtemporal Craniotomy 8. Anterior and Posterior Petrosectomy 9. Presigmoid Craniotomy 10. Translabyrinthine Approach 11. Suboccipital Craniotomy 12. Lateral suboccipital (Retrosigmoid) Craniotomy 13. Lateral Suboccipital (Lower) Craniotomy 14. Far Lateral and Extreme Far Lateral Approaches Section II. Intracranial Tumor Neurosurgery IIA. Tumor by Location 15. Convexity Meningioma 16. Parasagittal Meningioma 17. Olfactory Groove and Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma 18. Tentorial Meningioma 19. Supratentorial Gliomas 20. Optic Nerve Gliomas and Orbital Meningiomas 21. Brain Stem Gliomas 22. Hypothalamic Gliomas 23. Insular Gliomas 24. Approaches to Sellar and Parasellar Tumors 25. Lateral Ventricular Tumors 26. Third Ventricular Tumors 27. Fourth Ventricular Tumors 28. Pineal Region Tumors 29. Cavernous Sinus Tumors 30. Cerebellopontine Angle (CPA) Tumors 31. Posterior Fossa Tumors 32. Foramen Magnum Tumors 33. Clival Tumors IIB. Tumors by Pathology 34. Astrocytoma 35. Oligodendroglioma 36. Low Grade Gliomas 37. Meningioma 38. Vestibular Schwannoma 39. Epidermoid and Dermoid Tumors 40. Pituitary Adenomas 41. Craniopharyngioma 42. Medulloblastoma (PNET) 43. Ependymoma 44. Hemangioblastoma 45. Pineal Tumors 46. Choroid Plexus Tumors 47. Central Neurocytoma 48. Paraganglioma (Glomus Jugulare Tumors) 49. Chordoma 50. Osteoma 51. Ethesioneuroblastoma 52. Primary CNS Lymphoma 53. Metastatic Brain Tumors 54. Radiotherapy 55. Chemotherapy Section III. Cerebrovascular Surgery IIIA. Surgical Techniques 56. Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) 57. Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm 58. Posterior Communicating Artery and Anterior Choroidal Artery Aneurysms 59. Ophthalmic Artery Aneurysm 60. Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm 61. Pericallosal Artery Aneurysm 62. Basilar Artery Aneurysm (Infraclinoidal) 63. Basilar Artery Aneurysm (Supraclinoidal) (Anterior Petrosectomy Approach to Retrosellar and Upper Clival) 64. Other Posterior Circulation Aneurysms 65. Cavernous Malformation (Supratentorial) 66. Cavernous Malformation (Infratentorial) 67. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (Convexity) 68. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (Deep) 69. EC/IC Bypass 70. EDAS (Encephaloduroarteriomyosynangiosis) 71. Evacuation of Intracerebral Hematoma IIIB. Endovascular Techniques 72. Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm 73. Endovascular Treatment of Difficult aneurysms 74. Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Occlusion 75. Endovascular Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations 76. Endovascular Treatment of Carotid-Cavernous (C-C) Fistulas 77. Endovascular Treatment of Dural AV Fistulas 78. Endovascular Treatment of Vein of Galen (VOG) Malformations 79. Endovascular Treatment of Spinal Vascular Lesions 80. Balloon Test Occlusion and Balloon Angioplasty 81. Tumor Embolisation Section IV. Stereotactic and Endoscopic Neurosurgery IVA. Stereotactic Neurosurgery 82. Frame-Based Stereotactic Brain Biopsy 83. Frameless Stereotactic Brain Biopsy 84. Stereotactic Radiosurgery Gamma Knife, Linacs and Cyberknife 85. Stereotactic Radiosurgery-Tumor 86. Stereotactic Radiosurgery-Arteriovenous Malformation 87. Stereotactic Radiosurgery-Other IV B Endoscopic Neurosurgery 88. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy 89. Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery 90. Endoscopic Craniofacial Surgery 91. Endoscopic Tumor Resection Section V. Functional Neurosurgery VA. Epilepsy/ Movement Disorder 92. Temporal Lobectomy 93. Amygdalohippocampectomy 94. Cingulotomy 95. Corpus Callosotomy 96. Hemispherectomy 97. Vagal Nerve Stimulation 98. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Movement disorders 99. Pallidotomy and Thalamotomy 100. Cortical Mapping for Awake Craniotomy VB. Pain / Spasticity Management 101. Spinal Cord Stimulator 102. Intrathecal Baclofen or Morphine Pump 103. Fluoroscopic Guided Trigeminal Neuralgia Rhizotomy/ Foramen Ovale Rhizotomy 104. DREZ (Dorsal Root Entry Zone) Rhizotomy 105. Cordotomy 106. Sacral nerve stimulation in Spinal Cord Injury 107. Nerve stimulation for limb paralysis Section VI. Peripheral Nerve Surgery 108. Sural Nerve Biopsy 109. Muscle Biopsy 110. Carpal Tunnel Release (CTS) 111. Ulnar Nerve Transposition 112. Brachial Plexus Repair 113. Peripheral Nerve Grafting 114. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 115. Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy 116. Thoracoscopic Resection of Paraspinal Tumors / Schwannomas Section VII. Spine Neurosurgery VIIA. Spinal Decompression 117. Laminectomy (Cervical) 118. Laminectomy (thoracolumbar) 119. Cervical Laminoforaminotomy 120. Anterior Cervical Diskectomy 121. Anterior Lumbar Diskectomy 122. Posterior Lumbar Diskectomy 123. Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion 124. Posterior Lumbar Transforaminal Interbody Fusion 125. Thoracic Discectomy 126. Cervical Corpectomy 127. Thoracic Transpedicular/Lateral Costotransversectomy Corpectomy 128. Lumbar Corpectomy VIIB. Complex Spinal Instrumentation and Scoliosis 129. Occipital Cervical Instrumentation 130. Posterior Cervical Wiring (Sonntag technique) 131. C1-2 Posterior Instrumentation 132. Cervical Lateral Mass Screw Placement 133. Thoracic Pedicle Screw Placement 134. Lumbar Pedicle Screw Placement 135. Surgical Reduction of Spondylolisthesis 136. Sacral Iliac Screw Placement VIIC. Spinal Tumors and Vascular Malformations 137. Extramedullary Tumors: Metastatic Tumors 138. Thoracoscopic corpectomy and stabilization for metastatic spine tumors 139. Spondylectomy in Tumor Resection 140. Intradural Extramedullary Tumors: Schwannomas and Meningiomas 141. Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors: Ependymomas and Astrocytomas 142. Spinal AV Fistula / AVMs 143. Cavernous Malformation of the Spinal Cord 144. Radiosurgery for Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors VIID. Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) 145. Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty 146. MIS -cervical decompression 147. MIS-lumbar discectomy 148. MIS-TLIF (Transforaminal Interbody Fusion) 149. DLIF (Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion) 150. Axial Transsacral Screw 151. Percutaneous Facet Screws 152. Percutaneous Pedicle Screws 153. 3D Navigation for Pedicle Screw Placement-Image Guidance Technique 154. Percutaneous Endoscopic Diskectomy 155. Endoscopic Odontoidectomy 156. Stereotactic Radiosurgery of the Spine VIIE. Disk Arthroplasty / Motion Preservation 157. Cervical Artificial Disk 158. Lumbar Artificial Disk 159. Lumbar Facet Replacement 160. Dynamic Posterior Lumbar Fusion 161. Interspinous Distraction Device 162. Cervical Laminoplasty VIIF. Special Topics 163. Tethered Cord Release and Management in the Adult 164. Exposure of the Vertebral Artery 165. Arthrodesis - Source and Technique 166. Cauda Equina Syndrome 167. Neuromonitoring: EMG, SSEP and MEP 168. Duroplasty Section VIII. Pediatric Neurosurgery 169. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt (VPS) 170. Revision of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt 171. Ventriculoatrial Shunt 172. External Ventricular Drain and Ventricular Access Device 173. Repair of Pediatric Encephalocele 174. Craniosynostosis Surgery 175. Posterior Fossa Approach for Tumor Resection 176. Spinal Dysraphism - Lipomas 177. Spinal Dysraphism -Myelomeningocele 178. Chiari Malformations and Syringohydromyelia 179. Tethered Cord Release 180. Temporal Arachnoid Cyst Fenestration Section IX. Trauma Neurosurgery 181. Supratentorial Extra-axial Hematoma Evacuation 182. Posterior Fossa Extra-axial Hematoma Evacuation 183. Acute Subdural Hematoma 184. Chronic Subdural Hematoma 185. Intraparenchymal Hematoma / Lobectomy 186. Decompressive Craniectomy 187. Projectile Head Injuries 188. Craniofacial Reconstruction 189. Depressed Skull Fractures 190. Cranioplasty Section X. Infection XA. Cranial Infection 191. Subdural Empyema 192. Cerebral Abscess 193. Cysticercosis and Toxoplasmosis 194. Lumboperitoneal Shunt (LPS) for Coccidiomycosis Meningitis XB. Spinal Infections 195. Epidural Abscess 196. Surgical Treatment of Thoracis Diskitis / Osteomyelitis 197. C1/2 Puncture 198. Lumbar Puncture / Drain

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