Overall, this is an excellent book on infectious conditions and diseases in the central nervous system, including their accurate diagnosis, understanding, and surgical and nonsurgical treatment and management. -- BIZ INDIA
The two editors have succeeded in producing a great reference on all aspects of neurosurgical infections. This is a well-written, comprehensive review of a difficult topic. -- Doody Enterprises, Inc.
Rapid diagnosis and treatment are crucial to successful outcomes in infections involving the central nervous system, which can cause significant neurological morbidity and mortality. Neurosurgical Infectious Disease: Surgical and Nonsurgical Management is a comprehensive guide that gives surgeons the core knowledge they need to diagnose, treat, and prevent infectious diseases of the central nervous system.
Emphasizes newer surgical techniques, including: endoscopy, neuronavigation, and intraoperative guidance
Covers contemporary radiologic diagnostic techniques and provides excellent imaging examples
Includes chapters on antibiotic prophylaxis, intracranial infection, and the infection of implanted devices
This excellent neurosurgical reference will be an essential part of the armamentarium used by neurosurgeons and infectious disease specialists in their daily practice.