This is a neurosurgical text that is current, accessible, practical, insightful and authoritative, a companion guide that will act as a comprehensive resource for trainees at all levels, from junior specialty registrars sitting the MRCS to those undertaking their final exit exams (FRCS (SN). It includes clear signposting along the way indicating what objectives need to be met at each level. The content has been structured to provide a learner friendly approach to this complex subject matter. It adopts a step-by-step guide to progressively more complex neurosurgical procedures, as well as including the most up-to-date research that will impact on practice for years to come. This concise textbook distils everything a modern neurosurgery trainee needs to know. It is also suitable for those training in the United States, working towards their primary and final ABN exams. The book will also be of interest as a reference source for practicing neurologists, GP medical students and other healthcare professionals with an interest in this field.