Atlas of Emergency Neurosurgery , part of the Neurosurgical Operative Atlas Series co-published by Thieme and the AANS, is a step-by-step visual guide to performing surgical procedures used in neurotrauma as well as non-traumatic emergency cases. The chapters address such topics as cerebral trauma and stroke, shunt failure, central nervous system infection, pituitary apoplexy, and reconstructive procedures. Special sections on pediatrics as well military-related injuries are also included.
- More than 500 beautiful, full-color illustrations help clarify each procedure
- Contains the most current information on how to perform emergency neurosurgical procedures
- Concise presentation of procedures gives readers quick, easy access to key information
This atlas is an ideal guide for neurosurgery residents who are participating in emergency procedures while on call and need to deal with operative trauma situations. It is also an excellent practical reference for neurosurgeons performing emergency neurosurgical interventions on a regular basis.
Jamie S. Ullman, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director of Neurosurgery, Elmhurst Hospital Center, NY (Editor)
Patricia B Raksin, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Rush University, Chief, Section of Neurotrauma & Critical Care, Director, Neurosurgery ICU, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL (Editor)