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    [edited by] Richard G. Ellenbogen, Laligam N. Sekhar, Neil D. Kitchen.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2018
    Section 1: General overview. Landmarks in the history of neurosurgery -- Challenges in global neurosurgery -- Pearls for clinical evaluation of the nervous system -- Principles of modern neuroimaging -- Neuro anesthesia and monitoring for cranial and complex spinal surgery -- Surgical positioning, navigation, important surgical tools, craniotomy and closure of cranial and spinal wounds -- Section 2: Pediatric neurosurgery. Spinal dysraphism and tethered spinal cord -- Hydrocephalus in children -- Diagnosis and surgical options for craniosynostosis -- The Chiari malformations and syringohydromyelia -- Posterior fossa and brainstem tumors in children -- Craniopharyngiomas -- All other brain tumors in pediatrics -- Pediatric vascular disease and stroke -- Section 3: Vascular neurosurgery. Medical and surgical treatment of cerebrovascular occlusive disease -- Intracranial aneurysms, gen principles of management (ruptured and unruptured) -- Surgery for anterior circulation aneurysms -- Surgery for posterior circulation aneurysms -- Complex intracranial aneurysms and bypasses for aneurysms -- Vascular malformations (arteriovenous malformations and rural arteriovenous fistulas) -- Cavernous malformations of the brain and spinal cord -- Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- Endovascular treatment of acute stroke and occlusive cerebrovascular disease -- Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms -- Section 4: Trauma. Surgical Management of Closed Head Injury -- Critical Care Management of Neurosurgical Patients -- Penetrating Brain Injury -- Traumatic Skull and Facial Fractures -- Section 5: The spine. Injuries to the cervical spine -- Thoracolumbar spine fractures -- Intradural extramedullary and intramedullary spinal cord tumors -- Treatment of spinal metastatic tumors -- Spinal cord injury -- Craniovertebral junction: a reappraisal -- Degenerative spine disease (cervical) -- Degenerative spine disease (thoracolumbar) -- Pediatric and adult scoliosis -- Section 6: Tumors. High-grade gliomas -- Low-grade gliomas -- Metastatic brain tumors -- Convexity, and parasagittal vs. skull base meningiomas -- Tumors of the pineal region -- Cerebellopontine angle tumors -- Pituitary tumors: diagnosis and management -- Endoscopic approaches to ventricular tumors and colloid cysts -- Microsurgical approaches to the ventricular system -- Base tumors: evaluation and microsurgery -- Endoscopic approaches to skull base lesions -- Jugular foramen tumors: paraganglioma and schwannoma -- Section 7: Radiosurgery and radiotherapy. Application of current radiation delivery systems and radiobiology -- Radiosurgery of central nervous system tumors and arteriovenous malformations -- Proton beam therapy and particle beam radiotherapy for cranial and skull base tumors -- Section 8: Functional pain. Trigeminal neuralgia -- Spasticity: classification, diagnosis and management -- Surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy -- Extratemporal procedures and hemispherectomy for epilepsy -- Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders -- Stereotactic functional neurosurgery for mental health disorders, pain and epilepsy -- Section 9: Miscellaneous. Surgical management of infections of the central nervous system, cranium and of the spine -- Adult congenital CSF disorders -- Management of peripheral nerve injuries -- Entrapment neuropathies, peripheral nerve tumors -- Pre-hospital care of TBI patients.