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Neurosurgery outlines

Author: Paul Edward Kaloostian; Christ Ordookhanian
Publisher: New York, NY Thieme Publishers [2020]
Series: Surgical outlines
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Surgery requires a combination of knowledge and skill acquired through years of direct observation, mentorship, and practice. The learning curve can be steep, frustrating, and intimidating for many medical students and junior residents. Too often, books and texts that attempt to translate the art of surgery are far too comprehensive for this audience and counterproductive to learning important basic skills to  Read more...
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Kaloostian, Paul Edward, 1981-
Neurosurgery outlines
New York : Thieme, [2020]
(DLC) 2020017640
(OCoLC)1151889036
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Edward Kaloostian; Christ Ordookhanian
ISBN: 9781684201433 1684201438
OCLC Number: 1152293545
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 330 pages) color illustrations
Contents: Section I: Spine1 Cervical2 Thoracic3 Lumbar4 Sacral5 CoccyxSection II: Radiosurgery/CyberKnife Treatment6 Spinal Radiosurgery7 Cranial RadiosurgerySection III: Cranial Lesion Resection (Brain Tumor, Vascular Lesions)8 Brain Tumors9 Cerebral Vascular LesionsSection IV: Cranial Trauma10 Epidural Hematoma Evacuation/Subdural Hematoma Evacuation/Intracerebral Hemorrhage Evacuation11 Hemicraniectomy (Unilateral, Bilateral, Bifrontal versus Frontotemporal)12 Cranioplasty13 Placement of External Ventricular Drain/Placement of Intraparenchymal ICP MonitorSection V: Functional Neurosurgery14 Deep Brain StimulationSection VI: Epilepsy15 Subdural Grid Placement16 AmygdalohippocampectomySection VII: Pain Management Strategies17 Spinal Cord Stimulator18 Baclofen Pump/Morphine PumpSection VIII: Hydrocephalus Treatment19 Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt20 Lumboperitoneal Shunt21 Ventriculopleural Shunt22 Ventriculoatrial Shunt
Series Title: Surgical outlines
Responsibility: Paul E. Kaloostian, MD, FAANS, FACS, Christ Ordookhanian, BS

Abstract:

"Surgery requires a combination of knowledge and skill acquired through years of direct observation, mentorship, and practice. The learning curve can be steep, frustrating, and intimidating for many medical students and junior residents. Too often, books and texts that attempt to translate the art of surgery are far too comprehensive for this audience and counterproductive to learning important basic skills to succeed. Neurosurgery Outlines by neurosurgeon Paul Kaloostian is the neurosurgical volume in a series of textbooks that offer a simplified roadmap to surgery. This unique resource outlines key steps for common surgeries, laying a solid foundation of basic knowledge from which trainees can easily build and expand. The text serves as starting point for learning neurosurgical techniques, with room for adding notes, details, and pearls collected during the journey. Chapters are systematically organized and formatted by subspecialty, encompassing spine, radiosurgery, brain tumors and vascular lesions, head trauma, functional neurosurgery, epilepsy, pain, and hydrocephalus. Each chapter includes symptoms and signs, surgical pathology, diagnostic modalities, differential diagnosis, treatment options, indications for surgical intervention, step-by-step procedures, pitfalls, prognosis, and references where applicable"--

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