Principles And Practice Of Keyhole Brain Surgery

Principles And Practice Of Keyhole Brain Surgery

  • Publish Date: 2015-04-24
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Charles Teo Michael E. Sughrue
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Developed 20 years ago by leading innovators in the
field, the keyhole concept of brain surgery has become an integral part of the
practice of neurosurgery. This timely and comprehensive book covers the
thinking, philosophy, and techniques of modern keyhole brain surgery, including
a realistic assessment of its benefits and limitations. Written by expert
practitioners and highlighted by vivid surgical illustrations and procedural
videos, Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery

functions as an
experienced mentor working side by side with neurosurgeons as they master the

Special Features:

  • Introduces the basic principles of
    the keyhole approach, including the practical, technical, and logistical
    aspects of planning procedures and operating through small openings

  • Beautifully illustrated with nearly 900 endoscopic images, diagrams, surgical
    drawings, and operative photographs, many showing step-by-step
  • Details the pivotal role of the endoscope in keyhole brain
    surgery and its ability to provide multiple angles of visualization,
    including a useful catalog of clinical situations where the endoscope has
    proven most effective
  • Demonstrates contemporary keyhole
    approaches (e.g. the eyebrow/sub-frontal approach) in procedures for
    supratentorial intra-axial brain tumors, tumors of the cribriform plate and
    orbit, parasellar masses, craniopharyngiomas, tumors of the middle fossa
    and cavernous sinus and many other conditions in the cranial
  • Offers more than 100 procedural videos on the Thieme's
    MediaCenter, narrated by the authors and aligned to chapters in the
    book for an unparalleled learning resource

Providing all the information necessary to achieve
surgical goals through well placed, smaller openingswith the added benefits of
shorter procedures, fewer wound complications and better patient
outcomesPrinciples and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery

is essential
for every neurosurgeon in practice today.

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