Pediatric Vascular Neurosurgery: Disorders and their Management
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This book answers frequently asked questions about common pediatric neurosurgical conditions related to vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord, in an attempt to fill in the gap and answer numerous questions that arises after a diagnosis is made.
Pediatric patients with neurosurgical conditions are almost always referred from either primary care physicians, neurologists internists or a specialist in family medicine. Recently, neurosurgeons treating adult population also refer a pediatric patient to their colleague specialized in this field.
There are over 1500 academic and private hospitals in the US who have dedicated tertiary Neurosurgery services and cater thousands of small children every year, in addition to numerous centers that have level 1 and 2 trauma care. However, there are few tertiary level Pediatric centers which can provide quality care for neurosurgical conditions.
This book is specially written and illustrated for residents, fellows and consultants/attendings in all pediatric related specialties, including but not limited to Neurosurgery, Neurology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Anesthesia.
- Published on: 2017-01-03
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.30″ h x .0″ w x 6.10″ l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Hardcover
- 327 pages
From the Back Cover
This book focuses on core concepts of vascular neurosurgery in pediatric population,. It is designed to fill the knowledge gaps and to answer the frequently sought questions on various management strategies for commonly encountered pediatric neurosurgical conditions. The chapters, authored by experts in their respective field, provide a standard of care based on current diagnostic and management guidelines for pediatric neurosurgical diseases.
Pediatric Vascular Neurosurgery – Disorders and their Management is specially written and illustrated for residents, fellows and consultants in all pediatric related specialties, including but not limited to Neurosurgery, Neurology, Pediatrics, Neuroradiology and Neuroanesthesia.
About the Author
Dr Abhishek Agrawal, M.D.: House Staff, Department of Neurosurgery/ Radiology, Brigham and Women’s’ Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Dr Gavin Britz, MBCCh, MPH, MBA, FAANS: Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Methodist Neurological Institute, Houston, Texas