Challenging Concepts in Neurosurgery: Cases with Expert Commentary
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Part of the Challenging Concepts in series, this book is a case-based guide to challenging clinical scenarios in neurosurgery covering the major sub-speciality areas of oncology, vascular neurosurgery, brain and spine trauma, paediatrics, spinal degenerative disease, peripheral and cranial nerves, functional neurosurgery and infection. Specific cases are examined with consideration of clinical presentation, diagnostics, and surgical principles, with a summary of evidence from the neurosurgical literature highlighting areas of interest and controversy.
- Published on: 2015-07-21
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 7.40″ h x .60″ w x 9.60″ l, .84 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 320 pages
Robin Bhatia, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK,Ian Sabin, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK
Robin Bhatia is a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon working in The Great Western Hospital and Oxford University Hospital. He started to write and edit this book when he was an ST7 neurosurgical trainee in the London Deanery. His clinical practice is now exclusively spinal surgery, but his doctorate research investigated traumatic brain injury.
Ian Sabin is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at St Barts and the Royal London NHS Trust and at The Wellington Hospital. He is Director of the London Gamma Knife Centre at St Barts Hospital and Neurosurgical Tutor to the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His clinical interests include Skull Base Surgery (Acoustic Neuromas, Pituitary Tumours, and Trigeminal Neuralgia), Neuro-Oncology, Cervical Spine Surgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. He also holds a research interest in endoscopic minimally invasive neurosurgery.