Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated

Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated

by Valerie Biousse (Author), Nancy Newman (Author)

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Neuro-ophthalmology is an “overlap” specialty, encompassing all disorders that affect the parts of the central nervous system related to vision. Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Third Edition by world-renowned neuro-ophthalmologists and professors Valérie Biousse and Nancy J. Newman expands on the widely acclaimed prior editions, lauded with awards by the Association of American Publishers and the British Medical Association. The updated text reflects diagnostic advances such as optical coherence tomography and features new high-quality images and videos.

The text starts with neuro-ophthalmic and funduscopic examinations, visual fields, commonly used ancillary testing methods, and an overview of visual loss. Subsequent chapters detail a wide array of conditions including retinal vascular diseases, optic neuropathies, disc edema, disorders of higher cortical function, abnormal visual perceptions, diplopia, orbital syndromes, cavernous sinus and orbital vascular disorders, nystagmus/other ocular oscillations, and disorders of the eyelid. Final chapters are dedicated to nonorganic neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs, diagnosis of headache and facial pain, neurologic and systemic disorders that commonly have neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations, and an approach to management of the visually impaired patient.

Key Highlights

Concise text coupled with more than 600 high-quality images enhances understanding of complex concepts Easily accessible within pertinent sections, 69 video clips cover a wide spectrum of topics such as examination techniques, normal eye movements, eye movement disorders, and pupil findings Clinical pearls, flow charts, boxes, tables, and a highly detailed index at the end of the text improve retention and assimilation of knowledge This book is essential reading for students, ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery residents, as well as seasoned clinicians in these specialties. At once authoritative and easy to read, this resource provides readers with all the tools they need to diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmologic disorders.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Book: The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book: Illustrated Questions and Answers

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book: Illustrated Questions and Answers

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book: Illustrated Questions and Answers

By Paul V. Birinyi, Najib El Tecle, Eric Marvin, Carlos Zamora, Richard Prayson, Samer Elbabaa, Matt Pierson

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Board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered the gold standard for neurosurgeons practicing in the U.S. The ABNS primary examination requires many months of preparation, and passing it is both a significant accomplishment and integral component in becoming board certified. Contributions from current neurosurgical residents and seasoned practitioners infuse this book with a well-rounded perspective. Having been there and done that, the authors incorporated what they felt was missing from board review books when they sat for the exam – resulting in a “bucket list” study guide.
The review is organized by neurosurgical topic with 20 chapters equally divided among questions followed by answers. Starting with physiology and anatomy, each chapter methodically covers core topics including radiology, neurology, pathology/histology, ophthalmology, and more. The authors provide brief explanations and pearls that accompany each question, which provide a solid springboard for delving deeper into any given topic. The easy-to-follow format enables residents to partake in long study sessions or tackle just a question or two in the midst of a busy day of neurosurgical service.
Key Highlights

  • More than 1,300 questions reflect key concepts in the ABNS primary exam
  • Enhanced with more than 350 images, most in color, which reflect the computerized, image-rich format of the current exam
  • A full-length practice test at the end of the book mirrors the cadence and time constraints of the actual exam
  • Explanations of correct and incorrect answers facilitate learning and retaining vast amounts of material

This comprehensive board review book will help neurosurgical residents of all levels prepare thoroughly for the March exam. It is a one-stop self-assessment tool for any neurosurgeon who endeavors to attain and maintain ABNS certification.


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  • Published on: 2016-09-21
  • Original language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.00″ h x .90″ w x 7.00″ l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 448 pages

Book: Microsurgical Brain Aneurysms: Illustrated Concepts and Cases

Microsurgical Brain Aneurysms: Illustrated Concepts and Cases

By Hans-Jakob Steiger, Nima Etminan, Daniel HänggiMicrosurgical Brain Aneurysms: Illustrated Concepts and Cases

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This compact book provides step-by-step guidance in the approaches and techniques developed and currently used at the authors’ center in Düsseldorf for the treatment of a variety of aneurysms. All of the described procedures are minimally invasive and of proven efficacy. In order to assist the reader in fully comprehending all aspects of the techniques, they are illustrated through clear graphics instead of complex photos and radiologic imaging. While the rapid development of endovascular treatment means that it is no longer necessary to employ microsurgery for difficult and hidden aneurysms, proficiency in microsurgery remains essential. For example, full mastery of microsurgical techniques is vital in order to treat middle cerebral and peripheral aneurysms efficiently and with minimal trauma. Minimal invasiveness and optimal cosmetic results have become critically important in enabling the microsurgical method to compete with the endovascular method.  In documenting “tried and tested” procedures, this book will be invaluable for both established neurosurgeons and residents in neurosurgery.


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  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.00″ h x .63″ w x 7.01″ l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 137 pages

About the Author

Hans Jakob Steiger graduated from Medical School at the Universities of Zurich and Geneva and subsequently completed his doctoral thesis in Zurich. He then trained in neurosurgery, completing a clinical fellowship at the University of London, Ontario. In 1985 he was appointed Oberarzt (senior physician) at University Hospital, Berne and he completed his Habilitation on the pathophysiology of cerebral aneurysms in 1992. In the same year he became Vice Director of the Neurosurgical University Clinic, Berne and in 1994 was appointed C3 professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, a position associated with the directorship of neurovascular surgery. In 2002 Dr. Steiger was appointed C4 Professor for Neurosurgery of the Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, and Director and Chairman of the Neurosurgical Department. Since 1994 he has been co-editor of Acta Neurochirurgica/Supplementa and since 2002, assistant chief editor of Acta Neurochirurgica (European Journal of Neurosurgery). Dr. Steiger has published 192 original articles in indexed journals and is the author of various books on neurovascular topics, resident training, and management. Nima Etminan trained at the Schools of Medicine of Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf and the Technical University, Munich and successfully submitted his doctoral thesis (magna cum laude) in 2004. He performed his residency at the Department of Neurosurgery, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf and his fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Division of Neurosurgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He is currently Attending Neurosurgeon at the Department of Neurosurgery, Heinrich Heine University. Dr. Eminan has received several research grants and his research interests include intracranial aneurysms, cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage, and photodynamic immunotherapy of glioblastomas. He is a regular publisher in peer-reviewed journals. Text for Professor Hänggi will follow.
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