Titel: Operative Exposures in Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Herausgegeben von Allen H. Maniker
THIEME MEDICAL PUBL INC
15. Dezember 2004 - gebunden - 139 Seiten
Covering patient positioning, relevant anatomy, and surgical exposures of both the upper and lower extremities, this book provides the step-by-step approach and visual orientation needed to effectively map out a surgical strategy. Combining the graphic strength of an atlas with the procedural guidelines of a text, this book is ideal for neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and general surgeons who need to refresh their memory on a specific exposure. This book may also be a useful primer on operative steps for beginners. It is also a valuable board review and course book for neurosurgery residents who are required to have a full understanding of the peripheral nervous system.
Chief of Neurosurgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
An essential practical book for both the frequent and the infrequent peripheral nerve surgeon. Ideal of all residents and surgeons who perform surgery on peripheral nerves, this operative guide effectively: 1) reviews nerve anatomy and relevant surrounding vascular and bone anatomy; 2) considers the issues pertinent to the planning of a successful operation; and 3) details the operations with vivid color photographs of cadaveric dissections. The efficient and logical organization of the book and its chapters eases the reader into the complexities of peripheral nerve surgery. Using concise text supplemented with illustrative photographs, each chapter begins with a narrative of the basic nerve anatomy followed by a description of the surgery. ..The color photographs of the cadavers illustrating the nerve in situ aid the reader's visual orientation. The pearls regarding anatomical pitfalls are particularly forthcoming within the text and the figure legends. The prose is concise and in the style of a detailed operative note. To the delight of the novice surgeon, Dr. Maniker transforms confounding surgical procedures into understandable ones; to intrigue the experienced surgeon, he presents ample nuances. This book will be used in venues varying from the office to the operating room, and it is most certainly worth its asking price. --Journal of Neurosurgery'This is an excellent book that should be kept in orthopedic, surgical, and neurosurgical libraries.' -- Doody's Book ReviewNumerous colour photographs...The text is well writted and clearly referenced to the photographs. Practical hints for positioning and problems experienced in dissection are noted within the text...a good quality publication.--ANZ Journal of Surgery...This is an excellent text with superb anatomical dissections. The level of detail certainly goes beyond that found in standard neurosurgical text books; therefore this would be a useful addition to a department library or, alternatively a very useful