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. This book serves as a useful and engaging resource for consultants and trainees in neurosurgery as well as in the disciplines of neurology, maxillofacial surgery, spinal surgery and neuro-oncology.
Oxford University Press
May 28, 2015
About the author
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.