Rhoton's Cranial Anatomy and Surgical Approaches

De (autor) Cu Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
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Cranial Anatomy and Surgical Approaches is the master work of the legendary neurosurgeon Albert L. Rhoton, Jr. -- a distillation of 40 years of work to improve safety, accuracy, and gentleness in the medical specialty the author helped shape.

Newly reissued and featuring more than 2000 full-color illustrations, this definitive text on the microsurgical anatomy of the brain remains an essential tool for the education and enrichment of neurosurgeons at any career stage. It fulfils its author's hopes to make, in his words, the "delicate, fateful, and awesome" procedures of neurosurgery more gentle, accurate, and safe.

Across three sections, Cranial Anatomy and Surgical Approaches details the safest approaches to brain surgery, including:

- Micro-operative techniques and instrument selection
- Microsurgical anatomy and approaches to the supratentorial area and anterior cranial base, including chapters on aneurysms, the lateral and third ventricles, cavernous sinus and sella.
- Anatomy and approaches to the posterior cranial fossa and posterior cranial base, including chapters on the fourth ventricle, tentorial incisura, foramen magnum, temporal bone, and jugular foramen
- Supra- and infratentorial areas, including chapters on the cerebrum and cerebellum and their arteries and veins

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ISBN-13: 9780190098506
ISBN-10: 0190098503
Pagini: 784
Dimensiuni: 216 x 279 x 39 mm
Greutate: 2.36 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP USA
Locul publicării: New York, United States

Notă biografică

ALBERT L. RHOTON, JR., MD (1932-2016), was a pioneer in the field of microsurgical neuroanatomy. Along with more than four decades of practice and research at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Florida, he served as President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Society of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Skull Base Society, the International Interdisciplinary Congress onCraniofacial and Skull Base Surgery, the Florida Neurosurgical Society, and the International Society for Neurosurgical Technology and Instrument Invention. Dr. Rhoton was a graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine, graduating with the highest academic standing in the class of 1959. He completed hisneurosurgical training at Washington University and joined the staff of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 1965. He became Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Florida in 1972.Cranial Anatomy and Surgical Approaches, considered his magnum opus, was first published in 2003.THE CONGRESS OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS (CNS) is the global leader in neurosurgical education, serving to promote health by advancing neurosurgery through innovation and excellence in education. The CNS provides leadership in neurosurgery by inspiring and facilitating scientific discovery and its translation into clinical practice. The CNS maintains the vitality of the profession through volunteer efforts of its members and the development of leadership in service to the public,to colleagues in other disciplines, and to neurosurgeons throughout the world in all stages of their professional lives. For more information, visit