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By George I. Jallo, Karl Kothbauer, Gustavo Pradilla

In Controversies in Pediatric Neurosurgery, top clinicians from worldwide current concrete suggestion and frank statement on replacement recommendations for the therapy and administration of particular cranial and spinal problems. every one succinct, simply available bankruptcy addresses a special in a point/counterpoint layout that discusses the professionals and cons of many of the healing procedures, together with surgical techniques and strategies. This hugely functional, balanced insurance equips readers to make well-informed offerings whilst determining the main acceptable therapy modality for a specific diagnosis.

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  • Lessons Learned on the finish of every bankruptcy, during which the authors summarize the controversy with a number of viewpoints and thoroughly thought of options according to released proof and their very own scientific adventure
  • Incisive discussion on twenty scorching subject matters within the box,
    together with the right way to deal with arachnoid cysts, craniosynostosis, tethered wire,
    hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, epilepsy, aneurysms, and extra
  • Clinical and private insights from foreign
    participants at the variability of surgical education, adventure, and
    to be had assets in numerous elements of the area
  • Guidance on how you can talk about treatment plans and
    ideas to sufferers and their households This e-book is key analyzing for
    each clinician, resident, or fellow who wishes a company realizing of the
    such a lot debatable matters in pediatric neurosurgery in order to make the
    most sensible selection for the best remedy choice for sufferers of their care.

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Microsurgical keyhole approach for middle fossa arachnoid cyst fenestration. Neurosurgery 2003;53(5):1138–1144, discussion 1144–1145 62. Wang JC, Heier L, Souweidane MM. Advances in the endoscopic management of suprasellar arachnoid cysts in children. J Neurosurg 2004;100(5, Suppl Pediatrics):418–426 63. Rappaport ZH. Suprasellar arachnoid cysts: options in operative management. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 1993;122(1–2):71–75 64. Fitzpatrick MO, Barlow P. Endoscopic treatment of prepontine arachnoid cysts.

Presentation and management of supratentorial and infratentorial arachnoid cysts: review of 25 cases. J Neurosurg Sci 1999;43(2):115–121, discussion 122–123 47. Di Rocco F, Yoshino M, Oi S. Neuroendoscopic transventricular ventriculocystostomy in treatment for intracranial cysts. J Neurosurg 2005;103(1, Suppl):54–60 48. Godano U, Mascari C, Consales A, Calbucci F. Endoscope-controlled microneurosurgery for the treatment of intracranial fluid cysts. Childs Nerv Syst 2004;20(11–12):839–841 49. Greenfield JP, Souweidane MM.

Similarly, retrocerebellar cysts and cerebellopontine angle (CPA) arachnoid cysts can be approached through minimally invasive occipital or retrosigmoid bur holes. The neuroendoscope provides superior illumination of the deep surface of such cysts, enabling fenestration into the basal cisterns. 69–73 Conclusion Improvements in neuroimaging, microsurgical techniques, image-guided surgery, and neuroendoscopy have all contributed to lowering the complication rate of arachnoid cyst excision, marsupialization, and fenestration, as well as improving the efficacy of treating these cysts.

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