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Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient

  • ID: 3892376
  • Book
  • 558 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Kumar and colleagues' Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient provides the reader with thorough coverage of neuroanatomical structures, operative surgical approaches, anesthetic considerations, as well as the full range of known complications relating to elective and non-elective neurosurgical procedures. Drawing upon the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, critical care, and nursing backgrounds, the text covers all aspects intensivists need to be aware of in order to provide optimal patient care.
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SECTION 1: Neuroanesthesia and Perioperative Care

1 Effects of Anesthetics, Operative Pharmacotherapy, and Recovery from Anesthesia 2 Patient Positioning for Neurosurgical Procedures 3 Anesthetic Considerations for Craniotomy 4 Perioperative Anesthetic and ICU Considerations for Spinal Surgery 5 Anesthetic Considerations for Endovascular Neurosurgery 6 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Specific Neurosurgical Procedures 7 Intraoperative Catastrophes

SECTION 2: Craniotomy

VASCULAR NEUROSURGERY

8 Carotid Endarterectomy 9 Aneurysm Surgery 10 Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas 11 Cavernous Malformations 12 Bypass Surgeries for Moyamoya Disease 13 Evacuation of Intracerebral Hemorrhages 14 Pituitary Surgery 15 Meningiomas 16 Gliomas 17 Tumors of the Lateral Ventricle and the Pineal Region 18 Skull-Base Tumors 19 Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors 20 Infratentorial and Cerebellar Tumors 21 Postoperative Management Following Craniotomy for Resection of Metastatic Lesions

EPILEPSY SURGERY

22 Standard Temporal Lobectomy 23 Postoperative Care of the Epilepsy Patient with Invasive Monitoring

FUNCTIONAL NEUROSURGERY

24 Deep Brain Stimulation

RADIOSURGERY

25 Stereotactic Radiosurgery

TRAUMA NEUROSURGERY

26 Hemorrhagic Mass Lesions 27 Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury 28 Depressed Skull and Facial Fractures 29 Decompressive Craniectomy for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

SECTION 3: Spinal Surgery

30 Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury 31 Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery Complications 32 Posterior Approaches to the Spine 33 Transthoracic and Transabdominal Approaches to the Spine

SECTION 4: Endovascular Neurosurgery

34 Carotid and Intracranial Stent Placement 35 Endovascular Management of Intracranial Aneurysms 36 Arteriovenous Malformation and Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization 37 Acute Stroke Management 38 Tumor Embolization 39 Spinal Vascular Lesions

SECTION 5: Intracranial Monitors and Special Procedures

40 Shunt Placement and Management 41 Placement and Complications of Intracranial Monitors and Lumbar Drains 42 Management of Flaps 43 Combined and Specialty Surgery: Otolaryngology, Plastics 44 Management of Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries

SECTION 6: Specific Intensive Care Unit Complications

45 Delayed Emergence after Neurosurgery 46 Management of Postoperative Hemorrhage 47 Management of Postoperative Intracranial Hypertension 48 Management of Postoperative Stroke 49 Management of Postoperative Seizures 50 Postoperative Neurosurgical Infections

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Kumar, Monisha Division of Neurocritical Care
Director, NCC Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor
Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology & Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA.

Levine, Joshua Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Co-Director, Neurointensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Schuster, James Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Site Coordinator for Neurosurgery-surgical clerkships
Associate Director, Neurocritical Care-Trauma
Associate Program Director Neurosurgery Residency Program
Trauma Coordinator
Department of Neurosurgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kofke, W. Andrew Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Neuroanesthasia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System; Co-Director, Neurointensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
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