Surgery of Cerebellopontine Lesions

Surgery of Cerebellopontine LesionsBy

  • Madjid Samii, International Neuroscience Institute INI, Hannover, Germany
  • Venelin Gerganov, Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany

Surgery is the mainstay of treatment of almost all cerebellopontine angle lesions. As a result of the progress in neuroanatomy, neuroradiology, neuroanesthesiology, microsurgery and other adjacent fields, total tumor removal with preservation of neurological function has become the generally accepted treatment goal and can be achieved in exceeding numbers. Surgery in this highly complex area, however, may be very challenging and risky.

This book covers the entire spectrum of cerebellopontine angle lesions, from the most common to the rarest ones. All aspects are considered, including their biological and radiological characteristics, neurological presentation, diagnosis, treatment options and follow-up care. The main focus, however, is on surgical management, which is presented in detail with the aid of numerous figures and illustrative cases, documenting technical particularities. Emphasis is placed on an individualized approach tailored to the particular tumor type and extension pattern. The book is based on the unique surgical experience of the senior author, who has operated more than 6 000 cerebellopontine angle lesions.

Both novice and experienced surgeons will find the book to be an invaluable source of information and guidance.  It will enable neurosurgeons in the initial years of training to understand and become familiar with the main steps in surgical management while simultaneously providing their senior colleagues with details and technical tips that will help to improve treatment results.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of cerebellopontine angle tumors with the principal focus on surgical management
  • Emphasizes the need for an individualized approach tailored to the tumor variant
  • Explains the main steps in surgical management and provides details and technical tips that will improve results
  • Many informative figures/case illustrations


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5 Responses

  1. Thanks Amigo!!
    You are incradible….!

  2. Dear Admin,

    Can you post the following books

    1) Microneurosurgery Vol1 to Vol 4B, by Yasargil Thieme

    2) Color Atlas of Microneurosurgery 2nf Ed. Vol 1-3
    -by Spetzler, Koos

    3) Handbook of Neurosurgery 7Ed
    -Mark Greenberg

    4) Practical Neuroangiography 3rd Ed
    -Pearce Morris

    A million thanx !!

  3. Dear Admin,

    When will you post the above books?
    Thank you very much !

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