Neurosurgical Infectious Disease: Surgical and Nonsurgical Management

Neurosurgical Infectious Disease surgical and nonsurgical managementBy

  • Walter A. Hall, MD, MBA, Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
  • Peter D. Kim, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul, Minnesota

Rapid diagnosis and treatment are crucial to successful outcomes in infections involving the central nervous system, which can cause significant neurological morbidity and mortality.Neurosurgical Infectious Disease: Surgical and Nonsurgical Management is a comprehensive guide that gives surgeons the core knowledge they need to diagnose, treat, and prevent infectious diseases of the central nervous system.

Key Features:

  • Emphasizes newer surgical techniques, including: endoscopy, neuronavigation, and intraoperative guidance
  • Covers contemporary radiologic diagnostic techniques and provides excellent imaging examples
  • Includes chapters on antibiotic prophylaxis, intracranial infection, and the infection of implanted devices

This excellent neurosurgical reference will be an essential part of the armamentarium used by neurosurgeons and infectious disease specialists in their daily practice.


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