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By Jonathan S. Citow, R. Loch Macdonald, Daniel Refai

The second one version of complete Neurosurgery Board evaluate comprises all of the info you want to organize for the yankee Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) written exam. Authored through a workforce of specialist clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned most sensible rankings on their checks, this variation distills the present wisdom of the neurosciences and crucial details for medical perform. Six chapters offer finished assurance of center options in anatomy, body structure, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and important care.

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529 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539 Preface With the professional aid of my coauthors within the department of Neurosurgery residency on the college of Toronto, now we have revised accomplished Neurosurgery Board overview largely. we've further fabric to hide gaps pointed out by way of readers of the 1st variation and up to date chapters to incorporate the newest details at the neurosciences, together with such parts as molecular biology. we have now got rid of redundancy inside of and among chapters up to attainable and reformatted the textual content to advertise speedy overview and reminiscence retention. the great Neurosurgery Board evaluation, moment version presents precis info for the senior resident and working towards neurosurgeon getting ready for the forums. even if, it really is greater than a “board evaluate” ebook. For these folks who've been in perform for years and need to take care of with the citizens, the ebook offers a refresher path on such neurosurgical themes as neuro- anatomy and trauma. It additionally serves as a brief reference for the neurosurgeon whose day-by-day perform doesn't quite often contain the complete breadth of the sphere. Acknowledgments i'm thankful to the editors and staff at Thieme for such specialist aid. I labored with and take pleasure in the aid of Birgitta Brandenberg, Ivy Ip, and Kay Conerly. thank you for an additional specialist textual content that i'm hoping should be precious to a new release of neurosurgeons. Dominik Pucek controlled the manuscript with precision and stored me on agenda. I additionally recognize Brian Scanlan. He has made Thieme a pace-setter in neurosurgical publishing and encouraged me to assist edit this and different books that may reside as much as his criteria. participants Editors Assistant Editors Jonathan S. Citow, MD deepest perform Libertyville, Illinois Greg Hawryluk, MD Neurosurgery Resident collage of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada R. Loch Macdonald, MD, PhD Keenan Endowed Chair in surgical procedure Head, department of Neurosurgery, St. Michael’s clinic Professor of surgical procedure, collage of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Daniel Refai, MD leader Resident in Neurosurgery Washington collage institution of drugs Barnes Jewish health facility St. Louis, Missouri Betty Kim, MD Neurosurgery Resident collage of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Charles Matouk, MD Neurosurgery Resident collage of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Carlo Santaguida, MD Neurosurgery Resident college of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Demitre Serletis, MD Neurosurgery Resident college of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Scellig Stone, MD Neurosurgery Resident college of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1 Anatomy affiliate Editor, Betty Kim I. Meninges A. Meningeal layers Layer Description Dura tricky layer of connective tissue Composed of 2 layers   exterior periosteal layer — adheres to the periosteum of the calvaria in the cranial    hollow space, doesn't expand past foramen magnum (thus, spinal dura has just one layer)   internal meningeal layer — extends past foramen magnum and types the spinal dura,    which ends up at S2 Leptomeninges   Arachnoid Translucent center layer among the dura and pia, includes tight junctions Composed of fibroblasts, collagen fibers, and a few elastic fibers Subarachnoid house = cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) + cerebral arteries + superficial cerebral veins   Pia without delay traces the cerebrum and its fissures, lacks tight junctions Composed of 2 layers:   Intimal layer — avascular, gets foodstuff from CSF and neural tissues   Epipial layer — continous with arachnoid trabeculae, absent over the convexities The outer layer is roofed through basic squamous epithelium.

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