Category: Medical / Perinatology & Neonatology

Fetal and Neonatal Neurology and Neurosurgery

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This book provides a definitive reference work on the developing brain, from conception through the first year of life. Its purpose is to provide the range of specialists involved in the management of the fetus and the neonate with the latest information on the developmental neurology and pathology of the developing central nervous system, so that they can provide prompt and informed treatment of neurological disability – the most feared complication of pregnancy and the early months of the life of the newborn child.

A cross-specialty book: brings together the work of specialists on the immature brain from the fields of obstetrics, paediatrics and neurosurgery.
An international book: edited and written by an international team of experts.
Highly illustrated: includes over 800 images and line drawings that capture the latest investigative techniques.
Focused on treatment: key points boxes pick out the most important information for the busy specialist.
Evidence-based information: extensively referenced with the latest and most important papers and articles.

Includes the latest ultrasound techniques – to reflect the massive improvements since the last edition.Medico-legal issues highlighted – in recognition of the role of specialists as expert witnesses.Covers the latest MR techniques: fast sequences for fetal brain imaging, DWI, tractography.

Fetal and Neonatal Neurology and Neurosurgery

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This book provides a definitive reference work on the developing brain, from conception through the first year of life. Its purpose is to provide the range of specialists involved in the management of the fetus and the neonate with the latest information on the developmental neurology and pathology of the developing central nervous system, so that they can provide prompt and informed treatment of neurological disability – the most feared complication of pregnancy and the early months of the life of the newborn child.

A cross-specialty book: brings together the work of specialists on the immature brain from the fields of obstetrics, paediatrics and neurosurgery.
An international book: edited and written by an international team of experts.
Highly illustrated: includes over 800 images and line drawings that capture the latest investigative techniques.
Focused on treatment: key points boxes pick out the most important information for the busy specialist.
Evidence-based information: extensively referenced with the latest and most important papers and articles.

Includes the latest ultrasound techniques – to reflect the massive improvements since the last edition.Medico-legal issues highlighted – in recognition of the role of specialists as expert witnesses.Covers the latest MR techniques: fast sequences for fetal brain imaging, DWI, tractography.

Neurology of the Newborn

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The 5th edition of this indispensable resource captures the latest insights in neonatal neurology in a totally engaging, readable manner. World authority Dr. Joseph Volpe has completely revised his masterwork from cover to cover, describing everything from the most up-to-the-minute discoveries in genetics through the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of neurologic disorders. He delivers all the clinical guidance you need to provide today’s most effective care for neonates with neurological conditions.

Provides comprehensive coverage of neonatal neurology, solely written by the field’s founding expert, Dr. Joseph Volpe – for a masterful, cohesive source of answers to any question that arises in your practice.
Focuses on clinical evaluation and management, while also examining the many scientific and technological advances that are revolutionizing neonatal neurology.
Organizes disease-focused chapters by affected body region for ease of reference.

Offers comprehensive updates from cover to cover to reflect all of the latest scientific and clinical knowledge, from our most current understanding of the genetic underpinnings of neurologic disease, through the most recent neuroimaging advances . . . state-of-the-art guidelines for evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis . . . and the newest management approaches for every type of neonatal neuropathology.
Features a wealth of new, high-quality images that capture the many advances in neonatal neuroimaging, including numerous MR images.