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By George I. Jallo, Karl Kothbauer, Gustavo Pradilla

In Controversies in Pediatric Neurosurgery, best clinicians from worldwide current concrete suggestion and frank remark on replacement strategies for the remedy and administration of particular cranial and spinal issues. each one succinct, simply obtainable bankruptcy addresses a special in a point/counterpoint layout that discusses the professionals and cons of some of the treatments, together with surgical techniques and methods. This hugely sensible, balanced insurance equips readers to make well-informed offerings while determining the main applicable remedy modality for a selected diagnosis.


  • Lessons Learned on the finish of every bankruptcy, during which the authors summarize the talk with a number of viewpoints and punctiliously thought of suggestions according to released facts and their very own scientific event
  • Incisive discussion on twenty sizzling issues within the box,
    together with find out how to deal with arachnoid cysts, craniosynostosis, tethered wire,
    hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, epilepsy, aneurysms, and extra
  • Clinical and private insights from overseas
    members at the variability of surgical education, event, and
    on hand assets in numerous elements of the area
  • Guidance on the right way to speak about treatment plans and
    thoughts to sufferers and their households This publication is vital analyzing for
    each clinician, resident, or fellow who wishes a company figuring out of the
    such a lot arguable matters in pediatric neurosurgery for you to make the
    top choice for the correct therapy choice for sufferers of their care.

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Millions of children worldwide have benefited from fixed pressure shunts, completed school, completed higher education of some kind, and enjoy a nearnormal life. This was not possible before the invention of the differential pressure valve. 24–29 All studies declared that adjustable valves have the same rate of complications as fixed pressure valves, not less. A randomized, Fixed Pressure versus Adjustable Pressure Valves Another controversy that has arisen in the last few years is whether adjustable pressure valves are superior to fixed pressure valves.

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