A case-based guide to diagnosing and treating peripheral nerve disorders
Surgery of Peripheral Nerves: A Case-Based Approach is a concise, single-volume reference for managing the entire spectrum of peripheral nerve pathologies, from brachial plexus injuries to lower extremity nerve entrapments. It features 57 cases that are grouped in sections by anatomic location of the problem to aid rapid reference to topics of interest, with one additional section that addresses the management of nerve tumors, painful nerve conditions, and other injuries and syndromes. Each chapter provides concise descriptions of case presentation, diagnosis, anatomy, characteristic clinicalpresentation, differential diagnosis, diagnostic tests, management options, and surgical treatment.
- Case-based format thoroughly prepares the reader for managing various problems in the clinical setting
- Diagnostic guidelines and management strategies from leading experts in the field of peripheral nerve surgery enable clinicians to confidently handle each stage of patient care
- Pearls and Pitfalls at the end of each chapter highlight critical aspects of treatment and are ideal for at-a-glance review prior to surgery
- More than 150 illustrations demonstrate key concepts
- Suggested readings with brief summaries provide valuable reviews of the literature
This problem-oriented textbook is ideal for clinicians, fellows, and residents in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, and hand surgery. It also serves as an indispensable reference for specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, emergency medicine, pain management, and physical and occupational therapy.