MARKETING HOOK - Summarizes key facts on the neurosurgery boards in less than 600 pages, saving an individual the time and trouble of reviewing thousands of pages in the main texts - The Citow name has become synonymous with board review preparation in the neurosurgery world. NEW EDITION HIGHLIGHTS - Anatomy chapter enhanced with tables to assist comprehension, and over 30 images from the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy Head and Neuroanatomy series - Updated information on molecular and genetic changes in neurosurgical conditions - Descriptions of new diseases added - Improved formatting - New images to replace some that were less clear in the first edition - Repetition between chapters was removed - Thoroughly revised and updated with additional relevant and important content, while maintaining the same successful format.
Surgical Spine Fellow, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Clear illustrations in color and monochrome...highly-relevant content in a readable and well-illustrated context...a useful addition in the collection of neurosurgical literature...a good and concise review book on board exam questions.--Surgical Neurology InternationalNeurosurgery residents present chapters in an outline format and cover core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care, with illustrations...this edition contains added material and updated chapters that include the latest information on the neurosciences, including molecular biology.--Sci-Tech Book NewsPraise for the previous edition:The authors synthesize material from the major reference texts that residents generally use to study for the boards...Dr. Citow, et al., have undertaken a major endeavor and residents will be grateful for their hard work...an excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards and is recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryWell-recognized...[provides] a contemporary update on need-to-know topics in neurosurgery...the anatomical illustrations are of high quality...the short note format of each section will allow readers to capture most important information in the shortest period of time...succinct yet broad in its coverage of material...retain useful information from this well-structured, current review of topics.--Le Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques