Neurosurgery Oral Board Review (3rd Edition)


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The certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is taken as the gold standard for neurosurgeons. The final hurdle in accomplishing the certification process is the challenging oral examination. In 2017; the format of the ABNS oral exam was revised to make it more relevant; painstaking; and reflective of recent advances in neurosurgery. Thus; in Neurosurgery Oral Board Review; 3rd Edition; (PDF) the authors have expanded on the widely acclaimed previous editions.

The user-friendly ebook is packed with all the essentials that are required to prepare for the exam. It can be used either for a rapid review a few days ahead of the exam or as an overview to organize study preparation. Every chapter starts with a collection of salient facts; followed by cases that simulate the actual oral board experience.

Key Highlights

  • Complications and emergency procedures discussed in greater detail
  • Eighty entirely new; first-rate cases supplemented by a large number of images
  • More than 300 outstanding anatomic drawings and radiographs to enhance the ability to visualize complex concepts
  • In-depth focus on the current state-of-the-art in neurosurgery; including endovascular and functional approaches; minimally-invasive brain and spine procedures; arthrodesis; etc.

This quintessential pocket-sized oral board review has gained its place as a trusted study companion in the past 15 years. The new and improved edition will continue to play an important role for neurosurgeons prepping for this challenging final stage of ABNS certification.

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Jonathan S. Citow, Robert J. Spinner, Ross C. Puffer


Thieme; 3rd Edition




376 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Neurosurgery Oral Board Review
Title Page
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Part I: Spinal Disorders
1 Spinal Anatomy and Approaches
2 Spine Trauma
3 Spinal Degenerative Disease
4 Spinal Tumors
5 Other Spinal Disorders
Part II: Cranial Disorders
6 Cranial Anatomy and Approaches
7 Head Trauma
8 Brain Tumors
9 Cerebrovascular Disease
10 Other Cranial Disorders
Part III: Miscellaneous Topics
11 Congenital and Pediatric Lesions
12 Functional and Pain Neurosurgery
13 Peripheral Nerves
14 Critical Care and Neuroanesthesia
15 Neurology
Case Vignettes
Category 1: General Cases
Category 2: Neurology Mimics
Category 3: Spine
Category 4: Vascular
Category 5: Tumor
Category 6: Pediatrics
Category 7: Functional
Category 8: Peripheral Nerve
Image Credits Cases 1–8
Quick Reference Guide

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