Essential Neurosurgery (3rd ed.)


Essential Neurosurgery provides a comprehensive introduction to neurosurgery for junior surgical trainees and medical students. The book concentrates on the principles of neurosurgical diagnosis and management of the more common central nervous system problems, including an understanding of neurology and the pathological basis of neurological disease. There is also coverage of neurosurgical techniques and postoperative patient management.

This new edition brings the text fully up to date and includes many of the biological and technological advances made in the field of neurosurgery that have improved surgical possibilities and patient outcomes.

Review quotations from the previous edition

‘flowing and well highlighted text keeps the reader interested in the subject’
British Journal of Neurosurgery

‘an excellent text…well organised and clearly set out’
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

  • Wiley; June 2008
  • ISBN: 9781405148177
  • Edition: 3
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Essential Neurosurgery
  • Author: Andrew H. Kaye
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell

About The Author

Professor Andrew H. Kaye, MBBS MD FRACS
James Stewart Professor of Surgery and Head of Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Director of Neurosurgery and Director, The Melbourne Neuroscience Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, which is the official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and the Australian Association of Neurologists.