Head and neck

Nancy Rollins, François Luks, Giovanni Esposito, Ciro Esposito, Luigi Califano, Francesco Longo, Paola Esposito, Craig T. Albanese, Masayuki Fujioka, Carl Muroi, Nadia Khan, Yasuhiro Yonekawa, Aurelie Chiappinelli, Gianfranco Vallone, Concetta De Luca

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The patient of pediatric neurosurgery ranges from the preterm infant to the adolescent. The diseases addressed in pediatric neurosurgery include congenital disorders such as hydrocephalus, spina bifida, and craniosynostosis, particular types of tumors of the central nervous system, cerebrovascular diseases including vascular malformations and moyamoya disease, intractable epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury or acquired disorders. Pediatric neurosurgery requires team work that involves pediatric specialists from various fields including pediatric anesthesia, neurology, neuro-oncology, plastic surgery, psychology, and neuroradiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Surgical Diseases
Subtitle of host publicationA Radiologic Surgical Case Study Approach
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9783540715153
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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