Volpe's Neurology of the Newborn, 6th Edition

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Autore: Volpe, Inder, Darras, de Vries, du Plessis, Neil, Perlman
Editore: Elsevier
Anno: 2018
Pagine: 1240
ISBN: 9780323428767
Prezzo: 144,00€
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The 5th edition of this indispensable resource captures the latest insights in neonatal neurology in a totally engaging, readable manner. World authority Dr. Joseph Volpe has completely revised his masterwork from cover to cover, describing everything from the most up-to-the-minute discoveries in genetics through the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of neurologic disorders. He delivers all the clinical guidance you need to provide today's most effective care for neonates with neurological conditions.

New to this edition
  • Features a brand new, full-color design with hundreds of new figures, tables, algorithms, and micrographs.
  • Includes two entirely new chapters: Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up and Stroke in the Newborn; a new section on Neonatal Seizures; and an extensively expanded section on Hypoxic-Ischemia and Other Disorders.
  • Showcases the experience and knowledge of a new editorial team, led by Dr. Joseph Volpe and Dr. Terrie E. Inder, Chair of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, all of whom bring a wealth of insight to this classic text.
  • Offers comprehensive updates from cover to cover to reflect all of the latest information regarding the development of the neural tube; prosencephalic development; congenital hydrocephalus; cerebellar hemorrhage; neuromuscular disorders and genetic testing; and much more.
  • Uses an improved organization to enhance navigation.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Table of Contents

Unit I: Human Brain Development


1. Neural Tube Development and Defects

2. Prosencephalic Development and Defects

3. Congenital Hydrocephalus

4. Cerebellar Development and Defects

5. Neuronal Proliferative Events and Defects

6. Neuronal Migrational Events and Defects

7. Organizational Events and Defects

8. Myelination Events and Defects

Unit II: Neurological Evaluation  


9. Neurological Examination: Normal and Abnormal Features

10. Specialized Neurological Studies

11. Neurodevelopmental Followup

Unit III: Neonatal Seizures 


12. Neonatal Seizures

Unit IV: Hypoxic-ischemic and Related Disorders  


13. Pathophysiology General Principles

14. Encephalopathy of the Preterm - Neuropathology

15. Encephalopathy of the Preterm - Pathophysiology

16. Encephalopathy of the Preterm - Clinical - Neurological Features, Diagnosis, Imaging, Prognosis, Therapy

17. Intrauterine, Intrapartum Assessments in the Term Infant

18. Hypoxic Ischemic Injury in the Term Infant – Neuropathology

19. Hypoxic Ischemic Injury in the Term Infant – Pathophysiology

20. Hypoxic Ischemic Injury in the Term Infant – Clinical - Neurological Features, Diagnosis, Imaging, Prognosis, Therapy

21. Stroke in the Newborn

Unit V: Intracranial Hemorrhage 


22. Intracranial/Hemorrhage – Supratentorial (Subdural, Subarachnoid, Intraventricular (Term Infant), Miscellaneous

23. Intracranial Hemorrhage Infratentorial/Cerebellar

24. Preterm IVH/Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus

Unit VI: Metabolic Encephalopathies


25. Glucose

26. Bilirubin

27. Amino acids

28. Organic acids

Unit VII: Degenerative Disorders  

29. Degenerative Disorders of the Newborn

Unit VIII: Neuromuscular Disorders 


30. Evaluation, Specialized Studies

31. Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

32. Levels Above Lower Motor Neuron to Neuromuscular Junction

33. Muscle Involvement and Restricted Disorders

Unit IX: Intracranial Infections


34. Viral, Protozoan and Related Intracranial Infections

35. Bacterial and Fungal Intracranial Infections

Unit X: Perinatal Trauma

36. Injuries of Extracranial, Cranial, Intracranial, Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System Structures

Unit XI: Intracranial Mass Lesions  

37. Brain Tumors and Vein of Galen Malformations

Unit XII: Drugs and the Developing Nervous System 


38. Passive Addiction and Teratogenic Effects

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