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Principles of posterior fossa surgery
  1. David H Jho,
  2. Christopher S Ogilvy
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Christopher S Ogilvy, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; cogilvy{at}

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Edited by Anil Nanda, 1st Edition, 2012. Published by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., New York, pp 252 (hardcover). (Foreward by Peter J Jannetta). ISBN: 978-1588906632

Having authored one of the chapters, we have been familiar with this project during its evolution. This well-organized book fills a niche as a comprehensive but concise reference or vade mecum dedicated to the unique neuroanatomical compartment of the posterior fossa. It is well known to neurosurgeons that the range of disorders that include trauma, neoplastic lesions and vascular pathologies are managed differently by virtue of involving the infratentorial region, in contrast to analogous pathologies of the supratentorial region. In addition, there are …

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