Missile Injuries of the Brain, Spine, and Peripheral Nerves is a complete reference resource for neurosurgeons dealing with injuries of gunshot and other missiles. It aims at enhancing the understanding of such injuries to the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves and their management principles. Its content is primarily based on the author's experience during his time spent in Army Medical Corps.
Highlights of the book:
- Concepts and principles of ballistics as well as the pathophysiology of gunshot (and shrapnel) injuries, with easy correlation to diagnostic imaging, in a simplified manner
- Exhaustive coverage of management, critical care, and controversies related to different types of gunshot wounds
- A separate chapter on the history of missile injuries
- A separate chapter on blast injuries that has been covered for the first time in Indian Neurotrauma literature
- Meticulously selected illustrations to aid in the understanding of the injuries and planning their treatment and prognostication
- A separate chapter on nonmissile penetrating injuries of the skull and brain
This book will be of immense value to neurosurgeons and trauma surgeons in India.