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March 1969

Clinical Neurosurgery: Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vol 15.

Arch Neurol. 1969;20(3):334-335. doi:10.1001/archneur.1969.00480090122024

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This, the 15th volume of Clinical Neurosurgery, is a collection of 18 outstanding, up-to-date articles by authorities in their respective fields. Each article was read before the Congress of Neurological Surgeons at its 17th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Oct 25-28, 1967.

The latest practical as well as theoretical concepts concerning various topics are well presented and illustrated, together with a comprehensive review of most of the subjects. The range of topics, and the diagnostic, therapeutic and theoretical points that are emphasized, make this a volume of unusual interest and value not only to neurosurgeons but also to neurologists, neuroradiologists, and neuropathologists.

Concepts concerning the etiology and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, facial hemispasm, and myelocele (meningo-myelocele) are superbly presented by Dr. W. James Gardner, to whom the volume is dedicated. Dr. Gardner has also written a chapter on the blood and cerebrospinal fluid barriers of the central nervous system, which

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