Pros and Cons of the Latest Neurosurgical Treatments

New York, NY, November 14, 2013 --( "Controversies in Neurosurgery II," by Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, recently published by Thieme, is an up-to-date reference in which world-renowned neurosurgeons provide practical advice and professional commentary on over 20 controversial “hot” topics in the field of neurosurgery. Each chapter begins with an opening case in which experts describe the pros and cons of different treatment methodologies and operative techniques, helping neurosurgeons select the best treatment plan for each patient. This book is informed with the expertise of more than 100 of the world’s preeminent neurosurgeons.

"Controversies in Neurosurgery II" will be highly regarded by neurosurgeons and residents and is sure to be a key volume in their medical libraries for years to come.

Controversies in Neurosurgery II
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2014
456 pp, 381 illustrations
ISBN: 9781604062328
eBook - Available from, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781604062335

About the Author

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, is Director of Skull Base Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit
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