This text is a compilation by a faculty of internationally recognized expert authors to provide information on the basic knowledge and clinical management required for optimal care of neurosurgical patients. The text is an up-to-date synopsis of the field of neurosurgery from an international perspective which covers the most common clinical conditions encountered by neurosurgeons. The chapters are organized under broad topics including investigative studies, perioperative care, the role of newer techniques, management of tumors, vascular and traumatic lesions. Additional topics are then covered including pediatrics, spine and peripheral nerve lesions, as well as functional neurosurgery and infections. Neurosurgery is a useful tool for neurosurgeons to consult for both basic and more sophisticated information and procedures. This book presents an up-to-date international perspective on essential points for neurosurgery for board exams and certification.