Pollack Co-Authors Book on Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery bookPittsburgh, October, 17, 2014 -- Ian Pollack, MD, the A. Leland Albright Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, is coauthor of the newly released Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery, a completely revised third edition of the most authoritative guide to the management of pediatric neurosurgical disorders encountered in clinical practice.

According to the book's publisher, Thieme Publishers, this full-color book "provides pediatric neurosurgeons with a clear understanding of the current evidence base of practice and treatment in the subspecialty. This book is an essential reference for all residents and practitioners in neurosurgery and neurology who treat pediatric patients."

A. Leland Albright, MD, clinical adjunct professor of neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin Health Center, and P. David Adelson, MD, director of the Barrow Neurological Institute and chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. are the other coauthors on the book.

Dr. Albright is Dr. Pollack's predecessor at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and is the namesake of the endowed chair that Dr. Pollack holds at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Adelson served as director of pediatric neurotrauma, director of surgical epilepsy, and director of the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Center at Children's before heading to the Barrow Neurological Institute in December of 2008.

For more information on Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery, please visit the publisher's website.