Category: Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery rounds: questions and answers by Mark Shaya, Remi Nader, Jonathan Citow, Hamad Farhat,

By Mark Shaya, Remi Nader, Jonathan Citow, Hamad Farhat, Abdulrahman Sabbagh

Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and solutions is the 1st consultant devoted to getting ready citizens and scientific scholars for the difficult questions -- referred to as "pimping" within the vernacular -- they're going to often come upon on neurosurgery rotation. 9 succinct chapters totally hide the elemental and scientific neurosciences in a handy Q & A structure that's excellent for self-study. brief solutions and reasons appear Read more...

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definitely the right advisor to pimping -- 9 succinct chapters absolutely hide the fundamental and medical neurosciences in a handy Q&A structure that's perfect for self-study. brief solutions and motives appear Read more...

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Advances in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 11: by C. H. A. Meyer, A. Detta, C. Kudoh (auth.), Assoc. Professor

By C. H. A. Meyer, A. Detta, C. Kudoh (auth.), Assoc. Professor Dr. Björn A. Meyerson, Professor Dr. Christoph Ostertag (eds.)

This quantity includes chosen contributions from the XIth assembly of the ecu Society for Stereotactic and useful Neurosurgery held in September 1994 in Antalyaffurkey. lots of the papers take care of the numerous healing and technical developments made during this box of neurosurgery. The emergence of recent stereotactic methodologies corresponding to frameless stereotaxy and other kinds of neuronavigation became an vital device for all sorts of neurosurgical operations. increasingly more younger neurosurgeons takes an curiosity within the neurosurgical methods to the remedy of circulation problems, continual ache and epilepsy. this can be a transparent signal ofthe transforming into wisdom of the lengthy missed indisputable fact that those neurosurgical remedies should be provided to massive sufferer populations. Neurotransplantation as a unique therapy of Parkinson's illness has lead the way for the applying of this know-how for different symptoms. The pioneering paintings played via the past due Edward Hitchcock is reviewed right here. there's a renewed curiosity in pallidotomy for facing definite varieties of Parkinson's disorder and likely facets of this operation are mentioned in one other paper. growth within the neurosurgical remedy of soreness is handled by way of contributions on subtle options of percutaneous cordotomy, DREZ operations and important reviews of spinal twine stimulation. a singular process is a record at the reviews of treating melanoma soreness by means of intraspinal implantation of chromaffin cells. a number of contributions conceal the real problems with novel innovations for the examine of neural disorder, peroperative tracking with puppy, microrecording, magneto-encephalography and different techniques.

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Amobarbital Effects and Lateralized Brain Function: The Wada by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador, Gregory P. Lee, Don W.

By David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador, Gregory P. Lee, Don W. King

The intracarotid amobarbital (or Amytal) strategy is often known as the Wada try in tribute to Juhn Wada, the general practitioner who devised the method and played the 1st easy animal study and medical stories with this system. Wada checking out has develop into an essential component of the pre­ operative review for epilepsy surgical procedure. curiously, despite the fact that, Wada at first built this technique as a method to evaluate language dominance in psychiatric sufferers so that electroconvulsant treatment may be utilized unilaterally to the non-dominant hemisphere. Epilepsy surgical procedure has matured as a potential remedy for intractable seizures and isn't any longer confmed to some significant universities and scientific institutes. but, as is more and more transparent by means of interpreting the surveys of methods utilized by epilepsy surgical procedure facilities (e.g., Rausch, 1987; Snyder, Novelly, & Harris, 1990), there isn't purely nice heterogeneity within the tools used in the course of Wada trying out to evaluate language and reminiscence features, yet there additionally appears to be like an absence of consensus concerning the theoretical assumptions, and maybe, even the targets of this procedure.

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Advances in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 9: by Dr. R. Martínez, J. Vaquero, L. V. De La Morena, F.

By Dr. R. Martínez, J. Vaquero, L. V. De La Morena, F. Tendillo, P. Aragonés (auth.), Professor Edward R. Hitchcock, Prof. Dr. Giovanni Broggi, Dr. Juan Burzaco, Dr. J. Martin-Rodriguez, Dr. Björn A. Meyerson, Dr. Szabolcs Tóth (eds.)

The ebook provides the main up to date details for the increasing box of stereotactic and useful neurosurgery from eu and foreign specialists. the most recent advancements in neural transplantation and stereotactic irradiation are incorporated including the reviews on wide trials of analgesic surgical procedure and new innovations utilized in the therapy of various useful disorders.

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Arterial Revascularization of the Head and Neck: Text Atlas by Horia Muresian

By Horia Muresian

This e-book covers all features of the prevention, analysis, and remedy of stroke, delivering an built-in standpoint that might be appropriate to various experts. huge attention is given to different tools of stroke prevention and arterial revascularization, with updated info on pharmacological measures and transparent presentation of endovascular stent placement tactics and surgical recommendations, together with these related to the carotid artery, vertebral artery, and aortic arch. complicated systems, corresponding to simultaneous bilateral carotid revascularization, are mentioned extensive, drawing on a wide sequence of situations and taking off functional principles. The analysis and remedy of intra- and extracranial aneurysms and the administration of cervical trauma are tested absolutely. moreover, the reader is supplied with information on characterization of the offender lesion via diverse imaging modalities and with suggestion at the significance of a multidisciplinary workforce and mixed methods (endovascular and surgical), id of threat components, anesthesia, neuromonitoring, and hemodynamic tracking. The publication might be of price not just for cardiac and vascular surgeons but in addition for cardiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, anatomists, experts in diagnostic imaging, and interventional radiologists.

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The Synapse: In Development, Health, and Disease by E. Edward Bittar (Eds.)

By E. Edward Bittar (Eds.)

This quantity got here out of discussions with Professeur Michel Fardeau my long-time colleague in Paris and now Directeur of the Institut de Myologie on the Hopital Pitie-Salpetriere there, and Professeur Emeritus Rene Couteaux, Universite de Paris VI. in the course of my sabbatical yr 1994-95, as Professeur de L'Academie des Sciences and Chaire Elf Aquitaine in Paris, Professeur Couteaux and that i had a few discussions, centering at the improvement of the sphere of synaptology from his viewpoint as one that had skilled a number of the major advances in the course of his energetic specialist occupation. Following those discussions, my colleagues, Daniel Hantai in Paris, and Bruce Citron in Kansas urban, and that i started to touch scientists in quite a few parts of present synapse examine. the outcome during this quantity which seeks to include stories in improvement, upkeep, and sickness states. The foreword through Professeur Couteaux is a notable own trip in the course of the beginnings of this box as much as the current day. Professeur Couteaux has persevered to be lively in his personal examine at the neuromuscular synapse to at the present time

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Evidence-based neurosurgery: an introduction by Stephen J. Haines, Beverly C. Walters

By Stephen J. Haines, Beverly C. Walters

Evidence-Based Neurosurgery: An Introduction will educate the practitioner to hire evidence-based methods to universal difficulties in neurosurgery. The publication starts with a overview of the ideas and strategies eager about the perform of evidence-based medication, together with the fundamentals of severe research utilizing methodologically rigorous evidence-synthesis thoughts. the second one a part of the textual content offers valuable examples of using this severe research for universal medical events, corresponding to stent placement, dealing with an infection, metastases, craniocerebral trauma, cervical backbone trauma, and extra.

This publication covers all levels of medical perform, from sufferer evaluation, to analysis, to diagnosis, and remedy, assisting you handle such questions as:

  • How do you reliably make sure the features of
    the person patient's ?
  • What is the most likely process the affliction?
  • How do you identify what interventions tend to
    have a good effect?
  • Does the intervention paintings below convinced certain
    circumstances?

Evidence-Based Neurosurgery is an
invitation to use the rigorous tools of evidence-based medication to enhance your perform of neurosurgery.

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