Category: Neurosurgery

Pain Management and Palliative Care: A Comprehensive Guide by Kimberly A. Sackheim

By Kimberly A. Sackheim

This complete publication covers the data had to analysis and deal with sufferers with acute and persistent ache. Sections devoted to sufferer review, medicine administration, treating sufferers with extra advanced situations and interventional administration supply clinically-relevant info on an array of themes appropriate to either the generalist and professional. a few sections being geared up in a analysis established procedure aid to target those themes and function a brief reference. a realistic and easy-to-use advisor, Pain administration and Palliative Care provides a vast starting place on discomfort evaluate and administration and is a useful day-by-day spouse for these handling sufferers experiencing pain.

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Radiodiagnosis of the Skull: 103 Radiological Exercises for by Dr. Jean-Louis Dietemann (auth.)

By Dr. Jean-Louis Dietemann (auth.)

This quantity is the newest within the sequence workouts in Radio­ logical prognosis, introduced via the Strasbourg university of Radio­ logy. additional volumes at the facial bones, senology, and stomach tomography are in practise. Jean-Louis Dietemann has over a decade's adventure of radiodiagnosis of the cranium, and has already confirmed his skills as a instructor along with his past books at the sella turcica and on carotid angiography. the current quantity will veritably be a very good good fortune and may improve the sequence. Professor A. W ACKENHEIM Hospices Civils de Strasbourg Centre Hospitalier nearby provider de Radiologie I Strasbourg v Contents half One: Iconography . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 1 . half : statement with Corresponding Schemata. eighty five References . . a hundred sixty five topic Index 167 VII half One Iconography 1 1 a b three 2 a b four three four five 6 6 a b 7 7 eight eight a b nine nine 10 10 eleven a b eleven 12 thirteen a b thirteen a b 14 b 15 sixteen 17 sixteen 17 20 18 21 a b 19 22 a b 20 21 24 a b 22 b 23 26 27 24 a 25 26 29 27 31 32 28 33 34 29 35 36 30 37 a b 31 38 39 32 forty forty-one 33 forty two forty three 34 forty four a b 35 forty four c forty five a 36 forty five b ~----~------~~ c 37 forty six forty seven 38 forty eight forty nine 39 50 a b forty forty-one fifty two fifty three a forty two fifty three b fifty four a forty three fifty four b fifty five forty four 56

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Microvascular Decompression Surgery by Shi-Ting Li, Jun Zhong, Raymond F. Sekula Jr.

By Shi-Ting Li, Jun Zhong, Raymond F. Sekula Jr.

This booklet presents a vital replace on microvascular decompression (MVD) surgical procedure, which has been broadly authorized as a good treatment for cranial nerve hyperexcitability problems reminiscent of hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and so on. The authors describe intimately these steps of the method that desire the main cognizance on the way to in achieving an outstanding postoperative end result, together with positioning, craniectomy, process and identity of the perpetrator, and so forth. even though it basically makes a speciality of surgical rules and technical nuances, the publication additionally addresses the intraoperative electrophysiologic tracking and pathogeneses of hemifacial spasm and trigeminal neuralgia.

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Erythropoietin and the Nervous System by Ahmet Höke

By Ahmet Höke

Erythropoietin (EPO) is a chemokine hormone that's broadly allotted through the physique. as well as its conventional position as a hormone that stimulates crimson blood telephone creation, lately many laboratories have proven that EPO can act as a neuroprotective compound in numerous damage paradigms within the worried method. prior adventure with particularly protection profile of this FDA-approved drug makes it an incredible candidate to take it into medical trials for neuroprotection. we're at the verge of significant medical trials utilizing this drug for neuroprotection in illnesses starting from stroke, to transverse myelitis to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. this can be the 1st ebook of its sort that brings jointly researchers from many alternative disciplines of neuroscience to study the present state of the art in EPO and the anxious method. This booklet will gain scientists and clinicians drawn to neuroprotection within the broadest sense.

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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery I by Prof. Dr. med. J. Lang (auth.), Professor Bernhard Ludwig

By Prof. Dr. med. J. Lang (auth.), Professor Bernhard Ludwig Bauer M.D., Dieter Hellwig M.D. (eds.)

Endoscopic neurosurgical interventions achieve in significance. This e-book provides adetailed description of the new indi- cations of endoscopic approaches inmodern neurosurgery. They contain endoscopic stereotaxy, endoscopic evacuations of intracerebral hematomas, cysts and abscesses in addition to endoscopic interventions on mind tumors. a longer over- view in regards to the usable endoscopes and the operative gear is mentioned

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Atlas of Neurotologic and Lateral Skull Base Surgery by John S. Oghalai, Colin L. W. Driscoll

By John S. Oghalai, Colin L. W. Driscoll

Long awaited, this high quality surgical atlas covers all elements of neuro-otology and lateral cranium base systems in comprehensively intimately. The lavishly illustrated step by step advisor is written through American specialists to make sure continuity among themes. The textual content is extremely dependent with step by step rationalization of every surgery and advice and methods sections in addition to a PEARLS part in every one bankruptcy. greater than two hundred remarkable art illustrations describe every one surgery with approximately six hundred extra intraoperative photographs with CT and MRI photos to coach particular case examples. this gives an entire academic adventure for the cranium base doctor in education and an intensive reference for the skilled surgeon.

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Neurointerventional management: diagnosis and treatment by Robert W. Hurst, Robert H. Rosenwasser

By Robert W. Hurst, Robert H. Rosenwasser

"Crossing the bounds of classically delineated clinical and surgical specialties together with neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and neurology, Interventional Neuroradiology makes use of complex neuroimaging mixed with endovascular options to lead catheters and units via blood vessels to regard sickness related to buildings of the pinnacle, neck, and important anxious method. in the course of the mixture of the most recent imaging Read more...

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Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide with by Hrayr K. Shahinian (auth.)

By Hrayr K. Shahinian (auth.)

To date, greater than 3 thousand mind and cranium base tumors, in addition to a number of vascular difficulties, were handled by utilizing complex, absolutely endoscopic, minimally invasive surgical suggestions. In Endoscopic cranium Base Surgery, Dr. Hrayr ok. Shahinian, director of the cranium Base Institute, compiles those concepts. hugely particular and amply illustrated by means of over 600 colour photos entire with a compendium of the mandatory surgical tools, the step by step working room systems supply a definitive consultant to the tricky but crucial paintings of cranium base surgery.

Comprehensive and concise, Endoscopic cranium Base Surgery is perfect for all surgical experts and people education to develop into experts who desire to achieve a brand new device within the noble, on-going explanation for saving lives.

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Rare Diseases and Syndromes of the Spinal Cord by Ibrahim M. Eltorai

By Ibrahim M. Eltorai

This publication offers a entire and updated evaluation of infrequent illnesses and syndromes of the spinal twine, accumulated during the last 40 years from all of the world's literature. every one bankruptcy during this quantity is geared up within the comparable easy-to-follow layout, comprising definitions, prevalence, etiology, scientific presentation, analysis, administration, diagnosis, and references.

This ebook is aimed toward scientific scholars, citizens, fellows, and junior attendings in spinal twine drugs, actual medication, neurosurgery, orthopedics, oncology, emergency drugs, infectious illness, neurology, genetics, vascular surgical procedure, and endocrinology, in addition to the varied allied fields of actual treatment, nursing, occupational remedy, and biomedical researchers.

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Neuropsychological Function and Brain Imaging by Erin D. Bigler, Ronald A. Yeo, Eric Turkheimer

By Erin D. Bigler, Ronald A. Yeo, Eric Turkheimer

Over the earlier 20 years researchers and clinicians within the neurosciences have witnessed a literal info explosion within the quarter of mind imaging and neuropsychological functioning. until eventually lately shall we no longer view the fearful method other than by utilizing invasive strategies. this present day, numerous imaging suggestions can be found, yet this know-how has complicated so quickly that it's been tough for brand spanking new details to be consolidated right into a unmarried resource. The aim of this quantity is to offer info on technological advances besides present criteria and methods within the region of mind imaging and neuropsychological functioning. the standard of mind imaging innovations has more suitable dramatically. In 1975 one needed to be content material with a mind photo that simply provided a gross contrast among ventricular cavities, mind, and bone tissue. present imaging innovations provide significant precision and approximate gross neuroanatomy to such an volume that differentiation among mind nuclei, pathways, and white­ grey topic is feasible. those technological advances have advanced so speedily that simple and medical study have lagged at the back of. it is common, relatively in longitudinal learn, for the technical meth­ odology of a research to develop into out of date whereas that learn remains to be in development. This has hampered yes points of systematic study and has additionally produced the necessity for a textbook that may deal with modern concerns in mind imaging and neuropsychology.

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