Practical Handbook of Neurosurgery: From Leading by Marc Sindou

By Marc Sindou

The booklet invitations the reader to an exhilarating trip in the course of the massive fields of neurosurgery, followed by way of a wide panel of top neurosurgeons.At a time while neurosurgery tends to phase in lots of subspecialties, the objective was once to regroup useful classes from skilled neurosurgeons. furthermore, the ebook represents an anthology of 90 around the world famous neurosurgeons, with the most good points in their curriculum and contributions.The ebook has 3 volumes which disguise the subsequent goods: quantity 1: options and cranial techniques; Vascular lesions; Cranial traumas; CSF/infectious illnesses - quantity 2: Intracranial tumors; Intraoperative explorations; Pediatrics; - quantity three: backbone; practical neurosurgery; Peripheral nerves; EducationThe authors carry their serious perspectives and provides valuable directions.

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Functional Neural Transplantation II. Novel Cell Therapies by S.B. Dunnett, A. Bjorklund

By S.B. Dunnett, A. Bjorklund

The 1st variation of practical Neural Transplantation, showing in 1994, was once commissioned to supply a scientific assessment of the most components of energetic examine into using neural transplantation for practical fix at the moment. There have even though been significant advancements within the box during the last decade. First, while a number of the version structures are a similar, the sophistication of the study has constructed dramatically. Secondly, there was an enormous switch in concentration regarding the character of the optimum reparative procedure, relocating clear of a major objective concerning fix via substitute of misplaced cells, to innovations in response to halting or reversing the ailment procedure itself. Thirdly, the decade has (not strangely) visible a selection within the breadth of medical purposes for transplantation not just of basic embryonic neural tissues but in addition the preliminary functions of cells and cellphone strains. to be able to deal with those fresh advancements as we input the twenty first century, 10 years after notion and six years after the booklet of sensible Neural Transplantation, the Editors have now sought to co-ordinate and edit an up to date model, practical Neural Transplantation II. practical Neural Transplantation II isn't just a revised variation of the former quantity, yet a wholly new and complementary moment quantity to replace the sector to 'state of the paintings' for the recent millennium. for plenty of significant subject parts (such as sensible fix in neurodegenerative issues of the basal ganglia) there was a continuous movement of important advances. even supposing those issues are coated in either volumes, the Editors have sought to prevent duplication via requiring that the current assurance emphasises the key advancements over the past decade whereas counting on the 1st quantity for the heritage overviews. different subject matters notwithstanding are fullyyt new within the current quantity, similar to novel functions of neural transplantation to different significant scientific relevance equivalent to retinal fix or relief of ache. A key departure of the current quantity is the addition of a number of early chapters addressing the technical and developmental concerns linked to id of different resources of cells for transplantation - phone strains, immortalised cells, precursor/stem cells and xenotransplantation.

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Essential Illustrated Neurosurgery by Aldo Fortuna M.D., Luigi Ferrante M.D., Pierpaolo Lunardi

By Aldo Fortuna M.D., Luigi Ferrante M.D., Pierpaolo Lunardi (auth.)

This publication was once born out of thirty years of didactic and functional event with the purpose of giving the reader concise neurosurgical parts and a suitable chosen iconography. this article desires to symbolize a practi­ cal and crucial consultant for the clinical scholar and an invaluable reference aspect for experts drawn to pursuing extra certain literature stories. common practitioners and experts in comparable topics can seek advice this article to formulate a analysis and difficult a formal remedy. November, 2000 The Authors Contents 1. CRANIAL DYSRAPHIAS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Arnold-Chiari malformation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Dandy-Walker malformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three Encephalocele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four Cranial dermic sinus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Corpus callosum agenesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight 2. mind TUMORS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine Epidemiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine signs and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Intracranial high blood pressure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Focal indicators and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Epilepsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Language issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Optic pathways issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Apraxias. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Psychic problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cerebellar syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Frontal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Parietal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Temporal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Occipital lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Posterior cranial fossa tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cerebellar tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fourth ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Ponto-cerebellar attitude tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 VIII Contents Brainstem tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Clivus tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Tumors of the cerebral ventricles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Tumors of the lateral ventricles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 3rd ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Fourth ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Pineal zone tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sellar and parasellar sector tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Anatomopathological type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Benign cerebral tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Leptomeningeal tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Nerve sheath tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Vascular tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Dysembryogenetic tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 combined cerebral tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four Malignant cerebral tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four remedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four Pseudo tumor cerebri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty six Phacomatosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty six three. INTRACRANIAL ANEURySMS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S9 Epidemiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Neurofibromatoses in Clinical Practice by Rosalie E Ferner, Susan Huson, D. Gareth R. Evans

By Rosalie E Ferner, Susan Huson, D. Gareth R. Evans

Neurofibromatoses in medical Practice offers a succinct, available advisor to the neurofibromatoses together with analysis, administration protocols and symptoms for referral to expert facilities. Neurocutaneous ailments are complicated to diagnose and deal with and plenty of sufferers require professional multidisciplinary administration and surveillance. as a result of a number of ailment manifestations, sufferers can current to assorted clinicians with out professional services reminiscent of basic practitioners, pediatricians, neurologists, geneticists, surgeons and ophthalmologists.

The clinically concentrated layout of this ebook will permit fast session in the course of clinics, facilitate illness development reputation, and point out care pathways. The medical quiz highlights universal pitfalls in prognosis and administration and a word list and reference part offer info for entry to expert NF clinics in the course of the united kingdom and internationally.

Written through specialists within the box Neurofibromatoses in scientific Practice is a realistic advisor for specialists in education and perform, normal practitioners and expert nurses.

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Nerve compression syndromes of the upper limb by Yves Allieu, Susan E Mackinnon

By Yves Allieu, Susan E Mackinnon

With broad diagrams and illustrations all through, the editors have drawn jointly a global record of participants to supply Nerve Compression Syndromes of the higher Limb. This complete textual content will help the general practitioner in coping with the commonest compression neuropathies in all sufferers from the typical employee to the musician and the athlete.

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Neurosurgical Ethics in Practice: Value-based Medicine by Ahmed Ammar, Mark Bernstein

By Ahmed Ammar, Mark Bernstein

Good neurosurgical perform relies not just on facts, talents, and glossy apparatus, but additionally on sturdy values. This publication is the 1st to debate particularly the moral concerns that come up throughout the day-by-day perform of neurosurgery. it's divided into 3 components addressing sufferers’ rights, moral concerns in relation to the operating surroundings, and wider societal points similar to dealings of neurosurgeons with the felony procedure, the media, and corporations. The authors are well-established neurosurgeons who current the moral difficulties that they have got encountered in the course of their careers and clarify what they've got realized in confronting those difficulties. In all, greater than 50 neurosurgical situations drawn from actual lifestyles are suggested and mentioned from a moral perspective. This publication may be specially informative for younger neurosurgeons and may supply all who paintings during this very certain box with a highway map on easy methods to steer clear of violations of clinical ethics in neurosurgical practice.

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Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke: Medical, Imaging, Surgical by Bernard R Bendok, Andrew M. Naidech, Matthew T Walker, H.

By Bernard R Bendok, Andrew M. Naidech, Matthew T Walker, H. Hunt Batjer

2012 PROSE Award Winner!

Praise for this book:

[This publication] is the simplest unmarried booklet in this subject produced so far. it is strongly recommended within the optimum phrases to all neuroradiologists; in truth, it's going to join the non-public library of someone who bargains with stroke.-- American magazine of Neuroradiology

Edited by way of well known leaders within the box, Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke: clinical, Imaging, Surgical, and Interventional Approaches offers finished, useful, and state of the art info for neurosurgeons, neurologists, radiologists, neurointerventionalists, different well-being care pros who take care of stroke sufferers. This go-to reference covers the middle of stroke care in a holistic and multidisciplinary technique and should turn out crucial for physicians and trainees alike.

Key Features:

  • The 4 pillars of stroke care: scientific administration, imaging, open surgical procedure and neurointerventional surgical procedure, are introduced jointly for the 1st time, supplying a cohesive, strategic technique for treating stroke sufferers
  • Online entry to chapter-specific movies that conceal stroke methods and imaging, complementing and extra improving its educational and academic values
  • More than 2 hundred top quality pictures, in addition to tables and decision-making algorithms, provides to the user's interpretation of the textual content
  • The textual content is written by means of a who is who in stroke perform, informing the reader with trustworthy and respected authority and services
  • A set of scientific pearls at the start of every bankruptcy spotlight key insights on particular issues
  • Cutting-edge details on acute stroke imaging and remedy support readers remain present during this dynamic box with an emphasis on advances and innovations

This ebook will supply clinicians the chance to profit how their colleagues give a contribution to sufferer care and develop into extra a professional and powerful crew individuals. It additionally responds to the exploding cross-specialty curiosity within the administration of stroke.

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Pediatric Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade by Alan R. Cohen

By Alan R. Cohen

Pediatric neurosurgery is a uniquely exacting subspecialty during which surgeons are given the intense privilege of assuaging soreness for gravely unwell young children, and in best-case situations, restoring their future health. figuring out the sizeable and complicated anatomy, pathology, and pathophysiology that evolves all through adolescence offers huge demanding situations. extra, the sphere is speedily progressing with developments in neurodiagnostic imaging and surgical instrumentation, in addition to an increasing wisdom of the molecular and genetic bases underlying many neurosurgical disorders.

While this book’s fundamental concentration is on the best way to in achieving technical excellence within the OR, this can be a remarkably own ebook concerning the artwork of pediatric neurosurgery. In it you can find knowledge received from many years of expertise. learn this e-book, use the data you achieve from it, and you'll turn into a more secure, extra skillful neurosurgeon.

Special Features:

  • More than 800 lovely, full-color illustrations
  • Online entry to video clips during which specialists from around the globe reveal the operative nuances and methods that aid surgeons get sufferers correctly out and in of the OR
  • Written by means of grasp surgeons from 10 international locations who percentage a wealth of insightful knowledge garnered from years of expertise, refinement of surgical suggestions, and improvement of diverse innovations
  • Surgical pearls, operative nuances, procedural alterations, and methods for warding off and working with pitfalls

This cutting-edge quantity is an extraordinary instructing instrument that finds precious methods of the exchange. it really is an important source for pediatric and basic neurosurgeons, neurosurgery citizens and fellows.

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Duvernoy's Atlas of the Human Brain Stem and Cerebellum: by Thomas P. Naidich, Henri M. Duvernoy, Bradley N. Delman, A.

By Thomas P. Naidich, Henri M. Duvernoy, Bradley N. Delman, A. Gregory Sorensen, Spyros S. Kollias, E. Mark Haacke

This atlas instills a great wisdom of anatomy by means of correlating thin-section mind anatomy with corresponding medical magnetic resonance photos in axial, coronal, and sagittal planes. The authors correlate complex neuromelanin imaging, susceptibility-weighted imaging, and diffusion tensor tractography with medical three and four T MRI. every one mind stem quarter is then analyzed with 9.4 T MRI to teach the anatomy of the medulla, pons, midbrain, and parts of the diencephalonin with an in-plane answer similar to myelin- and Nissl-stained gentle microscopy. The book’s conscientiously prepared diagrams and pictures educate with at the least text.

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Le rachis cervical vieillissant by Samy Bendaya

By Samy Bendaya

Le rachis cervical vieillissant peut ?tre ? l’origine d’une riche pathologie primitive ou secondaire, rhumatologique ou neuro-orthop?dique, dont los angeles plus redoutable, los angeles my?lopathie cervicarthrosique, ou alors les camptocormies, l’arthrose cervicale, l. a. n?vralgie cervico-brachiale. C’est de l. a. concordance de l’examen clinique, de l’?valuation fonctionnelle, des explorations neurophysiologiques et de l’imagerie raisonn?e que doivent d?couler le diagnostic et le traitement. los angeles d?marche clinique m?thodique peut encore aujourd’hui faire ?viter bien des erreurs dues ? des pi?ges diagnostiques. Parmi les traitements conservateurs, figurent les manipulations cervicales. Les contentions cervicales sont utiles dans certaines symptoms de m?me que l’acupuncture et l. a. r??ducation. L’indication et les suggestions chirurgicales doivent ?tre m?rement r?fl?chies, elles sont aujourd’hui enrichies par les thoughts mini-invasives. ? d?faut de l. a. chirurgie, le traitement par infiltrations est parfois justifi?.

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