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By Daniel H. Kim MD FACS, Ung-kyu Chang MD PhD, Se-Hoon Kim MD PhD, Mark H. Bilsky MD

In attaining optimum results in your sufferers with this new multimedia reference. prepared by way of tumor then by way of area, this source info diagnostic and healing ideas for basic and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are awarded in a concise, stepwise style, placing the major details you would like correct at your fingertips! Over six hundred illustrations around out this exhaustive new reference.Keep brand new at the newest advances in prognosis and treatment with discussions of the most recent surgical suggestions, together with minimally invasive backbone surgery.Chapter templating is helping you already know the total approach in addition to key facets, pearls and pitfalls, earlier than heading into the OR.Have all of the info you want to make a prognosis and plan sufferer administration with outsized, complete colour medical pictures and line drawings that illustrate key diagnoses and surgeries.

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By Roland Kalb

The research of the cortical constitution of stimulus-response pathways is the vital topic of this publication. The research contains dimension of response instances and recording of event-related potentials, the pc assisted evaluate of those empirical info and the mathematical description of those pathways. The research is finished by means of a hypothetical neural interpretation and a comparability of the pathways of fit matters, sufferers with mind tumors, and sufferers with schizophrenia. the writer has selected a totally new strategy via describing the constitution of the stimulus-response pathways by means of mathematical equations and via offering a hypothetical neural interpretation of this constitution, and by way of simulating those pathways in computing device courses. This quantity provides a neural thought of straightforward psychological tactics like stimulus-response sequences. figuring out the neural correlate of determination making could have a ways attaining results for the neurosciences. The readers will reap the benefits of new insights into the actual substrate of psychological procedures.

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

This ebook was once born out of thirty years of didactic and useful adventure with the purpose of giving the reader concise neurosurgical components and a suitable chosen iconography. this article desires to symbolize a practi­ cal and crucial consultant for the scientific scholar and an invaluable reference element for experts drawn to pursuing extra precise literature reviews. normal practitioners and experts in comparable matters can seek advice this article to formulate a prognosis 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 symptoms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Intracranial high blood pressure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Focal indicators and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Epilepsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Language issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Optic pathways problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Apraxias. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Psychic issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 perspective 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 area tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sellar and parasellar sector tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Anatomopathological category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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INTRACRANIAL ANEURySMS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S9 Epidemiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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By Lawrence G Lenke, Daniel H. Kim, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Richard Glenn Fessler

Higher knowing of biomechanics, advancements in know-how, and new wisdom of the disorder technique within the backbone have ended in speedy advances in spinal instrumentation. This ebook is the complete consultant to all modern varieties of spinal implant structures. It not just highlights the most recent units, but in addition provides the medical directions you want to decide on and follow the simplest implant for any surgical scenario.

Along with an all-inclusive record of the spinal tools to be had this present day, the e-book bargains direct comparisons of every method that will help you make an educated and assured choice. additionally, you will locate important pointers on insertion thoughts and worry avoidance to maximise good fortune within the working room. And, hundreds of thousands of beautiful photographs make certain a lucid figuring out of all implants and their purposes.

Here is your unmarried authoritative resource for upgrading your wisdom and ability set in present implant structures. No backbone physician, orthopedic healthcare professional, neurosurgeon, or resident may be with no this encyclopedic quantity

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Download fMRI: Basics and Clinical Applications by Stephan Ulmer, Olav Jansen PDF

By Stephan Ulmer, Olav Jansen

Functional MRI (fMRI) and the elemental approach to daring imaging have been brought in 1993 by way of Seiji Ogawa. From very easy experiments, fMRI has developed right into a scientific software for day-by-day regimen mind imaging. there were a variety of advancements in either the imaging process as comparable to good as within the statistical research. during this quantity, specialists within the box proportion their wisdom and indicate attainable technical obstacles and difficulties explaining easy methods to remedy them. ranging from the very fundamentals at the starting place of the daring sign, the e-book covers technical concerns, anatomical landmarks, presurgical functions, and targeted concerns in a variety of medical fields. different modalities for mind mapping equivalent to puppy, TMS, and MEG also are in comparison with fMRI. This e-book is meant to offer a cutting-edge assessment and to function a reference and advisor for medical purposes of fMRI.

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Download Moyamoya Disease Explored Through RNF213: Genetics, by Akio Koizumi, Kazuhiro Nagata, Kiyohiro Houkin, Teiji PDF

By Akio Koizumi, Kazuhiro Nagata, Kiyohiro Houkin, Teiji Tominaga, Susumu Miyamoto, Shigeo Kure, Elizabeth Tournier-Lasserve

This e-book provides the newest findings on organic, epidemiological, and scientific investigations of RNF213, that's regarded as occupied with many organic techniques and performs a key function in cerebro- and heart problems . via discussing the epidemiology and genetic epidemiology of the sickness with a specific specialize in the molecular functionality of RNF213, examine utilizing animal types, analysis, treatment and medical administration world wide, this paintings makes a useful contribution to the research of the disease.Moyamoya illness Explored via RNF213 is an integral source for either starting and skilled researchers, pediatricians, neurologists, and neurosurgeons who're looking accomplished info on grownup and formative years stroke.

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

This booklet offers an important replace on microvascular decompression (MVD) surgical procedure, which has been broadly accredited as an efficient therapy for cranial nerve hyperexcitability issues reminiscent of hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and so on. The authors describe intimately these steps of the method that want the main recognition so one can in attaining a superb postoperative final result, together with positioning, craniectomy, strategy and identity of the offender, and so on. even though it essentially specializes in surgical rules and technical nuances, the ebook additionally addresses the intraoperative electrophysiologic tracking and pathogeneses of hemifacial spasm and trigeminal neuralgia.

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

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

Advanced MRI calls for complicated wisdom of anatomy. This quantity correlates thin-section mind anatomy with corresponding medical three T MR photographs in axial, coronal and sagittal planes to illustrate the anatomic bases for complicated MR imaging. It particularly correlates complicated neuromelanin imaging, susceptibility-weighted imaging, and diffusion tensor tractography with scientific three and four T MRI to demonstrate the right nuclear and fiber tract anatomy imaged via those concepts. each one area of the mind stem 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 equivalent to myelin- and Nissl-stained mild microscopy (40-60 microns). the quantity is thoroughly prepared as a educating textual content, utilizing concise drawings and gorgeous anatomic/MRI photos to offer the data in sequentially finer element, so the reader simply assimilates the relationships one of the constructions proven via high-field MRI.

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By Wolfgang Seeger

This ebook demonstrates the way it is possibile to devise operations within the so-called inoperable areas of the basal ganglia, the mind stem, the limbic approach and in problematical components of the cortex. contemporary advances in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging make possible profitable operations in those areas. simply because buildings from varied depths of the mind overlap on NMR photographs, an actual interpretation of the picture is simply attainable if the anatomy of the respective areas is punctiliously identified. the writer offers a transparent and particular presentation of the anatomical sections and compares them with the NMR photos. For the dealers of the sooner volumes of this sequence, but additionally for brand new readers of large curiosity, the e-book additionally includes an illustrated index the place the rules and symptoms of all operations released via Professor Seeger are proven. The ebook is done by way of a bankruptcy particularly for the more youthful neurosurgeon, the place Professor Seeger exhibits a few technical methods received in the course of his longtime adventure as a health care professional.

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By L Dade Lunsford

This moment variation is written by way of popular specialists in neurosurgery, neurology, physics, and radiation oncology, lots of whom are pioneers of radiosurgery. all through greater than 30 special chapters, the authors

share their significant services in this hugely unique, minimally invasive kind of radiation therapy.

The first few chapters lay a beginning for figuring out the differentiations in varieties of SRS expertise: Leksell Gamma Knife®, Novalis, Linac and Proton Beam Radiosurgery, and Cyberknife, by means of an evidence at the physics and radiobiology of SRS. the remainder chapters offer an in depth dialogue of all pathologies and issues presently treated.

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  • Radiosurgical techniques for quite a lot of intracranial conditions/diseases together with arteriovenous malformations, meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, trigeminal neuralgia, obsessive-compulsive affliction, epilepsy, ocular issues, pediatric mind tumors, and gliomas.
  • Important updates on cranium base tumors, useful issues, and mind metastases.
  • Evidence-based findings masking symptoms, sufferer choice, merits, boundaries, results, power issues, and replacement therapy modalities.

This up to date reference instrument is a useful, finished advisor to present strategies in SRS. it's a must-have source for neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, and clinical physicists, from citizens to complex clinicians.

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