Tumors of the Spine, 1e by Daniel H. Kim MD FACS, Ung-kyu Chang MD PhD, Se-Hoon Kim

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

In attaining optimum results to your sufferers with this new multimedia reference. prepared through tumor then by means of sector, this source info diagnostic and healing concepts for basic and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are provided in a concise, stepwise type, 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 most modern advances in prognosis and therapy with discussions of the most recent surgical innovations, together with minimally invasive backbone surgery.
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Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Preoperative Assessment and by Oguz Cataltepe, George I. Jallo

By Oguz Cataltepe, George I. Jallo

Written through the world over well-known experts in pediatric epilepsy
surgery, this state of the art ebook presents crucial information regarding the
preoperative review of and surgical ways to the therapy of epilepsy
in teenagers. The e-book opens with an outline of pediatric epilepsy via
four major sections detailing preoperative evaluation, surgical techniques and
techniques, results, and up to date promising advances. The authors current
numerous ways for coping with temporal lobe epilepsy and extratemporal lobe
epilepsy and consultant clinicians via quite a few surgical concepts for
hemispherectomy, disconnection techniques, neuromodulation, and more.

Highlights:

  • Complete insurance of the choice of surgical
    applicants, together with younger sufferers with congenital or early lesions
  • Detailed dialogue of the newest surgical strategies
    corresponding to hippocampal transection, cortical and deep mind stimulation and
    radiosurgery
  • Comprehensive presentation of all significant
    hemispherectomy and hemispherotomy ideas
  • More than a hundred illustrations, together with eighty five in
    full-color, to clarify key concepts

Ideal for pediatric neurosurgeons,
epilepsy surgeons and pediatric epileptologists, this authoritative textual content is additionally
a invaluable reference for clinicians, citizens, and fellows in neurology,
neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and neurophysiology with an curiosity in pediatric epilepsy surgery.

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The Legacy of Harvey Cushing: Profiles of Patient Care by Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, Dennis D. Spencer

By Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, Dennis D. Spencer

Derived from Harvey Cushing's amazing own assortment within the mind Tumor Registry, The Legacy of Harvey Cushing: Profiles of sufferer Care offers a gorgeous ancient account of Cushing's surgical instances and learn from 1905 to 1930. This superbly illustrated publication good points 800 of Cushing's surgical drawings and pictures of sufferers and tumor specimens. Preserved untouched for sixty years within the Yale college Library, the pictures give you the earliest catalog of neurological and neuropathological disorder and exhibit the suggestions hired through the founding father of sleek neurosurgery. The editors have conscientiously built-in those top quality pictures and illustrations right into a compelling narrative constituted of sufferers' clinic files and Cushing's meticulous notes at preoperative and postoperative levels of administration. Discharge notes, letters from the relatives of sufferers, photos of sufferers years after surgical procedure, and dying experiences additional humanize every one scientific case and get in touch with Cushing's lasting commitment to his sufferers. The publication offers a glimpse of the extreme contribution that either Cushing and his sufferers made to the growth of neurological surgical procedure within the 20th century. This distinct e-book can be prized via ultra-modern new release of neurological surgeons and neuropathologists.

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Neuropathology Review by Richard A. Prayson

By Richard A. Prayson

The scope of neuropathology maintains to extend, as evidenced by way of expanding numbers of multivolume and area of expertise texts, which were released lately. For these within the neuroscience disciplines, the ever expanding volume of knowledge one must assimilate and grasp could be demanding or even now and then daunting. As with the 1st variation, this moment version of Neuropathology assessment summarizes, in define shape, the necessities of neuropathology. the target is twofold: 1) to supply an summary of neuropathology for these at the start encountering the self-discipline and, 2) to supply a framework for evaluation for these getting ready for in-service and board examinations within the disciplines of neurology, neurosurgery and pathology, which require a few wisdom of neuropathology. the quantity is comfortably divided into 3 sections. the 1st half offers, in define shape, uncomplicated up to date info at the spectrum of neurologic-related disorder. the second one half provides pertinent pictoral examples of a spectrum of neuropathologic stipulations in a query layout with solutions and short rationalization supplied. the ultimate part encompasses a sequence of written questions with supplied solutions and reasons for you to evaluate the cloth awarded within the first element of the textual content. New questions were extra to the financial institution of questions formerly released within the first addition. also, a CD that features a colour model of the entire photographs during this textual content is incorporated. finished and well timed, Neuropathology overview is an important reference for neuropathology citizens and fellows, pathology citizens, neurology citizens, and scientific library scholars.

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Imaging of Carotid Artery Stenosis by Bernhard Schaller

By Bernhard Schaller

Stroke is the 3rd major reason behind dying and carotid atherosclerosis is the major explanation for embolic stroke. in recent times, the necessity for a extra specified research of atherosclerotic plaques has been under pressure. info past the measure of narrowing of the vessel lumen appears to be like fascinating and there's significant call for for diagnostic methods that in particular determine rupture-prone, susceptible plaques because the such a lot common reason for surprising ischemic events.
This atlas is an up to date reference paintings on imaging in carotid artery stenosis written through across the world renewed specialists. The authors take the reader step-by-step via illustrated descriptions of cutting-edge imaging recommendations that they've helped to enhance, and show that those suggestions are the most important within the administration of sufferers. This publication covers all aspects of imaging in carotid artery stenosis and offers an outlook to destiny points. The "take-home-messages" on the finish of every bankruptcy are a short assist in day-by-day perform.

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Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery by E. Sander Connolly, Guy M. McKhann II, Ricardo J Komotar, J

By E. Sander Connolly, Guy M. McKhann II, Ricardo J Komotar, J Mocco, Asim F. Choudhri

Thieme congratulates Tanvir F. Choudhri on being selected
by New York journal for its prestigious ‘Best medical professionals 2014’
list.

Praise for the former edition:
"The editors...know the desires of citizens at a 'grass-root level'...An simply obtainable resource of data for citizens in training."--Journal of Neurosurgery

The purely transportable guide on operative innovations in neurosurgery, this step by step advisor deals unprecedented insurance of each significant operative method noticeable in day-by-day perform. Concise chapters carry key scientific details on symptoms, preoperative making plans, intraoperative process, postoperative care, and problems, with insights and recommendation from well known specialists representing each major distinctiveness within the field.

Features:

  • Detailed assurance of all universal neurosurgery
    strategies

  • Over forty new chapters that includes the most recent info
    on intradural nerve sheath tumors, ulnar nerve submuscular transposition,
    lambdoid synostosis, radiosurgery for cranium base lesions, and lots more and plenty extra
  • Succinct bullet-point layout for speedy and simple
    reference
  • Management pearls on the finish of each bankruptcy
    spotlight and extend on each one strategy
  • Nearly two hundred new drawings emphasize key surgical steps

A trustworthy spouse to Greenberg’s Handbook, the second one variation of Fundamentals of Operative ideas in Neurosurgery is a must have source for these in
training or for somebody who presents mentorship or aid within the box of
neurosurgery.

Errata: the 1st printing of Fundamentals of Operative innovations in Neurosurgery, moment Edition contained an mistaken model of bankruptcy 102, Posterior Cervical Arthrodesis. to ensure which printing of the booklet you have got, please check with backside of the copyright web page; should you see the notation "Printed in Canada" above the booklet ISBN, you may have the 1st printing of the ebook and may reference the corrected chapter.

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Conscious and Unconscious Programs in the Brain by Benjamin Kissin

By Benjamin Kissin

For nearly a century now, because Freud defined the elemental motivations and Pavlov the elemental mechanisms of human habit, we have now had an affordable proposal of the forces that force us. just recently have we received any genuine perception into how the mind particularly works to supply such habit. the hot advancements in cognitive psychology and neuroscience have taught us issues in regards to the functionality of the mind that may were unimaginable even ten years in the past. but, there nonetheless continues to be a big hole among the 2 studies-human habit and mind function-a hole which frequently turns out irrec­ oncilable in view of the fundamental ameliorations within the methodologies and ways of the 2 fields. scholars of habit are often disinterested within the underlying neu­ rophysiology whereas neurophysiologists are inclined to think of the recommendations of psychiatrists and medical psychologists too obscure and theoretical to be acceptable to their very own extra restricted schemata. numerous valiant makes an attempt were made by means of experimentalists to advance a theoretical context within which habit is defined, no longer individually from mind functionality yet relatively as its direct outgrowth. This current paintings remains to be one other try to boost a theoretical approach which, given the constraints of our current wisdom, as thoroughly as attainable, the underlying mind mechanisms that influ­ will describe ence and make certain human habit. the most emphasis of this paintings, even though, may be now not on basic habit yet particularly on extra neurotic manifestations.

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Al-Mefty's Meningiomas by Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

This is a wonderful ebook and a wanted replace. For
anyone attracted to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this publication is
worthwhile. it's a must-have in all neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology
libraries. -- Doody's Review

Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, moment Edition is the definitive consultant to
meningioma prognosis, remedy, and surgical procedure, and displays over a decade of
major advances within the analysis and administration of either intracranial and spinal
meningiomas because the first variation used to be published.

Features:

  • New to this variation: details on molecular
    biology, typical background and development premiums, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    workable therapy choice, and masses extra
  • Over 500 fine quality radiographic pictures and
    full-color illustrations reveal anatomy and surgical procedure
  • In-depth insurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection
  • Key subject matters frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of existence issues

This landmark reference will improve the precision and surgical talents of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.

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Atlas of Topographical Anatomy of the Brain and Surrounding by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Seeger (auth.)

By Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Seeger (auth.)

The conventional schooling of the neurosurgeon and duce simultaneous distinction arrangements of the ar­ the clinician operating in similar specialties is predicated teries and veins and therefore receive a fancy picture­ on their presumed wisdom of the macroscopic image illustration of the constructions of the prep­ anatomy of the mind as commonly taught. such a lot aration. neurosurgical textbooks, hence, offer macro­ The manuscript and drawings have been accomplished within the scopic perspectives of sections of the operative web site. The years 1974-1976 after virtually 20 years of neu­ literature that has amassed in recent times on rosurgical paintings. the information labored out within the early the topic of microneurosurgical operations additionally phases (Chapter 1 specifically) have been utilized by the follows this precept. writer because the foundation for instructing programmes on the For a few years, notwithstanding, the general macro­ collage of Giessen. Chapters 2-7, facing scopic illustration of the anatomy of the mind the operative technical features, have been produced after has been insufficient for the desires of the neurosur­ mid-1975 and utilized by the writer because the foundation for geon utilizing subtle smooth operative thoughts. microneurosurgical educating of his colleagues on the moreover, regardless of their exact presentation, college of Freiburg. stereotactic atlases also are inadequate for neuro­ My thank you are because of Doz. Dr. E.

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Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery: Volume 34 by John D. Pickard, Nejat Akalan, Concezio Di Rocco, Vinko V.

By John D. Pickard, Nejat Akalan, Concezio Di Rocco, Vinko V. Dolenc, J. Lobo Antunes, J.J.A. Mooij, Johannes Schramm, Marc Sindou

Advances and Technical criteria in Neurosurgery was once conceived in 1972byitsfoundingfathersJeanBrihaye, BernardPertuiset, FritzLoew andHugoKrayenbuuhlatacombinedmeetingoftheItalianandGerman NeurosurgicalSocietiesinTaormina. Itwasdesignedtocomplementthe Europeanpost-graduatetrainingsystemforyoungneurosurgeonsandwas ?rst released in 1974 at first via sponsorship through the eu AssociationofNeurosurgicalSocieties. Allcontributionshavebeenp- lishedinEnglishtofacilitateinternationalunderstanding. Theambitionofallsuccessiveeditorialboardshasbeentoprovidean opportunityformaturescholarshipandre?ection, notconstrainedbyar- ?ciallimitsonspace. Theseriesprovidesaremarkableaccountofprogress overthepast35years, bothwithregardtoadvances, detaileddescriptions of normal operative methods and in- intensity reports of verified wisdom. Thepresentvolumeisnoexceptionandshouldappealtoboth experiencedneurosurgeonsandyoungneurosurgeonsintrainingalike. TheEditors Contents Listofcontributors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XIII Advances current and strength destiny adjuvant concerns in high-grade astrocytic glioma 1,2 1 1 2 1 remedy. F. LEFRANC, M. RYNKOWSKI, O. DEWITTE, andR. KISS, division ofNeurosurgery, ErasmeUniversityHospital, FreeUniversityofBrussels(U. L. B. ), 2 Brussels, Belgium, LaboratoryofToxicology, InstituteofPharmacy, FreeUniversity ofBrussels(U. L. B. ), Brussels, Belgium summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four creation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five Naturalresistanceofmigratingmalignantgliomacellstoapoptosis (radiotherapyandchemotherapy). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Patternsofcelldeath. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight Autophagy: apotentialTrojanhorseformalignantgliomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven Therapeuticbene?tsoftemozolomide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Localtherapiesforglioblastomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Ongoingclinicaltrialsforglioblastomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Growthfactorreceptorinhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 PI3K=Akt, mTORandNF- Binhibitors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Matrixmetalloproteinase(MMP)inhibitors(MMPI). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Angiogenesistargeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Cellularandvaccinationtherapies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Genetherapy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Reducingmalignantgliomacellmotilityinordertorestore pro-apoptoticdrugsensitivity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Thesodiumpumpconstitutesapotentialtargettocombat malignantgliomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Thesodiumpump. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Cardiotonicsteroids: ligandsofthesodiumpump. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 VIII Contents Thesodiumpumpisinvolvedincancercellproliferation, migrationanddeath. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Braintumorstemcellsapotentialtargettocombatmalignantgliomas. . . . . . . 26 Conclusions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Deepbrainstimulationforpsychiatricdisorders stateoftheart. T. E. SCHLA APFER and B. H. BEWERNICK, mind Stimulation crew, division of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, UniversityHospitalBonn, GermanyandDepartmentsofPsychiatry andMentalHealth, TheJohnsHopkinsUniversity, MD, united states summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 creation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Historyofdeepbrainstimulation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 PrinciplesofDBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty NeurobiologyofdepressionandOCD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty-one Neurobiologyofdepression. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty-one NeurobiologyofOCD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty two StudiesofDBSandpsychiatricdisorders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty three Problemsintargetselection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty three Targetsindepression. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty three TargetsinOCD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty six SafetyandadvantagesofDBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty seven EthicalaspectsandstandardsinDBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty one Ethicalconsiderations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty one ThepathtowardsmandatorystandardsforDBSinpsychiatricdisorders. . . . . . . . fifty two Conclusions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty three ThefutureofDBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four criteria High?owextracranialtointracranialvascularbypassprocedureforgiantan- rysms: symptoms, surgicaltechnique, complicationsandoutcome. H. C. PATEL and P. J. KIRKPATRICK, division of educational Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke s medical institution, UniversityofCambridge, Cambridge, united kingdom summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty one advent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty two Surgicaltechnique. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven Cranialexposure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty nine Cervicalexposure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Saphenousveinexposure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one Preauriculartunnel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy two Contents IX Anastamoses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy three Distalanastamosis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy three Externalcarotidanastamosis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy four Closureandpostoperativecare. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy seven dialogue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy seven Comparisonofoutcomes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy seven Choosingthetypeofgraft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy eight Longtermpatencyofgrafts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy nine Ischaemiccomplications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy nine Anticoagulationrelatedmorbidity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty one end. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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