Vascular Anatomy of the Spinal Cord: Neuroradiological by Armin K. Thron M.D. (auth.)

By Armin K. Thron M.D. (auth.)

The concept for this treatise at the radiological anatomy of superficial and deep spinal twine vasculature advanced from day-by-day regimen neuroradiological paintings. This used to be additionally the cause of subdividing the monograph right into a postmortem anatomical and a medical half. the particular value of a transparent perception of radio anatomic basics used to be made transparent by way of many scientific meetings with neurologists, neurosurgeons and orthopedists, the place an absence of data approximately medullary syndromes of suspected vascular starting place grew to become obvious. additionally between neuroradiologists there's nonetheless frequent uncertainty within the interpretation of myelograms and angiographies in such instances. A research of the spinal cord's angioarchitecture is the entire extra justified and invaluable contemplating the titanic variety of descriptions of cerebro­ vascular anatomy and pathology. The scientific problem posed via sufferers struggling with partial or whole transverse spinal lesions has grown because of new diagnostic and healing techniques. Myelography utilizing water-soluble distinction media, X-ray computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and spinal angiography this present day enable and require either past and topographically and pathogenetically extra precise category of ailments of the spinal twine and its surrounding buildings. because of growth in microneurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology, even intramedullary lesions became progressively more available and treatable. for this reason this monograph as a rule addresses these all for invasive healing options and who're conversant in the translation of radio anatomic findings. A complete description of medullary vascular syndromes will be past the scope of this treatise.

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Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery by L Dade Lunsford

By L Dade Lunsford

This moment version 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 distinctive chapters, the authors

share their titanic services in this hugely special, minimally invasive type of radiation therapy.

The first few chapters lay a origin for knowing the differentiations in forms of SRS know-how: Leksell Gamma Knife®, Novalis, Linac and Proton Beam Radiosurgery, and Cyberknife, through an evidence at the physics and radiobiology of SRS. the rest chapters supply a close dialogue of all pathologies and issues at the moment treated.

Highlights:

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

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

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Issues in Clinical Epileptology: A View from the Bench by Helen E. Scharfman, Paul S. Buckmaster

By Helen E. Scharfman, Paul S. Buckmaster

This ebook is devoted to Dr. Philip A. Schwartzkroin. The ebook has a unique structure since it isn't meant to be a suite of experiences. in its place, it's an attempt to discover very important subject matters within the epilepsy examine box. simply because articles are written via leaders within the box who've years of expertise and people with various services, articles are inclined to have an enduring impression and be appropriate for either epileptologists and neuroscientists. Authors tackle subject matters which are vital, unresolved questions within the box of epilepsy learn, drawing on to be had facts from either the bench and the health center to aid their issues. A given subject is addressed by way of a number of authors, every one writing from his/her personal precise viewpoint. For all the people who were expert or labored with Philip Schwartzkroin some time past and/or have liked his contributions to the epilepsy box, this quantity is a wonderful option to have a good time his achievements and glance to the methods they've got moved the sphere ahead and proceed to stimulate its growth.

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Handbook of Complex Percutaneous Carotid Intervention by Jacqueline Saw, Jose Exaire, David S. Lee, Sanjay Yadav

By Jacqueline Saw, Jose Exaire, David S. Lee, Sanjay Yadav

This guide vitamins hands-on education in interventional cardiology with a particular specialise in percutaneous intervention in sufferers with extracranial carotid artery stenosis. It contains experiences of landmark experiences aiding carotid endarectomy and stenting and is a entire consultant to this interesting and burgeoning box. A value-added better half CD includes videos and different information at the stipulations and systems described.

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Neurosurgery practice questions and answers by Gragnaniello, Cristian; Nader, Remi; Shaya, Mark

By Gragnaniello, Cristian; Nader, Remi; Shaya, Mark

Essential prep for upkeep of certification assessments in addition to neurosurgery boards

Comprehensive, yet sufficiently small to tackle rounds, the up-to-date moment variation of this well known neurosurgical board assessment offers a strong examine better half for the yankee Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) fundamental exam. The textual content contains a magnificent variety of questions with concise and well-delineated motives. compatible for thorough board education, the query and resolution layout permits busy neurosurgical citizens to successfully perform, evaluation, and enhance upon their comprehension.

In addition to all of the primary disciplines which are suitable to the perform of neurosurgery, this version encompasses the most recent advances within the box together with endovascular methods, minimally invasive spinal surgical procedure suggestions, and genetics. the varied and hard questions inspire the purchase of actual wisdom and alertness of common sense. this is often the definitive ABNS examine e-book since it such a lot heavily mimics the written board exam format.

Key Highlights

  • Multiple selection Q&A structure offers powerful research tool
  • Questions equipped randomly, thereby simulating the written examination
  • Short reasons offer readers with a transparent figuring out of the right kind answers

This is a must have primer that would support neurosurgeons and neurosurgical citizens learn and go the rigorous written board examination. Board-certified neurosurgeons also will locate it a convenient and resource to organize for MOC examinations or to sweep up on medical know-how.

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The Practical Writer with Readings by Edward P. Bailey, Philip A. Powell

By Edward P. Bailey, Philip A. Powell

The sensible author WITH READINGS offers you a potential and obtainable step by step method of writing, from the one-paragraph essay to the five-paragraph essay, and past it into the research-driven paper. this article basically and succinctly provides every little thing you would like recognize to grasp college-level writing.

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Pediatric Applications of Transcranial Doppler Sonography by Harald Bode

By Harald Bode

The size of the cerebral move in young ones, rather in newborns and younger babies, has for a very long time been excessive at the record of wishes in medical and clinical pediatrics. The equipment to be had so far have both been too unreliable or wrong to be used on youngsters. during a learn venture on the division of Pediatrics of the Uni­ versity of Freiburg, Dr. Harald Bode has made the 1st systematic ex­ amination of the cerebral movement of youngsters utilizing transcranial Doppler sonography. Over 500 youngsters with a long time among zero and 18 years have been incorporated during this exhaustive learn, documenting Doppler measurements in approximately 3,000 basal cerebral arteries. simple reference values have been acquired which concerned adapting the method and to be had gear to the detailed re­ quirements of the pediatrician. in addition, the effect of organic and physiological components on those Doppler values has additionally been thought of as well as these of illness and remedy. the result's a magnificent checklist of the various purposes of trans­ cranial Doppler sonography in the course of early life. it's not tricky to foretell that this technique could be of lasting price and in a position to extra de­ velopment. i am hoping this e-book gets the eye it definitely merits and that the writer is ready to proceed in understanding his fruitful medical rules in medical pediatric practice.

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HLA in Narcolepsy by Y. Honda (auth.), Yutaka Honda MD, DMedSc, Prof. Takeo Juji

By Y. Honda (auth.), Yutaka Honda MD, DMedSc, Prof. Takeo Juji MD, DMedSc (eds.)

The moment overseas Symposium on Narcolepsy used to be held at Fairchild Auditorium, Stanford college, on 6-7 July 1985 below the presidency of Drs. William C. Dement and Christian Guillemi­ nault. It succeeded the 1st overseas Symposium on Narco­ lepsy held in los angeles Grande Motte, France, equipped by means of Pierre Pas­ souant in July 1975 in commemoration of the a centesimal anniversary of the book of Jean B. E. Gelineau's paper which proposed the naming of narcolepsy. on the moment narcolepsy symposium, many vital learn studies on either simple and scientific points of narcolepsy got by means of investigators from many nations of the realm. viewers inter­ est was once really attracted through the part at the dating be­ tween HLA and narcolepsy, within which contemporary proof that the majority narcoleptic sufferers are HLA-DR2 confident used to be suggested by means of in­ vestigators from Japan, England, France, Canada, and the USA. The shut courting among the HLA antigens, hitherto regarded as immune-related genetic markers encoded via genes on human chromosome 6, and narcolepsy looked as if it would open a brand new method not just for the examine of narcolepsy but in addition for the mechanism of sleep quite often. book of these kinds of new findings at the organization of HLA and narcolepsy was once thought of; an summary was once labored out and the entire teams agreed to arrange a contribution overlaying a number of the facets of this topic.

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