Books by Subject

Neurosurgery

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    edited by J.W. Chang, Y. Katayama, T. Yamamoto.
    Digital : Springer2006
    Print2006
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    edited by Alberto Alexandre, Marcos Masini, Pier Maria Menchetti.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Print2011
    Surgical anatomy of the sacral hiatus for caudal access to the spinal canal -- Radiologic anatomy of the sacral canal -- Imaging in degenerative spine pathology -- Operative management of lumbar disc herniation: the evolution of knowledge and surgical techniques in the last century -- Philosophy and concepts of modern spine surgery -- Minimally invasive treatment for refractory low back pain, targeted by epidural endoscopy with O2/O3 and steroid therapy -- Epidural injections: past, present and future -- Long term intrathecal infusion of opiates for treatment of failed back surgery syndrome -- Modic changes: anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical correlation -- Periduroscopy: general review of clinical features and development of operative models -- The effectiveness of endoscopic epidurolysis in treatment of degenerative chronic low back pain: a prospective analysis and follow-up at 48 months -- Endoscopic approaches to the spinal cord -- Application of pulsed radio frequency to the dorsal horn and dorsal roots -- Automated nucleotomy and nucleolysis with ozone -- Treatment of discogenic low back pain with intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET): 24 months follow-up in 50 consecutive patients -- Percutaneous coblation nucleoplasty in patients with contained lumbar disc prolapse: 1 year follow-up in a prospective case series -- Plasma-mediated disc decompression for contained cervical disc herniation: results through 5 years -- Percutaneous laser discectomy: experience and long term follow-up -- Mechanism of action of oxygen ozone therapy in the treatment of disc herniation and low back pain -- Treatment of symptomatic lumbar spinal degenerative pathologies by means of combined conservative biochemical treatments -- Oxygen-ozone therapy for degenerative spine disease in the elderly: a prospective study -- Ozone: the one and only drug -- Vertebral augmentation: 7 years experience -- Kyphoplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCF) procedure description and analysis of the outcomes of 128 patients -- Experience with coflex interspinous implant -- DIAM device for low back pain in degenerative disc disease: 24 months follow-up -- Percutaneous surgical treatment in lumbar spinal stenosis with Aperius-PercLID: indications, surgical technique and results -- Six level cervico-thoracic circumferential reconstruction: report of the second case of the literature -- Percutaneous vertebral augmentation: StabilitiT: a new delivery system for vertebral fractures -- Minimally invasive disc preserving surgery in cervical radiculopathies: the posterior microscopic and endoscopic approach -- The fullendoscopic anterior cervical fusion: a new horizon for selective percutaneous endoscopic cervical decompression -- Leucocyte-platelet haemocomponents for topical use: regenerative potentiality -- Current surgical options for articular cartilage repair -- Facial-hypoglossal nerve end-to-side neurorrhaphy: anatomical study in rats -- Anatomic study in cadaver of the motor branch of the musculocutaneous nerve -- Exposure of the sciatic nerve in the gluteal region without sectioning the gluteus maximus: an anatomical and microsurgical study -- Experimental and clinical employment of end-to-side coaptation: our experience -- Considerations on the treatment of anterior interosseous nerve syndrome -- Percutaneous balloon compression of the gasserain ganglion for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: personal experience of 206 patients.
  • Digital
    Amgad S. Hanna ; illustrations by Mark Ehlers.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Upper Body Nerves: Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus -- Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus -- Musculocutaneous Nerve -- Median Nerve -- Ulnar Nerve -- Axillary Nerve -- Radial Nerve -- Suprascapular Nerve -- Long Thoracic and Thoracodorsal Nerves -- Intercostal Nerves. Lower Body Nerves: Lumbosacral Plexus -- Femoral Nerve -- Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve -- Sciatic Nerve Technical Notes.
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    Christopher M. Loftus, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Part 1. General Principles -- Physiology of Hemostasis -- Laboratory Assessment of Physiologic and Pathologic Hemostasis -- Current Anticoagulation Drugs and Mechanisms of Action -- Reversal of Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants -- Overview, Treatment, Measurement, and Modification of Platelet Function -- Role of Antiplatelet Therapy in Neurosurgery: Efficacy and Safety Profiles -- Part 2. Coagulation Issues Across all Patient Spectrums -- Congenital Coagulation Disorders -- Acquired Coagulation Disorders -- Regulation and Dysregulation of Fibrinolysis -- Risks Associated with Administration of Allogeneic Blood Components -- Common Coagulation Disorders That May Arise Intraoperatively -- Evaluation and Management of Untoward Intraoperative Bleeding -- Treatment of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) -- Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) -- Anticoagulation in Cardiovascular Diseases -- Workup and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolus -- Part 3. Coagulation Issues Specific to Neurosurgery -- Classes of Drugs and Blood Products for Acute Reversal of Anticoagulant Effect -- Rescue Strategies to Facilitate Emergency Neurosurgery in Patients on Antiplatelet or Anticoagulant Agents -- Considerations for Coagulation in the Multi-Trauma Patient -- Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis -- Coagulation Studies in Preoperative Neurosurgery Patients -- Safe Strategies for Gradual Suspension and Re-institution of Anticoagulation to Permit Elective Surgery -- Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage due to Coagulation Disorders -- Prophylactic Screening for Venous Thromboembolism in Neurosurgical Patients -- Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Neurosurgery -- Can Patients with Known Intracranial and Intraspinal Vascular Lesions be Anticoagulated? -- Intrathecal Access and Devices in Patients on Antiplatelet or Anticoagulant Therapy -- Is it Safe to Shunt Anti-coagulated NPH Patients? -- Surgical Hemostasis in the Era of Anticoagulation: Guidelines and Recommendations Summary.
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    editors: Luiz Roberto Vialle, K. Daniel Riew, and Manabu Ito.
    Digital : Thieme-Connect2015
    Laminoplasty for multilevel myelopathy and radiculomyelopathy / Kazuhiro Chiba -- Anterior cervical decompression and fusion techniques : anterior cervical decompression and fusion, corpectomy, and foraminotomy / Han Jo Kim, John M. Rhee, and K. Daniel Riew -- Indications and techniques of cervical pedicle screws c3-7 for degenerative conditions / Kuniyoshi Abumi and Manabu Ito -- Laminectomy and fusion for cervical spondylotic myelopathy / Kristian Dalzell, Aria Nouri, and Michael G. Fehlings -- Posterior cervical minimally invasive microendoscopic foraminotomy / Albert P. Wong, Tarek Y. El Ahmadieh, Zachary A. Smith, Nader S. Dahdaleh, and Richard G. Fessler -- Navigation for cervical reconstruction surgery / Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran and Ajoy Prasad Shetty -- Cervical disk arthroplasty / Justin W. Miller and Rick C. Sasso -- Cervical sagittal balance : what is normal and what is the effect on reconstruction outcomes / Peter L. Cohn, William Ryan Spiker, Kris E. Radcliff, and Alexander R. Vaccaro -- Complications of anterior surgery : vertebral artery injury, esophageal perforation, dysphagia / Luiz Roberto Vialle, Samuel Conrad, and Emiliano Vialle -- Adjacent segment pathology of the cervical spine / Babak Khamsi, Sandeep N. Gidvani, and Jeffrey C. Wang -- Upper cervical screw-fixation techniques : how to avoid complications / Han Jo Kim and Jin Sup Yeom.
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    guest editors, Lawrence G. Lenke, Kenneth M.C. Cheung.
    Digital : Thieme-Connect2015
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2015
    Preoperative evaluation and optimization for surgery / Scott C. Wagner, Daniel G. Kang, Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., and Lawrence G. Lenke -- Decision making in adult deformity surgery : decompression versus short or long fusion / Kenneth M.C. Cheung and Jason P.Y. Cheung -- The use of osteotomies for rigid spinal deformities / Stephen J. Lewis and Simon A. Harris -- Indications and techniques for sacral-pelvic fixation in adult spinal deformity / Kristen E. Jones, Robert A. Morgan, and David W. Polly, Jr. -- Instrumentation strategies in osteoporotic spine : how to prevent failure? / Ahmet Alanay and Caglar Yilgor -- The incidence and management of acute neurologic complications following complex adult spinal deformity surgery / Joseph S. Butler and Lawrence G. Lenke -- Postoperative coronal decompensation in adult deformity / Yong Qiu -- Measuring outcome and value in adult deformity surgery / Robert Waldrop and Sigurd Berven -- Junctional issues following adult deformity surgery / Han Jo Kim, Sravisht Iyer, and Christopher I. Shaffrey, Sr. -- Biomechanics and material science for deformity correction / Manubu Ito, Yuichiro Abe, and Remel Alingalan Salmingo -- Pseudarthrosis and infection / Michael P. Kelly and Sigurd Berven.
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    Wester, Knut.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2017
    Front Cover; Arachnoid Cysts; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; I. Clinical Diagnostic Aspects; 1 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Headache; Abbreviation; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Prevalence of Headache in AC Patients; Characteristics of AC-Associated Headache; Effects of Surgical Decompression on Headache; Adults; Children; References; 2 Clinical Presentation, Symptoms, and Complaints: Dizziness/Vertigo; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Introduction Vestibular Symptoms and Findings in Patients With Arachnoid CystsClinical Signs; Posterior Fossa Cysts; Middle Fossa Cysts; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 3 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Epilepsy; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Level III; Prevalence of Epilepsy in Patients With AC; Cyst Location and Epilepsy; Effects of Surgical Decompression on Epilepsy; Children; The Risk of Postoperative Seizures; References; 4 Arachnoid Cyst and Visual Function; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level IIIb; Visual Impairment in AC Patients Impairment Caused by a Direct Effect on the Optic PathwaysAnatomy of the Visual Pathways; Impact of Arachnoid Cysts on Vision; An Illustrative Case; Reduced Vision Due to Hydrocephalus and Increased ICP; Role of Visual Evoked Potential in ACs Compressing the Visual Pathway; Cranial Nerves in Control of Eye Movements; The Oculomotor Nerve (III); The Trochlear Nerve (IV); The Abducens Nerve (VI); References; Further Reading; 5 Clinical Presentation, Symptoms and Complaints-What Matters: Size, Location, or Intracystic Pressure?; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II Level IIIIntroduction; Are There Any Associations Between Preoperative Cyst Size and Subjective Complaints?; Is There an Association Between Postoperative Radiological and Clinical Improvement?; If There Is No Association Between Radiological and Clinical Outcome for Temporal and Frontal Cyst, What Matters Then-Intra...; Conclusion; References; 6 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Mental Functions; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Introduction; Review of the Literature; Case Reports and Case Series; Psychiatric Symptoms; Cognition Prevalence of ACs in Populations of Patients With Psychiatric DisordersSystematic Studies in Patient Series-Nonoperated Patients; #1. Lang et al. [54]. Memory and Attention; #1. Summary of Findings; #2. Park et al. 2009 [98]: Anxiety in a Pediatric Population; #2. Summary of Findings; #3. Rabiei et al. 2016 [69]. Mental State in Asymptomatic Patients Found During a Prevalence Study; #3. Summary of Findings; Systematic Studies in Patient Series-Operated Patients; #4. Kunz et al. 1988 [55]. Intelligence, Memory, and Other Temporal Lobe Functions; #4. Summary of Findings
  • Digital
    Mario Sanna [and others] ; with the collaboration of Antonio Caruso [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
    "Authored by pioneers in the field, the Atlas of Acoustic Neurinoma Microsurgery--now in a fully updated second edition--provides step-by-step descriptions of the various surgical approaches complemented by clearly labeled, full-color intraoperative photographs. Numerous cases derived from the expert authors' own experience accompany each description to demonstrate the clinical application of the various techniques as well as to offer practical examples of what to do when faced with surgical complications. Concise, tightly focused chapters cover everything from surgical anatomy and operating room setup to detailed explanations of how to perform the full range of surgical procedures, including the enlarged translabyrinthine approach with transapical extension (introduced by Gruppo Otologico), the enlarged middle cranial fossa approach, the transotic approach, the modified transcochlear approach, and much more. Features - New chapters on the general features of acoustic neurinomas; functional surgery and intraoperative monitoring of the facial and cochlear nerves; imaging of acoustic neurinomas; facial nerve reanimation; and treatment options for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 - In-depth information on key aspects of patient care, such as patient selection, preoperative care, and postoperative follow-up - Over 1000 high-quality images--including more than 900 full-color intraoperative photographs-- precisely display each step of the different procedures - Multiple cases in each chapter prepare the reader for clinical situations Reflecting the latest advancements in acoustic neurinoma microsurgery, this visual guide will help develop the surgical skills of every otolaryngologist and neurosurgeon who performs this delicate and complicated form of surgery"--Provided by publisher.
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    [edited by] Jamie Ullman, P.B. Raksin ; medical illustrator, Jennifer Pryll.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2015
    Surgery for epidural and subdural hematomas / Shelly D. Timmons -- Chronic subdural hematomas / Branko Skorvlj, Jonathan Rasouli, A. Stewart Levy, P.B. Raksin, and Jamie S. Ullman -- Surgery for cerebral contusions of the frontal and temporal lobes, including lobar resections / Pal S. Randhawa and Craig Rabb -- Decompressive craniectomy for intracranial hypertension and stroke, including bone flap storage in abdominal fat layer / Roberto Rey-Dios and Domenic P. Esposito -- Surgery for cerebellar stroke and suboccipital trauma / Faiz U. Ahmad and Ross Bullock -- Elevation of depressed skull fractures / Anand Veeravagu, Bowen Jiang, and Odette A. Harris -- Invasive neuromonitoring techniques / Mathieu Laroche, Michael C. Huang, and Geoffrey T. Manley -- Surgical debridement of penetrating injuries / Roland A. Torres and P.B. Raksin -- Management of traumatic neurovascular injuries / Boyd F. Richards and Mark R. Harrigan -- Management of venous sinus injuries / Laurence Davidson and Rocco A. Armonda -- Application of closed spinal traction / Nirit Weiss -- Emergency management of odontoid fractures / Sanjay Yadla, Benjamin M. Zussman, and James S. Harrop -- Cervical burst fractures / Teresa S. Purzner, Games G. Purzner, and Michael G. Fehlings -- Cervical facet dislocation / Daniel Resnick and Casey Madura -- Classification and treatment of thoracic fractures / Joseph Hsieh, Doniel Drazin, Michael Turner, Ali Shirzadi, Kee Kim, and J. Patrick Johnson -- Thoracolumbar fractures / Michael Y. Wang and Brian Hood -- Spinal epidural compression / Asha Iyer and Arthur Jenkins -- Treatment of acute cauda equina syndrome / Harel Deutsch -- Removal of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhages / Justin Mascitelli, Yakov Gologorsky, and Joshua Bederson -- Surgery for acute intracranial infection / P.B. Raksin -- Ventricular shunt malfunction / Sergey Abeshaus, Samuel R. Browd, and Richard G. Ellenbogen -- Pituitary apoplexy / Kalmon D. Post and Soriaya Motivala -- Combat cranial operations / Leon E. Moores -- Combat-associated penetrating spine injury / Corey M. Mossop, Christopher J. Neal, Michael K. Rosner, and Paul Klimo Jr -- Replacement of cranial bone flap / Jamie S. Ullman -- Techniques of alloplastic cranioplasty / Erin N. Kiehna and John A. Jane Jr -- Surgery for frontal sinus injuries / Abilash Haridas and Peter J. Taub -- Special considerations in the surgical management of pediatric traumatic brain injury / Anthony Figaji and P. David Adelson -- Special considerations in pediatric cervical spine injury / Paul Klimo Jr., Nelson Astur Neto, William C. Warner Jr., and Michael S. Muhlbauer.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Laligam N. Sekhar, Richard Fessler.
    Digital : Thieme-eNeurosurgeryv. 1, 2016
    Digital : Thieme-eNeurosurgeryv. 2, 2016
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    [edited by] Richard G. Fessler, Laligam N. Sekhar.
    Digital : Thieme-Connect2016
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2016
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    John S. Oghalai, Colin L.W. Driscoll ; illustrations by Scott A. Weldon.
    Digital : Springer2016
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    Dan M. Fliss, Ziv Gil.
    Digital : Springer2016
    The Cranial Base -- Anterior Skull Base: Imaging -- Operating Room Setup in Skull Base Surgery -- Open Surgical Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses -- The Subcranial Approach to the Anterior Skull Base -- Surgical Approaches to the Lateral Skull Base -- Approaches to the Parapharyngeal Space -- The Translabryinthine Approach to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Angle -- Cancer of the Temporal Bone -- Endoscopic Approaches in Skull Base Surgery and Their Indications -- Combined Approaches to Complex Skull Base Tumors -- Microsurgical Reconstruction of Skull Base Defects -- Complications After Skull Base Surgery.
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    Tuncay Ulug.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2010
    Beautifully illustrated and comprehensive, this must-have atlas guides readers through the delicate, high-risk surgical approaches they need to successfully manage pathology of the temporal bone, the most complex anatomic area in the human body. Each consistently organized chapter addresses a different technique, beginning with a clear definition of the approach followed by a discussion of indications and key information on anatomic orientation, surgical steps, and, in many cases, surgical anatomy. Clearly labeled, full-color illustrations accompany step-by-step descriptions of common and unique operative techniques. The author, a world-renowned otorhinolaryngologist, provides detailed explanations of important anatomic landmarks and advice on how to choose the appropriate instruments at each surgical stage. An ideal companion for use in both the dissection laboratory and the operating room.
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    Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa ; with Mim Eichler Rivas.
    Print2011
    Tells the life story of Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa from impoverished childhood in a tiny village in Mexico to illegal immigrant, American citizen, student at the University of California, on to Harvard Medical School, and becoming an internationally renowned neurosurgeon.
  • Digital
    by Juan M Bilbao, Robert E Schmidt.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Peripheral nerve analysis is a challenging task for pathologists, given the advent of new diagnoses and techniques of analysis and the impact of molecular genetics. This book presents a simple, logical method for constructing a differential diagnosis based on pathology and clinical presentation. It also provides advice on the selection of ancillary molecular, immunohistochemical and genetic techniques to establish a definitive diagnosis. Clear, authoritative guidance is offered on diagnosis of the full range of neuropathies with the aid of a wealth of high-quality color photomicrographs and electron micrographs. The pathologist will benefit greatly from the identification of a variety of artifacts and normal structures occasionally encountered in nerve biopsies that need to be distinguished from specific pathologic alterations. This user-friendly, practical text will be an invaluable aid in achieving the most specific diagnosis possible.
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    edited by Hans-Jörg Oestern, Otmar Trentz, Selman Uranues.
    Digital : Springer2014
    All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on bone and joint injuries orthopedic trauma is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
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    Vinko V. Dolenc, Larry Rogers (eds.).
    Digital : Springer2009
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    [edited by] Eric S. Nussbaum, J. Mocco.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
    Eric S. Nussbaum and J. Mocco renowned surgical experts combine their expertise to provide the most current and comprehensive coverage of open brain bypass and endovascular options currently available. A detailed introduction familiarizes readers with the various indications for these technically demanding procedures. Concise chapters then supply thorough coverage of surgical strategies, complications, and outcomes using case examples from the authors' own collections to help prepare readers for surgery. Enhancing the text throughout, operative photographs and angiographic images clearly demonstrate the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of ischemic stroke, giant aneurysms, and the spectrum of complex cerebrovascular diseases. Neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows will regularly refer to this definitive guide in both the operating room and the catheterization lab. It is also an indispensable resource for interventional radiologists, neurologists, vascular neurosurgeons, or for anyone who needs to learn more about these cutting-edge cerebral revascularization techniques.
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    [edited by] Saleem I. Abdulrauf.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    Section 1. Cerebral hemodynamics and cerebrovascular imaging -- section 2. EC-IC bypass surgical techniques -- section 3. Cerebral ischemia -- section 4. Giant cerebral aneurysms -- section 5. Skull base tumors.
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    Mario Zuccarello, Joseph F. Clark, Gail Pyne-Geithman, Norberto Andaluz, Jed A. Hartings, Opeolu M. Adeoye, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    The book contains 48 articles presented at the 11th International Conference on Cerebral Vasospasm held in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, in July 2011. This collection of papers represents a cross-section of the enormous progress that has been made towards a thorough understanding and effective treatment of neurovascular events following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, including cerebral vasospasm. It is of interest to clinicians who wish to apply state-of-the-art knowledge to their management of this devastating condition and to basic scientists wishing to expand their understanding of cerebrovascular and neural pathophysiology related to subarachnoid hemorrhage.
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    [edited by] Todd J. Albert, Joon Yung Lee, Moe R. Lim.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2008
    Presents a focused and succinct review of surgical cervical spine cases, representing mid to high-level complexity, with preferred management methods, including a rationale of pros and cons of alternative methods. A quick, clear, and practical approach to diagnosis and surgical management of cervical problems of the spine. The diagnosis-based format proceeds logically to the specific and most up-to-date methods of treatment.
  • Digital
    Muwaffak Abdulhak, Shaden Marzouk.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2006
    Odontoid fracture type I -- Transodontoid screw for type II odontoid fracture -- Nonunion of a type II odontoid fracture -- Atlantoaxial instability -- Bilateral locked facets -- Cervical kyphosis -- Spinal trauma -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Esophageal injury -- Traumatic thoracic fracture -- Lumbar fracture -- Burst fracture -- Traumatic lumbar fracture -- Multiple burst fractures -- Sacral fracture / Rahul Vaidya and Marilyn Gates -- Atlanto-occipital dislocation / Eric Spickler -- Cranial settling -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Rheumatoid patient with ventral cord compression -- Rheumatoid arthritis with instability -- Percutaneous cervical decompression -- Cervical cages -- Mechanical neck pain -- Multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) -- Hardware failure -- Postoperative kyphosis -- Multilevel cervical stenosis -- Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) -- Cervical myelopathy -- Cervical hardware failure -- Central cord with osteoporosis -- Pseudomeningocele -- Angioedema -- Thoracic disc -- Syrinx -- Transverse myelitis -- Discogenic back pain -- Adjacent segment disease -- Motion preservation technology -- Percutaneous lumbar laminotomies and foraminotomies -- Large disc herniation treated percutaneously -- Segmental instability -- Lumbar instability and radiculopathy -- Foot drop -- Pars defect -- High-grade spondylolisthesis -- Multilevel posterior lumbar interbody fusion -- Bone morphogenetic protein -- Degenerative scoliosis -- Nerve root impingement by pedicle screw -- Lumbar scoliosis -- Degenerative lumbar spine disease with segmental instability -- Lumbar nonunion -- Mechanical back with previous posterior fusion -- Osteoporosis -- Metastatic lesion -- Plasmacytoma with postembolization swelling -- Thoracic tumor -- Thoracolumbar instrumentation failure -- Thoracic screw misplacement -- Recurrent giant cell tumor -- Lumbosacral giant cell tumor with segmental instability -- Large upper cervical nerve sheath tumor -- Benign thoracic tumor -- Spinal tumor / Asim Mahmood -- Lumbar schwannoma -- Metastatic spinal cord lesion -- Sacral lesion -- Recurrent sacral tumor -- Spinal epidural abscess -- Thoracic osteomyelitis -- Pott's disease -- Intramedullary cervical lesion -- Klippel-Feil spine -- Klippel-Feil Syndrome -- Cervical rib -- Ankylosing hyperostosis of Forestier and Rotes-Querol -- Fibrous dysplasia -- Diastematomyelia -- Spinal teratoma -- Congenital abnormality of the spine -- Thoracic arteriovenous fistula -- Arachnoid cyst -- Achondroplasia -- Arachnoiditis -- Spinal deformity -- Tethered cord.
  • Digital
    Joanne V. Hickey.
    Digital : Ovid2009
    From the Publisher: The new Sixth Edition of this award-winning classic prepares its users for delivering expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stroke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders, and peripheral neuropathies. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes case studies, community nursing sections throughout, and increased coverage of normal pressure hydrocephalus, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease.
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    Joanne V. Hickey, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FCCM.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    This text prepares its users to deliver expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.
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    Robert F. Spetzler, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, Kaan Yagmurlu.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2017
    Anatomy -- Safe entry zones -- Tenets of brainstem surgery -- Approaches to thalamic, pineal, and brainstem lesions -- Case studies.
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    Robert F. Spetzler [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2013
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    Concezio Di Rocco, Mehmet Turgut, George Jallo, Juan F. Martínez-Lage, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Written and edited by leading international authorities in the field, this book provides an in-depth review of knowledge of complications of CSF shunting, with emphasis on prevention, identification, and management. It covers the full range of shunt-related complications and the various associated adverse consequences that remain common despite significant improvements in imaging techniques and therapeutic methods. The chapters are organized into three parts: introduction, complications of extrathecal CSF shunt devices, and complications of endoscopy. In addition to providing clinicians and investigators with the most pertinent current evidence, the book looks forward to future areas of hydrocephalus research and to innovative therapeutic philosophies. This comprehensive reference book will be an ideal source for neurosurgeons seeking both basic and more sophisticated information and procedures relating to the complications associated with CSF shunting. It will also contribute in overcoming the problem of lack of knowledge of basic fluid dynamics and workings of the shunts ? knowledge that is essential for optimal care of hydrocephalic patients.
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    Abhishek Agrawal, Gavin Britz, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This comprehensive guide answers commonly asked questions about neurosurgical conditions related to brain and spinal cord. Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions fills the gap which arises after a diagnosis is made on the loved one, explaining the basics of neurosurgical diseases and their management. Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions, looks at the Neurosurgical team, the Intensive Care Unit and the basic as well as the emergency neurosurgical procedures in a comprehensive and concise matter. Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions, which is part of a book set including Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions, delves into different kinds of brain surgeries, tumors and the management of stroke in chapters written by reputed neurosurgeons worldwide, to help the physicians, the patients and their families cope with all aspects of neurosurgery.
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    edited by Robert F. Spetzler, Douglas Kondziolka, Randall Higashida, Yashar Kalani.
    Digital : Cambridge2015
    Comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the natural history, treatment, and outcomes of patients with vascular malformations of the brain and spine.
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    Paul V. Birinyi [and 7 others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2017
    Physiology -- Anatomy -- Adult neurosurgery -- Pediatric neurosurgery -- Neurology -- Radiology -- Pathology/histology -- Ophthalmology -- Critical care -- Competencies/health care/biostatistics -- Physiology -- Anatomy -- Adult neurosurgery -- Pediatric neurosurgery -- Neurology -- Radiology -- Pathology/histology -- Ophthalmology -- Critical care -- Competencies/health care/biostatistics -- Practive exam questions -- Practice exam answers.
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    [edited by] Jonathan S. Citow , R. Loch Macdonald, Daniel Refai.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2010
    Anatomy -- Physiology -- Pathology and radiology -- Neurology -- Neurosurgery -- Critical care -- Glossary of abbreviations.
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    [edited by] Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Shaan M. Raza.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2014
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    [edited by] Michael T. Lawton, Daryl R. Gress, Randall T. Higashida.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2006
    Trends in neurovascular surgery / Brian A. O'Shaughnessy [and others] -- Trends in endovascular surgery / Demetrius K. Lopes [and others] -- Novel approaches to neurovascular diseases / Michael L. DiLuna, Katie Pricola, and Murat Gunel -- Implications of trends in the marketplace for neurovascular diseases / Charles B. Wilson -- Neuroendovascular diseases: past, present, and future / Joseph M. Fitzgerald and Daniel Tuden -- Unruptured aneurysms: a neurological perspective / Nerissa U. Ko and Daryl R. Gress -- Unruptured aneurysms: a surgical perspective / Chirag D. Gandhi, Aman B. Patel, and Joshua B. Bederson -- Surgical treatment of anterior circulation aneurysms / G. Edward Vates and Art Day Shankar -- Endovascular treatment of anterior circulation aneurysms / Reza Jahan, Gary Duckwiler, and Fernando Vinuela -- Surgical considerations of posterior circulation aneurysms / Howard A. Riina and Robert F. Spetzler -- Endovascular treatment of posterior circulation aneurysms / Italo Linfante, Cole Blease Graham, III, and Ajay K. Wakhloo -- Treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations / Andrew Jea, Mustafa K. Bakaya, and Roberto C. Heros -- Endovascular treatment of arteriovenous malformations / Gary M. Nesbit [and others] -- Radiosurgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations / Douglas Kondziolka, L. Dade Lunsford, and John C. Flickinger -- Surgical treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas / Y. Jonathan Zhang [and others]. Endovascular management of dural arteriovenous fistulas / Yasunari Niimi [and others] -- Surgical management of extracranial vascular occlusive disease / Brian E. Snell, Robert J. Wienecke, and Christopher M. Loftus -- Endovascular revascularization of carotid artery disease / Philip M. Meyers, Sean D. Lavine, and Randall T. Higashida -- Diagnosis and medical and endovascular management of intracranial atherosclerotic disease / Hunaldo Villalobos, Alan S. Boulos, and Lee R. Guterman -- The case for microsurgery in the treatment of cavernous malformations / Mustafa K. Bakaya, Andrew Jea, and Jacques J. Morcos -- Observation of cavernous malformations / Darryl Gress and Vineeta Singh -- The departmental model for practice in neurovascular disease / Christopher S. Ogilvy [and others] -- The institutional model for practice: an interventional neurovascular program within an academic neurological surgery department / T.C. Origitano, Harish Shownkeen, Mary Fitzgerald, and Trisha Cassidy -- The neurovascular center model for practice / Edwin J. Cunningham and Marc R. Mayberg -- Regionalization of neurovascular medicine / E. Sander Connolly, Jr., Mitchell F. Berman, and Robert A. Solomon -- Resolving controversy and uncertainty with evidence / S. Claiborne Johnston -- Developing the neurovascular surgical specialists of the future / Charles Y. Liu [and others] -- Developing the endovascular and neurovascular specialists of the future / Cameron G. McDougall.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Ossama Al-Mefty.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2013
    Surgical removal of a tuberculum sellae meningioma : endoscopic vs. microscopic -- Management of a parasagittal meningioma involving the superior sagittal sinus -- Management of a petroclival meningioma -- Management of a small meningioma in a young patient -- Management of a vestibular schwannoma in a single hearing ear of a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2 -- Management of a trigeminal schwannoma : microsurgical removal vs. radiosurgery -- Surgical removal of a pituitary macroadenoma : endoscopic vs. microscopic -- Surgical approaches to a pituitary macroadenoma with cavernous sinus extensions : transcranial vs. transsphenoidal approach -- Total removal vs. subtotal removal with radiation of a craniopharyngioma -- Surgical approaches to a retrochiasmatic craniopharyngioma -- Glioma resection in eloquent areas -- Approaches to a colloid cyst : transcranial vs. endoscopic -- Management of an unruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm : coiling -- Treatment of a giant ophthalmic aneurysm -- Treatment of a ruptured wide-neck basilar aneurysm -- Approaches to a basilar tip aneurysm -- Treatment of arteriovenous malformation in eloquent areas -- Management of symptomatic carotid stenosis -- Treatment of trigeminal neuralgia -- Treatment of intractable facial pain -- Deep brain stimulation with frame vs. frameless stereotactic -- The application of artificial discs -- Clinical trials : are they authoritative or flawed?
  • Digital
    [edited by] George I. Jallo, Karl F. Kothbauer, Gustavo Pradilla.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2010
    Arachnoid cysts -- Communicating hydrocephalus -- Noncommunicating hydrocephalus -- Compartmentalized hydrocephalus -- Slit ventricle syndrome -- Craniopharyngioma -- Optic pathway/hypothalamic gliomas -- Ependymomas -- Scaphocephaly/sagittal synostosis -- Deformational plagiocephaly -- Intracranial suppuration -- Chiari malformations -- Intractable epilepsy -- Moyamoya disease -- Pediatric aneurysms -- Myelomeningocele -- Lipomyelomeningocele/tethered cord -- Intramedullary spinal cord tumors -- Spasticity -- Syringomyelia.
  • Digital
    Erol Veznedaroglu, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Who to Treat with Craniotomy -- Flow Diverters and Endovascular Treatment -- Discussion -- Aggressive Treatment -- Conservative Approach -- Discussion -- Role for Surgery -- Craniotomy is Over for Basilar Artery Aneurysms -- Discussion -- Who I Operate On -- Who I Stent -- Distal Protection Where's the Evidence? -- Discussion -- How I've Changed My Practice -- Discussion -- Intra Arterial Treatment Who and When? -- Discussion -- When Is It Indicated? -- Making Practical Sense of Who to Treat and How.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Rahul Jandial, Paul C. McCormick, Peter McLaren Black.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    "Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery provides step-by-step guidance to help you effectively manage the full range of cranial and spinal neurosurgical disorders. Drs. Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, and Peter Black offer their expertise and experience in consistent chapters that cover the indications and contraindications, pitfalls, tips and tricks, and more for each procedure. With access to the full text and procedural videos online at www.expertconsult.com, you'll have everything you need to minimize risk and get the best results."--Publisher's website.
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    edited by James E. Cottrell, MD, FRCA, Piyush Patel, MD ; foreword by David S. Warner, MD.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2017
  • Digital
    Ali Akhaddar.
    Digital : Springer2016
    1. Introduction, definitions and historical aspects -- 2. Epidemiology and risk factors -- 3. Different pathogens involved -- 4. Histopathologic changes -- 5. Pathophysiology and anatomical spreads of infection -- 6. Main clinical presentations -- 7. Laboratory findings -- 8. Imaging studios -- 9. Differential diagnoses: clinical and imaging -- 10. General considerations and surgical therapy -- 11. Antimicrobial and medical therapy -- 12. Adjuvant hyperbaric oxygen therapy -- 13. Outcomes and prognoses -- 14. Unusual pathogens -- 15. Special clinical situations -- 16. Preventive measures against cranial bone infection -- Index.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Atul Goel, Francesco Cacciola.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
  • Digital
    [edited by] Faheem A. Sandhu, Jean-Marc Voyadzis, Richard G. Fessler.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
    "The art and science of spinal surgery has been in constant evolution since the early middle ages. The majority of advances, however, have occurred after World War II with the advent of antibiotics, better imaging, improved diagnostic methods, and surgical care. In the past five to ten years, a greater understanding of spinal anatomy and the development of more sophisticated radiological imaging and instrumentation have further illuminated what is possible in spinal care. Decision Making in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery adds to the historical continuum by compiling a collection of chapters that define why a minimally invasive approach should be chosen and how to perform such a procedure, written by authors who have established themselves as experts in the field"--Provided by publisher.
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    [edited by] Daniel H. Kim, MD, FAANS, FACS, Professor, Director of Spinal Surgery, Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Hermann, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, Dilip K. Sengupta, MD, DrMed, Director, Clinical Research, Attending Spine Surgeon, Texas Back Institute, Plano, Texas, Frank P. Cammisa Jr., MD, FACS, Chief, Spinal Surgical Service, Attending Surgeon, Spine Care Institute, Hospital for Special Surgery, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, Do Heum Yoon, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Rush University College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2015
    "Dynamic Reconstruction of the Spine, Second Edition, is an up-to-date, comprehensive resource on the instrumentation, technologies, and fundamental science integral to achieving spine motion preservation and stabilization. This revised text covers not only the latest technologies and surgical approaches, including MIS techniques, but also significantly more detail on the clinical biomechanics of the spine than the previous edition. Readers will appreciate the guidance this book provides on how to: successfully adopt new technology, find appropriate indications, address common safety and efficacy issues, and answer health economics questions for ethics committees and payers. Key Features: A substantial revision, with entirely new chapters in three quarters of the book, including a large section on basic as well as more advanced biomechanics topics. Highly visual - contains 20% more figures than the previous edition. Discusses and explains current advances in genetic and molecular technologies used to repair the spinal disc Includes an unbiased critique of the pro cons, clinical outcomes, and comparative outcomes of different devices. This new edition is an indispensable reference for orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and radiologists, as well as residents and fellows seeking the latest information on the technologies used in spine motion preservation and stabilization"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    Abhishek Agrawal, Gavin Britz, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This comprehensive guide answers commonly asked questions about neurosurgical conditions related to brain and spinal cord. Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions fills the gap which arises after a diagnosis is made on the loved one, explaining the basics of neurosurgical diseases and their management. Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions concentrates on the brain and spine, both in surgery and radiotherapy, as well as congenital and accident-related conditions. This comprehensive book which is part of a book-set including Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions, informs the reader on various symptoms to look for, and helps with the management of brain and spine surgery in chapters written by reputed neurosurgeons to help the physicians, the patients and their families.
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    Wolfgang Seeger ; in collaboration with Jan Kaminsky and Astrid Weyerbrock.
    Digital : Springer2010
    Survey -- Cavum nasi and fossa pterygopalatina -- Sinus sphenoidalis and fossa pterygopalatina -- Tuba auditiva (eustachii) -- Pyramis (petrous bone, pars petrosa plus pars tympanica) -- Clivus area and pars condylaris -- Special surgical aspects examples.
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    Wolfgang Seeger ; in collaboration with Jan Kaminsky and Astrid Weyerbrock.
    Digital : Springer2008
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    by Hrayr K. Shahinian.
    Digital : Springer2008
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    [edited by] Daniel H. Kim, Gun Choi, Sang-Ho Lee.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
    "As the understanding of human physiology has become more complete, the importance of preserving normal tissues has become increasingly clear in the field of surgery. This understanding gave birth to the concept of minimally invasive surgery that has conquered almost all surgical fields, including spine surgery. With recent advances and experience, minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) is gradually replacing conventional spine surgical procedures. The primary goal of MISS is to achieve outcomes comparable to those of open surgery while minimizing normal tissue damage and reducing recovery times. Advances in optics, radionavigation, and laser technology made MISS more accessible to surgeons and truly less invasive for the patient. Minimally invasive surgical techniques have touched the entire spinal column, from the cervical to the lumbosacral spine. The MISS spectrum ranges from simple disk surgeries to the most complicated spine surgeries, such as deformity correction. Of all MISS procedures, percutaneous endoscopic disk surgery has attracted the most attention from the global spine surgery community and has enjoyed phenomenal advances in sophistication in the past decade. The remainder of the chapter presents a historical account of percutaneous disk surgeries for the lumbar and cervical spine. "--Provided by publisher.
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    by Aristotelis P. Mitsos.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Endovascular neurosurgery is a recently introduced but rapidly evolving medical field, which uses minimally invasive interventions to treat major life-threatening vascular lesions of the Central Nervous System. Although its history counts less than 15 years of worldwide acceptance, it has rapidly displaced the traditional open neurosurgical techniques, being nowadays the first treatment choice for brain aneurysms and vascular malformations. Thus, the experience of each neuroendovascular center and performer is invaluable, offering the base for learning and teaching the new generation of interventionalists as well as for the evolvement of the method itself. This book presents the basic principles of endovascular neurosurgery starting from clinical cases. Through this close-to-clinical-reality-process, the reader will be able to more thoroughly understand the pathophysiology of the brain and spine vascular lesions as well as the decision-making strategy, related to the indications, endovascular methods and results, finding suggestions and solutions to his/her clinical questions and problems. Besides chapters devoted to CNS vascular embryology and anatomy, clinical cases organized in groups based on the treated lesions are introduced: ruptured and unruptured cerebral aneurysms of the anterior and posterior circulation, side-wall and bifurcation aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF), arterial stenosis and angioplasty as well as spinal vascular lesions. A separate chapter is devoted to the organization and necessary equipment of the angio room and the department offering neuroendovascular service. This volume will be of interest to neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists and ICU physicians as well as health care providers who are involved in the diagnosis and management of the vascular lesions of the brain and spine.
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    [editors] Jeffrey E. Arle and Jay L. Shils.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2011
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    Neuromodulation is an emerging field that explores the use of electrical, chemical, and mechanical interventions to heal neurological deficits. Such neurostimulation has already shown great promise with disorders and diseases such as chronic pain, epilepsy, and Parkinson's disease. This is the first concise reference covering all of the basic principles of neuromodulation in a single affordable volume for neuro-residents, fellows, and basic clinical practitioners, edited by two prominent clinical experts in the field. This volume emphasizes essential observations from all of the important clinical phases involved in any neuromodulation: targeting, intraoperative assessment, programming, complications, and complication avoidance. There are commonalities to all neuromodulation procedures that must be brought to the forefront to form a cohesive presentation of neuromodulation, and such emphasis will give readers a more solid grounding in the fundamentals needed to embrace this field as a cohesive clinical entity.
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    Jaime Gasco, Remi Nader.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2013
  • Digital
    edited by Hemanshu Prabhakar, Department of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2017
  • Digital
    [edited by] Michael G. Fehlings, Maxwell Boakye, John F. Ditunno Jr., Alexander R. Vaccaro, Serge Rossignol, Anthony S. Burns.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2013
    I. Principles of Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Practice. -- 1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Spinal Cord -- 2. Evaluation of the Patient with Spinal Cord Injury -- 3. Imaging of Acute Spinal Cord Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury -- 4. Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury -- 5. Epidemiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury -- 6. Spinal Cord Injury Classification -- 7. Spontaneous Recovery Patterns and Prognoses after Spinal Cord Injury -- 8. Management of Spinal Cord Injury in the Intensive Care Unit -- 9. Concomitant Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury -- 10. Pharmacotherapy in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Focus on Steroids -- 11. Halo Application and Closed Skeletal Reduction of Cervical Dislocations -- 12. Principles of Surgical Management of Spinal Trauma Associated with Spinal Cord Injury -- 13. Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis -- 14. Sexuality and Fertility after Spinal Cord Injury -- 15. Interdisciplinary Essentials in Pressure Ulcer Management -- 16. Autonomic Dysreflexia and Cardiovascular Complications of Spinal Cord Injury -- 17. Pain after Spinal Cord Injury -- 18. Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury: Psychosocial Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury -- 19. Posttraumatic Kyphotic Deformity of the Cervical Spine -- 20. Posttraumatic Syringomyelia: Pathophysiology and Management -- 21. Rehabilitation of the Individual with Spinal Cord Injury -- 22. The Management of Secondary Complications Following Spinal Cord Injury -- II. Controversies in Management. -- 23. Timing of Surgery for Acute Spinal Cord Injury: From Basic Science to Clinical Application -- 24. Hypothermia: Evidence-Based Review -- 25. Management of Cervical Facet Dislocation -- 26. Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury in Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures Including Cauda Equina Syndrome -- 27. Management of Central Cord Syndrome -- III. Neuroprotective and Neuroregenerative Approaches. -- 28. Research in Spinal Cord Injury: Building an Effective Translational Research Program -- 29. North American Clinical Trials Network: Building a Clinical Trials Network for Spinal Cord Injury -- 30. Considerations for the Initiation and Conduct of Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trials -- 31. Animal Models of Spinal Cord Injury -- 32. Glial Scar and Monocyte-Derived Macrophages Are Needed for Spinal Cord Repair: Timing, Location, and Level as Critical Factors -- 33. Promising Preclinical Pharmacological Approaches to Spinal Cord Injury -- 34. Cellular Transplantation in Spinal Cord Injury -- 35. Neuroregeneration Approaches -- 36. Neuroprotective Trials in Spinal Cord Injury -- 37. Approaches Using Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering -- IV. Neurophysiology and Imaging. -- 38. Electrophysiological Measures after Spinal Cord Injury -- 39. Quantitative Tests of Sensory, Motor, and Autonomic Function -- 40. Basic Neurophysiological Approaches to Probing Spinal Circuits -- 41. Neuroimaging after Spinal Cord Injury: Evaluating Injury Severity and Prognosis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 42. The Role of Neurophysiology in the Study of Recovery and Spasticity -- V. Plasticity and Recovery. -- 43. Spinal and Supraspinal Plasticity after Spinal Cord Injury -- 44. The Human Central Pattern Generator and Its Role in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery -- 45. Electrophysiological Predictors of Lower Limb Motor Recovery: The Rehabilitation Perspective -- 46. Somatosensory Function and Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury: Advanced Assessment of Segmental Sensory Function -- 47. Electrical Stimulation Following Spinal Cord Injury -- 48. Operant Conditioning of Spinal Reflexes to Improve Motor Function after Spinal Cord Injury -- 49. Functional Restoration through Robotics -- 50. Peripheral Nerve Grafts and the Repair of Axonal Circuits Following Spinal Cord Injury -- VI. Resources. -- 51. Population-Based Spinal Cord Injury Registries: Potential Impacts and Challenges -- 52. Resources to Empower and Expand the Opportunities of People with Spinal Cord Injury -- VII. Achieving Success. -- 53. Neurogenomic and Neuroproteomic Approaches to Studying Neural Injury -- 54. Breakthroughs of the Last Twenty Years.
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    [edited by] Stephen J. Haines, Beverly C. Walters.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2006
    Begins with a review of the concepts and techniques involved in the practice of evidence-based medicine, including the basics of critical analysis using methodologically rigorous evidence-synthesis techniques. The second part of the text provides useful examples of the use of this critical analysis for common clinical situations, such as stent placement, managing infection, metastases, craniocerebral trauma, cervical spine trauma, and more.
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    Chunlin Hou, editor.
    Digital : Springer2014
    One of the most common problems for spinal cord injury patients is urinary system dysfunction. The book Functional Bladder Reconstruction Following Spinal Cord Injury via Neural Approaches introduces how to solve this problem using multi-disciplinary approaches. From animal model studies to surgical techniques as well as successful case reports, six kinds of surgery are presented in separate chapters. This up-to-date monograph will be a valuable resource for surgeons, urologists and neurologists caring for spinal cord injury patients. The contributors are a group of surgeons working in the fields of orthopaedics and microsurgery.
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    Richard W. Byrne, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Historical Perspective on the Development of Cerebral Localization, Cerebral Cortical Motor Stimulation, and Sensory Evoked Potentials -- Anatomy of Important Functioning Cortex -- Mapping Eloquent Brain with functional MRI and DTI -- Intra-Operative Cortical Stimulation Mapping. Technique and Limitations -- Anesthetic Considerations in Cortical Mapping and Awake Surgery -- Mapping Cortical Function with Event-Related Electrocorticography -- Mapping of Eloquent Cortex in Focal Epilepsy with Intracranial Electrodes -- Somatosensory and Motor Evoked Potentials in Surgery of Eloquent Cortex Under General Anesthesia: Advantages and Limitations -- Cortical Mapping with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation -- Practical application of Pre-Operative and Intra-Operative Cortical Mapping in Surgery -- Epilepsy Surgery in Eloquent Cortex -- White Matter Tracts -- Intraoperative Cortical Stimulation and the Value of Negative Mapping.
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    edited by Stephen B. Dunnett, Anders Björklund.
    Digital : ScienceDirectpt. 1
    Digital : ScienceDirectpt. 2
    This issue of Progress in Brain Research is split over 2 volumes, bringing together cutting-edge research on Functional Neural Transplantation. The 2 volumes review current knowledge and understanding, provide a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and build a platform for further research and discovery. Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
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    edited by E. Sander Connolly Jr. [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2010
  • Digital
    Jeremy C. Ganz.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Introduction and the nature of radiosurgery -- Principles of stereotaxy -- Ionizing radiation and its effects on living tissue -- Biological effects of ionizing radiation -- Ionizing radiation and clinical practice -- Gamma knife development from 1967 to 2010 -- Radiophysics, radiobiology and the gamma knife -- Preparation for treatment planning -- Dose plan indices -- Gamma knife surgery and computer networks -- Aims of gamma knife surgery -- Principles of information and follow up -- Vestibular schwannomas -- Meningiomas -- Gamma knife for cerebral metastases -- Intraparenchymal intrinsic brain tumors -- Tumors of the pituitary region -- Less common skull base tumors -- Gamma knife for cerebral vascular anomalies -- Trigeminal neuralgia -- Diverse functional indications -- Rare tumors and other lesions -- Orbital indications -- Conclusion and possible future trends.
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    edited by Mikhail F. Chernov, Motohiro Hayashi, Jeremy C. Ganz, Kintomo Takakura.
    Digital : Springer2013
    The articles in this volume cover the various options of the optimal management of brain tumors, vascular lesions, and functional disorders. They provide a good balance between microneurosurgery and radiosurgery, presenting also alternative surgical and radiosurgical treatment options with discussions on their advantages and disadvantages. The presentation of multiple treatment methods will help to provide better service to patients. Some papers, specifically highlighting alternative treatment options, are accompanied by editorials prepared by recognized experts in the field. Additional emphasis is put on importance of the advanced neuroimaging techniques for radiosurgical treatment planning and subsequent follow-up.
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    Michael Sabel.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2017
    Planning a procedure : the importance of visualization -- The craniotomy -- Working with the microscope -- Removing a gyrus : the principle of subpial resection -- Removing an artificial brain tumor -- Microsurgical training : the chicken wing model.
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    edited by Ryuya Yamanaka.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Print2012
    Molecular biology of glioma / Tomotoshi Marumoto and Hideyuki Saya -- Recent surgical management of gliomas / Nader Sanai and Mitchel S. Berger -- Recent medical management of glioblastoma / Derek R. Johnson and Susan M. Chang -- Basic concepts in glioma immunology / Ian F. Parney -- Mechanisms of immune evasion by gliomas / Cleo E. Rolle, Sadhak Sengupta, and Maciej S. Lesniak -- Glioma antigen / Masahiro Toda -- Cytokine therapy / Masasuke Ohno, Atsushi Natsume, and Toshihiko Wakabayashi -- Immunotherapeutic approach with oligodeoxynucleotides containing CpG motifs (CpG ODN) in malignant glioma / Renata Ursu and Antoine F. Carpentier -- Adoptive cell transfer therapy for malignant gliomas / Eiichi Ishikawa ... [et al.] -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for malignant glioma / Kevin S. Chen and Duane A. Mitchell -- Animal models for vaccine therapy / Dong-Sup Chung, Chang-Hyun Kim, and Yong-Kil Hong -- Immunogene therapy / Terry Lichtor and Roberta P. Glick -- Peptide vaccine / Shuichi Izumoto -- Active immunotherapy : oncolytic virus therapy using HSV-1 / Tomoki Todo -- Dendritic cell vaccines / Ryuya Yamanaka and Koji Kajiwara -- Antigen-receptor gene-modified T cells for treatment of glioma / Hiroaki Ikeda and Hiroshi Shiku -- Glioma stem cell research for the development of immunotherapy / Qijin Xu, Xiangpeng Yuan, and John S. Yu.
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    edited by Allan D. Levi.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    The ABNS oral board exam -- The Goodman oral board course -- Thoughts on techniques in answering oral board questions -- Brain tumors -- Vascular neurosurgery -- Endovascular neurosurgery -- Trauma management -- Pain -- Epilepsy and functional neurosurgery -- Spine -- Peripheral nerve -- Pediatric neurosurgery -- Neurology -- Complications.
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    [edited by] Mark G. Hamilton, John G. Golfinos, Graham F. Pineo, William T. Couldwell.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2015
    Digital : Thieme-Connect2015
  • Digital
    Mark R. Harrigan, John P. Deveikis.
    Digital : Springer2009
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    Mark R. Harrigan and John P. Deveikis.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Fully revised and updated, the Handbook serves as a practical guide to endovascular methods and as a concise reference for neurovascular anatomy and published data about cerebrovascular disease from a neurointerventionalist's perspective. Divided into three parts, the book covers:* Fundamentals of neurovascular anatomy and basic angiographic techniques; * Interventional Techniques and endovascular methods, along with useful device information and tips and tricks for daily practice; * Specific Disease States, with essential clinical information about commonly encountered conditions.New features in the 2nd Edition include:* Global Gems that illuminate aspects of the field outside the United States;* Angio-anatomic and angio-pathologic image correlates;* Newly released clinical study results influencing neurointerventional practice;* Information on emerging technologies in this rapidly advancing field.The Handbook is a vital resource for all clinicians involved in neurointerventional practice, including radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.
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    [edited by] Eric M. Deshaies, Christopher S. Eddleman, Alan S. Boulos.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2012
    "The evolution of vascular neurosurgery has continued and now provides a new set of tools to treat hemorrhagic and ischemic disease. Clearly, this evolution is becoming mainstream in neurosurgical training and adds to the body of knowledge that currently exists within traditional neurosurgical education."--Excerpt from notes provided by publisher.
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    [edited by] Ali A. Baaj, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California-San Francisco, Co-Director, UCSF Spine Center, San Francisco, California, Juan S. Uribe, MD, Associate Professor, Director, Spine Section, Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Neurosurgery, Co-Director, Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center, President, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mark S. Greenburg, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2016
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    editors Carl H. Snyderman, MD, MBA, Professor, Departments of Otaryngology and Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Co-Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Paul Gardner, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Co-Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Digital : Ovid2015
  • Digital
    [edited by] Bernard R. Bendok [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2012
  • Digital
    edited by Jeremy C. Ganz.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2014
    Ch. 1. Background knowledge in the early days -- Ch. 2. Some physics from 550 BC and AD 1948 -- Ch. 3. Medical physics - particle accelerators - the beginning -- Ch. 4. From particle accelerator to radiosurgery -- Ch. 5. Stereotactic and radiosurgery concepts in Sweden -- Ch. 6. Stereotactic and radiosurgery research in Sweden -- Ch. 7. The journey from proton to gamma knife -- Ch. 8. The earliest gamma unit patients -- Ch. 9. Stockholm radiosurgery developing 1968-1982 -- Ch. 10. From Stockholm to Pittsburgh -- Ch. 11. Changing times and early debates -- Ch. 12. The development of dose planning -- Ch. 13. Changing the gamma knife -- Ch. 14. Conclusion and possible future trends -- Index.
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    edited by H. Millesi and R. Schmidhammer.
    Digital : Springer2007
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    Mehmet Turgut, editor.
    Digital : Springer2014
    "Hydatid disease, a zoonotic infection caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus, has been encountered in various organs in humans. In spite of all the advances in imaging techniques and therapeutic methods, hydatidosis of the central nervous system is still a life-threatening condition in infested areas of the world. Geographical regions affected include the Middle East, Mediterranean countries, South America, Central and Eastern Europe, South Africa, India, and Australia. This is the first comprehensive reference book on hydatidosis of the central nervous system. It is written and edited by leading international authorities from infested areas and provides an in-depth review of diagnosis and management of the disease. Clinical and neuroradiological findings are extensively documented with the aid of numerous original photographs, and the role of surgical intervention and chemotherapy is carefully appraised. In addition to the provision of detailed current evidence, future avenues and innovative therapeutic philosophies are discussed. This book will serve as an ideal source of up-to-date information for all with an interest in this debilitating disease."--Publisher's website.
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    [edited by] Jeffrey S. Ross, Bernard R. Bendok, Jamal McClendon, Jr.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2017
    Imaging in Spine Surgery tailors the highly regarded Diagnostic Imaging series templates with radiology images and color graphics to the needs of neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, pain management and rehab (PM&R) physicians, and anesthesiologists. It provides clinical information for diagnosis and appropriate care for the patient, resulting in the perfect comprehensive text for spine surgeons.
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    Tommaso Scarabino, Saverio Pollice, editors ; foreword by Carlo Faletti ; in collaboration with Paola D'Aprile...[and more].
    Digital : Springer2014
    This book reviews in detail the role of neuroradiological imaging in the evaluation of patients who have undergone surgery or interventional radiology procedures, and particularly its value in the documentation of normal and pathological post-treatment changes, detection of complications, and follow-up. The opening sections describe pretreatment images in various conditions, including trauma, degenerative disc disease, and osteoporosis, and the different types of neurosurgical and interventional treatment that may be used. The post-treatment appearances of normal sequelae and complications on conventional radiography, CT, and MRI are then documented in detail on the basis of a large series of clinical cases, with a wealth of images. Guidance is provided on selection of one or a combination of imaging modalities. This book will be an invaluable clinical and research tool not only for neuroradiologists but also for neurosurgeons, and interventional radiologists.
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    edited by Fergus Robertson, Kieran Murphy.
    Digital : Springer2014
    The objective ofthe Techniquesin Interventional Radiology series is to provide easily accessible technique specific information on interventional radiology procedures, suitable for reference in the IR room or as a carry-around guide. Each volume has an EU and US editor so that the perspectives presented are balanced across these two major centres of interventional radiology. Each volume has a consistent template for easy and quick reference, with step-by-step bullet points, key point summaries at the end of each chapter and illustrations/line drawings as a visual aid. Interventional Neuroradiology will bring to the fore the collective wisdom of specialist interventional neuroradiologists, for their own reference and more crucially for the reference of trainees in interventional neuroradiology. This book will appeal to thosealready practisinginterventional neuroradiology and those taking fellowships in the speciality from neurology, neurosurgery or neuroradiology.
  • Digital
    Mario Muto, editor.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Accurate interpretation of indications for treatment is the cornerstone of success in medicine. This book carefully examines the relation between clinical features, diagnosis, and choice of minimally invasive technique for a range of spine pathologies. It explains how selection of technique is intimately related to clinical and diagnostic aspects and how recognition of this relation forms the foundation for an optimal outcome. In addition to examining the various minimally invasive options, including the latest techniques, careful attention is paid to the role of medical treatment in avoiding recurrence after initial therapy. Nerve blocks, epidural injections, and intradiscal procedures are among the many options available in the armamentarium of the interventionalist, and advice is given on their use in different contexts.
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    Irving M. Shapiro, Makarand V. Risbud, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    The intervertebral disc is composed of a complex tissue that separates neighboring vertebrae, permits a wide range of motion, and cushions the high biomechanical forces on the spine. Disc degeneration leads to a loss of function and is often associated with excruciating pain. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this is the only book in the past fifty years devoted entirely to the study of the intervertebral disc. The first part of the book provides a review of the basic biology of the disc in health and disease. The second part considers strategies for mitigating the effects of disc degeneration and discusses the possibility of engineering replacement tissues. The final section is dedicated to approaches that model normal development, and the elucidation of the pathogenesis of degenerative disc disease using animal, organ and cell culture techniques. This unique and authoritative book bridges the gap between the basic and clinical sciences; its target audience includes basic scientists, orthopedists, neurologists, rehabilitation and physical therapists, primary care physicians and chiropractors, while it also addresses the needs of graduate students, medical students, interns, fellows, and patients who suffer from disc-related pathologies.
  • Digital
    Duke S. Samson [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2012
    "In the face of rapid development and impressive improvements in endovascular technology and techniques, there remain a large number of intracranial aneurysms for which microvascular surgery remains either the only or the preferable management option. Additionally, the complications of endovascular treatment have generated a unique subset of aneurysms requiring special surgical skills. Preparation to meet the challenges raised by all of these lesions begins with assimilation of basic aneurysm surgical techniques and the development of a conceptual framework for their use. The most reliable training ground for excellent microsurgical technique remains cerebrovascular disease in general and aneurysm surgery in specific. Furthermore, despite the wide-spread availability of lengthy texts that address all aspects of intracranial vascular pathologies, there seems to remain a persistent demand for nitty-gritty technical advice presented in a consistent, straight-forward, didactic format"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    edited by M. U. Schuhmann, M. Czosnyka.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Digitised ICP over Three Decades -- Latency Relationships Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure -- The Linear Relationship Between Transcranial Doppler Pulsatility Indices and Intracranial Pressure Is Influenced by Traumatic Brain Injury and Vasospasm -- Time Constant of the Cerebral Arterial Bed -- Pulse Amplitude and Lempel-Ziv Complexity of the Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Signal -- Association Between ICP Pulse Waveform Morphology and ICP B Waves -- Computerized Data Analysis of Neuromonitoring Parameters Identifies Patients with Reduced Cerebral Compliance as Seen on CT -- Early Warning of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events Using a Bayesian Artificial Neural Network -- Trigger Characteristics of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events -- Go Green! Reusing Brain Monitoring Data Containing Missing Values: A Feasibility Study with Traumatic Brain Injury Patients -- Investigation of the Relationship Between Transcranial Impedance and Intracranial Pressure -- Bioinformatics Analysis of Mortality Associated with Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Children -- A Versatile Software for Assessment of CSF Dynamics -- Modified Brainstem Auditory Evoked Responses in Patients with Non-brainstem Compressive Cerebral Lesions -- Analysis of Intracranial Pressure Time Series Using Wavelets (Haar Basis Functions) -- Stationarity in Neuromonitoring Data -- Is ICP Solid or Fluid? In Vitro Biomechanical Model Using a Fluid-Saturated Gel -- Implantable ICP Monitor for Improved Hydrocephalus Management -- Intracranial Pressure Telemetry: First Experience of an Experimental In Vivo Study Using a New Device -- Telemetric ICP Measurement with the First CE-Approved Device: Data from Animal Experiments and Initial Clinical Experiences -- The New ICP Minimally Invasive Method Shows That the Monro-Kellie Doctrine Is Not Valid -- Non-Invasively Estimated ICP Pulse Amplitude Strongly Correlates with Outcome After TBI. Realization of a Comprehensive Non-invasive Detection of Intracranial Pressure Analyzer Based upon FVEP and TCD -- Electrophysiological Monitoring of Cochlear Function as a Non-invasive Method to Assess Intracranial Pressure Variations -- Autoregulatory Model Comparison and Optimisation Methodology -- Assessment of Cerebral Autoregulation from Respiratory Oscillations in Ventilated Patients After Traumatic Brain Injury -- Monitoring of the Association Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure -- How Does Moderate Hypocapnia Affect Cerebral Autoregulation in Response to Changes in Perfusion Pressure in TBI Patients? -- Correlation of Clinical Outcome and Angiographic Vasospasm with the Dynamic Autoregulatory Response After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Comparison of a New Brain Tissue Oxygenation Probe with the Established Standard -- Comparing Brain Tissue Oxygen Measurements and Derived Autoregulation Parameters from Different Probes (Licox vs. Raumedic) -- Experimental Comparison of the Measurement Accuracy of the Licox® and Raumedic® Neurovent-PTO Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitors -- Is PbrO2 Pressure Reactivity Index (ORx) Dependent on the Type of Oxygen Probe? An In Vivo Study -- Continuous Quantitative Monitoring of Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism in Neonates by Ventilator-Gated Analysis of NIRS Recordings -- Near Infrared Spectroscopy as Possible Non-invasive Monitor of Slow Vasogenic ICP Waves -- Drift of the Bowman Hemedex® Cerebral Blood Flow Monitor Between Calibration Cycles -- Quantification of Pulsatile Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow within the Prepontine Cistern -- Delta-ADC (Apparent Diffusion Coefficient) Analysis in Patients with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus -- Evidence for Altered Spinal Canal Compliance and Cerebral Venous Drainage in Untreated Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension -- Automated Extraction of Decision Rules for Predicting Lumbar Drain Outcome by Analyzing Overnight Intracranial Pressure -- Lack of Correlation of Overnight Monitoring Data and Lumbar Infusion Data in iNPH Patients. Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Correlates with Increased S100B Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Serum -- Normal Hypocretin-1 (Orexin A) Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension -- Frontal and Temporal Horn Ratio: A Valid and Reliable Index to Determine Ventricular Size in Paediatric Hydrocephalus Patients? -- Intraventricular Cooling During CSF Infusion Studies -- An Uncommon Case of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with Diagnostic Pitfalls -- Micro-fabricated Shunt to Mimic Arachnoid Granulations for the Treatment of Communicating Hydrocephalus -- On the Method of a Randomised Comparison of Programmable Valves with and Without Gravitational Units: The SVASONA Study -- Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Results of a Prospective Cohort of 236 Shunted Patients -- Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) and Co-Morbidity: An Outcome Analysis of 134 Patients -- Intracranial Pressure Measurement in Infants Presenting with Progressive Macrocephaly and Enlarged Subarachnoid Spaces -- Treatment Options for Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts: A Retrospective Study of 69 Patients -- A Microdialysis Study of Oral Vigabatrin Administration in Head Injury Patients: Preliminary Evaluation of Multimodality Monitoring -- The Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Does Not Serve Osmoregulation but Predicts Outcome Following Brain Injury -- Bedside Study of Cerebral Critical Closing Pressure in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Transcranial Doppler Study -- Traumatic Brain Injury in the Elderly: A Significant Phenomenon -- Fixed, Dilated Pupils Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Historical Perspectives, Causes and Ophthalmological Sequelae -- Why Mortality Is Still High with Modern Care of 613 Evacuated Mass Lesions Presented as Severe Head Injuries 1999-2009 -- Late Decompressive Craniectomy as Rescue Treatment for Refractory High Intracranial Pressure in Children and Adults -- CT Angiography as a Confirmatory Test in Brain Death. The Imaging Diagnosis and Prognosis Assessment of Patients with Midbrain Injury in the Acute Phase of Craniocerebral Injury -- The Effect of Intraventricular Thrombolysis in Combination with Low-Frequency Head Motion After Severe Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Interim Analysis of Safety, Clot Clearance Rate and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia -- Early CT Perfusion Measurement After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Screening Method to Predict Outcome? -- Cerebrospinal Fluid Lactate Concentration After Withdrawal of Metabolic Suppressive Therapy in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Effect of Increased ICP and Decreased CPP on DND and Outcome in ASAH -- Prior Statin Use Has No Effect on Survival After Intracerebral Hemorrhage in a Multiethnic Asian Patient Cohort -- The Impact of Silver Nanoparticle-Coated and Antibiotic-Impregnated External Ventricular Drainage Catheters on the Risk of Infections: A Clinical Comparison of 95 Patients -- Dependence of Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure and Volume on the Changes in Serum Osmolarity in Cats -- The Effect of Body Position on Intraocular and CSF Pressures in the Lateral Ventricle, and in Cortical and Lumbar Subarachnoid Spaces in Cats -- Pressure Reactivity Index Correlates with Metabolic Dysfunction in a Porcine Model of Intracerebral Hemorrhage -- Evidence of Spreading Depolarizations in a Porcine Cortical Intracerebral Hemorrhage Model -- Spontaneous Cortical Spreading Depression and Intracranial Pressure Following Acute Subdural Hematoma in a Rat -- The Peptide AF-16 and the AF Protein Counteract Intracranial Hypertension -- Influence of Isoflurane on Neuronal Death and Outcome in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury -- Correlation of the Intracranial Pressure to the Central Venous Pressure in the Late Phase of Acute Liver Failure in a Porcine Model -- Visualisation of Cortical pO2 During an Epidural Mass Lesion in Rodents -- Development of an Experimental Model to Study the Pathophysiology of Cerebral Salt Wasting Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
  • Digital
    [edited by] L. Dade Lunsford, Jason P. Sheehan.
    Digital : Thieme-Connect2015
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2015
  • Digital
    [edited by] Walter A. Hall, Christopher Nimsky, Charles L. Truwit.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2011
    "Intraoperative MR-Guided Neurosurgery contains detailed coverage of this state-of-the-art technology from the pioneers who developed it. World-renowned neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists combine their collective wisdom and experience to demonstrate how MR-guided neuronavigation can be used to view real-time images of a patient's brain during surgery to help remove tumors with greater precision. The authors provide step-by-step descriptions of how to perform procedures, including advice based on their clinical results. Readers will learn about the advantages and drawbacks of the various MR imaging systems, clinical indications for MR-guidance, anesthesia considerations, safety concerns related to working in a magnetic environment, and much more"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    Aage R. Moller.
    Digital : Springer2011
    Basis of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring -- Generation of electrical activity in the nervous system and muscles -- Practical aspects of recording evoked activity from nerves, fiber tracts and nuclei -- Anatomy and physiology of sensory systems -- Monitoring somatosensory evoked potentials -- Monitoring auditory evoked potentials -- Monitoring visual evoked potentials -- Anatomy and physiology of motor systems -- Practical aspects of monitoring spinal motor systems -- Practical aspects of monitoring cranial motor nerves -- Anatomy and physiology of peripheral nerves -- Practical aspects of monitoring peripheral nerves -- Identification of specific neural tissue -- Intraoperative diagnosis and guidance in an operation -- Anesthesia and its constraints in monitoring motor and sensory systems -- General considerations about intraoperative neurophysiology and monitoring -- Equipment, recording techniques, and data analysis and stimulation -- Evaluating the benefits of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring.
  • Digital
    Francesco Prada, Luigi Solbiati, Alberto Martegani, Francesco DiMeco, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    General aspects: Clinical US, historical aspects -- US physics, basic principles and clinical application -- B-mode ultrasound: Ultrasound system set up and general semeiology -- Echographic brain semeiology and topographic anatomy according to surgical approaches -- Intraoperative findings in brain tumor surgery -- IOUS B-mode intra-operative findings in spinal lesions -- IOUS B-mode intra-operative findings in peripheral nerve pathologies -- Multimodal imaging in glioma surgery -- Doppler imaging: Basic principles and clinical application.- Intra-operative Ultrasound, Fusion imaging and Virtual Navigation: Virtual navigation and interventional procedures. Navigable ultrasound, 3D ultrasound and fusion imaging in neurosurgery -- Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS): Basic principles, general application and future trends -- CEUS in neurosurgery -- Elastosonography: Ultrasound Elastography.
  • Digital
    Sue Corbett [editor] ; foreword by John K. Webb.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2006
    This introductory book presents a comprehensive outline of spine surgery that will provide operating room personnel, spine fellows, spine residents, and other multidisciplinary team members with a firm understanding of the general science concepts, equipment, and key procedures in spinal patient care. Clearly presented figures, illustrations, and photographs illuminate procedural techniques at preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative stages of treatment.
  • Digital
    Helen E. Scharfman, Paul S. Buckmaster, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Print2014
    Part 1. How can we identify ictal and interictal abnormal activity? / Robert S. Fisher, Helen E. Scharfman, and Marco deCurtis -- What is the clinical relevance of in vitro epileptiform activity? / Uwe Heinemann and Kevin J. Staley -- What is the importance of abnormal "background" activity in seizure generation? / Richard J. Staba and Gregory A. Worrell -- What is a seizure focus? / J. Victor Nadler and Dennis D. Spencer -- What is a seizure network? Long-range network consequences of focal seizures / Hal Blumenfeld -- What is a seizure network? Very fast oscillations at the interface between normal and epileptic brain / Roger D. Traub, Mark O. Cunningham, and Miles A. Whittington -- Is there such a thing as "generalized" epilepsy? / Gilles van Luijtelaar, Charles Behr, and Massimo Avoli -- Part 2. Are there really "epileptogenic" mechanisms or only corruptions of "normal" plasticity? / Giuliano Avanzini, Patrick A. Forcelli, and Karen Gale -- When and how do seizures kill neurons, and is cell death relevant to epileptogenesis? / Ray Dingledine, Nicholas H. Varvel, and F. Edward Dudek -- How is homeostatic plasticity important in epilepsy? / John W. Swann and Jong M. Rho -- Is plasticity of GABAergic mechanisms relevant to epileptogenesis? / Helen E. Scharfman and Amy R. Brooks-Kayal -- Do structural changes in GABA neurons give rise to the epileptic state? / Carolyn R. Houser -- Does mossy fiber sprouting give rise to the epileptic state? / Paul S. Buckmaster -- Does brain inflammation mediate pathological outcomes in epilepsy? / Karen S. Wilcox and Annamaria Vezzani -- Are changes in synaptic function that underlie hyperexcitability responsible for seizure activity? / John G.R. Jefferys -- Does epilepsy cause a reversion to immature function? / Aristea S. Galanopoulou and Solomon L. Moshé -- Are alterations in transmitter receptor and ion channel expression responsible for epilepsies? / Kim L. Powell, Katarzyna Lukasiuk, Terence J. O'Brien, and Asla Pitkänen -- Part 3. How do we make models that are useful in understanding partial epilepsies? / David A. Prince -- Aligning animal models with clinical epilepsy: where to begin? / Stephen C. Harward and James O. McNamara -- What non-neuronal mechanisms should be studied to understand epileptic seizures? / Damir Janigro and Matthew C. Walker -- What epilepsy comorbidities are important to model in the laboratory? clinical perspectives / Simon Shorvon -- Epilepsy comorbidities: how can animal models help? / Carl E. Stafstrom -- What new modeling approaches will help us identify promising drug treatments? / Scott C. baraban and Wolfgang Löscher -- What are the arguments for and against rational therapy for epilepsy? / Melissa Barker-Haliski, Graeme J. Sills, and H. Steve White -- How can advances in epilepsy genetics lead to better treatments and cures? / Renzo Guerrini and Jeffrey Noebels -- How might novel technologies such as optogenetics lead to better treatments in epilepsy? / Esther Krook-Magnuson, Marco Ledri, Ivan Soltesz, and Merab Kokaia -- Index.
  • Digital
    Jatin P. Shah, Snehal G. Patel, Bhuvanesh Singh.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2012
    Basic principles of head and neck surgery -- Scalp and skin -- Eyelids and orbit -- Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses -- Skull base -- Lips -- Oral cavity -- Pharynx and esophagus -- Larynx and trachea -- Cervical lymph nodes -- Thyroid and parathyroid glands -- Salivary glands -- Neurogenic tumors and paragangliomas -- Soft tissue tumors -- Bone tumors, including odontogenic lesions -- Reconstructive surgery -- Oncologic dentistry, maxillofacial prosthetics, and implants -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy.
  • Print
    edited by Reuben D. Johnson, Alexander L. Green.
    Print2010
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Neurovascular neurosurgery / A.L. Green, R.D. Johnson, R.S.C. Kerr -- Neuro-oncology / R.D. Johnson, K.J. Drummond, K.J.O.L. Khu, M. Bernstein -- Head injury / R.D. Johnson, T. Santarius, J.E. Wilberger -- Spinal surgery / R.D. Johnson, J.C.D. Leach, W.A. Liebenberg, N. Maartens, S.A. Cudlip -- Functional and epilepsy neurosurgery / A.L. Green, R.D. Johnson, A. Astradsson, R.J. Stacey, T.Z. Aziz -- Paediatric neurosurgery / R.D. Johnson, P. Richards, J. Jayamohan, S. Sinha.
  • Digital
    [editor-in-chief], Rick A. Friedman ; [associate editors], William H. Slattery III [and others].
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2012
    It is an insightfully organized text of advanced surgical techniques that will assist any training or practicing surgeon caring for those with acoustic schwannomas and other skull base pathology.
  • Digital
    edited by Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, Dennis D. Spencer.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2007
    Pituitary tumors and other parasellar region masses -- Gliomas and other "malignant" tumors -- Meningiomas -- Cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations -- Spinal tumors -- Posterior fossa tumors and other pathologies -- Special illustrations, additional operative sketches, teaching slides, and operating room photographs.
  • Print
    Mical Raz.
    Print2013
    "The rise and widespread acceptance of psychosurgery constitutes one of the most troubling chapters in the history of modern medicine. By the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans had been lobotomized as treatment for a host of psychiatric disorders. Though the procedure would later be decried as devastating and grossly unscientific, many patients, families, and physicians reported veritable improvement from the surgery; some patients were even considered cured. 'The Lobotomy Letters' gives an account of why this controversial procedure was sanctioned by psychiatrists and doctors of modern medicine. Drawing from original correspondence penned by lobotomy patients and their families as well as from the professional papers of lobotomy pioneer and neurologist Walter Freeman, the volume reconstructs how physicians, patients, and their families viewed lobotomy and analyzes the reasons for its overwhelming use." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • Digital
    Kristina Malmgren, Sallie Baxendale, J. Helen Cross, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Why a Volume on Long-Term Outcomes of Epilepsy Surgery? -- Methodological Demands on Observational Studies of Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery -- Long-Term Seizure and Antiepileptic Drug Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Adults -- Long-Term Seizure and Antiepileptic Drug Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Children -- Long-Term Cognitive Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Adults -- Long-term Cognitive Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Children -- Long-Term Psychiatric Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Adults -- Long-Term Psychiatric and Behaviour Outcomes in Children Following Epilepsy Surgery -- Mortality After Epilepsy Surgery -- Long-Term Educational and Vocational Outcomes of Adults After Epilepsy Surgery -- Educational and Employment Outcomes Following Epilepsy Surgery in Childhood -- Quality of Life Outcomes in Adults Following Epilepsy Surgery -- Quality of Life and Psychosocial Outcomes in Children Following Epilepsy Surgery -- Subjective Experiences of Epilepsy Surgery in Adults -- Subjective Experiences of Children and Parents After Epilepsy Surgery -- Informed Consent for Epilepsy Surgery -- Managing Expectations of Epilepsy Surgery -- Health Economic Analyses of Epilepsy Surgery -- Long-Term Outcomes of Epilepsy Surgery: Knowledge Gaps and Future Directions. .
  • Digital
    volume editor, J. Schramm.
    Digital : Springer2010
    Advances in imaging low-grade gliomas -- Molecular neuropathology of low-grade gliomas and its clinical impact -- What is the place of conservative management for adult supratentorial low-grade glioma? -- Seizures in patients with low-grade gliomas - incidence, pathogenesis, surgical management, and pharmacotherapy -- Present day's standards in microsurgery of low-grade gliomas -- Is there a place for radiotherapy in low-grade gliomas? -- The place of interstitial brachytherapy and radiosurgery for low-grade gliomas -- Health-related quality of life aspects in patients with low-grade glioma.
  • Digital
    editors, Frank M. Phillips and Carl Lauryssen.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2010
    Basic science -- Epidemiology and economics of intervertebral disc disease -- Anatomy and physiology of the lumbar intervertebral disc and endplates -- Biology of the lumbar intervertebral disc -- Biomechanics of the lumbar intervertebral disc -- Mechanisms of pain from intervertebral discs -- Biology and biomechanics of the spinal degenerative cascade -- Disc herniation -- Pathophysiology and etiology of intervertebral disc herniation -- Clinical features of herniated nucleus pulposus -- Nonsurgical treatment of herniated nucleus pulposus -- Percutaneous decompression -- Decompressive surgery for herniated nucleus pulposus (open, micro, and minimally invasive approaches) -- Annular repair and barrier technologies -- Degenerative disc disease -- Clinical presentation of disc degeneration -- Degenerative disc imaging -- Provocative testing (discography) -- Presurgical psychological screening -- Treatment of degenerative disc disease -- Mechanical diagnosis and therapy -- Role of education and back schools -- Cognitive therapy for symptomatic disc degeneration -- Biologic therapies for disc repair -- Intradiscal therapy -- Nucleus augmentation -- Interspinous devices -- Posterior nonfusion pedicle screw-based stabilization -- Lumbar spine arthroplasty -- Spinal fusion: posterior approaches -- Spinal fusion: anterior approach -- Spinal fusion: combined anteroposterior approach -- Minimally invasive spinal fusion procedures -- Biologics for spinal fusion -- Postoperative rehabilitation of lumbar spine patients -- Surgical treatment of degenerative lumbar disc disease: a critical review.
  • Digital
    edited by C. Nimsky and R. Fahlbusch.
    Digital : Springer2006
    Print2006
  • Digital
    by M. G. Yaşargil.
    Digital : Thieme eNeurosurgery2007
  • Digital
    Toshio Matsushima.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This book provides the anatomy of the posterior fossa, together with the main associated surgical techniques, which are detailed in numerous photographs and step-by-step color illustrations. The text presents approaches and surgical techniques such as the trans-cerebellomedullary fissure approach and its variation to the fourth ventricle, as well as the cerebellomedullary cistern, infratentorial lateral supracerebellar approach to the fifth cranial nerve in the upper cerebellopontine angle, infrafloccular approach to the root exit zone of the seventh cranial nerve, transcondylar fossa approach through the lateral part of the foramen magnum, and the stitched sling retraction technique utilized during microvascular decompression procedures for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. It also describes in detail the bridging veins of the posterior fossa, especially the petrosal vein, and bridging veins to the tentorial sinuses, which can block approaches to the affected area. The original Japanese version of this work was published 8 years ago, and has established itself as a trusted guide, especially among young neurosurgeons who need to study various surgical approaches and techniques. In the course of being translated into English, some sections have been revised and new information has been added. The author hopes that the book will help neurosurgeons around the world perform safer operations with confidence.
  • Digital
    Hans-Jakob Steiger, Nima Etminan, Daniel Hänggi.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This compact book provides step-by-step guidance in the approaches and techniques developed and currently used at the authorsĺl center in D©ơsseldorf for the treatment of a variety of aneurysms. All of the described procedures are minimally invasive and of proven efficacy. In order to assist the reader in fully comprehending all aspects of the techniques, they are illustrated through clear graphics instead of complex photos and radiologic imaging. While the rapid development of endovascular treatment means that it is no longer necessary to employ microsurgery for difficult and hidden aneurysms, proficiency in microsurgery remains essential. For example, full mastery of microsurgical techniques is vital in order to treat middle cerebral and peripheral aneurysms efficiently and with minimal trauma. Minimal invasiveness and optimal cosmetic results have become critically important in enabling the microsurgical method to compete with the endovascular method.℗l In documenting ĺltried and testedĺl procedures, this book will be invaluable for both established neurosurgeons and residents in neurosurgery.
  • Digital
    Paolo Cappabianca, Luigi Maria Cavallo, Oreste de Divitiis, Felice Esposito, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Part I Pituitary adenomas -- 1 Introduction to pituitary adenomas -- 2 Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach (standard and extended technique) -- 3 Endoscopic endonasal ethmoid-pterygoid transsphenoidal approach to the cavernous sinus -- 4 Frontotemporal approach -- 5 Radiotherapy and radiosurgery -- Part II Craniopharyngiomas -- 6 Introduction to craniopharyngiomas -- 7 Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach -- 8 Frontotemporal approach -- 9 Supraorbital approach -- 10 Transcallosal approach -- 11 Radiotherapy and radiosurgery for craniopharyngiomas -- Part III Cystic sellar lesions -- 12 Introduction to cystic sellar lesions -- 13 Arachnoid cysts -- 14 Rathke cleft cyst -- Part IV Anterior cranial fossa meningiomas -- 15 Introduction to anterior cranial fossa meningiomas -- 16 Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach -- 17 Frontotemporal approach -- 18 Subfrontal approach -- 19 Supraorbital approach -- 20 Radiotherapy and radiosurgery -- Part V Clival chordomas -- 21 Introduction to clival chordomas -- 22 Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach -- 23 Retrosigmoid approach -- 24 Skull base approaches -- 25 Radiotherapy, radiosurgery and proton beam -- Part VI Cranial base reconstruction after transcranial and transnasal skull base surgery -- 26 Indications for cranial base reconstruction -- 27 Neuroradiology in cranial base reconstruction -- 28 Anatomy of cranial base reconstruction -- 29 Techniques for cranial base reconstruction.
  • Digital
    T. Kanno (editor in chief), Y. Kato ( ed.).
    Digital : Springer2006

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Large number of high quality software and database programming titles from O'Reilly. Other software titles are also available from Sams and Prentice Hall. Limited to 7 concurrent users.Vast collection of software and database programming titles from multiple publishers, including Microsoft Press.Largest provider of engineering-related eBooks; includes titles in computer science and biomedical engineering.Over 4,000 full-text e-books covering scientific and technical information from CRC Press and others. Many handbooks and single volume reference sources.Includes peer-reviewed life science and biomedical research protocols compiled from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuromethods, the Biomethods Handbook, the Proteomics Handbook, and Springer Laboratory Manuals.Contains full text access to selected biomedical and nursing books.

Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.

Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy, engineering and economics. Also includes eBooks.

Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.

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