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

By Alan R. Cohen

Pediatric neurosurgery is a uniquely exacting subspecialty within which surgeons are given the intense privilege of assuaging anguish for gravely unwell youngsters, and in best-case eventualities, restoring their health and wellbeing. realizing the giant and intricate anatomy, pathology, and pathophysiology that evolves all through formative years provides huge demanding situations. additional, the sphere is swiftly progressing with developments in neurodiagnostic imaging and surgical instrumentation, in addition to an increasing wisdom of the molecular and genetic bases underlying many neurosurgical disorders.

While this book’s fundamental concentration is on how you can in attaining technical excellence within the OR, this can be a remarkably own booklet concerning the paintings of pediatric neurosurgery. In it you'll find knowledge received from a long time of expertise. learn this publication, use the information you achieve from it, and you'll develop into a more secure, extra skillful neurosurgeon.

Special Features:

  • More than 800 attractive, full-color illustrations
  • Online entry to movies during which specialists from around the globe exhibit the operative nuances and methods that support surgeons get sufferers adequately out and in of the OR
  • Written through grasp surgeons from 10 international locations who percentage a wealth of insightful knowledge garnered from years of expertise, refinement of surgical thoughts, and improvement of diverse innovations
  • Surgical pearls, operative nuances, procedural differences, and strategies for keeping off and working with pitfalls

This cutting-edge quantity is an unheard of educating software that unearths helpful methods of the alternate. it truly is a vital source for pediatric and common neurosurgeons, neurosurgery citizens and fellows.

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Download Image-guided hypofractionated stereotactic radiosurgery : a by Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. Sheehan PDF

By Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. Sheehan

The fresh improvement of hypofractionated stereotactic radiation treatment (SRT), which demands one to 5 fractions of high-dose radiation to be administered utilizing distinct apparatus, has led to the necessity for schooling on perform guidance.

Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: a realistic method of consultant remedy of mind and backbone Tumors deals finished, how-to assistance on hypofractionated SRT for mind and backbone metastases, glioma, benign tumors, and different tumor forms. providing the state-of-the-art of the know-how and perform, this book:

  • Discusses the professionals and cons of hypofractionated SRT in comparison to single-fraction radiosurgery, delivering a deeper realizing of radiosurgery and radiobiology
  • Explains the toxicity and adversarial results of hypofractionated SRT, assisting practitioners in speaking the hazards and advantages of therapy and in acquiring their sufferers’ consent
  • Outlines the present criteria for secure perform, together with checklists for implementation

Comprised of chapters authored through well-recognized specialists within the radiation, oncology, and neurosurgery communities, Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: a pragmatic method of advisor remedy of mind and backbone Tumors can provide a degree of technological and medical element no longer on hand in magazine papers.

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Download Tethered cord syndrome in children and adults by Shokei Yamada PDF

By Shokei Yamada

Written by means of popular experts, the second one variation of Tethered twine Syndrome in little ones and Adults is a accomplished textual content at the necessities of medical administration for this complicated affliction. The e-book opens with chapters on embryology and pathophysiology to supply clinicians with a high-quality realizing of the elemental technological know-how of tethered twine syndrome (TCS). Incorporating the newest criteria in neurologic examinations and imaging strategies, the booklet then discusses the sensible prognosis of TCS. during the e-book, the authors offer insightful dialogue of the way to tell apart this sickness from others with comparable signs and imaging findings. the ultimate bankruptcy summarizes present scientific and surgical remedies of TCS, describing equipment for fighting revolutionary and everlasting deficits.


  • Delineates the 3 different types of "cord tethering"
    to help potent administration
  • Discusses such vital themes as in-utero surgical
    myelomeningocele fix and TCS-related points of medical urology
  • Provides accelerated insurance of the remedy of adults
    with critical again and leg discomfort
  • Covers administration of overdue teenage sufferers whose care
    among adolescence and maturity is often interrupted
  • Features greater than two hundred high quality scientific
    photographs, radiographic photos, and diagrams to demonstrate key options

The purely reference devoted to optimizing the administration of TCS, this e-book is a useful source for citizens and clinicians in neurosurgery and neurology in addition to different experts taking care of sufferers of every age with TCS.

(A co-publication of Thieme and the yank organization of
Neurological Surgeons)

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Download Stenosis of the Cervical Spine: Causes, Diagnosis and by Vincenzo Denaro PDF

By Vincenzo Denaro

Professor Vincenzo Denaro has been an lively member of the Institute of medical Orthopedics and Traumatology of the college of Catania on account that 1986. it's been my excitement, as Director, to be linked to Professor Denaro, first as a Sessional advisor in illnesses of the backbone and at last, after his promoting to the everlasting employees, as affiliate Professor. Professor Denaro all started his postgraduate application of spe­ cialization, and for that reason his profession, within the Orthopedic health facility of the collage of Pavia below the tutorship of Professor Mario Boni. It used to be the latter who directed and guided his advance­ ment in learning the illness techniques of the vertebral column. In his pursuit of data, he undertook extra reviews in international clinics, together with the Wellesley sanatorium on the Uni­ versity of Toronto with Professor 1. MacNab and Professor V. F ornasier. He spent a whole yr on the Orthopedic medical institution of the college of Paris below the counsel of Professor Roy­ Camille. He derived nice enjoy the scientific adventure received there and have become accustomed to complex and spe­ cialized surgical options particular to his box of curiosity. extra lately, considering that accepting his present appointment, he has been in a position to placed into perform the services constructed over two decades of analysis and examine. not just does he have vast own scientific adventure, yet he very properly undertook to keep up a radical, whole, and actual checklist of the adventure amassed from his case load.

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Download Evidence-based neurology : management of neurological by Livia Candelise; et al PDF

By Livia Candelise; et al

''Evidence-based Neurological Management'' offers an evidence-based method of the administration of the entire significant neurological stipulations. This medical textbook comprises in-depth systematic reports of the simplest proof within the box and contours prime neurologists from the Cochrane Collaboration as its editors. This crucial textual content can be on hand in an digital model, and is stored up to date through its website.

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

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

This guide vitamins hands-on education in interventional cardiology with a particular specialise in percutaneous intervention in sufferers with extracranial carotid artery stenosis. It incorporates studies of landmark stories assisting carotid endarectomy and stenting and is a accomplished consultant to this interesting and burgeoning box. A value-added spouse CD includes movies and different information at the stipulations and approaches defined.

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Download MRI of Degenerative Disease of the Spine: A Case-Based Atlas by Paola D'Aprile PDF

By Paola D'Aprile

This richly illustrated case-based atlas completely depicts the function of MR imaging within the review of sufferers proposing with soreness as a result of degenerative sickness of the backbone and should function a very good consultant to differential analysis. Importantly, standard radicular compression is the most cause of the painful symptomatology in just a restricted variety of instances, and this publication illustrates and emphasizes how a number of anatomic parts of the backbone should be dependable. The imaging beneficial properties of more than a few problems concerning either the anterior and posterior parts of the backbone are defined, together with energetic inflammatory osteochondrosis, unusual herniated discs, aspect joint issues, spondylolysis, and degenerative-inflammatory alterations of the spinal ligaments and posterior perispinal muscle tissues. each one instance is supported via medical facts, and a sequence of bizarre instances also are offered. MR research protocols comprise T2-weighted sequences with fats saturation and contrast-enhanced T1-weighted sequences with fats saturation to permit larger visualization or highlighting of assorted inflammatory adjustments within the backbone. Radiologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedists, and rehabilitation physicians will all locate this atlas a helpful asset of their practice.

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Download Niedermeyer’s Electroencephalography: Basic Principles, by Donald L. Schomer MD, Fernando Lopes da Silva MD PhD PDF

By Donald L. Schomer MD, Fernando Lopes da Silva MD PhD

The top reference on electroencephalography on account that 1982, Niedermeyer's Electroencephalography is now in its completely up to date 6th variation. a global staff of specialists presents entire insurance of the neurophysiologic and technical features of EEG, evoked potentials, and magnetoencephalography, in addition to the medical purposes of those experiences in neonates, babies, childrens, adults, and older adults.

With this variation, Dr. Niedermeyer turns over the reins of lead editor to Donald Schomer, MD, Professor of Neurology at Harvard clinical university. Dr. Schomer has up to date the technical details and further a massive new bankruptcy that identifies and demonstrates a wide selection of artifacts. different highlights comprise a bankruptcy on integrating different recording units with EEG; chapters on transcranial electric and magnetic stimulation; whole assurance of EEG within the extensive care unit; a brand new bankruptcy on EEG/TMS in evaluate of cognitive and temper issues; and new chapters on sleep in untimely babies, kids and young people, and the elderly.

A significant other web site comprises totally searchable textual content and photo bank.

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Download PET-CT and PET-MRI in Neurology: SWOT Analysis Applied to by Andrea Ciarmiello, Luigi Mansi PDF

By Andrea Ciarmiello, Luigi Mansi

Using SWOT research, this e-book examines intimately the strengths and weaknesses of the hybrid modalities PET-CT and PET-MRI for imaging of the valuable worried method, evaluating their advantages and comparing their benefits over the stand-alone modalities. the purpose is to hire a very systematic procedure in an effort to outline the capability scientific advantage of those modalities and to spot shortcomings, possibilities, and threats. scientific software of the modalities is explored in various stipulations, together with dementia and comparable issues, move issues, psychiatric issues, cerebrovascular sickness, infection/inflammation, mind tumors, and pediatric neurologic problems. furthermore, the fundamentals of hybrid imaging are addressed, overlaying physics, instrumentation, info research and quantitation, radiopharmaceuticals, and distinction media. PET-CT and PET-MRI in Neurology, written through specialists from Europe and the USA, might be crucial interpreting for imaging experts and of price for neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, and pediatricians.

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

By S.B. Dunnett, A. Bjorklund

The 1st version of practical Neural Transplantation, showing in 1994, was once commissioned to supply a scientific evaluate of the most components of energetic study into using neural transplantation for sensible fix at the moment. There have notwithstanding been significant advancements within the box during the last decade. First, while some of the version structures are an identical, the sophistication of the learn has built dramatically. Secondly, there was a big switch in concentration regarding the character of the optimum reparative approach, relocating clear of a chief objective related to fix through substitute of misplaced cells, to recommendations according to halting or reversing the affliction procedure itself. Thirdly, the decade has (not unusually) noticeable a spread within the breadth of medical purposes for transplantation not just of basic embryonic neural tissues but in addition the preliminary functions of cells and phone traces. to be able to tackle those fresh advancements as we input the twenty first century, 10 years after belief and six years after the booklet of useful Neural Transplantation, the Editors have now sought to co-ordinate and edit an up to date model, practical Neural Transplantation II. useful Neural Transplantation II isn't just a revised version of the former quantity, yet a completely new and complementary moment quantity to replace the sphere to 'state of the paintings' for the recent millennium. for lots of significant subject parts (such as practical fix in neurodegenerative problems of the basal ganglia) there was a continuing stream of important advances. even supposing those issues are coated in either volumes, the Editors have sought to prevent duplication through requiring that the current assurance emphasises the most important advancements during the last decade whereas hoping on the 1st quantity for the history overviews. different subject matters notwithstanding are fullyyt new within the current quantity, reminiscent of novel purposes of neural transplantation to different significant medical relevance resembling retinal fix or relief of soreness. A key departure of the current quantity is the addition of a number of early chapters addressing the technical and developmental matters linked to identity of other assets of cells for transplantation - mobile traces, immortalised cells, precursor/stem cells and xenotransplantation.

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