Case-Based Brain Imaging (RadCases) by Apostolos John Tsiouris, Pina C. Sanelli, Joseph Comunale

By Apostolos John Tsiouris, Pina C. Sanelli, Joseph Comunale

"In a marketplace choked with case reports, this one stands proud since it presents additional information, extra specified discussions of differential diagnoses, and extra significant other situations than its rivals, whereas nonetheless protecting an outstanding breadth of assurance. The instances symbolize an important and well timed improve from the 1st edition." — Doody companies, Inc.

Case-Based mind Imaging, moment Edition, an replace of the very hot Teaching Atlas of mind Imaging, has complete insurance of the most recent technological developments in mind imaging. It includes greater than one hundred fifty instances that supply distinctive dialogue of the pathology, remedy, and analysis of universal and infrequent mind ailments, congenital/developmental malformations, cranial nerves, and extra. This entire case-based overview of mind imaging can help radiologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons of their education and day-by-day practice.

Key Features:

  • More than 1,000 up to date high-resolution pictures created on state of the art apparatus
  • Advanced CT and MR imaging introduces readers to present imaging modalities
  • Pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses aid make clear the pathophysiology of the sickness
  • Pearls and pitfalls of imaging interpretation for fast reference
  • Authors are world-renowned mind imaging experts

Radiology citizens, neuroradiology fellows getting ready for board tests, and starting practitioners will locate this e-book a useful instrument in studying find out how to thoroughly diagnose universal and infrequent pathologies of the brain.

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Surgical Anatomy of the Hand and Upper Extremity by James R. Doyle MD, Michael J. Botte MD

By James R. Doyle MD, Michael J. Botte MD

Prepared via preeminent hand surgeons and a grasp clinical illustrator, this text/atlas is the main finished reference on surgical anatomy of the hand and higher extremity. It gains 500 full-color images of unpolluted cadaver dissections and 1,000 meticulous drawings that supply a pragmatic, specified view of the complicated anatomy encountered in the course of surgeries. The textual content is thorough and replete with scientific purposes.

A platforms Anatomy part covers the skeleton, muscle tissue, nerves, and vasculature. A neighborhood Anatomy part demonstrates anatomic landmarks and relationships, surgical techniques, scientific correlations, and anatomic adaptations in every one sector. An Appendix explains anatomic symptoms, syndromes, assessments, and eponyms.

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Essential Illustrated Neurosurgery by Aldo Fortuna M.D., Luigi Ferrante M.D., Pierpaolo Lunardi

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

This e-book was once born out of thirty years of didactic and functional adventure with the goal of giving the reader concise neurosurgical components and a suitable chosen iconography. this article desires to symbolize a practi­ cal and crucial consultant for the scientific pupil and an invaluable reference aspect for experts attracted to pursuing extra unique literature experiences. normal practitioners and experts in comparable matters can seek advice this article to formulate a prognosis and complex a formal remedy. November, 2000 The Authors Contents 1. CRANIAL DYSRAPHIAS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Arnold-Chiari malformation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Dandy-Walker malformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three Encephalocele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four Cranial dermic sinus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Corpus callosum agenesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight 2. mind TUMORS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine Epidemiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine signs and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Intracranial high blood pressure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Focal signs and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Epilepsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen Language issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Optic pathways problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Apraxias. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Psychic problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cerebellar syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Frontal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Parietal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Temporal lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Occipital lobe tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Posterior cranial fossa tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cerebellar tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fourth ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Ponto-cerebellar perspective tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 VIII Contents Brainstem tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Clivus tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Tumors of the cerebral ventricles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Tumors of the lateral ventricles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 3rd ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Fourth ventricle tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Pineal zone tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sellar and parasellar area tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Anatomopathological category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Benign cerebral tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Leptomeningeal tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Nerve sheath tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Vascular tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Dysembryogenetic tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 combined cerebral tumors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four Malignant cerebral tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four treatment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four Pseudo tumor cerebri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty six Phacomatosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty six three. INTRACRANIAL ANEURySMS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S9 Epidemiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Gray's Clinical Neuroanatomy: The Anatomic Basis for by Elliott L. Mancall MD, David G. Brock MD CIP

By Elliott L. Mancall MD, David G. Brock MD CIP

Gray’s medical Neuroanatomy makes a speciality of how realizing useful neuroanatomy is vital for a superb neurologic historical past for sufferer care in neurology. Elliot Mancall, David Brock, Susan Standring and Alan Crossman current the authoritative information of Gray’s Anatomy in addition to a hundred medical circumstances to focus on the relevance of anatomical wisdom during this physique quarter and illustrate the foundations of localization.

  • Master advanced, targeted, and tough components of anatomy with confidence.
  • View illustrations from Gray’s Anatomy and radiographs that depict this physique sector in thorough anatomical detail.
  • Apply the rules of localization due to a hundred short case experiences that spotlight key scientific conditions.
  • Tap into the anatomical authority of Gray’s Anatomy for top of the range info from a reputation you trust.
  • Presents the suggestions and services of a excessive profile group of authors and most sensible scientific and educational contributors.

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Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for by Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow

By Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow

Implement TMR along with your sufferers and enhance Their caliber of Life

Developed through Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, precise muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a brand new method of having access to motor keep an eye on signs from peripheral nerves after amputation and supplying sensory suggestions to prosthesis clients. This functional technique has many benefits over different neural-machine interfaces for the enhanced regulate of synthetic limbs. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for man made Limbs offers a template for the scientific implementation of TMR and a source for additional study during this new region of science.

After describing the fundamental clinical suggestions and key ideas underlying TMR, the publication offers surgical ways to transhumeral and shoulder disarticulation amputations. It explores the prospective function of TMR within the prevention and therapy of end-neuromas and information the foundations of rehabilitation, prosthetic becoming, and occupational treatment for TMR sufferers. The publication additionally describes move sensation and discusses the surgical and sensible results of the 1st a number of TMR sufferers. It concludes with rising study on utilizing TMR to extra increase the functionality and caliber of existence for individuals with limb loss.

With contributions from well known leaders within the box, together with Drs. Kuiken and Dumanian, this e-book is an invaluable advisor to imposing TMR in sufferers with high-level higher limb amputations. It additionally offers the root to allow advancements in TMR ideas and advances in prosthetic expertise.

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Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery by Gordon Baltuch, Jean-Guy Villemure

By Gordon Baltuch, Jean-Guy Villemure

Operative thoughts in Epilepsy Surgery is an important consultant to the newest innovations and healing recommendations for the surgical administration of sufferers with epilepsy. unique pioneers within the box supply accomplished assurance of the diversity of operative techniques, aiding clinicians to completely organize for surgical procedure. The publication first discusses surgical making plans after which offers thoughts for cortical resection and numerous varieties of intraoperative mapping. the ultimate sections of the publication describe cutting edge methods, corresponding to neuromodulation and radiosurgery.Features:

  • Guidelines from prime specialists within the box of epilepsy surgery
  • Detailed step by step descriptions of tactics, together with sensible details on photograph information and invasive monitoring
  • Discussion of cutting edge thoughts together with deep mind stimulation, responsive stimulation, and radiosurgery
  • High-quality illustrations that facilitate comprehension of surgical steps
  • perfect for neurosurgeons and trainees, this ebook is an imperative, single-volume resource of data on all technical facets of epilepsy surgical procedure. It additionally serves as a important reference for clinicians and citizens in neurology and neuroradiology.

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    Neurological Disorders in Famous Artists (Frontiers of by J. Bogousslavsky, M.G. Hennerici

    By J. Bogousslavsky, M.G. Hennerici

    "Neurological issues in well-known Artists - half 2" provides extra writers, philosophers, musicians, painters and picture administrators who built a few type of neurological disorder and whose kind and output replaced following a stroke or different cerebral illness. Mozart, Baudelaire, de Kooning, Proust, Fussli, Heine, Fellini, Visconti and others are all awesome examples of ways outstanding creativity might be challenged and changed or destroyed and restored, all in the drama of a affliction. while mind sickness demanding situations the services of artists, the alterations that for this reason happen of their paintings offer a special chance to discover the mysteries of creativity. this can additionally bring about a greater figuring out on how definite artists constructed, really while the process a affliction corresponds with what's normally famous as a brand new bankruptcy of their work.This ebook deals a desirable learn for neurologists, psychiatrists, basic physicians and anyone drawn to paintings, literature, song and picture.

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    Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery by Philip L. Gildenberg MD, PhD (auth.), Guido Nikkhah, Marcus

    By Philip L. Gildenberg MD, PhD (auth.), Guido Nikkhah, Marcus Pinsker (eds.)

    Since its advent approximately sixty years in the past, stereotactic and useful neurosurgery has advanced right into a attention-grabbing and interdisciplinary exercise that mixes sleek neurosurgery, neurobiology, and neuroimaging with cutting edge diagnostic and therapy innovations. during this assortment, stated specialists from Europe and North and South the USA current their clinical and medical adventure in stereotactic and useful neurosurgery for circulation problems and mind tumors. The contributions current a variety from the beginnings of human stereotactic neurosurgery to the main sleek molecular and restorative ideas to regard ailments of the human anxious process. They truly show that the self-discipline continues to be younger and dynamic with replacement and occasionally competing options whose assessment is underway. additionally they rfile that operative lesioning ideas akin to thalamotomies, even though nonetheless selected below convinced conditions, were succeeded by means of novel neuromodulation thoughts comparable to deep mind stimulation within the nice majority of scientific cases.

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    Seven Aneurysms: Tenets and Techniques for Clipping by Michael T. Lawton

    By Michael T. Lawton

    Finalist in 2012 IBPA Benjamin Franklin
    Awards

    "[Four stars] couldn't be released at a greater time... great illustrations, well-referenced text... method insights... not just a great e-book, but additionally one with historic significance... unheard of within the publication literature on aneurysm clipping." —Doody’s Review

    Seven Aneurysms: Tenets and strategies for Clipping combines the instructive nature of a textbook with the visible points of an atlas to steer readers in the course of the surgical ideas, methods, and strategies they should dissect and clip cerebral aneurysms.

    Comprised of 3 concise sections, the e-book distills the celebrated author's sizeable event right into a sequence of simply obtainable tutorials offered via transparent, systematic descriptions and attractive, full-color illustrations. the 1st part explains the severe techniques and easy tenets of aneurysm microsurgery through a bit at the a variety of craniotomies and exposures worthwhile for winning clipping. the ultimate part covers microsurgical anatomy, dissection concepts, and clipping ideas for every of the seven commonest aneurysm forms which are the point of interest of this book.

    Features:

    • Strategies for dealing with the seven aneurysms ordinarilly
      seen via neurosurgeons: PCoA, MCA, ACoA, OphA, PcaA, basilar bifurcation, and
      PICA
    • 383 full-color surgical pictures exhibit
      operative strategies; seventy seven fine quality drawings reveal anatomy and spatial
      relationships
    • Succinct textual content enables quickly analyzing and straightforward
      reference

    Clipping is still an important remedy process for the main often
    encountered aneurysms. This must-have consultant will allow neurosurgery citizens,
    fellows, or practising neurosurgeons to address nearly all of the aneurysms they'll come upon with self assurance and poise.

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