Practical Handbook of Neurosurgery From Leading Neurosurgeons /

“Practical Handbook of Neurosurgery” invites readers to take part in a journey through the vast ? eld of neurosurgery, in the company of internationally - nowned experts. At a time when the discipline is experiencing a (detrimental) tendency to segment into various sub? elds and scatter in the proce...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Sindou, Marc.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Vienna : Springer Vienna, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cranial Approaches
  • Microneurosurgery: Principles, Applications, and Training
  • Endoscopy: Principles and Techniques
  • Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using the Gamma Knife
  • How to Perform Surgery for Intracranial (Convexity) Meningiomas
  • The “Dangerous” Intracranial Veins
  • How to Perform Subfronto-Orbitonasal Approach for Anterior Cranial Base Surgery
  • How to Perform Cranio-Orbital Zygomatic Approaches
  • How to Perform Middle Fossa/Sphenoid Wing Approaches
  • How to Perform Central Skull Base Approaches
  • How to Perform Selective Extradural Anterior Clinoidectomy
  • How to Perform Approaches of the Orbit
  • How to Perform Transsphenoidal Approaches
  • How to Perform Transoral Approaches
  • How to Perform Posterior Fossa Approaches
  • How to perform transpetrosal approaches
  • Vascular Lesions
  • Principles of Microneurosurgery for Safe and Fast Surgery
  • Surgical Management of Intracranial Aneurysms of the Anterior Circulation
  • Intracranial Aneurysms in the Posterior Circulation
  • Giant Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain
  • Intracranial Cavernomas
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Brain Revascularization by Extracranial-Intracranial Arterial Bypasses
  • Management of Intracranial Venous Pathologies — Potential Role of Venous Stenting
  • Traumas, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Infections
  • The Glasgow Coma and Outcome Scales: Practical Questions and Answers
  • Cranial Trauma in Adults
  • Hydrocephalus in Adults (Including Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Syndrome)
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Brain Infections
  • Parasitoses of the Central Nervous System: Hydatidosis
  • Parasitoses of the Central Nervous System: Cysticercosis
  • Intracranial Tumors
  • Classification of Brain Tumors and Corresponding Treatments
  • Stereotactic Biopsies for Tumors: Indications, Limits, Diagnosis with Histopathology and other Laboratory Techniques
  • Management of (Malignant) Intracranial Gliomas
  • Management of Lymphomas
  • Management of Anterior Fossa Lesions
  • Management of Tumors of Middle Fossa
  • Management of Central Skull Base Tumors
  • Management of Cavernous Sinus Lesions
  • Management of Convexity Meningiomas
  • Meningiomas Involving the Major Dural Sinuses: Management of the Sinus Invasion
  • Posterior Fossa Meningiomas
  • Endoscopic Surgery for Skull Base Meningiomas
  • Management of Pituitary Adenomas
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Management of Tumors of the Anterior Third and Lateral Ventricles
  • Endoscopic Management of Colloid Cysts
  • Management of Pineal Region Tumors
  • Epidermoid/Dermoid Cysts
  • Tumors of the Fourth Ventricle and Cerebellum in Adults
  • Vestibular Schwannomas
  • Brainstem Tumors
  • Management of Foramen Magnum Tumors
  • Radiosurgery for Intracranial Tumors
  • Intraoperative Explorations
  • Ultrasound-Guided Neurosurgery
  • Brain Neuronavigation for Deep-Seated Targets
  • Brain Mapping
  • Intraoperative Neurophysiology in Neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Specificities of, and Changes in, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Cranial Traumas in Children
  • Management of Hydrocephalus in Childhood
  • Intracranial Tumors in Childhood
  • Nonsyndromic Craniosynostoses
  • Management of Lumbosacral Lipomas
  • Management of Encephaloceles
  • Epilepsy Surgery in Children
  • Spine
  • Management of Spine Traumas and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Approaches to Cervical Spine
  • Management of Degenerative Disease of the Cervical Spine
  • Management of Lumbar Disc Herniations and Degenerative Diseases of Lumbar Spine
  • Management of Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
  • Non-Traumatic Extra-Medullary Spinal Cord Compression
  • Intramedullary Tumors
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Syringomyelia
  • Infections in Spine
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Techniques
  • Selective Thalamotomy
  • Targets for Electrical Stimulation in Functional Neurosurgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Functional Neurosurgery for Dystonias
  • Neurosurgical Management of Cancer Pain
  • Neurosurgery for Neuropathic Pain
  • Microvascular Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm
  • Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Neurosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Neurosurgery for Spasticity
  • Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for the Treatment of Childhood Spasticity
  • State-of-the-Art of Surgical Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders: Depression
  • Neurosurgery for Psychiatric Disorders: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Neurosurgical Management of Epilepsy in Adults
  • Neurophysiology Applied to Neurosurgery
  • Neuronal Transplantation: A Review
  • Peripheral Nerves
  • Management of Nerve Injuries (with Emphasis on Nerve Action Potential (NAP) Recordings)
  • Tunnel Compression Syndromes of Median and Ulnar Nerves
  • Tumors of the Peripheral Nerves
  • Education
  • Message from the Chairman of the Education and Training Committee of the WFNS
  • What do Young Neurosurgeons Really Need
  • The Role of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies in the Development of World Neurosurgery
  • Epilogue.