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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

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Recognized clinical leaders in neurosurgery and neuroradiology review the cutting-edge techniques and technologies now available and describe how minimally invasive techniques have influenced their subspecialties. On the radiology side, the authors explain the latest developments in magnetic resonance spectroscopy, functional imaging, and brain mapping, with emphasis on the application of image navigation directly in the operating room, using both preoperative and intraoperative systems. On the surgical side, some of the world's leading surgeons in pediatric neurosurgery, cerebrovascular surgery, neurosurgical oncology, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery, and trauma surgery detail how they use the powerful new minimally invasive techniques in the own practices. Among the novel approaches discussed are radiofrequency, radiosurgery, thermal therapy, and minimally invasive techniques that allow "molecular neurosurgery" via gene and viral vectors and local delivery systems.
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Part I. Techniques Endoscopic Techniques, Equipment, and Optics Liliana C. Goumnerova MR Imaging of the Central Nervous System Liangge Hsu Proton MR Spectroscopy Amir A. Zamani Functional Brain Mapping Options for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Alexandra J. Golby and Kathleen A. McConnell Image Guidance in Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Richard D. Bucholz and Lee McDurmont Intraoperative Imaging Using the Siemens 0.2- and 1.5-Tesla MR Systems Christopher Nimsky and Rudolf Fahlbusch Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms Christos Gkogkas, John Baker, Alexander M. Norbash, and Kai U. Frerichs Stent Angioplasty for Treatment of Intracranial Cerebrovascular Disease Adel M. Malek and Clemens M. Schirmer The Role of Embolic Agents in Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations and Tumors Ricardo A. Hanel, Bernard R. Bendok, Jay U. Howington, Elad I. Levy, Lee R. Guterman, and L. Nelson Hopkins Radiofrequency Lesioning Michael Petr and John M. Tew, Jr. Radiosurgery: Techniques and Applications William A. Friedman MRI-Guided Thermal Therapy for Brain Tumors Ferenc A. Jolesz and Ion-Florin Talos Gene-Based and Viral-Based Therapies Manish Aghi and E. Antonio Chiocca Local Delivery Methods Into the CNS Timothy W. Vogel and Jeffrey N. Bruce Part II. Specialties Minimally Invasive Pediatric Neurosurgery Michael Weaver and Mark R. Proctor Minimally Invasive Techniques in Vascular Neurosurgery Prithvi Narayan and Daniel L. Barrow Minimally Invasive Treatment for Brain Tumors Dennis S. Oh and Peter M. Black New Directions in Spinal Surgery Ian F. Dunn and Marc E. Eichler Endoscopic Techniques in the Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome David F. Jimenez Minimally Invasive Procedures in Traumatic Brain Injury Edward Ahn, William C. Chiu, Max Wintermark, Bizhan Aarabi, and Howard Eisenberg Index


"This is an important book that should be purchased by general neurology and neurosurgery libraries." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal "...this book will have something for everybody...a good overview for the trainee in neurosurgery." - The Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland "A highly recommended book for clinical neuroscientists interested in MIS." - Cancer World

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