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Explicative Cases of Controversial Issues in Neurosurgery

Edited by Francesco Signorelli

University of Bari Medical School "Aldo Moro"

Neurosurgery is a rapidly developing field of medicine. Therefore, staying keeping track of the advancements in the field is paramount for trainees as well as fully trained neurosurgeons. This book, fully available online, is a part of our effort of improving availability of medical information for anyone who needs to keep up-to-date.

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Explicative Cases of Controversial Issues in NeurosurgeryEdited by Francesco Signorelli

Published: May 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1256

ISBN: 978-953-51-0623-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7005-1

Copyright year: 2012

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88491 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

48 Dimensions Citations


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1. Trigeminocardiac Reflex in Neurosurgery - Current Knowledge and Prospects

By Amr Abdulazim, Martin N. Stienen, Pooyan Sadr-Eshkevari, Nora Prochnow, Nora Sandu, Benham Bohluli and Bernhard Schaller


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2. Anesthesiologic Management for Awake Craniotomy

By Roberto Zoppellari, Enrico Ferri and Manuela Pellegrini


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3. Anaesthetic Management of Patients Undergoing Intraventricular Neuro-Endoscopic Procedures

By A.F. Kalmar and F. Dewaele


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4. Neuro Critical Care

By Mainak Majumdar


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5. Decompressive Craniectomy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension

By Michal Bar, Stefan Reguli and Radim Lipina


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6. Suboccipital Concentric Craniotomy as Variant for Posterior Cranial Fossa Surgery

By Abraham Ibarra-de la Torre, Fernando Rueda-Franco and Alfonso Marhx-Bracho


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7. Diagnostic Evaluation of the Lesions of the Sellar and Parasellar Region

By Roberto Attanasio, Renato Cozzi, Giovanni Lasio and Regina Barbò


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8. Pineal Region Tumors

By Paolo Cipriano Cecchi, Giuliano Giliberto, Angelo Musumeci and Andreas Schwarz


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9. Cerebral Aneurysms

By Mohammad Jamous, Mohammad Barbarawi and Hytham El Oqaili


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10. Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms: An Update

By Ming Zhong, Bing Zhao, Zequn Li and Xianxi Tan


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11. Surgical Management of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: Defining the Role of Microsurgery in Contemporary Endovascular Era

By Leon Lai and Michael Kerin Morgan


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12. Skull Base Approaches for Vertebro-Basilar Aneurysms

By Renato J. Galzio, Danilo De Paulis and Francesco Di Cola


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13. Endovascular Approaches to the Carotid Cavernous Sinus for Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Cavernous Fistulas and Hormone Sampling

By Akira Kurata


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14. Craniovertebral Junction Chordomas

By Pratipal Kalsi and David Choi


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15. Anatomical and Surgical Perspective to Approach Degenerative Disc Hernias

By H. Selim Karabekir, Nuket Gocmen-Mas and Mete Edizer


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16. Balloon-Kyphoplasty for Vertebral Compression Fractures

By Luca Arpino and Pierpaolo Nina


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17. Cognitive and Behavioural Changes After Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Parkinson's Disease

By Antonio Daniele, Pietro Spinelli and Chiara Piccininni


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18. Targeting the Subthalamic Nucleus for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease: The Impact of High Field Strength MRI

By Dirk Winkler, Marc Tittgemeyer, Karl Strecker, Axel Goldammer, Jochen Helm, Johannes Schwarz and Jürgen Meixensberger


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19. An Assistive Surgical MRI Compatible Robot - First Prototype with Field Tests

By Tapio Heikkilä, Sanna Yrjänä, Pekka Kilpeläinen, John Koivukangas and Mikko Sallinen


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20. Robotic Catheter Operating Systems for Endovascular Neurosurgery

By Shuxiang Guo, Jian Guo, Nan Xiao and Takashi Tamiya


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21. The Role of Neural Stem Cells in Neurorestoration

By E.O. Vik-Mo, A. Fayzullin, M.C. Moe, H. Olstorn and I.A. Langmoen


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22. Hemostatic Agents in Neurosurgery

By F. Lapierre, S. D'Houtaud and M. Wager


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23. Use of Physical Restraints in Neurosurgery: Guide for a Good Practice

By Ayten Demir Zencirci


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