Alba Scerrati

University of Ferrara

Dr. Alba Scerrati was born in Rome, where she lived until 2017. She then moved to Ferrara. She graduated from medical school in 2010 and completed her neurosurgical residency (in 2017) in the Catholic University of Rome, Policlinico Gemelli. She is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Ferrara where she also works as a neurosurgeon. Dr. Scerrati’s main scientific interests are in skull base surgery and neurovascular surgery. She is currently working on the development of 3D printing techniques for neurovascular surgery training and simulation. She is the author and co-author of more than 30 indexed publications (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=scerrati+a).

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In the last few years, the development of new technologies in the medical field has allowed procedures and improved surgical techniques to be performed, which until recently would have been unthinkable.Modern neurosurgery is forever tied to technological progress: the development of robotics and robotic-assisted surgery; enhanced visualization, perfusion, and function monitoring in vascular surgery; new techniques of bone reconstruction; new cerebral imaging tools; and alternative treatments such as laser interstitial thermal therapy or immunotherapy for tumors. This book is designed to be a comprehensive introduction to these new developments and to their application in clinical practice. We have tried to provide a unique background and insights to coherently present these new technologies.

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