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Advances in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 9 - Proceedings of the 9th Meeting of the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Malaga 1990

English, German · Paperback / Softback

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The book gives the most up-to-date information for the expanding field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery from European and international experts. The newest developments in neural transplantation and stereotactic irradiation are included together with the reports on extensive trials of analgesic surgery and new techniques used in the treatment of a variety of functional disorders.

List of contents

"In Situ" Drugs Administration.- Toxicology and Kinetics of Long-Term Intraventricular Infusion of Phenytoin and Valproic Acid in Pigs: Experimental Study.- Antinociceptive Activity of Intracerebroventri- cular Lysine Acetylsalicylate: An Experimental Study.- Open Stereotactic Neurosurgery.- Open Stereotactic Surgery.- Open Stereotactic Neurosurgery: 57 Cases.- Stereotactic Open Craniotomy and Laser Resection of Brain Tumours. A Five Years Experience.- Deep Seated Cerebral Lesion Removal, Guided by Volumetric Rendering of Morphological Data, Stereotactically Acquired Clinical Results and Technical Considerations.- Trans-Fissural or Trans-Sulcal Approach Versus Combined Stereotactic-Microsurgical Approach.- Computer Assisted Volumetric Stereotactic Resection of Superficial and Deep Seated IntraAxial Brain Mass Lesions.- Endoscopic Procedures in Stereotactic Neurosurgery.- Transplantation.- Towards a Neural Transplantation Therapy for Parkinson's Disease: Experimental Principles from Animal Studies.- Study of the Analgesic Effects of the Implant of Adrenal Medullary into the Subarachnoid Space in Rats.- Transplantation of Cultured Fetal Adrenal Medullary Tissue into the Brain of Parkinsonian.- Adrenal Medulla Autograft in Caudate Nucleus as Treatment for Parkinson Disease.- A Comparative Evaluation of Clinical Rating Scales and Quantitative Measurements in Assessment pre and post Striatal Implantation of Human Foetal Mesencephalon in Parkinson's Disease.- Grafting of Fetal Dopamine Neurons in Parkinson's Disease. The Czech Experience with Severe Akinetic Patients.- A series of Experimental Surgery for Advanced Parkinson's Disease by Foetal Mesencephalic Transplantation.- Technical Contributions.- Digital X-Ray Apparatus Especially Designed for Precise Biometry in Stereotactic Surgical Procedures.- An Ultrasound-Guided Stereotactic Apparatus for Intracranial Mass Lesions.- Application of Multimodality Imaging Stereotactic Localization in the Surgical Management of Vascular Lesions.- Contemporary Stereotactic Atlasses: Merging of Functional Data with Individual Morphological MRI Acquisitions.- Brain Tumours, Stereotactical and Radiosurgical Management.- The Stereotactic Approach to Brain Stem Lesions: A Follow-up of 29 Cases.- A New Surgical but less Invasive Treatment of Central Brain Tumours Preliminary Report.- Stereotactic Laser Therapy in Cerebral Gliomas.- Development of a Second Generation Stereotactic Apparatus for Linear Accelerator Radiosurgery.- Gamma Knife Surgery for Cerebral Metastasis.- Solitary Brain Metastasis: Radiosurgery in Lieu of Microsurgery in 32 Patients.- Radiosurgical Treatment of low flow Carotid Cavernous Fistulae.- Movement Disorder.- Assessing Outcome of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery for Clinical Audit.- Stereotactic Vim-Vo-Thalamotomy for Choreatic Movement Disorder.- Thalamic and Dorsal Column Stimulation.- Thalamic Stimulation for the Treatment of Tremor and Other Movement Disorders.- Therapeutical Neurostimulation Indications Reconsidered.- Epidural Spinal Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Severe Arterial Occulsive Disease.- Dorsal Column Stimulation (DCS): Cost to Benefit Analysis.- Pain.- Does Microsurgical Vascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia Work Through a Neo-Compressive Mechanism? Anatomical-Surgical Evidence for a Decompressive Effect.- Neurones with Epileptiform Discharge in the Central Nervous System and Chronic Pain. Experimental and Clinical Investigations.- Pathophysiology of Central (Thalamic) Pain: A Possible Role of the Intralaminar Nuclei in Superficial Pain.- Chronic Motor Cortex Stimulation for the Treatment of Central Pain.- Location of a DBS-Electrode in Lateral Thalamus for Deafferentation Pain. An Autopsy Case Report.- Bilateral Versus Unilateral Percutaneous High Cervical Cordotomy as a Surgical Method of Pain Relief.- Biological Research in Psychiatry.- The Functional Approach of Biological Research in Psychiatry.- Epilepsy.- Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy. Results After a Minimum Follow-up of Five Years.

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