Cerebellar Stimulation For Spasticity & Seizures: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Cerebellar Stimulation For Spasticity & Seizures

1st Edition

Edited by Ross Davis, James R. Bloedel

CRC Press

360 pages

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First Published in 1984, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to operation of the brain during spasms and seizures. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for neurologists, students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Section A: Historical aspects of Cerebellar Stimulation. 1. Historical Review of Cerebellar Stimulation. Section B: Basic Neuroscientific Aspects of Cerebellar Stimulation. 2. Organizational Principles of Cerebellar Cortical Systems. 3. Physiological Mechanisms Underlying the Effects of Cerebellar Stimulation. 4. Pertinence of Somatotopic Organization of the Cerebellar Cortex to Cerebellar Stimulation. 5. Neurochemical Remote Effects of Cerebellar Stimulation. 6. The Cerebellar Pacemaker for Intractable Behavioral Disorders: Physiologic Mechanisms. 7. Reciprocal Excitation: Stretch Reflex Coactivation of Muscle Antagonists in Cerebral Palsy. 8. Modification of the Stretch Reflex in Spastic Monkeys by Cerebellar Stimulation. Section C: Cerebellar Morphology Following Cerebellar Stimulation. 9. Morphologic Findings in Cerebellar Folia Following Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation in Cerebral Palsy (Three Autopsy Reports). 10. Compensation Following Cerebellar Damage in Man. Section D: Applied Neurophysiology and Bioengineering Involving Cerebellar Stimulation. 11. Biocalibration of Cerebellar Stimulation. 12. Characteristics of Somatosensory-Evoked Cerebellar Potentials in Spastic Patients. 13. Respiratory and Joint Compliance Changes in Spastic Patients Following Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation. 14. Quantitative Study of Neurological Performance in Spastic Cerebral Palsy Patients with Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation. 15. Performance Evaluation of Four Spastic Patients Using Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation. 16. Cerebellar Stimulator Implantation. 17. Cerebellar Stimulation in the Management of Cerebral Palsy. 18. Cerebellar Stimulation Used in 20 Spastic Cerebral Palsy Patients (4- to 5- Year Study). 19. Marked Reduction of Rigidity and Opisthotonus Using Cerebellar Stimulation (Follow-Up Report of Two Cases). 20. The Reduction of Spasticity. 21. Cerebellar Stimulation for Cerebral Palsy Patients: 5- Year Study. 22. Chronic Cerebellar Cortex Stimulation for Graded Spastic Cerebral Palsy Patients. 23. Cerebellar Stimulation for Dystonia Musculorum Deformans – Case Report. 24. Graded Clinical Effects in Spastic Cerebral Palsy Groups Following Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation. Section F: The Effects of Cerebellar Stimulation on Seizures and Behavioral Changes: Clinical Series. 25. The Reduction of Seizures in Cerebral Palsy and Epileptic Patients Using Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation. 26. Cerebellar Vermis Stimulation: Long-Term Response in Intractable Behavioral Disorders and Epilepsy. 27. Cerebellar Vermal Stimulation for Reduction of Severe Intractable Psychiatric Disorders. 28. Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation for Reduction of Grave Behavioral Changes and Seizures in Psychiatric Patients. Section G: Cerebellar Stimulators – Engineers Viewpoint. 29. Testing and Failure Analysis of Cerebellar Implants. 30. An Engineers View of Cerebellar Stimulation. 31. Fully Implantable Cerebellar Stimulator for Spasticity Reduction and Test for Efficacy. 32. Some Thoughts on how to Create Clinically Useful Medical Devices and Systems. 33. FDA Regulation of Implanted Cerebellar Stimulators. Index.

About the Editors

Ross Davis, James R. Bloedel

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology