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1st Edition

Computer-Assisted Neurosurgery

ISBN 9780824728373
Published November 8, 2005 by CRC Press
320 Pages 123 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Richly illustrated to showcase the best practices, surgical methods, and procedures for difficult situations in neurosurgery, this reference demonstrates strategies to manage brain metastases, intracranial gliomas and meningiomas, pituitary region tumors, and intracranial vascular malformations; spinal operations; and surgeries of the skull base with modern navigation and image-guidance technologies.

Table of Contents

Basic Principles. Fundamentals of Registration. Surgical Navigation System Technologies. Target and Trajectory Guidance. Pitfalls. Technological Applications. Brain Biopsy and Related Procedures. CyberKnife Radiosurgery. Intraoperative MRI. Awake Craniotomy with Intraoperative Imaging. Endoscopy. Clinical Applications. Minimal access Craniotomy. Intracranial Gliomas. Intracranial Meningiomas. Transphenoidal Hypohysectomy. Vascular Malformations. Image-Guided Spinal Navigation. Epilepsy. Skull Base Neurosurgery

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Barnett\, Gene H.; Maciunas\, Robert; Roberts\, David


"…The index makes navigating through the book a pleasurable experience, and the references are helpful hints to the quality of the book….a necessary book for any academic neurosurgical program."
-Doody's Reviews