This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of the stereotactic frames, frameless systems, and radiosurgical procedures utilized in the treatment and control of movement and neurological disorders, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, spasticity, tumours, epilepsy, and arteriovenous malformations.
1. Intracranial Stereotactic Surgery: Indications 2. Stereotactic Frames: Technical Considerations 3. Stereotactic Surgery with the Radionics Frame 4. Stereotactic Surgery with the Leksell Frame 5. Stereotactic Surgery with the Zamorano-Dujovny Frame 6. Stereotactic Surgery with the Patil Frame 7. Frameless Stereotactic Systems: General Considerations 8. Surgical Navigation with the Brain LAB System 9. Surgical Navigation with the Voyager System 10. Surgical Navigation with the OMI System 11. Surgical Navigation with the Stealth Station 12. Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Indications and General Technical Considerations 13. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Benign Tumors 14. Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Gliomas 15. Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Arteriovenous Malformations 16. Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife 17. Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the X-Knife System 18. Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the Linac Scalpel 19. Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the Brain Lab System 20. Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Intensity Modulation Radiotherapy 21. Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the Cyberknife 22. Movement Disorders: Indications 23. Technical Considerations in Movement Disorders Surgery 24. Intractable Tremor: Ablation versus Stimulation 25. Parkinsonism: Ablation versus Stimulation 26. Surgery for Other Movement Disorders 27. Functional Neurosurgery Using the Radionics Stereoplan System 28. Computer-Assisted Image-Guided Stereotaxis in Movement Disorder Surgery 29. Movement Disorder Surgery with the Leksell System 30. Movement Disorders Surgery Using the Zamorano-Dujovny Localizing System 31. Functional Radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife 32. Functional Radiosurgery with a Linac 33. Classification of Pain 34. Percutaneous Techniques for Trigeminal Neuralgia 35. Percutaneous Surgery for Atypical Facial Pain 36. Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation: Indications and Technique 37. Thalamic Stimulation versus Thalamotomy 38. Intrathecal Narcotics: Spinal and Intraventricular 39. Cordotomy for Pain 40. Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ) Lesioning for Pain 41. Dorsal Rhizotomy for Spasticity 42. Intrathecal Baclofen for Spasticity 43. Classification of Seizure Disorders 44. Anterior Temporal Lobectomy: Indications and Technique 45. Corpus Callosotomy: Indications and Technique 46. Vagal Nerve Stimulation: Indications and Technique 47. A Note on Intraoperative Imaging