First Published in 1985, this book offers a full, comprehensive investigation into Stimulation of the brain. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Neurobiologists, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. 2. Deep Brain Stimulation. 3. Quantitative Assessment of Cerebellar Stimulation in Cerebral Palsy. 4. Some Effects of Cerebellar Stimulation of Cerebral Palsy Patients: Changes in Spinal Reflexes and Ankle Joint Compliance. 5. Cerebellar Stimulation for Treatment of Intractable Behavioral Disorders and Epilepsy. 6. Peripheral Neuromuscular Stimulation. 7. The Electrical Stimulation of Osteogenesis. 8. Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation. Index.
Joel B. Myklebust, Ph.D. is a biomedical engineer in the Neuroscience Laboratory of the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Wood, Wisconsin. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Iowa in 1971 and his M.S. degree from the University of Rochester in 1972, both in electrical engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in June 1981. In July, 1981, he was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University, Milwaukee. In 1984, he was appointed Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His research interests include the therapeutic applications of electrical current to the nervous system and the recording of neuroelectric potentials for diagnostic purposes, and biomechanics., Joseph F. Cusick, M.D. , was born on May 10, 1939, in Binghamton, N.Y. He received the B.S. degree from Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y., in 1961 and the M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., in 1965. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill., in 1972. He is presently Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Staff Neurosurgeon at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wood, Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, International Society of Pituitary Surgeons, Research Society of Neurological Surgeons, and Cervical Spine Research Society. He received certification from the American Board of Neurological Surgeons in April, 1975., Anthony Sances, Jr., Ph.D. , has been Professor and Chairman of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, since 1964. He is also Professor of Electrical Engineering and Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. For the last 20 years he has been involved in the investigation of the effects of electrical currents upon animals and humans, and reconstruction of electrical injuries. Dr. Sances is also conducting studies to evaluate the biomechanical mechanisms of head and spinal cord injury. He has published 4 books and more than 200 scientific articles. He serves as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and various industrial organizations. He is a registered professional engineer, a certified clinical engineer, and belongs to 24 national or international medical and engineering societies., Sanford J. Larson, M.D., Ph.D. , was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 9, 1929. He received the B.A. degree from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, in 1950 and both the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, in 1954 and 1962, respectively., After serving as an intern at Passavant Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, from 1954 to 1955, he took his residency in the Northwestern University Neurosurgical Residency Program from 1955 to 1957, and from 1959 to 1961, a period interrupted by 2 years of service in the Air Force. In 1961, he was awarded a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and also served as Clinical Assistant in Surgery at the Northwestern University School of Medicine. In 1962, he was appointed Director of Neurosurgical Education at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. In 1963, he was appointed Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, Marquette School of Medicine (now Medical College of Wisconsin), Milwaukee, and is currently Professor and Chairman of that Department., Stephen E. Abram, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bruce R. Bowman, Ph.D., Vice President, Med Tel, Inc., Edina, Minnesota, Colby W. Dempesy, Ph.D., Research Professor in Neurosurgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, John L. Esterhai, Jr., M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dennis E. Franklin, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, Louisiana, Gerald L. Gottlieb, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, Karl Groth, Ph.D., Product Planning Manager, Metronics, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gerald F. Harris, Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Engineering, Shriners Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Robert G. Heath, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, Francis A. Hopp, Ph.D., M.S., Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Biomedical Engineer, V.A. Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, W. B. Jarzembski, Ph.D., P.E., Professor of Biomedical Engineering Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas, Dennis J. Maiman, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Donald R. McNeal, Ph.D., Co-Director, Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Downey, California, Barbara M. Myklebust, M.S., Department of Physiology, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Robert Plonsey, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, Arthur Sherwood, Ph.D., Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas, Ray B. Smith, Ph.D., Vice President for Science Affairs, Neuro Systems, Inc., Garland, Texas, Thomas J. Swiontek, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cedric F. Walker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward J. Zuperku, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Biomedical Engineer/Research Service, V.A. Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin