Modern Stereotactic Neurosurgery

  • L. Dade Lunsford

Part of the Topics in neurological surgery book series (TINS, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Basic Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philip L. Gildenberg
      Pages 3-11
    3. Fritz Mundinger, Walter Birg
      Pages 13-25
    4. L. Dade Lunsford, Dan Leksell
      Pages 27-46
    5. Edward Hitchcock
      Pages 47-61
    6. Micheal L. J. Apuzzo, Craig A. Fredericks
      Pages 63-77
    7. Patrick J. Kelly, Stephen J. Goerss, Bruce A. Kall
      Pages 79-97
    8. Lauri V. Laitinen
      Pages 99-116
    9. Arun-Angelo Patil
      Pages 117-125
  3. Morphological Surgery: Diagnosis and Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Christoph B. Ostertag
      Pages 129-136
    3. Skip Jacques, C. Hunter Shelden, Harold R. Lutes
      Pages 185-194
    4. Hans Von Holst, Kaj Ericson, Mats Bergström, Georg Norén
      Pages 195-205
    5. L. Dade Lunsford, Walter A. Hall
      Pages 207-216
    6. Alfred C. Higgins, Blaine S. Nashold
      Pages 217-227
    7. Volker Sturm, Bernd Wowra, John Clorius, Hansjörg Sinn, Andreas Gamroth, Ulrich Steude et al.
      Pages 229-233
    8. Nicholas M. Barbaro, Steven A. Leibel, Philip H. Gutin
      Pages 235-243
    9. Fritz Mundinger, K. Weigel
      Pages 245-258
    10. Ronald F. Young
      Pages 259-266
  4. Functional Neurosurgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Lauri V. Laitinen
      Pages 269-277
    3. Edward Hitchcock
      Pages 279-295
    4. Ronald R. Tasker, K. Yamashiro, F. Lenz, J. O. Dostrovsky
      Pages 297-314
    5. Jean Siegfried, G. L. Rea
      Pages 333-340
    6. Dennis E. Bullard, Blaine S. Nashold
      Pages 341-352
    7. Björn A. Meyerson, Per Mindus
      Pages 353-364
    8. Allan B. Levin
      Pages 365-375
    9. Erik-Olof Backlund
      Pages 389-393
    10. Robert M. Levy, Sharon Lamb, John E. Adams
      Pages 395-407
    11. Jean Siegfried, G. L. Rea
      Pages 409-412
    12. David W. Roberts
      Pages 413-423
    13. Tyrone L. Hardy
      Pages 425-439
    14. John K. Vries, Sean McLinden, Gordon Banks, Richard E. Latchaw
      Pages 441-459
  5. Stereotactic Radiosurgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 461-461
    2. Raymond N. Kjellberg, Masamitsu Abe
      Pages 463-470
    3. Georg Norén, Jürgen Arndt, Tomas Hindmarsh, Anita Hirsch
      Pages 481-489
    4. Christer Lindquist, Ladislau Steiner
      Pages 491-505
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 507-519

About this book


As in any multiauthored textbook penned by When I was first approached by the publisher of this volume, Martinus Nijhoff, Boston, I writers of diverse backgrounds and interests, explored the possibility of writing a personal Modern Stereotactic Neurosurgery to some monograph on contemporary stereotactic extent suffers from incompleteness. Future surgery. After a review of available literature, volumes no doubt will include many additions several aspects became apparent. First, no cur­ from other authors who also are important rent, readily accessible, multiauthored text de­ specialists in the field. Because not all authors signed to survey the field was available. Those write in the same style (or even language), we books that were available tended to heavily have attempted to achieve a more cohesive text emphasize theory, physiology, and anatomy. in the editorial process. Each chapter has been Second, stereotactic surgeons were considered subdivided into pertinent headings for easier abstruse and for too long were relegated to a reference. Because of my own background, status outside of the mainstream of neuro­ some readers will note an Americanization (as surgery. This attitude probably reflected the opposed to anglicization) of the chapters. insufficient explanation of the practical uses While many chapters comprise primarily sum­ and advantages of stereotactic technique. maries of the authors' work within the field, Third, in recent years, the field has expanded each author was encouraged to review the liter­ so rapidly that it has become a major compo­ ature in that discipline if appropriate.


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Editors and affiliations

  • L. Dade Lunsford
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Stereotactic and Functional SurgeryPresbyterian-University HospitalPittsburghUSA

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