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Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery

Volume 43

  • Johannes Schramm

Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 43)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Advances

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jung Ho Han, Dong Gyu Kim, Hyun-Tai Chung, Sun Ha Paek, Hee-Won Jung
      Pages 3-36
    3. Christopher Nimsky, Miriam Bauer, Barbara Carl
      Pages 37-60
    4. Jacques Guyotat, Johan Pallud, Xavier Armoiry, Vladislav Pavlov, Philippe Metellus
      Pages 61-90
  3. Standards

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Shimon Maimon, Yehudit Luckman, Ido Strauss
      Pages 111-137
    3. Matthieu Delion, Philippe Mercier, Gilles Brassier
      Pages 185-216
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 217-239

About this book

Introduction

This volume reviews standard treatments for spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas, examining the anatomy of arteries and veins of the sylvian fissure, as well as microsurgical advances and the development of modern therapeutic strategies in intracranial meningiomas. The advances section presents a strategy for minimizing hearing loss after stereotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas, as well as a description of the mode of action and biology of ALA, including its interaction with tumor cells and the limits of this method. A dedicated chapter addresses the essential question of the limits (and merits) of various tractography techniques, and of their importance for non-specialists, who may be tempted to use them uncritically. A further chapter examines molecular markers, which have become standard in neuropathological reports on intracranial tumors, reviewing the prognostic and predictive value of these modern molecular markers in gliomas. Additional chapters round out the coverage, offering a comprehensive overview of standard and advanced techniques.

 

Keywords

ALA Guided Surgery Intracranial Meningiomas Molecular Markers in Gliomas Sylvian Fissure and Insula Tractography Techniques Vestibular Schwannomas

Editors and affiliations

  • Johannes Schramm
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical FacultyUniverstiy of BonnBonnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-21359-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-21358-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-21359-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0095-4829
  • Series Online ISSN 1869-9189
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