Neurosurgical Re-Engineering of the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord

  • Y. Katayama
Conference proceedings
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 87)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Prolonged coma, minimally conscious state and persistent vegetative state

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Edwin B. Cooper, J. B. Cooper
      Pages 7-10
    3. Jung-Tung Liu, C. H. Wang, I. C. Chou, S. S. Sun, C. H. Koa, E. Cooper
      Pages 11-14
    4. Takamitsu Yamamoto, Y. Katayama, K. Kobayashi, M. Kasai, H. Oshima, C. Fukaya
      Pages 15-18
  3. Clinical application of the drug pump for spasticity, pain and restorative neurosurgery

  4. Current concepts and strategies of early neurorehabilitation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Isao Okuma, J. Hayashi, T. Kaito, M. Funahashi, S. Kuno, Y. Kato et al.
      Pages 53-55
  5. Functional imaging in neurosurgery and neurorehabilitation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Kaoru Sakatani, Y. Murata, C. Fukaya, T. Yamamoto, Y. Katayama
      Pages 59-62
    3. Chikashi Fukaya, Y. Katayama, K. Kobayashi, M. Kasai, H. Oshima, T. Yamamoto
      Pages 71-74

About these proceedings

Introduction

This volume is the second in a new series of pro­ The task carried out through the collaboration of ceedings covering the official scientific meetings of the neurosurgeons and specialists in neurorehabilitation Neurorehabilitation Committee of the World Federa­ cannot be viewed simply as a restoration of function or tion of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS). The first reconstruction of structure. Recent advances in neu­ scientific meeting of the WFNS Neurorehabilitation roimaging techniques have begun to demonstrate that Committee was held successfully in Munster, Ger­ it involves extensive functional and structural reorga­ many, in 2000 under the auspices of Professor Klaus nization of neural networks within the brain and R. H. von Wild. The proceedings of that meeting probably the spinal cord. On this basis, we felt that it (Functional Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery and Neu­ might be more appropriate to refer to such activities as rotraumatology) were published as a supplement to re-engineering of the damaged brain and spinal cord. Acta Neurochirurgica (volume 79, 2001). This first In order to encapsulate such a concept, the second scientific meeting highlighted the important role scientific meeting was entitled the Second Interna­ played by neurosurgeons in neurorehabilitation be­ tional Symposium on Neurosurgical Re-engineering of at an early period after brain or spinal cord the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord (NRDBS'02). ginning damage.

Keywords

Nervous System Neurorehabilitation Parkinson brainstem neurons neurosurgery rehabilitation

Editors and affiliations

  • Y. Katayama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological SurgeryNihon University, School of MedicineTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6081-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-7223-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-6081-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-1419