Movement Disorder Surgery: The Essentials

5b9b5f70bd78a.jpg Author Roy AE Bakay
Isbn 9781588903976
File size 94MB
Year 2008
Pages 272
Language English
File format PDF
Category Medicine

Book Description:

Authored by world renowned experts in neurosurgery and neurology, this
book is a comprehensive reference for the entire spectrum of surgical treatments
for movement disorders, with an emphasis on the use of deep brain stimulation.
It provides essential information on the proposed mechanism of action,
electrophysiology, preoperative evaluation, surgical techniques, postoperative
care, and anticipated outcomes. High-quality images of anatomy and
electrophysiology supplement detailed descriptions of each surgical procedure to
ensure that clinicians gain a solid understanding of each clinical problem. The
text covers the newest techniques, such as frameless functional stereotactic
approaches, and provides critical discussion of the efficacy and possible
complications of deep brain stimulation.





  • Complete technical details for performing movement
    disorder surgery with or without microelectrode recording
  • Practical discussion of a simplified electrical basis
    for programming deep brain stimulators
  • Information about new directions for deep brain
    stimulation as well as alternative therapies, such as gene therapy and
    cellular therapy
  • Guidance on how to avoid and manage potential
  • Extensive coverage of anesthesia to help clinicians
    optimize patient care and comfort
  • Recommendations for setting up a multidisciplinary
  • More than 150 high-quality illustrations demonstrating
    key concepts

This essential reference will aid clinicians and residents in
neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, and neurophysiology in instituting the best practices for movement disorder surgery.</p



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