A resource for physicians, technologists, and other health professionals who need to acquire state-of-the-art skills in neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring (NIOM). It covers basic aspects of monitoring, describes the clinical and technical requirements for monitoring specific types of surgeries, and addresses the administrative aspects of running an NIOM service.
Contains 100 cases with audio narration teaching users the how-tos of intraoperative neurophysiology, from set-up to interpretation and troubleshooting. It showcases examples of intraoperative neurophysiology recordings as well as supplemental material that provide the foundation for choosing the right test and understanding the surgical challenges for effective monitoring.
A systematic overview of keyhole approaches for the practicing neurosurgeon. Approaches, strategies, indications and technical details are complemented by anatomical pictures, schemes, and drawings, analyzed with regard to geometric boundaries and the topography of the target structures.
This volume of Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery covers some important new developments in functional neurosurgery and endovascular therapy. Endovascular treatment of a variety of lesions is now common practice and the state of the art in endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke is reviewed.
This book is a comprehensive illustrated surgical guide to operative exposures of the spinal nerves, also known as peripheral nerves. A separate chapter on technical notes identifies surgical pearls relating to techniques such as nerve suturing and nerve transfers.