Advanced Techniques in Image-Guided Brain and Spine Surgery

Advanced Techniques in Image-Guided Brain and Spine Surgery

by Isabelle M. Germano
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588900673

ISBN-13: 9781588900678

Pub. Date: 04/15/2002

Publisher: Thieme


A comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art technology currently available for neuronavigation. It will provide the reader with the clinical applications of this technology to various aspects of cranial and spinal surgery.  See more details below

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A comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art technology currently available for neuronavigation. It will provide the reader with the clinical applications of this technology to various aspects of cranial and spinal surgery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588900678
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
04/15/2002
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Dedication
Acknowledgments
Pt. IPrinciples and Technology
1Historical Perspective of Image-Guided Neurosurgery2
2Sources of Error in Image Registration for Cranial Image-Guided Neurosurgery10
3Spinal Registration Accuracy and Error37
4The Optical Digitizer45
5The Mechanical Arm System54
6The Magnetic System60
7The Passive Navigational System68
8Image-Guided Neurosurgery Combining Mechanical Arm and Optical Digitizer73
9Videotactic Surgery80
10Endoscopic Image-Guided Surgery87
11Robotic Microscopes98
12Image-Guided Robotic Radiosurgery107
Pt. IIACranial Applications
13Image-Guided Brian Biopsy116
14Cerebrovascular Applications of Image-Guided Surgery121
15Image-Guided Brain Tumor Resection132
16Intraoperative Image Update by Interface with Ultrasound141
17Intraoperative Image Update by Magnetic Resonance Imaging146
18Image-Guided Epilepsy Surgery156
19New Directions in Atlas-Assisted Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery162
Pt. IIBSpinal Applications
20Image-Guided Cervical Instrumentation176
21Thoracic Instrumentation: Stereotactic Navigation for Placement of Pedicle Screws in the Thoracic Spine182
22Image Guidance for Scoliosis191
23Image-Guided Lumbar Instrumentation197
24Computer-Assisted Image-Guided Fluoroscopy (Virtual Fluoroscopy)207
25Controversies in Image-Guided Spine Surgery218
Index224

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