Lasers in Neurosurgery / Edition 1

Lasers in Neurosurgery / Edition 1

by Jon H. Robertson

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Springer US
Publication date:
Foundations of Neurological Surgery Series, #1
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Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

I. BACKGROUND.- 1. The History of Lasers in Neurosurgery.- 2. Laser Types.- 3. Fundamentals of Laser Physics.- 4. The Interaction of Laser Light with Neural Tissue.- II. Intracranial Applications.- 5. Benign Supratentorial Tumors.- 6. Laser Surgery for Intracranial Glial Tumors.- 7. Tumors of the Posterior Fossa and Skull Base in Adults.- 8. Using Lasers in Pediatric Neurosurgery.- 9. Stereotactic Laser Resection of Deep-Seated Tumors.- III. Spinal Applications.- 10. The Use of the Laser in the Operative Management of Intraspinal Tumors.- 11. Laser in Pain Management.- IV. Other Uses.- 12. Laser Surgery in Congenital Abnormalities.- 13. Neurosurgical Applications of the Nd: YAG Laser for Vascular Lesions.- V. Experimental Techniques.- 14. Investigational Applications.

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