Surgery of the Diencephalon

Surgery of the Diencephalon

by Robert Holtzman (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468455885
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 07/24/2012
Series: Contemporary Perspectives in Neurosurgery
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I Basic Science.- 1 The Functional Organization of the Mammalian Dorsal Thalamus: Anatomy of the Primate Ventral Lateral Complex.- 2 Diencephalic Neurology: Hypothalamic Obesity and Emaciation.- 3 Neuropathological Considerations in Management of Deep-Seated Gliomas.- 4 Neuroradiology and Neuroimaging of the Diencephalon.- II The Diencephalon and Pain.- 5 Diecephalic Surgery for the Relief of Pain.- 6 Brain Stimulation for Pain Control.- III Surgical Experience in the Diencephalon.- 7 Superior Surgical Approaches to the Diencephalon: The Diencephalic and Paradiencephalic Regions.- 8 Superior Surgical Approaches to the Diencephalon: Surgery Around the Hypothalamus.- 9 Chiasmatic—Hypothalamic Tumors in Children.- 10 The Third Ventricular Region: Some Aspects of Third Ventricular Tumor Surgery.- 11 The Third Ventricular Region: Lesions of the Third Ventricle and the Surrounding Structures.- 12 Stereotactic Surgery of the Thalamus.- 13 Ventriculoscopy in Diencephalic and Sellar Neoplasm Resection.- 14 Surgical Treatment of Diencephalic Arteriovenous Malformations.- 15 Laser Surgery of Tumors and Arteriovenous Malformations of the Diencephalon.- 16 The Relationship between Pituitary Adenomas and the Diencephalon.- 17 Surgical Management of Craniopharyngiomas: Comparison of Results by Different Operative Approaches.- Surgical Management of Craniopharyngiomas: Reoperation in the Management of Recurrent Craniopharyngioma.

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