Computerized Tomography Brain Metabolism Spinal Injuries by W. DriesenComputerized Tomography Brain Metabolism Spinal Injuries by W. Driesen

Computerized Tomography Brain Metabolism Spinal Injuries

EditorW. Driesen, Mario Brock, M. Klinger

Paperback | July 1, 1982

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W.DRIESEN This volume contains the original text of 60 papers delivered at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the German Society for Neurosurgery, held in TUbingen, 22nd to 25th April, 1981. They represent a selection from 91 papers submitted, a third of which had to be excluded on critical analysis. This was deemed necessary on account of costs, and in order to keep the volume of a size and standard usually achieved within the last few years. Three main subjects were considered: 1. changes in methods of investigation and treatment of neurosurgi­ cal·conditions, brought about by the use of computerised axial tomography (C.A.T .. scanning); 2. papers dealing with fundamental research concerned with normal and abnormal cerebral metabolism; 3. trauma to the vertebral column and spinal cord, and its sequelae; and, 4. free communications. The organisers of this meeting tried, in contradistinction to pre­ vious custom, to shift the emphasis away from highlighting major communications, and so to remain true to their intention to allow experts in their fields to introduce their subjects and pin-point problems, to which subsequent speakers could then address them­ selves in detail in their own papers. In my view, this did occur in a meaningful way, although not to perfection; a goal always difficult to attain.
Title:Computerized Tomography Brain Metabolism Spinal InjuriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:July 1, 1982Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Computerized Tomography.- Has Computed Tomography Led to Earlier Diagnosis of Brain Tumors?.- Conflicting Neuropathological and Computertomographic Findings in Cases of Suspected Brain Tumors or Retrobulbar Tumors.- Computer Tomographic Findings of Brain Tumors Projected on X-Rays and Scalp.- Stereotactic Brain Surgery with the Aid of Computed Tomography (CT-Stereotaxy).- Necessity for Biopsy After the Introduction of Computerized Tomography.- The Value of Computerized Tomography in the Preoperative Diagnosis of Brain Tumors.- Metrizamide CT for Diagnosis of Intracranial Cystic Lesions.- The Effect of Computed Tomography on Diagnosis, Operative Techniques and Prognosis of Tumors of the Middle Cranial Fossa (Petrous Apex).- Spontaneous Brain Stem Lesions. CT-Findings and Clinical Data in Respect to Morbidity.- CT Localization and Operative Approaches in Posterior Fossa Lesions.- Operative Approaches to the Rostral Brain Stem According to the CT-Findings.- On the Extended Indication for Operation of Deep Seated Brain Tumors.- CT in Diagnosis and Treatment of 20 cases with Brain Abscesses and Subdural Empyemas.- Diagnosis and Two-Dimensional Localization of Intracranial Metastases with Computerized Tomography.- The Influence of Computerized Tomography on Treatment of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematoma.- The Prognosis of Traumatic Intracranial Hematomas Before and After the Introduction of Computerized Tomography.- Postoperative CT-Follow-Up of Chronic Subdural Hematoma.- Cranial Computed Tomography: Its Influence on Results of Treating Traumatic Intracranial Extradural Hematomas.- Value of Computerized Tomography in Setting the Indication for Surgical Treatment of Extradural Hematomas with a Delayed Course.- Surgery in Traumatic Intracerebral Bleeding Based on Computerized Tomographical Findings.- Detection of the Angiographically Cryptic Cerebrovascular Malformations by Computerized Tomography.- The Use of Computer Tomography in the Diagnosis and Postoperative Observation of Cerebral Aneurysms.- Computerized Tomography in the Operative Treatment of Cerebrovascular Disease.- The Diagnostic Value of Computerized Tomography in Follow-Up Studies After CSF Drainage.- Correlation of Postoperative Clinical Course and Ventricular Size Determined by Computed Tomography in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.- B-Waves and Periventricular Lucency (PVL) in Intermittently Normotensive Hydrocephalus.- Slit Ventricle Syndrome - Computerized Tomography Aid in the Evuluation and Management.- Radiological Diagnosis Before and After Introduction of Computerized Tomography.- Brain Metabolism.- Normal and Abnormal Oxidative Brain Metabolism.- Neuroendocrinological Aspects in Cases of Brain Death After Severe Brain Injury.- Criteria for the Choice of Drugs Suitable for Controlled Hypotension in Neuroanaesthesia.- Sphingolipids in the Progress of Head Injury - A Preliminary Report.- The Relationship Between Brain Edema, Energy Metabolism, Glucose Content and rCBF Investigated by Artificial Brain Abscess in Cats.- Circadian Rhythms of Catecholamines, Cortisol and Prolactin in Patients with Apallic Syndrome.- Tissue Oxygen Supply Conditions in the Brain Cortex During Arterial Hypocapnia.- The Behavior of Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium and Zinc in the Brain with Special Attention to Cerebral Edema Following Experimentally Induced Burns.- Determination of Dexamethasone with Radioimmunassay in Case of Head Injury.- Investigations of the Effects of Dexamethasone on Surgical Stress in Neurosurgical Patients, on the Basis of Radioimmunological Hormone Determinations (LH, FSH, GH, ACTH, Cortisol, Testosterone).- An in Vitro Model of Cytotoxic Brain Edema: Cell Volume and Metabolism of Cultivated Glial- and Nerve-Cells.- Barbiturate Influence on Subcellular Organelles in Experimental Cold Lesion.- Dead Space Ventilation and Intracranial Volume Capacity.- Spinal Injuries.- Injuries of the Spinal Cord and Their Prognosis.- Indications for the Operative Treatment of Spinal Injuries and Technical Problems in Stabilizing the Spine.- Preliminary Results with Surgery in Trauma to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine, Using the Harrington Method.- Transoral Fusion of the First and Second Cervical Vertebra.- Spinal Epidural Hematoma.- 30 Cases of Traumatic Central Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.- Early and the Still Possible Late Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spine Injuries.- Subluxations, Fracture Dislocations and Compression Fractures of Cervical Vertebral Column. Results of Surgical and Conservative Treatment.- Pathomorphological and Clinical Basis of the Prognosis in Cervical Injuries.- Surcigal Treatment of Cervical Spine Injuries - Prognostic Aspects on Operative Procedures and Timing.- Free Topics.- Regional Cerebral Blood Flow and Extra-Intracranial Bypass Surgery.- Early Morphological Changes in Microvascular Anastomoses.- Diaphanoscopy of Blood Vessels, Visualization of Emboli Originating from Blood Clots Formed Close to Suture Lines.- Shunt Therapy in Medulloblastoma?.- Effect of 6-Methylprednisolone on the Brain Function in Patients with Solitary Circumscribed Supratentorial Tumors.- Pressure/Volume (P/V)-Test and Pulse Wave (PA)-Analysis of ICP.- Clinical Application of Computer Assisted Continuous Monitoring of Intracranial Pressure.- Possibilities and Results by Using the Rhinosurgical Approach in Cases of Anterior Cranial Fossa Injuries.- Experiences with Microvascular Decompression in the Cerebellopontine Angle in Trigeminal Neuralgia.- Spondylitis - A Complication Following Lumbar Disc Operations.