Surgery of the Spinal Cord: Potential for Regeneration and Recovery by Robert N.N. HoltzmanSurgery of the Spinal Cord: Potential for Regeneration and Recovery by Robert N.N. Holtzman

Surgery of the Spinal Cord: Potential for Regeneration and Recovery

byRobert N.N. HoltzmanEditorBennett M. Stein

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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Selected papers from the prestigious Stonwin Medical Conference, which each summer invites a small group of neurosurgical investigation. This volume presents recent advances in research and practice of surgery of the severed spinal cord. Future volumes will treat similarly focused, cutting-edge topics. In terms of editorial strategy, this series will afford Springer entree to a select groups of neurosurgeons.
Title:Surgery of the Spinal Cord: Potential for Regeneration and RecoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:359 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461276756

ISBN - 13:9781461276753

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction.- A Historical Note and Perspective.- II-A. Basic Science.- 1 Central Nervous System: Structure versus Injury and Regeneration versus Recovery.- 2 Reconstructive Neurosurgery: Novel Strategies Promoting the Regeneration of Injured Dorsal Root Sensory Fibers into the Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord.- 3 The Exuberance of Youth: Application of the Kennard Principle to Studies on Spinal Cord Plasticity.- 4 Vascularization and Vascular Pathophysiology of the Spinal Cord.- II-B. Radiology and Neuroimaging.- 5 The Role of Neuroimaging in Regeneration and Recovery of the Spinal Cord.- 6 Neuroradiologic Features of Spinal Cord Pathology.- 7 Spinal Cord Atrophy.- II-C. Concepts in Bioengineering and Fetal Tissue Transplantation.- 8 Neurocomputing: The Technology and Some Potential Applications to Neurosurgery.- 9 Fetal Tissue Grafts for Cerebellar Atrophy in Humans: A Preliminary Report.- III. Surgical Experience with the Spinal Cord Injury.- 10 Introduction to Intramedullary Tumors.- 11 Intramedullary Spinal Cord Ependymoma: Long-Term Clinical Evaluation after Complete Surgical Removal.- 12 Electrical Stimulation and Microsurgery of the Spinal Cord.- 13 Venous Congestion of the Spinal Cord: A Reversible Mechanism of Myelopathy.- 14 Surgical Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations of the Spinal Cord.- 15 Syringomyelia.- 16 Surgery of the Infected Spine and Spinal Cord Function.