Treatment of Hydrocephalus Computer Tomography: Proceedings Of The Joint Meeting Of The Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Neurochirurgie, The Society Of Br by R. WüllenweberTreatment of Hydrocephalus Computer Tomography: Proceedings Of The Joint Meeting Of The Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Neurochirurgie, The Society Of Br by R. Wüllenweber

Treatment of Hydrocephalus Computer Tomography: Proceedings Of The Joint Meeting Of The Deutsche…

byR. WüllenweberEditorH. Wenker, M. Brock

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More than 40 years ago British and German neurosurgeons met in Berlin and Breslau to exchange their experiences, to strengthen their friendly bonds, and to enjoy the attractions of both cities and their surroundings. In 1960 a joint meeting of the Dutch and German societies took place in Rotterdam by invitation of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Neurochirurgen. All who attended this meeting thankfully remember the great hospitality during these unforgettable days. In 1970, by courtesy of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, German neurosurgeons had the pleasure to become acquainted with the great tradition of British sciences at one of the most famous places during the meeting in Cambridge. These impressions were deepened by visits to other famous sources of British scientific tradition during the European Congress in Oxford in 1975. The critical distance sometimes necessary towards our own discipline is implicit in the major themes of this meeting. Complications following shunting procedures for hydrocephalus have been discussed on the basis of the results of a cooperative study of some German neurosurgical departments. The second main topic was problems and diagnostic errors in computer tomography. The papers presented contain critical considerations about the findings obtained by this method, as well as on its possibilities and limitations. German neurosurgeons felt deeply indebted to their British and Dutch colleagues and wanted to return their kindness at this joint meeting in Berlin. We hope that all participants will retain pleasant memories of the days in this city.
Title:Treatment of Hydrocephalus Computer Tomography: Proceedings Of The Joint Meeting Of The Deutsche…Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pagesPublished:November 24, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Treatment of Hydrocephalus.- Complications Following Ventriculo-Atrial Shunts in Hydrocephalus.- Complications Following Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunts.- Complications Following Ventriculo-Cisternal Shunts.- The Complications of Ventriculo-Atrial Shunting in Hydrocephalus.- Complications Following Shunt Operations for Post-meningitic Hydrocephalus.- Complications in Hydrocephalus Shunting Procedures.- Surgically Treated Infantile Hydrocephalus and Predictability of Later Intelligence.- Hydrocephalus and Epilepsy.- The Use of the Anti-Siphon-Value in the Prevention of Functional Complications of Shunting System.- Neurosurgical and Neurological Applications of the Ommaya Reservoir System.- Computerized Axial Tomography and Shunt Dependency.- Perioperative Chemoprophylaxis in Shunting-Infections.- Computer Tomography.- Impressionist Mechanical Mind of Man.- Problems in Diagnosis With Computerized Tomography (CT).- Intracerebral Space-Occupying Lesions With Brain Density (Isodense Lesions).- Ring-Shaped Lesions in the CT Scan - Differential Diagnostic Considerations.- Diagnostic Errors in the Interpretation of Cerebral Infarction.- A Clinical Study of the EMI Scanner With Implications for the Future Distribution of Neuroradiological Services.- The Correlation Between EMI Scan Appearances and the Pathologic Findings in a Small Group of Patients Submitted to Anterior Temporal Lobectomy for Intractable Epilepsy.- Computer-Tomography as Applied to Early Posttraumatic Epilepsy.- Diagnostic Errors in Computerized Tomography in the Differential Diagnosis of Cerebrovascular Lesions.- Correlation of Hyperdense and Hypodense Areas in the Computerized Tomogram of Subdural Hematomas.- Difficulties in the Interpretation of Computerized Tomography.- Free Topics.- Clinical Deterioration and Intracranial Pressure Patterns Following Aneurysm Surgery.- Aneurysms in the Elderly.- The Backward Technique in the Total Excision of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Experience With 86 Cases.- Fibromuscular Dysplasia.- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Head-Injured Patients.- Operative Angiography.- Basilar Impression in Chondrodystrophy.- Incidence and Mortality of Abscesses of the Central Nervous System in England and Wales - Results of a Survey.- Immunologic Aspects of Malignant Gliomas.- Corticosteroids Stimulate Cerebral Energy Metabolism; Support for a Metabolic Action of Steroids on Brain Edema.- Critical Intracranial Effects of Osmotherapy.- Experimental and Morphologic Investigations on Reversible and Irreversible Hypothalamic Compression in the Rabbit.- Treatment of Peritumoral Brain Edema.- Pinealoma With Initial Spinal Manifestation.