Reconstructive Neurosurgery

Reconstructive Neurosurgery

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International experts present in this volume advances in reconstructive neurosurgery focusing on the fields of neurotrauma and neurodegenerative disorders. The highlights include building an international strategy for risk reduction, documentating an multidisciplinary approach towards restoration of function in paraplegic spinal cord-injured patients, describing a new approach for statistical analysis in traumatic brain injury trials, describing blood flow changes in diffuse brain injury, discussing rehabilitation programs in Germany following acute brain injury, describing research data form Taiwan on neurotrauma, showing the neuropsychiatric effects from deep brain stimuation fro ovement disorders, difining the role played by imanging for deep brain stimulation targeting in mental illness, using radiosurgery in decompresssion in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, describing the development of radiosurgery from brain to the spine, listing new transgenic animal models of Parkinson's disease, discussing gene therapy for neuropathic pain and Parkinson's disease, and finally, discussing constrained-induced movement therapy fro stroke patients, and endovascular therapy for cerebrovenous disorders.Plasticity of the CNS will help to overcome the non-permissiveness of the lesion. Functional plasticity as it ... 1: 111-118 5. Brunelli GA, Brunelli GR, Mattiuzzo V et al (1996) Spinal cord experimental repair: CNS PNS grafting gives functional connection. ... Dobkin BH (2004) Neurobiology of rehabilitation. Ann N Y Acad Scianbsp;...

Title:Reconstructive Neurosurgery
Author:Wen-Ta Chiu, Ming-Chien Kao, Ching-Chang Hung, Shinn-Zong Lin, Han-Jung Chen, Simon F. T. Tang, Barry J. Hoffer, Yung-Hsiao Chiang
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-01-22


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