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By L. Olson M.D. (auth.), Assoc. Professor Dr. Björn A. Meyerson, Professor Dr. Giovanni Broggi, Professor Dr. Jose Martin-Rodriguez, Professor Dr. Christoph Ostertag, Professor Dr. Marc Sindou (eds.)

These court cases from the Xth Congress of the eu Society for Stereotactic and sensible Neurosurgery in Stockholm mirror the growing to be curiosity in those fields of neurosurgery. it's the so much vast quantity during this sequence of guides and it encompasses a huge variety of unique articles bearing on the newest advances in stereotactic and practical neurosurgery. no longer in the past stereotactic neurosurgery was once thought of an esoteric sub speciality practised basically by way of these curious about treating circulation problems and ache. within the final decade we have now witnessed the incorporation of stereotactic method within the administration of universal neurosurgical ailments, and the stereotactic procedure is now practised in all significant neurosurgical facilities. As with different surgical recommendations and instruments, notwithstanding, the usage of stereotactic tools calls for distinctive wisdom and coaching. This booklet contains articles which offer perception into new stereotactic purposes and expertise. for instance, the use of stereotaxis with no body and the so-called navigator platforms in open tumor surgical procedure is handled in papers. The creation and improvement of radiosurgery is heavily associated with the development of stereotactic procedure. Radiosurgical remedy of tumors and cerebrovascular ailments has been one in every of significant achievements in glossy neurosurgery. This ebook comprises numerous unique reviews illustrating the efficacy of radiosurgery in not easy neurosurgical diseases.

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Mindus denied him. Following this, the patient underwent capsulotomy, experienced a minimal, transient improvement, soon relapsed, and took his life. Comment: His case is a tragic illustration of the following dilemma: if less suitable cases are accepted for surgery for humanitarian reasons, the homogeneity of the material may be compromised, and the overall results less favourable. This, in turn, may deterr physicians from referring more suitable cases, initiating a vicious circle. The Future Given the remarkable progress in the diagnosis and the treatment of anxiety disorders in recent years, it is probable that, in the future, an even more refractory patient population will be referred for neurosurgical treatment.

5. Current treatment options tried systematically for at least five years have either been without appreciable effect on the symptoms, or must be discontinued due to intolerable side effects. 6. The prognosis, without neurosurgical intervention, is considered poor. 7. The patient gives informed consent. 8. The patient accepts to participate III the preoperative evaluation programme. 9. The patient accepts to participate in the postoperative rehabilitation programme. 10. The referring physician is willing to acknowledge 30 P.

4. 5. 6. limitee par electrocoagulation des fibres thalamo-frontales a leur emergence du bras anterieur de la capsule interne. In: Congress Neurologique International. Masson, Paris 1949, p 1412 Herner T (1961) Treatment of mental disorders with frontal stereotactic thermo-lesions. A follow-up of 116 cases. Thesis. Acta Psychiatr Scand [Suppl] 158: 36 Bingley T, Leksell L, Meyerson BA, Rylander G (1977) Long term results of stereotactic caps ulotomy in chronic obsessivecompulsive neurosis. In: Sweet WH, Obrador S, MartinRodriguez JG (eds) Neurosurgical treatment in psychiatry, pain and epilepsy.

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