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Neural Repair and Regeneration after Spinal Cord Injury and Spine Trauma

Neural Repair and Regeneration after Spinal Cord Injury and Spine Trauma Book
Author : Michael G. Fehlings,Brian Kwon,Alexander R. Vaccaro,F. Cumhur Oner
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-12-15
ISBN : 9780128198353
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neural Repair and Regeneration after Spinal Cord Injury and Spine Trauma provides readers with a comprehensive overview on the most up-to-date strategies to repair and regenerate the injured spinal cord following SCI and spine trauma. With contributions by international authors, chapters put regenerative approaches in context, allowing the reader to understand the challenges and future directions of regenerative therapies. Recent clinical trial advancements are thoroughly discussed, with the impact of trial findings addressed. Additionally, major ongoing clinical trials are included with thoughts from experts in the field. Recent clinical practice guidelines for the management of traumatic spinal cord injury are featured throughout. These guidelines are quickly being adopted as the standard of care worldwide, and the comprehensive information found within this book will place these recommendations in context with current knowledge surrounding spinal cord injury and spine trauma. Contains contributions by international authors Covers recent clinical trial advancements and findings and updates on ongoing trials Presents an overview of clinical practice guidelines for the management of traumatic spinal cord injury featured Provides the reader with insights regarding the translation of research from bench to bedside and the skills needed to understand the translational pathway using real-life examples

AOSpine Masters Series Volume 7 Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration

AOSpine Masters Series  Volume 7  Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration Book
Author : Luiz Roberto Gomes Vialle,Michael G. Fehlings,Norbert Weidner
Publisher : Thieme
Release : 2016-10-30
ISBN : 1626232288
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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World-renowned experts share the latest updates in translational research as well as surgical and nonsurgical strategies for treating spinal cord injury Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating, clinically challenging injury, leading to varying degrees of neurological function impairment and paralysis. Underlying biological mechanisms either inhibit or promote new growth in the spinal cord. Researchers have been making important discoveries about how neurons and their axons grow in the central nervous system and why they fail to regenerate after SCI. Although progress has been steady, there remains an urgent need to address issues in acute management such as early decompression and the use of biologics, as well as potential solutions for regeneration. Written by renowned experts in the ever-evolving field of SCI research and clinical practice, the 7th volume in the AOSpine Masters series is a state-of-the-art compendium on the latest in SCI diagnosis, spine surgery interventions, and long-term management. Each chapter contains pearls from leading spine specialists gleaned from the research laboratory and years of hands-on experience treating SCI patients in the emergency setting and long term. Key Features: Pathobiology, assessment, and diagnostic considerations The use of biomarkers as predictors of functional recovery Surgical and nonsurgical interventions for traumatic SCI The role of neural stem cells and biologics in spinal cord repair Functional and epidural stimulation and brain-computer interfaces The AOSpine Masters series, a copublication of Thieme and the AOSpine Foundation, addresses current clinical issues featuring international masters sharing their expertise in the core areas in the field. The goal of the series is to contribute to an evolving, dynamic model of evidence-based approach to spine care. This essential textbook delivers invaluable insights to spine surgeons, spinal cord injury clinicians and researchers and trainees, from translational researchers to experienced researchers and clinicians experienced in the operative and non-operative management of spinal cord injury.

Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma

Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma Book
Author : Alexander R. Vaccaro,Michael G. Fehlings
Publisher : Thieme
Release : 2011-01-01
ISBN : 1604062223
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters, this beautifully illustrated evidence-based textbook does more than provide multiple treatment options -- it offers unique access to insights from recognized spine experts and a thoughtful yet practical review of the most relevant literature and clinical evidence available in the field today. Each chapter centers on pertinent questions and objective reviews of state-of-the-art procedures that guide readers from an evaluation of the evidence through practical recommendations they can easily apply to their own practices. Features: Succinct outline format -- easy to read and reference 138 detailed evidentiary tables appear throughout the text An innovative new classification system for spine trauma developed by The Spine Trauma Study Group, composed of 50 internationally recognized spine experts High-quality radiographs and full-color drawings and photographs complement the text Practical recommendations for the treatment of many common spinal injuries, including odontoid fractures, central cord injuries, and thoraco-lumbar flexion distraction injuries --in-depth information on everything from intensive care to rehabilitation Accompanying MediaCenter web content contains 15 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures by the authors Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management is an invaluable reference for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents and fellows in those specialties, and allied health professionals who care for spine injury patients.

Cervical Myelopathy An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America E Book

Cervical Myelopathy  An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America  E Book Book
Author : Michael G. Fehlings,Junichi Mizuno
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-12-01
ISBN : 0323570666
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, edited by Dr. Michael G. Fehlings and Dr. Junichi Mizuno, focuses on Cervical Myelopathy. Topics include, but are not limited to, Epidemiology and overview of the clinical spectrum of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Pathobiology of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Natural history of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Imaging evaluation of degenerative cervical myelopathy: current state of the art and future directions; Pathophysiology of CPPD and OYL(OLF); Radiological evaluation of OPLL with dural ossification; Relationship of OALL, OPLL and OYL (OLF); Importance of sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in the management of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Anterior cervical options to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; Laminectomy with or without fusion to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; History and evolution of laminoplasty; Prediction of outcomes in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Neurological complications in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Options to manage the patient with mild degenerative cervical myelopathy; Management of the patient with cervical cord compression but no evidence of myelopathy; Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for CDD; Future Directions and New Technology, and more!

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Book
Author : Michael G. Fehlings,Alexander R. Vaccaro,Maxwell Boakye
Publisher : Thieme
Release : 2012-10-29
ISBN : 1604067276
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury is written for the spinal cord injury (SCI) team and reflects the multidisciplinary nature of treating patients with SCI. It integrates emerging medical and surgical approaches to SCI with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, and cellular transplantation. This comprehensive yet concise reference will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals caring for SCI patients to translate research results into patient care. It is also an excellent resource for those preparing for the board exam in SCI medicine. Key Features: Material is cross-referenced to highlight relationships between the different areas of SCI Chapters are concise, focused, and include key points, pearls, and pitfalls An Overview of the Literature table is provided in most chapters, giving readers a meaningful distillation of each publication referenced Each editor is a world-renowned expert in one of these core disciplines involved in the management of SCI patients: neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal cord science, and rehabilitative medicine This is a must-have guide that all neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals involved in the care of spinal cord injury patients should have on their bookshelf.

Neuroprotection and Regeneration of the Spinal Cord

Neuroprotection and Regeneration of the Spinal Cord Book
Author : Kenzo Uchida,Masaya Nakamura,Hiroshi Ozawa,Shinsuke Katoh,Yoshiaki Toyama
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-07-08
ISBN : 4431545026
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuroprotection and Regeneration of the Spinal Cord comprehensively covers the most recent research in the field of spinal cord injury. The first part of this book focuses on the latest animal models and clinically oriented work, providing extensive information on morphological factors and, biomechanical analysis, in addition to the mechanism of functional recovery. The book goes on to provide information on clinical relevance introducing analysis of spinal cord injuries using MRI and PET. Edited by renowned experts in the field, this book will provide clinical physicians, basic researchers and postgraduate students with valuable insight into the cutting-edge research and progress in the field of spinal cord injury, treatment and repair.

Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology

Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology Book
Author : Naren L. Banik,Swapan K. Ray,Abel Lajtha
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-11-25
ISBN : 038730343X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Therapeutic approaches in spinal cord injury.- Cell death and tissue degeneration in traumatic brain injury.- neurotransmitters and electrophysiology in brain injury.- neurotransmitters and electrophysiology in brain injury.- Parkinsonism in the MPTP model.- EAE Demyelination.- EAE Neurodegeneration.- Cataract.- Uveitis.- Optic neuritis.- GBS/peripherial neuropathy, paraproteinemia.- Brain Tumor(Tumor Mechanisma).- Brain Tumor and angiogenesis.- SCIDS.- Phenylketone urea and mental retardation.- Neurofibromatosis.- BBB.- Muscular dystrophy.- Stracher.- Diabetic neuropathy/retinopathy/cataract.- Peroxisomes and adrenoleukodystrophy ALD.- Neuroprotection.- NFkB (Inflammation and spinal cord injury).- spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.- free radicals and neuroprotection.- Traumatic brain injury.- white matter degeneration.- Mitochondrial membrane defects.- Encephalomyopathies.- metal induced neurodegenaration.- neurometals in protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases.- hyperammonemia.- kyneurenines in the brain preclinical and clinical studies, therapeutic condiserations.

The Spine Medical Surgical Management

The Spine  Medical   Surgical Management Book
Author : Alexander Vaccaro
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Release : 2019-04-30
ISBN : 9351524949
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Spine: Medical and Surgical Conditions is a complete, two volume, evidence based study edited by an internationally recognised team of spine surgeons based in the USA, China, Canada, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Egypt and India. The two volumes are divided into 137 chapters, across fourteen sections. The first section covers general topics in spinal medicine, including anatomy, biomechanics, physical and neurological examination, interventional diagnostics and therapeutics, and anaesthesia. This is followed by sections on the development of the spine, metabolic disorders, and bone grafting. Subsequent sections focus on surgery for particular parts of the spine, including cervical, lumbar and thoracic, as well as sections on spinal cord injuries and motor preservation. Later sections in the book provide information on the spine in paediatrics, adult deformity, tumours, vascular malformations and infections, complications of spinal surgery, and a final section on minimally invasive techniques. Enhanced by 1500 full colour images, The Spine: Medical and Surgical Conditions is also made available online, complete with text, images and video, with each physical copy. Key Points Comprehensive, two volume guide to spinal medicine Covers anatomy, biomechanics, examination, diagnostics, therapeutics, anaesthesia, surgery and complications Enhanced by 1500 full colour images Includes access to online version with complete text, images and video

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury Book
Author : Joost Verhaagen,John W. McDonald
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0444521372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Spinal Cord Injuries, the newest volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the rapidly evolving science and treatment of spinal cord injury. Advances in neuroimaging, surgical treatment and application of electrical stimulation are dramatically impacting the treatment and outcome of these injuries. It provides a clear introduction to the core science of spinal cord injury, as well as to exciting research investigating new treatment options. Coverage includes brain-machine interfaces, transcranial stimulation, new pharmacological strategies, use of olfactory ensheathing cells, stem cells and precursor cells, gene therapy and molecular target discovery. This volume is a great resource for neuroscience and clinical neurology research specialists and practicing neurologists seeking a clear reference to the science and treatment of spinal cord injury. Comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific understanding of spinal cord injuries Detailed coverage of current treatment best practices and potential future treatments Connects leading edge research programs to future treatment opportunities .

Evidence based Eye Care

Evidence based Eye Care Book
Author : Peter J. Kertes,Thomas Mark Johnson
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780781769648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume offers every clinical ophthalmologist valuable guidance in implementing the results of the latest multicenter clinical trials in practice. Chapters on all major disease entities review all pertinent trials, bring these trials into a real-world setting, and show how the results should influence day-to-day patient management. Coverage includes diseases in all ophthalmologic subspecialties—cornea/external disease, glaucoma, retina, pediatric ophthalmology, ocular oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, and oculoplastics. More than 170 illustrations, 92 in full color, complement the text. General ophthalmologists will have at their fingertips, in an easily digestible format, the current standard of patient care across the spectrum of ophthalmology.

Spinal Infections and Trauma

Spinal Infections and Trauma Book
Author : S Rajasekaran, Anil K Jain, Ajoy P Shetty, Rishi M Kanna
Publisher : JAYPEE BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
Release : 2011-03-28
ISBN : 935025834X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provide useful information in the area of spinal infections, particularly with regard to those that receive delayed treatment. The book first deals with various spinal infections and their manifestations. It is strong in the areas of tuberculosis and the structural problems that ensue when spinal infections are not diagnosed and treated early. Structural diagrams are helpful. Apart from surgical techniques, adequate emphasis has been laid on clinical features, value of modern diagnostic facilities and appropriate drug therapy. This book will be a useful reference book with more infor.

From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System Book
Author : Charles E. Ribak PhD,Carlos Aramburo de la Hoz Phd,Edward G. Jones, PhD,Jorge A. Larriva Sahd, PhD,Larry W. Swanson PhD
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2008-12-16
ISBN : 9780199709168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides current information about the three areas mentioned in the title: Neuronal Migration and Development, Degenerative Brain Diseases, and Neural Plasticity and Regeneration. The chapters about brain development examine the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which neurons are generated from the ventricular zone in the forebrain and migrate to their destinations in the cerebral cortext. This description of cortical development also includes a discussions of the Cajal-Retzius cell. Another chapter provides insight about the development of another forebrain region, the hypothalamus. The remaining chapters of this section examine the clinical relevance of brain development in certain disease states in humans: neural tube defects and the normal and abnormal development of human electroencephalographic recordings during the first year of age. The second section on degenerative disorders of the brain begins wtih details about the dopaminergic neurons in the substantia niger and their loss in Parkinson's disease. Two subsequent chapters describe changes in brain aging, including changes in the numbers of myelinated axons. Other chapters in this section describe important cellular and molecular changes found in Alzheimer's disease and human epilepsy. Together, these chapters summarize much of our current knowledge about the major molecular and cellular changes found in several degenerative diseases of the brain. The last section addresses the issues of brain plasticity and regeneration in the adult brain and begins with a chapter on how the brain's own stem cells provide newly generated neurons to the hippocampal dentate gyrus and how these neurons become integrated into neural circuitry. The following two chapters examine some of the neuroplastic changes that take place in motor and sensory cortices of awake behaving primates. The concluding two chapters address the issue of regeneration in the injured spinal cord and the factors that may contribute to its success.

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Book
Author : Yannis Dionyssiotis
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2018-06-13
ISBN : 1789232481
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Spinal cord injury is a severe condition leading to serious neurological dysfunctions and changes a person's life in a sudden way. Understanding the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury will improve the prognosis and reintegration to the society of spinal cord-injured subjects. The book Essentials in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine includes seven chapters with valuable information addressing hot topics related to spinal cord injury, ranging from pathophysiology, nontraumatic spinal cord injury, complications to exoskeletons, and research therapies with mesenchymal stem cells. The book could be a valued reference for physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and physical therapists.

Neurological Rehabilitation6

Neurological Rehabilitation6 Book
Author : Darcy Ann Umphred,Margaret Roller
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013
ISBN : 032307586X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Rev. ed. of: Neurological rehabilitation / [edited by] Darcy A. Umphred; with section editors, Gordon U. Burton, Rolando T. Lazaro, Margaret L. Roller. 5th ed. c2007.

Neurological Rehabilitation E Book

Neurological Rehabilitation   E Book Book
Author : Darcy Ann Umphred,Rolando T. Lazaro,Margaret Roller,Gordon Burton
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-08-07
ISBN : 0323266495
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions commonly used in today's clinical practice. This edition includes the latest advances in neuroscience, adding new chapters on neuroimaging and clinical tools such as virtual reality, robotics, and gaming. Written by respected clinician and physical therapy expert Darcy Umphred, this classic neurology text provides problem-solving strategies that are key to individualized, effective care. UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions. UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain. A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies. Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information. Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills. Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies. Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment. Updated illustrations provide current visual references. NEW chapters on imaging and robotics have been added. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neuroscience and intervention strategies. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include references with links to MEDLINE and more.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury Book
Author : Joost Verhaagen,John W. McDonald III
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012-12-31
ISBN : 0444535071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Spinal Cord Injury summarizes advances in the clinical diagnosis, monitoring, prognostication, treatment, and management of spinal cord injuries. More specifically, it looks at new and important developments in areas such as high-resolution noninvasive neuroimaging, surgery, and electrical stimulation of motor, respiratory, bladder, bowel, and sexual functions. It also reviews the latest insights into spontaneous regeneration and recovery of function following rehabilitation, with emphasis on novel therapeutic strategies, such as gene therapy, transcranial stimulation, brain-machine interfaces, pharmacological approaches, molecular target discovery, and the use of olfactory ensheathing cells, stem cells, and precursor cells. Organized in five sections, the book begins with an overview of the development, maturation, biomechanics, and anatomy of the spinal cord before proceeding with a discussion of clinical diagnosis and prognosis as well as natural recovery, ambulation, and function following spinal cord injury. It then examines clinical neurophysiology in the prognosis and monitoring of traumatic spinal cord injury; medical, surgical and rehabilitative management of spinal cord trauma; and some new approaches for improving recovery in patients, including restoration of function by electrical stimulation, locomotor training, and the use of robotics. Other chapters cover cell transplantation, artificial scaffolds, experimental pharmacological interventions, and molecular and combinatorial strategies for repairing the injured spinal cord. This volume should be of interest to neuroscience and clinical neurology research specialists and practicing neurologists. Comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific understanding of spinal cord injuries Detailed coverage of current treatment best practices and potential future treatments Connects leading edge research programs to future treatment opportunities

Review of Orthopaedics

Review of Orthopaedics Book
Author : Mark D. Miller,Stephen R. Thompson,Jennifer A. Hart
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012
ISBN : 1437720242
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

At all levels of orthopaedic training and practice, Review of Orthopaedics, by Mark D. Miller, MD, is an ideal, state-of-the-art resource for efficient review of key orthopaedic knowledge and board prep. Thoroughly updated, this edition helps you ensure your mastery of the very latest scientific and clinical information. Focus on the concepts you are most likely to be tested on. Every chapter has been carefully compared to the most recent OITE and ABOS self-assessment exams to ensure that the content covers everything you need to pass.and nothing you don't. Learn from the best. Study confidently summaries and review questions compiled by noted national and international subspecialists. Efficiently retain and synthesize information thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format with numerous illustrations and summary boxes throughout the book that highlight salient top testing facts and condense complex concepts, to assist you in understanding key material presented in each chapter. Hone your skills with succinct, yet thorough synopses of a wide range of key operative techniques. Effectively understand and review key concepts through abundant full-color tables and images, including pathology slides. Test your knowledge with multiple-choice review questions. Spend more time studying and less time searching. Testable material is now bolded throughout and summarized at the end of each chapter, for quick reference to essential information. Easily locate additional sources for study with carefully selected bibliographies, organized by topic. Access the full contents online, fully searchable, at expertconsult.com, with links to full reference lists and original PubMed source material. Ace your board exams with the Miller Review!

Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery

Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery Book
Author : Daniel Agustin Godoy,Gustavo Rene Piñero
Publisher : SEEd
Release : 2013-03-01
ISBN : 8897419402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuromonitoring is the tool of trade in intensive care, and should incorporate cutting edge technology with patience, repeated clinical observation, careful identification of neuroworsening. The aim of the book is to be of practical use, and to assist the clinical practice of the busy physician. The clinical examination belongs to the introductory section of the book, and an abundance of technology, with specific emphasis on the importance of intracranial pressure, comes in the following parts. Since the patient with an injured brain can have chances only if other organs and systems (as the lungs, and the acid-base equilibrium etc.) are preserved, a section of the book covers the interactions between the affected brain and other organs. The way the brain reacts to different insults has common aspects, as inflammatory responses, edema etc., but also specific features. Sections five to nine summarize the most relevant pathologies, from ischemic to hemorrhagic lesions, trauma, tumors etc. and also mentions new‑comers, as the specific problems related to the expanding field of neuroradiological interventions. Finally, neurointensive care does not exist without knowledgeable nurses. The intracranial pressure measurement starts (or unfortunately ends) with a catheter well maintained, and that becomes vital when the drainage of hydrocephalus is concerned. Dealing with patients with severe brain damage has plenty of ethical implications, up to the problems related to brain death and organ donation. This book is published in two volumes.

Miller s Review of Orthopaedics E Book

Miller s Review of Orthopaedics E Book Book
Author : Mark D. Miller,Stephen R. Thompson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-11-27
ISBN : 0323390420
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

For nearly a quarter century Miller’s Review of Orthopaedics and the accompanying annual Miller Review Course (www.MillerReview.org) have been must-have resources that residents and practitioners have turned to for efficient and effective exam preparation. This 7th Edition continues to provide complete coverage of the field’s most-tested topics, now reorganized to be more intuitive, more user-friendly, and easier to read. Numerous study aids help you ace your exams: a superb art program, including full-color tables, images, and pathology slides; improved concise, bulleted text design; "testable facts" in every chapter; multiple-choice review questions written by experts in the field; and much more. Content and topic emphasis are fully aligned with the ABOS (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery) and OITE (Orthopaedic In-Service Training Exam) exams, giving you the confidence you need to prepare for certification and recertification. Completely revised sections on anatomy, spine, and tumors, along with input from many new authors, keep you fully up to date. An increased emphasis on imaging, along with the most current results and techniques, ensure that you’re prepared for today’s exams. Includes new coverage of femoroacetabular impingement, spine trauma, common medications used in orthopaedics, and recent advances in basic sciences.

Regenerative Biology of the Spine and Spinal Cord

Regenerative Biology of the Spine and Spinal Cord Book
Author : Rahul Jandial,Mike Y. Chen
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-04-13
ISBN : 1461440904
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Editors hope that Regenerative Biology of the Spine and Spinal Cord appeals to the nostalgic sentiments of investigators and intellectuals in that it can be held in hand and provide a broad survey of leading edge science. At the same time its chapters can be digitally acquired for those established in the field to refine particular knowledge interests or gaps. Most importantly, we ask the reader, whomever that may be, to peruse without prejudice as countless more chapters will have been written before total spinal regeneration is achieved.