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Abscess and empyema

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1876 words.

Chapter 7.3 covers brain abscess (BA), and intracranial subdural empyema (SDE).

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Advanced technologies in the operating theatre

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1886 words.

Chapter 4.2 covers the stereotactic frame, image-guided technologies for brain surgery, image-guided technologies for spinal surgery, neuro-endoscopy, and intraoperative MRI (iMRI).

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The anatomical basis of the neurological examination

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 10255 words.

Chapter 1.1 cover the anatomical basis of the neurological examination, including the cerebral cortex, the cranial nerves, motor system examination, sensory system examination, reflexes,...

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Anterior circulation aneurysms: anatomy and surgical techniques

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 2165 words.

Chapter 9.9 covers the anatomy and surgical techniques of anterior circulation aneurysms, internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysms, anterior cerebral artery aneurysms, and middle cerebral...

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Anterior skull base

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 949 words.

Chapter 11.2 discusses the anterior skull base, including basic concepts, meningiomas, olfactory groove meningiomas (OGMs), surgical technique, and tuberculumsellameningiomas (TSMs).

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Arteriovenous malformations

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 3497 words.

Chapter 9.11 covers the arteriovenous malformations, includingbasic concepts, surgical pathology, diagnosis, classification schemes, treatment, and principles of surgery.

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Astrocytic tumours

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 4295 words.

Chapter 8.3 covers astrocytic tumours, including pilocytic astrocytoma (PA), diffuse astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma (AA), glioblastomamultiforme (GBM), and pleomorphic...

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Atypical bacterial infections

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 871 words.

Chapter 7.7 covers the atypical bacterial infections Actinomycosis and Nocardiosis.

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Baroreceptor activation therapy

Peter W. de Leeuw and Abraham A. Kroon.

in Surgery of the Autonomic Nervous System

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Surgery. 5140 words.

Hypertension is a common disorder affecting approximately one billion people worldwide. It is a leading cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Stroke, myocardial infarction, and...

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Beck, Diana Jean Kinloch (1900–1956), neurosurgeon

Hugh Series.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 597 words.

Beck, Diana Jean Kinloch (1900–1956), neurosurgeon, was born on 29 June 1900 at Hoole, Chester, the only girl of the three children of James Beck, a master draper of Scottish descent, and...

Brachial plexus injuries

Grey Giddins.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Neurology. 4256 words.

Serious injury, usually closed

C5/C6 injuries commonest

More proximal injuries have best results

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Cairns, Sir Hugh William Bell (1896–1952), neurosurgeon

Peter H. Schurr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1479 words.

Cairns, Sir Hugh William Bell (1896–1952), neurosurgeon, was born on 26 June 1896 in Port Pirie, South Australia. His father, William Cairns (1868–1958), a carpenter and joiner, had...

Cardiovascular monitoring

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 2919 words.

Chapter 3.3 discusses cardiovascular monitoring, and covers clinical cardiovascular physiology, blood oxygen content, and invasive monitoring,

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Cauda equina syndrome

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 660 words.

Chapter 16.13 covers caudaequina syndrome, including basic concepts, pathophysiology, imaging, and treatment.

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Cavernous malformations

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1556 words.

Chapter 9.12 covers cavernous malformations, focusing on epidemiology, clinical presentation, imaging, and treatment.

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The central nervous system in control of continence and sexual functions

Thelma Lovick and Gert Holstege.

in Surgery of the Autonomic Nervous System

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Surgery. 5650 words.

Within the abdominal cavity, four hollow organs can be considered as storage vessels, in the broadest sense. These are the bladder for storage or urine, the rectum for storage of faeces,...

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Cerebral blood flow

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1909 words.

Chapter 9.2 covers cerebral blood flow, including basic concepts, brain oedema, ischaemic brain disease, cerebral autoregulation, cerebral blood flow measurement, and cerebral blood flow...

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Cerebrospinal fluid dynamics

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1143 words.

Chapter 12.2 covers cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, including CSF function, production, composition, circulation, and dynamics.

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Cerebrospinal fluid leak

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 869 words.

Chapter 16.15 covers cerebrospinal fluid leak, including epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, imaging studies, and management.

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