Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain by Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Mim Eichler Rivas

By Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Mim Eichler Rivas

This day he's often called Dr. Q, an across the world popular neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads state of the art examine to remedy mind melanoma. yet recently, he used to be Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant employee toiling within the tomato fields of vital California. during this gripping memoir, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa tells his awesome lifestyles story—from his impoverished formative years within the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from unlawful immigrant to American citizen and talented scholar on the college of California at Berkeley and at Harvard clinical institution. full of experience and adversity—including a couple of terrifying brushes with death—Becoming Dr. Q is a testomony to endurance, exertions, the facility of desire and mind's eye, and the pursuit of excellence. It’s additionally a narrative in regards to the value of kin, of mentors, and of giving humans an opportunity.

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Advances in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 8: by Jerome Engel Jr., Th. L. Babb, P. H. Crandall (auth.), Prof.

By Jerome Engel Jr., Th. L. Babb, P. H. Crandall (auth.), Prof. Dr. Giovanni Broggi, Dr. Juan Burzaco, Professor Edward R. Hitchcock, Prof. Dr. Björn A. Meyerson, Dr. Szabolcs Tóth (eds.)

The final ten years has witnessed a resurgence of curiosity in stereotactic surgical procedure even if this has been almost always within the box of the relatively easy stereotactic biopsy of intracranial tumours. there's additionally facts of a returning curiosity in practical neurosurgery except discomfort which has consistently sustained excessive degrees of endeavour. the current paintings includes chosen papers from a far higher staff of fascinating and demanding communications to the eu Society for Stereotactic and useful Neurosurgery. They symbolize sleek perspectives on a wide selection of stereotactic surgical subject matters from the world over acclaimed specialists during this box. The neurosurgeon who has very little acquaintance with this fruitful sub-specialty can be stunned to discover very wide purposes of the procedure that is steadily changing many con­ ventional neurosurgical tactics. this can be rather obtrusive within the papers on tumours yet there's additionally a bit at the remedy of vascular sickness which marks an extension of neurosurgical perform. The Society has constantly appeared technical advances as very important and a few of the latest devel­ opments seem during this booklet. ultimately, a thrilling new improvement of neural transplantation marks the start of what could be an incredible a part of neurological surgical procedure within the future.

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Principles of Neurological Surgery (3rd Edition) by Richard G. Ellenbogen, Saleem I. Abdulrauf

By Richard G. Ellenbogen, Saleem I. Abdulrauf

Ideas of Neurosurgery, by way of Drs. Richard G. Ellenbogen, Saleem I. Abdulrauf and Laligam N Sekhar, presents a vast evaluate of neurosurgery excellent for an individual contemplating or education during this area of expertise. From normal rules to precise options, it equips you with the views and abilities you want to prevail. entire with out being encyclopedic, this new version familiarizes you with the most recent advances within the field-neuroimaging, the clinical and surgical operation of epilepsy, minimally invasive recommendations, and new suggestions in place and incisions-and exhibits you the way to accomplish key strategies through a web library of surgical movies at www.expertconsult.com. No different resource does such a good task of getting ready you for this not easy field!

Get entire insurance of neurosurgery, together with pre- and put up- operative sufferer care, neuroradiology, pediatric neurosurgery, neurovascular surgical procedure, trauma surgical procedure, backbone surgical procedure, oncology, pituitary adenomas, cranial base neurosurgery, image-guided neurosurgery, remedy of soreness, epilepsy surgical procedure, and lots more and plenty more.
Gain a transparent visible realizing from over 1,200 extraordinary illustrations-half in complete color-including many very good scientific and operative photos, surgical line drawings, and at-a-glance tables.
Apply most sensible practices in neuroimaging options, minimally invasive surgical procedure, epilepsy surgical procedure, and pediatric neurosurgery.
Master key systems by way of observing specialists practice them in a video library on-line at www.expertconsult.com, the place it's also possible to entry the totally searchable textual content, a picture gallery, and hyperlinks to PubMed.
Keep up with contemporary advances in neurosurgery with absolutely revised content material overlaying neuroimaging, the clinical and surgical procedure of epilepsy, minimally invasive concepts, new innovations in place and incisions, deep mind stimulation, cerebral revascularization, and remedy recommendations for worrying mind harm in soldiers.
Apply the most recent information from new chapters on Cerebral Revascularization, rules of contemporary Neuroimaging, ideas of Operative Positioning, Pediatric Stroke and Moya-Moya, Anomalies of Craniovertebral Junction, and Degenerative backbone Disease.
Tap into really worldwide views with a global staff of participants led through Drs. Richard G. Ellenbogen and Saleem I. Abdulrauf.
Find details speedy and simply due to a full-color format and various designated illustrations.
Understand the rules and difficulties of neurosurgery utilizing this specified multimedia reference that's complete with no being encyclopedic.

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Reconstructive Neurosurgery (Acta Neurochirurgica by Wen-Ta Chiu, Ming-Chien Kao, Ching-Chang Hung, Shinn-Zong

By Wen-Ta Chiu, Ming-Chien Kao, Ching-Chang Hung, Shinn-Zong Lin, Han-Jung Chen, Simon F. T. Tang, Barry Hoffer, Yung-Hsiao Chiang

Overseas specialists found in this quantity advances in reconstructive neurosurgery concentrating on the fields of neurotrauma and neurodegenerative problems. The highlights comprise development a global method for possibility aid, documentating an multidisciplinary procedure in the direction of recovery of functionality in paraplegic spinal cord-injured sufferers, describing a brand new method for statistical research in hectic mind damage trials, describing blood movement adjustments in diffuse mind damage, discussing rehabilitation courses in Germany following acute mind damage, describing learn information shape Taiwan on neurotrauma, exhibiting the neuropsychiatric results from deep mind stimuation fro ovement issues, difining the function performed by means of imanging for deep mind stimulation focusing on in psychological ailment, utilizing radiosurgery in decompresssion within the therapy of trigeminal neuralgia, describing the advance of radiosurgery from mind to the backbone, directory new transgenic animal versions of Parkinson's illness, discussing gene remedy for neuropathic ache and Parkinson's affliction, and at last, discussing constrained-induced circulate remedy fro stroke sufferers, and endovascular remedy for cerebrovenous issues.

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RadCases Head and Neck Imaging by Gaurang Vrindavan Shah, Jeffrey Robert Wesolowski, Jeanie

By Gaurang Vrindavan Shah, Jeffrey Robert Wesolowski, Jeanie Choi, Elliott Friedman

Head and Neck Imaging provides the demanding circumstances which are probably to be encountered via citizens and radiologists concentrating on imaging of the pinnacle and neck. It is helping radiologists properly interpret photos and hence fast make preliminary diagnoses on either universal and not more universal issues of the pinnacle and neck. This e-book can be used as a good evaluate consultant for these learning for the radiology board exams.

    Key Features:

  • Content covers the imaging of the temporal bone, cranium base, orbits, paranasal sinuses, and all of the buildings of the pinnacle and neck
  • Examples of severe circumstances that needs to be competently clinically determined in day-by-day perform and on exams
  • Clearly classified, top quality photographs assist you speedy take in key findings
  • A scratch-off code offers loose entry to a searchable on-line database of must-know circumstances, the a hundred situations which are within the e-book, plus extra circumstances on hand purely online
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    Midline Skull Base Surgery by Paolo Cappabianca, Luigi Maria Cavallo, Oreste de Divitiis,

    By Paolo Cappabianca, Luigi Maria Cavallo, Oreste de Divitiis, Felice Esposito

    This richly illustrated e-book bargains distinctive, step by step tips on surgical techniques and strategies in sufferers with midline tumors of the cranium base. entry routes are defined from either endoscopic and microscopic standpoints, through various ways, with a view to offer a 360-degree evaluate of latest midline cranium base surgical procedure. for every pathology, the a number of surgical concepts and their particular symptoms are sincerely awarded, with inclusion of neuroradiological photographs, an anatomical dissection examine and operative pictures and video clips. The ebook is meant for surgeons who desire to collect wisdom and event in cranium base surgical procedure applying endoscopic endonasal and microsurgical transcranial recommendations. it truly is remarkable in offering an built-in point of view that encompasses conventional microsurgical methods and the newest endoscopic ones, with definition of the symptoms for and barriers of either concepts.

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    Strategies of Microsurgery in Problematic Brain Areas: with by Wolfgang Seeger

    By Wolfgang Seeger

    This ebook demonstrates the way it is possibile to devise operations within the so-called inoperable areas of the basal ganglia, the mind stem, the limbic procedure and in problematical components of the cortex. contemporary advances in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging make possible winning operations in those areas. simply because constructions from varied depths of the mind overlap on NMR photographs, a precise interpretation of the picture is barely attainable if the anatomy of the respective areas is carefully identified. the writer provides a transparent and specific presentation of the anatomical sections and compares them with the NMR photographs. For the dealers of the sooner volumes of this sequence, but additionally for brand new readers of large curiosity, the ebook additionally comprises an illustrated index the place the rules and symptoms of all operations released by means of Professor Seeger are proven. The ebook is done via a bankruptcy particularly for the more youthful neurosurgeon, the place Professor Seeger indicates a few technical methods received in the course of his longtime event as a health professional.

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    Advances in Functional and Reparative Neurosurgery by Jin Woo Chang, Yoichi Katayama, Takamitsu Yamamoto

    By Jin Woo Chang, Yoichi Katayama, Takamitsu Yamamoto

    Neurorehabilitation including practical neurosurgery are gradually transforming into fields, with new advances and applied sciences together with: selective interruption of assorted neural circuits, stimulation of the cerebral cortex, deep mind buildings, spinal twine and peripheral nerves with implantable stimulation structures, and cellphone transplantation in addition to nerve grafting. contemporary advances in neuroimaging suggestions have additionally all started to illustrate the involvement of intensive sensible and structural reorganization of neural networks in the mind. with the intention to encapsulate such recommendations, the fourth legit medical assembly of the Neurorehabilitation and Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee of the realm Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) was once held in Seoul. This quantity is the fourth in a brand new sequence of lawsuits overlaying an important developments during this box.

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