Advanced Technology in Neurosurgery
Franco Pluchino, Giovanni Broggi
Springer-Verlag, 1988 - Microsurgery - 240 pages
Technological improvements in neurosurgery are disussed. The use of surgical lasers, ultrasound aspirators, bipolar coagulator and operative microscopes for surgery of deep-seated neoplasms and vascular malformations is discussed. Intraoperative monitoring, chronotherapy, chronic neurostimulation and stereotactic interstitial irradiation are covered and indications for interventional neuroradiology are reviewed.
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