Neurosurgical Re-Engineering of the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord

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Yoichi Katayama
Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 28, 2003 - Medical - 186 pages
This volume is the second in a new series of pro The task carried out through the collaboration of ceedings covering the official scientific meetings of the neurosurgeons and specialists in neurorehabilitation Neurorehabilitation Committee of the World Federa cannot be viewed simply as a restoration of function or tion of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS). The first reconstruction of structure. Recent advances in neu scientific meeting of the WFNS Neurorehabilitation roimaging techniques have begun to demonstrate that Committee was held successfully in Munster, Ger it involves extensive functional and structural reorga many, in 2000 under the auspices of Professor Klaus nization of neural networks within the brain and R. H. von Wild. The proceedings of that meeting probably the spinal cord. On this basis, we felt that it (Functional Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery and Neu might be more appropriate to refer to such activities as rotraumatology) were published as a supplement to re-engineering of the damaged brain and spinal cord. Acta Neurochirurgica (volume 79, 2001). This first In order to encapsulate such a concept, the second scientific meeting highlighted the important role scientific meeting was entitled the Second Interna played by neurosurgeons in neurorehabilitation be tional Symposium on Neurosurgical Re-engineering of at an early period after brain or spinal cord the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord (NRDBS'02). ginning damage.
 

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Contents

Control of sleep and wakefulness by brainstem monoaminergic and cholinergic neurons
3
Electrical treatment of coma via the median nerve
7
Regaining consciousness for prolonged comatose patients with right median nerve stimulation
11
ten years followup results
15
Clinical study on effect of HBO plus electric stimulation on treatment for the vegetative state
19
Effects of musicokinetic therapy and spinal cord stimulation on patients in a persistent vegetative state
23
Intrathecal drug delivery 2002
29
other clinical applications of intrathecal baclofen
37
Combined dorsal root entry zone lesions and neural reconstruction for early rehabilitation of brachial plexus avulsion injury
95
Functional posterior rhizotomy for severely disabled children with mixed type cerebral palsy
99
new findings on functional microanatomy of the tibial nerve
103
surgery of the spinal cord?
107
history current clinical application and future prospects
115
Deep brain and motor cortex stimulation for poststroke movement disorders and poststroke pain
121
Chronic simulation of the globus pallidus internus for control of primary generalized dystonia
125
Neurosurgical treatment for writers cramp
129

Intrathecal baclofen therapy patient selection team approach
39
New development of functional neurorehabilitation in neurosurgery
43
Successful treatment by spinal cord stimulation for gait disturbance in a patient with diffuse axonal injury
49
Functional Electrical Stimulation FES for spinal cord injury
53
BOLD functional MRI may overlook activation areas in the damaged brain
59
Acetazolamide vasoreactivity in persistent vegetative state and vascular dementia evaluated by transcranial harmonic perfusion imaging and Doppler ...
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Impairment of motor function after frontal lobe resection with preservation of the primary motor cortex
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functional MRI study
75
Early use of intrathecal baclofen in brain injury in pediatric patients
81
Subtonsillar placement of auditory brainstem implant
85
Diaphragm pacing with the spinal cord stimulator
89
Neurophysiological identification and characterization of thalamic neurons with single unit recording in essential tremor patients
133
Localization of thalamic cells with tremorfrequency activity in Parkinsons disease and essential tremor
137
MR safety in patients with implanted deep brain stimulation systems DBS
141
Neurons with spontaneous highfrequency discharges in the central nervous system and chronic pain
153
First human ventral mesencephalon and striatum cografting in a parkinson patient
159
Effect of subthalamic lesion with kainic acid on the neuronal activities of the basal ganglia of rat Parkinsonian models with 6hydroxydopamine
163
Neural stemprogenitor cells survive and differentiate better in PD rats than in normal rats
169
Mesencephalic progenitors can improve rotational behavior and reconstruct nigrostriatal pathway in PD rats
175
Author Index
181
Index of Keywords
183
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