Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorders

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Isabelle M. Germano
Thieme, 1998 - Medical - 275 pages

Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorders is a state-of-the-art book designed to give the reader an overview of treatment strategies for movement disorders. Ablative and restorative surgical procedures and technical advances in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and surgical techniques for the treatment of hyperkinesias are presented in detail.

Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorders covers:

  • Describes the classification, pathophysiology, pathology and clinical presentation of movement disorders
  • Reviews the current medical treatment of movement disorders
  • Defines the current indications for surgical treatment
  • Appraises the technical aspects of surgical procedures used in the treatment of movement disorders
  • Identifies the limitations and advantages of these techniques
  • Develops a multidisciplinary approach to treatment
(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

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History of Surgery for Movement Disorders
Advances in the Neuropathology of Parkinsons Disease
Pharmacological Treatment of Movement Disorders
Treatment of Parkinsons Disease Ablative Surgical Procedures
Indications and Techniques
Treatment of Parkinsons Disease Restorative Surgical Procedures
Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation
Technical Advances in Surgery for Parkinsons Disease
Intraoperative Electrophysiological Recording Techniques
Treatment of Hyperkinesias Surgical Techniques
Ablative Procedures for Dystonia
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Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

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