Insights in Neurosurgery are a world’s leading Open access journal covering all aspects of neurology. The Journal provides a trusted platform for surgeons to their exchange ideas and to propagate the advancement of science and the art of surgery. Journal publishes complete and reliable source of information about the discoveries and current developments of Neurosurgical Focuses, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, Complications in surgery and novel developments in instrumentation and technology, Preoperative and postoperative patient management, Neuro surgery, surgical management of neurological disorders.
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A mathematical model to quantify the spatio-temporal growth and invasion of gliomas in three dimensions throughout a virtual human brain. Virtual craniotomies successfully simulated a sampling of different operative environments that have the potential to play a significant role in neurosurgical training and operative planning worthy of further exploration and development. The model quantifies the extent of tumorous invasion of individual gliomas in three-dimensions to a degree beyond the limits of present medical imaging, including even microscopy, and makes clear why current therapies based on existing imaging techniques are inadequate and cannot be otherwise without other methods for detecting tumour cells in the brain.
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Neurologists have developed much advancement in surgical options for disease of the nervous system. The intraoperative MRI for Brain Tumors, 3-Dimension Reconstruction for Brain Tumor Surgery, Surgery under Local Anesthesia for Brain Tumors, X-Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Lesions. Research on Biomarker Studies for Multiple Sclerosis and Research Targets Neurologic Complications of Cancer, Cancer Treatment is still undergoing.
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Spine & Neurosurgery, For pain caused by sciatica and disc herniation or degeneration latest surgical technologies are available. The main aim of new technology is to greatly reduce patient recovery time. Fractures, Tumors, Spinal Trauma, Disc Herniation, Disc Disease, Bone Spurs, and Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures are Cervical MED, Lumbar MED, Thoracoscopic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF). Additional Complex Spine Procedures are Artificial Disc Implantation, Instrumented Spinal Fusions, Anterior Discectomy & Fusion, Anterior and Posterior Spinal Instrumentation, Anterior Odontoid Screw Fixation.
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Fluorescence imaging in neurosurgery has a long historical development, with several different biomarkers and biochemical agents being used, and several technological approaches. Endogenous autofluorescence, Exogenous agents that are in routine human use, Exogenous agents, with molecular targeting potential. In the use of these fluorescence biochemical probes, tumors have been visualized using different types of technologies as well, including: In vivo fluorescence microscopy; point spectroscopic tools for imaging one region at a time; modified surgical microscopes or laboratory grade stand-alone systems; commercial systems with built in fluorescence channels; combination systems which integrate fluorescence with spatial imaging.
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Endovascular image guided procedures for the treatment of aneurysms, AVMs, carotid stenosis, strokes, and spinal malformations, and vasospasms are utilized by Endovascular Neurosurgery. Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery is commonly utilized by neurosurgeons when appropriate. Techniques such as endoscopic endonasal surgery are used in pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, chordomas, and the repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks.
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Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, British Journal of Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery.
The Neurosurgery Clinics provides a broad spectrum of services from comprehensive evaluations, treatment planning, surgery and rehabilitation. A team of leading experts including neurologists, neuroradiologists and radiation oncologists provides care for conditions ranging from brain tumors to nerve disorders.
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Doctor–patient communication competencies are being assessed by psychometrically sound communication assessment tools,5 mobile information and communication systems,6 database and multimedia authoring tools,7 and the Medical House Call tool. These techniques and tools can only be applied to patients capable of communicating.If the patients are not capable of communicating as they are admitted to the emergency room, coupled with the limited time, the strategies are prone to failure. Therefore, for doctors communication and interpersonal skills, are as important as clinical skills and medical knowledge.
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Brain surgery is performed to Clip off an aneurysm to prevent blood flow, Remove a tumor or a piece of tumor for a biopsy, Remove abnormal brain tissue, Drain blood or an infection and to free a nerve. The surgeon creates a hole in the skull and removes a bone flap, before surgery, the hair on part of the scalp is shaved and the area is cleaned. A tube with a light and camera on the end is inserted this is called an endoscope. MRI or CT scan can help guide the doctor to the proper place in the brain.
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Brain surgery may be suggested by the neurosurgeon in one of the following conditions of patient abnormal blood vessels, aneurysm, bleeding, blood clots, damage to protective tissue, epilepsy, infections, nerve damage, Parkinson’s, pressure after injury, skull fracture, stroke and tumors. If the vessel ruptures, the open surgery is preferred.
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Pediatric neurosurgical problems often are present for life. A pediatric neurosurgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Neurosurgical problems seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general neurosurgeons. Children cannot always answer medical questions, and are not always able to be patient and cooperative during a medical examination. pediatric neurosurgeons use equipment and facilities specifically designed for children.
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Stereotactic neurosurgery method is used because of its advantages like Easy to use, Optimized design – sophisticated, yet simple and Versatility. A three-dimensional reference system and center-of-arc instrument advanced image-based planning software and a compact RF generator with remote control for physiological localization and brain lesioning. To locate small targets inside the body and to perform on them some action such as ablation, biopsy, lesion, injection, stimulation, implantation, radiosurgery etc.
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Endoscopic neurosurgery is a standard practice to conventional macrosurgical techniques. If carpal tunnel is too narrow this surgery is contraindicated. The technique that uses a tube with a lens, a small camera and a light source to look into a body cavity through a small opening is called Endoscope that visualizes pathological condition. Endoscopic Endonasal Approach , Ventricular Endoscopy, Endoscopic Evacuation of Hematomas, Endoscopic-Assisted Trigeminal neuralgia and Hemifacial spasm are few Endoscopic neurosurgery’s.
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Vascular neurosurgery has always been at the forefront of neurosurgical advances, requiring a combination of decision making, critical care support, microsurgical skill, and advanced surgical technology. For the experienced vascular neurosurgeon the operative conditions in the context of unruptured aneurysms are ideal and operative morbidities should be minimal.
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Robotic surgery is no more a new technique to surgeons; vision-guided robotic system is under use by most of the neurosurgeons. Surgical robots in neurosurgery help in stereotactic procedures and endoscopic manoeuvres. To perform stereotactic and endoscopic procedures Robotic technology is generally used. Other common neurosurgical applications are robotised microscope, telepresence, and tumour resection.
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Laser neurosurgery is under wide usage to improve the conventional techniques to treat cerebral lesions. Generally three laser sources combination is required surgery. The precise cutting and of shrinking by vaporization is possible with CO2 that finally removes lesion more complete without touching surrounding areas. Laser beam ablates or vaporizes the soft tissue with high water content in laser surgery.
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Advanced instrumentation is used for neurosurgery for better surgery. Some advanced instrumentations are Chordae Sizer, Curettes, Elevators, Extension Bars, Manipulation, Osteotomes, Probes, Rasps, Rongeurs, Speculas, suction Tubes, Standard Kerrisons, Specialty Kerrisons, Pneumatic Kairison, Sensation Micro Neurosurgical Instruments, TREND Transnasal Neurosurgical Instruments, Krisht Transsphenoidal Neurosurgical Instrument Set, Krisht Microvascular Neurosurgical Instrument Set, Al Mefty Skull Base Neurosurgical Instrument Set, Wire Cutting Scissors, Bayonet Style Microdisectomy Neurosurgical Instruments, Aesculap Spine Retraction System and Diamond Knives.
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