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Author : M. D. Larry Rogers
ISBN : 1633931137
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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M. Gazi Yasargil: Father of Modern Neurosurgery describes Professor Yasargil developing a means of reducing the mortality rates associated with the deadliest of brain pathologies from thirty percent in the mid-1960s to less than two percent. It required not only a vastly redesigned microscope, but an array of new surgical instruments, even a new way of thinking. 1967 witnessed neurosurgeons flocking to Zurich from around the world to learn his method. Yasargil possessed a truly amazing surgical talent, but his brand of microneurosurgery allowed even the lesser skilled to achieve stunning results if the requisite laboratory-hours to master the method were observed. Yasargil's life and times were as dramatic and challenging as microneurosurgery was important. He was born in a cave in rural east Turkey as his parents were held at gunpoint by outlaws determined to challenge the new government in Ankara. At eighteen, with his family's hearts in their throats, he was off to Vienna to study medicine. But when Nazi police suspected him of being a Jew, he was not allowed to register for classes. But instead of returning to Turkey defeated, he chose to push into Germany where he bargained enrollment as a first year medical student. From 1943 to 1945 he was harassed by Hitler's police as a potential spy. Headstrong, confident-he typically made matters worse. The bombs killing some of his classmates were dropped from British and American aircraft. Since this story contains as much history and adventure as medical triumph, a brief glossary of medical terms make it accessible to anyone reading at the high school level.

Neurosurgery Notes For The Graduate Students Penerbit Usm

Author : Zamzuri Idris
ISBN : 9789674611187
Genre : Medical
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We dedicate this Neurosurgery: Notes for the Graduate Students to all the residents and young neurosurgeons. Some did read the books but could not grasp the important concepts or facts. We have designed this e-book (electronic book) in note format to provide a comprehensive, yet easy-to-read summary of the essential topics in neurosurgery covering clinical localization, basic neurosciences and neurosurgery itself. The authors want to make this e-book as an additional knowledge to the readers. The purpose is to highlight the important points in neurosurgery. Besides, the real truth in some current neurosurgical practices are not clear, therefore, it is only a guide in note format to make readers quickly grasp the important or arguable points. Some notes mentioned in this e-book are indeed debateable and they may evolve over time. Pertaining to aforementioned notes, the content of this e-book is largely gained from standard protocols or widely accepted practices, our personal experience, notes done during our neurosurgical training locally and overseas, notes taken during international conferences, notes obtained from our personal discussion with the seniors in neurosurgery from all over the world and notes made from current journals in neurosurgery. In summary, it is an electronic neurosurgical note-book with important and debateable knowledge that we would like to emphasize and share with neurosurgical trainees or any graduate students. It is not meant to replace other commonly-referred neurosurgical textbooks. Therefore, trainees and students should read this e-book as an additional-knowledge which could be subjected to further discussion. We would like thank our beloved wives and our family members for being supportive and understanding; our teachers for guiding us and our trainees for motivating us to write this e-book. Finally, we would like to state some interesting quotes from others: 1. “The World is a book, and those who do not travel, only read a page” (Saint Augustine, 354-430). 2. “The more you know, the more you see” and “The brain actually is not like a single organ. It's like a country, there are many organs (cities) in it: There are a vascular organ, an endocrine organ, an immunological organ and many more; In real fact, all are in the brain” (Professor Dr. M. Gazi Yasargil, father of modern neurosurgery). 3. “You need fitness in all aspects: brain, mind, spirit and body to explore optimally the beauty of the brain and nervous system” (Zamzuri Idris, 2016).

Becoming A Neurosurgeon

Author : John Colapinto
ISBN : 9781501159190
Genre : Business & Economics
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A fascinating guide to a career in neurosurgery written by award-winning journalist John Colapinto and based on the real-life experiences of an expert in the field—essential reading for someone considering a path to this most challenging profession. Choosing what to do with your life begins with imagining yourself in a career, actually meeting the emotional, physical, and intellectual demands of the job. Often regarded as one of the most technically and emotionally demanding of surgical disciplines, becoming a neurosurgeon requires years of study. This practical guide offers a unique opportunity to see what daily life for a neurosurgeon is like, from someone who has mastered the profession and can explain what the risks and rewards of the job really are. Joshua Bederson is the chief of Neurosurgery at the esteemed Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. New Yorker writer John Colapinto brings to vivid life what Dr. Bederson’s professional life is like to show all the varied facets of his work, from extensive study and research to brain operations, one-on-one consultations with patients, and even staff meetings with fellow surgeons and students. Since Mt. Sinai is a teaching hospital, we learn alongside the residents and interns how Bederson trains neurosurgeons, passing along the knowledge and skills he honed over decades. The result is a multidimensional portrait of a man and a department, a practical guide for how to enter and learn the profession, as well as a moving glimpse into the world of patients and doctors who face some of life’s most harrowing challenges.

Textbook Of Contemporary Neurosurgery Volumes 1 2

Author : Vincent A Thamburaj
ISBN : 9789350252390
Genre : Medical
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This two volume set is a comprehensive guide to neurosurgery. Each section covers neurological disorders in different parts of the body, beginning with an introduction and ending with key practice points for quick review, integrating theory and practice. Genetics, ethics and physiotherapy are also discussed. With contributions from recognised specialists in the USA and Europe, this practical manual includes more than 1000 images and illustrations to assist learning and understanding. Key Features Comprehensive two volume set giving complete review of field of neurosurgery Covers numerous neurological disorders in different parts of the body Each section feature key practice points for quick review Integrates theory and practice More than 1000 images and illustrations Contributions from US and European specialists

Cerebrovascular And Endovascular Neurosurgery

Author : Chirag D. Gandhi
ISBN : 9783319652061
Genre : Medical
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This book is an up-to-date, well-referenced practical resource that offers detailed guidance on the avoidance and management of complications in patients treated for cerebrovascular and spinal vascular disease. All complication avoidance and management techniques currently available to the endovascular/cerebrovascular surgeon are reviewed by pioneers and leaders in the field to provide the clinician with an advanced single point of reference on the subject. The book is divided into four sections. It opens by discussing general issues, such as definition of complications, medicolegal aspects, the role of resident training, and checklists. The subsequent three sections address the avoidance and management of complications when performing surgical, endovascular, and radiosurgical procedures, covering the full ran ge of indications and potential adverse events. All chapters have a standardized format, simplifying the search for information on a specific disease process. Numerous intraoperative images are included, and, when appropriate, algorithms for the avoidance, early recognition, and management of complications are presented. Each chapter concludes with a checklist of preparatory steps and “emergency procedures” that each member of the team must perform in order to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Modern Neurosurgical Giants

Author : Paul C. Bucy
ISBN : 0444010831
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Cerebral Revascularization Microsurgical And Endovascular Techniques

Author : Eric Nussbaum
ISBN : 9781604062656
Genre : Medical
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In Cerebral Revascularization: Microsurgical and Endovascular Techniques, renowned surgical experts combine their expertise to provide the most current and comprehensive coverage of open brain bypass and endovascular options currently available.A detailed introduction familiarizes readers with the various indications for these technically demanding procedures. Concise chapters then supply thorough coverage of surgical strategies, complications, and outcomes using case examples from the authors' own collections to help prepare readers for surgery. Enhancing the text throughout, operative photographs and angiographic images clearly demonstrate the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of ischemic stroke, giant aneurysms, and the spectrum of complex cerebrovascular diseases.Features Extensive coverage of extracranial-intracranial bypass and the latest in endovascular therapy 369 high-quality operative photographs and endovascular images illustrate key concepts A unique emphasis on the vital role perioperative care plays in optimizing patient outcomes Neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows will regularly refer to this definitive guide in both the operating room and the catheterization lab. It is also an indispensable resource for interventional radiologists, neurologists, vascular neurosurgeons, or for anyone who needs to learn more about these cutting-edge cerebral revascularization techniques.

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