Management of Degenerative Scoliosis

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Chapter 185 Management of Degenerative Scoliosis Daniel M. Sciubba Scoliosis refers to an abnormal curvature of the spine and is classically defined radiographically as a coronal curve greater than 10…

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Management of Traumatic Intracranial Aneurysms

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Chapter 141 Management of Traumatic Intracranial Aneurysms Giuseppe Talamonti, Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Massimo Collice∗ The injury of intracranial arterial wall may result in immediate hemorrhage, thrombosis, dissection, or development of traumatic…

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Neurologic Problems of the Spine in Achondroplasia

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Chapter 184 Neurologic Problems of the Spine in Achondroplasia Benjamin S. Carson, Mari Groves, Reza Yassari Achondroplasia is characterized by disproportionately short stature with rhizomelic shortening of the extremities, macrocephaly,…

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Surgical Approaches to the Orbit

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Chapter 51 Surgical Approaches to the Orbit U.T.A. Schick, Andreas Unterberg The surgical treatment of orbital processes presents a border area between different surgical specialties, including otorhinolaryngology, oral/maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology,…

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Intradural Extramedullary Tumors

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Chapter 187 Intradural Extramedullary Tumors Paul McCormick Introduction Tumors arising from the intradural extramedullary spinal canal reflect a wide variety of histopathologies. With few exceptions, however, these tumors are histologically…

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Spheno-orbital Meningioma

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Chapter 37 Spheno-Orbital Meningioma John R. Floyd, Franco DeMonte The original description of sphenoid ridge meningiomas by Cushing and Eisenhardt in 1938 defines a global type, which grows outward into…

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Dorsal Root Entry Zone Lesions

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Chapter 130 Dorsal Root Entry Zone Lesions Kevin Cahill, Allan J. Belzberg, William S. Anderson Ablation of the dorsal root entry zone (DREZ) of the spinal cord, also known as…

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