State-of-the-art appraisal of the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
Integrates the knowledge and experience of leading international authorities
Includes DVD with video demonstrations of surgical techniques
Online edition linked to various Springer journals in Neurosurgery
This volume covers stereotactic principles and functional stereotaxis. Amongst the stereotactic principles are discussions of frame-based and frameless systems of stereotaxis, image guidance stereotaxis, atlases and the technical aspects of radiosurgery. Within functional neurosurgery, disorders covered include the diagnosis and management of pain, epilepsy, movement disorders and the rediscovered field of surgery for psychiatric disorders.