Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement

Neurosurgical Re-Engineering of the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord

Editors: Katayama, Yoichi (Ed.)

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This volume is the second in a new series of pro­ The task carried out through the collaboration of ceedings covering the official scientific meetings of the neurosurgeons and specialists in neurorehabilitation Neurorehabilitation Committee of the World Federa­ cannot be viewed simply as a restoration of function or tion of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS). The first reconstruction of structure. Recent advances in neu­ scientific meeting of the WFNS Neurorehabilitation roimaging techniques have begun to demonstrate that Committee was held successfully in Munster, Ger­ it involves extensive functional and structural reorga­ many, in 2000 under the auspices of Professor Klaus nization of neural networks within the brain and R. H. von Wild. The proceedings of that meeting probably the spinal cord. On this basis, we felt that it (Functional Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery and Neu­ might be more appropriate to refer to such activities as rotraumatology) were published as a supplement to re-engineering of the damaged brain and spinal cord. Acta Neurochirurgica (volume 79, 2001). This first In order to encapsulate such a concept, the second scientific meeting highlighted the important role scientific meeting was entitled the Second Interna­ played by neurosurgeons in neurorehabilitation be­ tional Symposium on Neurosurgical Re-engineering of at an early period after brain or spinal cord the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord (NRDBS'02). ginning damage.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Control of sleep and wakefulness by brainstem monoaminergic and cholinergic neurons

    Kayama, Yukihiko (et al.)

    Pages 3-6

  • Electrical treatment of coma via the median nerve

    Cooper, Edwin B. (et al.)

    Pages 7-10

  • Regaining consciousness for prolonged comatose patients with right median nerve stimulation

    Liu, Jung-Tung (et al.)

    Pages 11-14

  • DBS therapy for a persistent vegetative state: ten years follow-up results

    Yamamoto, Takamitsu (et al.)

    Pages 15-18

  • Clinical study on effect of HBO plus electric stimulation on treatment for the vegetative state

    Xie, Kangmin (et al.)

    Pages 19-21

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Neurosurgical Re-Engineering of the Damaged Brain and Spinal Cord
Editors
  • Yoichi Katayama
Series Title
Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement
Series Volume
87
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag/Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-6081-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-6081-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-211-00920-8
Series ISSN
0065-1419
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 186
Number of Illustrations and Tables
45 b/w illustrations
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