Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System: Diagnosis and Treatment

Editors: Turgut, Dr. Mehmet (Ed.)

  • First comprehensive reference book on hydatid disease of the central nervous system
  • Written by leading authorities from infested areas of the world
  • Detailed guidance on diagnosis and treatment
  • Includes at least 200 original photos
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About this book

Hydatid disease, a zoonotic infection caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus, has been encountered in various organs in humans. In spite of all the advances in imaging techniques and therapeutic methods, hydatidosis of the central nervous system is still a life-threatening condition in infested areas of the world. This is the first comprehensive reference book on hydatidosis of the central nervous system. It is written and edited by leading international authorities from infested areas and provides an in-depth review of diagnosis and management. Clinical and neuroradiological findings are extensively documented with the aid of numerous original photographs and the role of surgical intervention and chemotherapy is carefully appraised. In addition, future avenues and innovative therapeutic philosophies are discussed. This book will serve as an ideal source of up-to-date information for all with an interest in this debilitating disease.

About the authors

After gaining his MD from Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey in 1984, Dr. Mehmet Turgut specialized in neurosurgery in Hacettepe University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Since 1995 he has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, Adnan Menderes University School of Medicine, Aydın, Turkey. He has been principal investigator in a lot of major research projects and his research interests include infectious diseases of the central nervous system, clinic and laboratory investigations upon developmental neuroscience and neurosurgery, stereology, pineal research and melatonin, as well as medical history. Dr. Turgut, a member of Turkish Society of Hydatidology, serves as a member of editorial boards of many peer-reviewed international journals indexed by SCI-Expanded and other indexes He is an active experienced neurosurgeon who understands the needs of his colleagues related to craniospinal hydatidosis. Dr. Turgut has more than 250 publications and presentations to his name; most of the publications have been in peer-reviewed international journals and a considerable number have focused on hydatid disease.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Historical Aspects of Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System

    Syrmos, Nikolaos (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System in Mediterranean Countries and the Middle East

    Benzagmout, Mohammed (et al.)

    Pages 13-23

  • Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System in South America

    Menghi, Claudia I. (et al.)

    Pages 25-33

  • Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System in Central and Eastern Europe

    Neghina, Raul (et al.)

    Pages 35-47

  • Hydatidosis of the Skull

    Hossain, Zahed

    Pages 49-59

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eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54359-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54358-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-50841-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System: Diagnosis and Treatment
Editors
  • Dr. Mehmet Turgut
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-54359-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-54359-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-54358-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50841-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 324
Number of Illustrations and Tables
139 b/w illustrations, 60 illustrations in colour
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