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Deep Brain Stimulation: New Developments, Procedures and Applications
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Editors: Alden G. Sloan and Andrea I. Montes Villarreal
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the new developments, procedures and applications in the field of deep brain stimulation. Topics discussed in this compilation include deep brain stimulation for Gilles de Tourette syndrome; the impact of subthalamic stimulation on autonomic dysfunction in Parkinson's disease; deep brain stimulation in treatment-resistant depressive disorders and gamma knife thalamotomy for disabling tremors as an alternative to DBS. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Deep Brain Stimulation for Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (pp. 1-51)
(John Carlo Pansaon Piedad, Hugh Edward Rickards, Andrea Eugenio Cavanna, Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research Group, Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Birmingham and BSMHFT, Birmingham, United Kingdom, and others)

Chapter 2: The Impact of Subthalamic Stimulation on Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinsonĺs Disease (pp. 53-76)
(E. Trachani, E. Chroni, C. Constantoyannis, Functional Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Neurology, Medical School of Patras, Patras, Greece)

Chapter 3: Deep Brain Stimulation in Treatment-Resistant Depressive Disorders (pp. 77-93)
(Dolors Puigdemont, Maria J. Portella, Joan Molet, VÝctor PÚrez, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Aut˛noma de Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 4: Concurrent Non-Invasive and Invasive Brain Stimulation (pp. 95-107)
(Diane Ruge, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL-Institute of Neurology, University College London,
London, United Kingdom)

Chapter 5: Gamma Knife Thalamotomy for Disabling Tremor: An Alternative to Deep Brain Stimulation (pp. 109-117)
(Ameer L. Elaimy, John J. Demakas, Alexander R. Mackay, Wayne T. Lamoreaux, Robert K. Fairbanks, Barton S. Cooke, Sudheer R. Thumma, Peter W. Hanson, Christopher M. Lee, Gamma Knife of Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA)

Chapter 6: Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamus: Neuropsychological Effects (pp. 119-140)
(Rita Moretti, Paola Torre, Rodolfo M. Antonello, Antonio Bava, Dip. Fisiologia e Patologia, UniversitÓ di Trieste, Italy)

Chapter 7: Subthalamic High-Frequency Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluated by Positron Emission Tomography in a Porcine Parkinson Model (pp. 141-157)
(Mette S. Nielsen, Flemming Andersen, Paul Cumming, Arne M°ller, Albert Gjedde, Jens. C. S°rensen, Carsten R. Bjarkam, Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Anatomy, University of Aarhus, Denmark, and others)*


      Neuroscience Research Progress
      Neurology - Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 171 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-599-6
   Status: AV
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