Image-Guided Neurosurgery provides readers with an update on the revolutionary improvements in imaging and visualization relating to neurosurgery. From the development of the pneumoencephalogram, to the operating microscope, to cross sectional imaging with CT and later MRI, to stereotaxy and neuronavigation, the ability to visualize the pathology and surrounding neural structures has been the driving factor leading surgical innovation and improved outcomes.
The book provides a comprehensive reference on the application of contemporary imaging technologies used in neurosurgery. Specific techniques discussed include brain biopsies, brain tumor resection, deep brain stimulation, and more.
The book is ideal for neurosurgeons, interventional radiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, and radiologists, as well as technical experts in imaging, image analysis, computer science, and biomedical engineering.
1. Introduction and Historical Perspectives on Image-Guided Surgery Robert Galloway Section I. Methods 2. Background on Imaging: Structural Imaging Nathan Himes and Geoffrey S. Young 3. Advanced Functional Imaging: fMRI, PET, MEG Nina Shevzov-Zebrun, Nicole M. Petrovich Brennan, Kyung K. Peck and Andrei I. Holodny 4. Imaging White Matter Anatomy for Surgical Planning of Brain Tumors Sonia Pujol 5. Background on stereotaxis David W. Roberts 6. Role of Computers and Image Processing in Image-Guided Brain Tumor Surgery Nabgha Farhat, Tina Kapur and Ron Kikinis 7. Intra-operative imaging Christopher Nimsky and Barbara Carl Section II. Applications 8. Image Guided Brain Biopsy Peter C. Warnke and Ashley Ralston 9. Multi-modal Image-guided Brain Tumor Resection Xiaolei Chen 10. Image-Guidance and Visualization in Pituitary Surgery Wenya Linda Bi, Ian Dunn and Edward R. Laws 11. Imaging and Epilepsy: The Key to Surgical Success Wael Assad and G. Rees Cosgrove 12. Image-Guided Open Cerebrovascular Surgery Rajiv Khajuria, Bradley A. Gross and Rose Du 13. Functional Neurosurgery: Deep Brain Stimulation and Gene Therapy R. Mark Richardson 14. Image Guidance for Spine Surgery Viren Vasudeva, Ziev Moses, Tyler Cole, Yakov Gologorsky and Yi Lu 15. Image-Guided Radiosurgery, and Stereotactic Radiotherapy Agam Sharda and John Adler 16. MRI-Guided Stereotactic Laser Ablation Jon T. Willie, Jack K. Tung and Robert Gross Section III. New Directions 17. Advances in Molecular Imaging for Surgery Olutayo I. Olubiyi, Fake Frank Lu, David Calligaris, Ferenc Jolesz and Nathalie Agar 18. Drug Delivery to the brain via Focused Ultrasound Costas D. Arvanitis and Nathan McDannold 19. Robotics for image guided Neurosurgery Sanju Lama and Garnette R. Sutherland