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Surgery of the Human Cerebrum
edited by Michael L. J. Apuzzo

Surgery of the Human Cerebrum documents the past thirty years' advances in surgery of the human cerebrum.

Highlights include papers from:

  • Michael Apuzzo—History
  • Albert Rhoton—Anatomy
  • Chi-Shing Zee—Imaging
  • Alex Valadka—Trauma
  • Mitchel Berger—Intrinsic Tumors
  • Nobuo Hashimoto—Vascular Malformations
  • Johannes Schramm—Epilepsy
  • Walter Hall—Infections

Surgery of the Human Cerebrum brings together new and archival articles by the world's foremost authorities to provide the most complete single source of information on contemporary cerebral surgery.



  • Surgery of the Human Cerebrum: A Collective Modernity

  • The Cerebrum

  • Magnetoencephalography in Neurosurgery
  • Functional Identifcation of the Primary Motor Area by Corticospinal Tractography
  • Preoperative and Intraoperative Diffusion Tensor Imaging-based Fiber Tracking in Glioma Surgery
  • Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Comparision of Novel Magnetic Resonance Angiographic Techniques and Conventional Catheter Angiography

  • Acute Traumatic Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage: Risk Factors for Progression in the Early Post-injury Period
  • The Management of Patients with Intradural Post-Traumatic Mass-Lesions: A Multicenter Survey of Current Approaches to Surgical Management in 729 Patients Coordinated by the European Brain Injury Consortium
  • Penetrating Civilian Craniocerebral Gunshot Wounds: A Protocol of Delayed Surgery
  • Evolution of Brain Tissue Injury after Evacuation of Acute Traumatic Subdural Hematomas
  • Optimal Temperature for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Effect of Hypothermia on Intracranial Pressure, Systemic and Intracranial Hemodynamics, and Metabolism
Intrinsic Tumors

  • Implementation of Fiber Tract Navigation
  • Stimulation Mapping via Implanted Grid Electrodes Prior to Surgery for Gliomas in Highly Eloquent Cortex
  • Intraoperative Optical Spectroscopy Identifies Infiltrating Glioma Margins with High Sensitivity
  • Motor Evoked Potential Monitoring with Supratentorial Surgery
  • Image-guided Craniotomy for Cerebral Metastases: Techniques and Outcomes
Vascular Malformations

  • Cerebral Cavernous Malformations Associated with Venous Anomalies: Surgical Considerations
  • Operation of Arteriovenous Malformations Assisted by Stereoscopic Navigation-controlled Display of Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Intraoperative Ultrasound Angiography
  • Surgical Risks Associated with the Management of Grade I and II Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Image-Guided Transsylvian, Transinsular Approach for Insular Cavernous Angiomas

  • FLAIR/T1/T2-co-Registration for Image-Guided Diagnostic and Resective Epilepsy Surgery
  • Multistage Epilepsy Surgery: Safety, Efficacy, and Utility of a Novel Approach in Pediatric Extratemporal Epilepsy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy after Failed Cranial Surgery for Intractable Epilepsy: Results from the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy Patient Outcome Registry
Infections and Infestations

  • Risk Factors for Adult Nosocomial Meningitis after Craniotomy: Role of Antiobiotic Prophylaxis
  • Stereotactice Aspiration and Anitobiotic Treamtent Combined wiht Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Management of Bacterial Brain Abscesses
  • Direct Detection of Bacterial Pathogens in Brain Abscesses by Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification and Sequencing of Partial 16S Ribosmal Deoxyribonucleic Acid Fragments
  • Multiloculated Pyogenic Brain Abscess: Experience in 25 Patients
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment of Postoperative Neurosurgical Infections

  • Robotic Virtual Endoscopy: Development of a Multidirectional Rigid Endoscope
  • Endoscopic Microneurosurgery: Usefulness and Cost-effectiveness in the Consecutive Experience of 210 Patients
  • Long-term Reliability of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Microsurgical Removal of Intraventricular Lesions Using Endoscopic Visualizaiton and Sterotactic Guidance

  • The Surgical Management of Pediatric Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical Management of Adult Hydrocephalus
Stereotactic Radiosurgery

  • The Application of Stereotactic Radiosurgery to Disorders of the Brain
  • The Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion and Comparisons with Its Predecessors
  • Visual Field Preservation after Multisession CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Perioptic Lesions
  • Prospective Staged Volume Radiosurgery for Large Arteriovenous Malformations: Indications and Outcomes in Otherwise Ultreatable Patients
  • Gamma Knife Surgery for Low-Grade Gliomas
Movement Disorders

  • Surgery for Moving Disorders
  • Pretargeting for the Implantation fo Stimulation Electrodes into the Subthalamic Nucleus: A Comparative Study of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ventriculography
  • Motor Cortex Stimulation for the Enhancement of Recovery from Stroke: A Prospective Mulitcenter Safety Study
Psycho-Affective Disorders and Pain

  • Surgery of the Mind and Mood: A Mosaic of Issues in Time and Evolution
  • Long-term Electrical Capsular Stimulation in Patients with Obessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Chronic Motor Cortex Stimulation for Phantom Limb Pain: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study: Technical Case Report

Intraventricular Tumors

  • Three-Dimensional Microsurgical and Tractographic Anatomy of the White Matter of the Human Brain
  • Surgery of Intraventricular Tumors
  • Endoscopic Surgery for INtraventricualr Brain Tumors in Patients without Hydrocephalus
  • Tumors of the Lateral and Third Ventricle: Removal Under Endoscope-assisted Keyhole Conditions
Extra-Axial Lesions

  • Surgery for Extra-axial Tumors of the Cerebral Convexity and Midline
  • Meningiomas Invading the Superior Sagittal Sinus: Surgical Experience in 108 Cases
  • Comparision of Posterior Approaches to the Posterior Incisural Space: Microsurgical Anatomy and Proposal of a New Method, the Occupital Bi-transtentorial/Falcine Approach

Basal Lesions

  • Surgery of Extra-axial Tumors of the Cerebral Base
  • Medial Sphenoid Ridge Meningiomas: Classification, Microsurgical Anatomy, Operative Nuances, and Long-term Surgical Outcome in 35 Consecutive Patients
  • Evolution of Surgical Approaches in theTreatment of Petroclival Meningioms: A Retrospective Review
  • Extended Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas
Giant and Other Complex Aneurysms

  • Surgical Treatment of Complex Intracranial Aneurysms
...and more.


  • Cerebral Revascularization for Ischemia, Aneurysms and Crainal Base Tumors
...and more.

Endovascular Techniques

  • Cerebral Endovascular Neurosurgery
...and more.

Advanced Methodologies

  • The Future of Cerebral Surgery: A Kaleidoscope of Opportunities

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Surgery of the Human Cerebrum
edited by Michael L. J. Apuzzo
2009 • 1,586 pages • $298.00 + shipping
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