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brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems

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In combination with Elements Automatic Segmentation, FiberTracking and post-operative Lead Localisation, Elements Stereotaxy is the latest addition to Brainlab's product portfolio and together extend the advanced capabilities for planning as well as intra- and postoperative verification of the lead placement for stereotactic functional neurosurgery.
The conference is being held by World Society for Stereotactic and functional Neurosurgery with the collaboration of Pan-Arab Neurosurgical Societies and Gulf Neurosurgical Society.
associate professor and director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati and a neurosurgeon with the Mayfield Clinic.
director of Functional Neurosurgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital "While this study is only a preliminary step towards understanding the healing potential of these cells, we are excited about what a successful trial could do for a patient population that has very limited therapeutic options.
Subsequent sections address functional neurosurgery, including epilepsy, mesial temporal sclerosis, movement disorders, medical and psychiatric conditions, and chronic pain; common questions related to tumors; pediatric neurosurgery, particularly hydrocephalus, Chiari malformations, myelomeningocele, and medulloblastoma; vascular neurosurgery, including intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, intracranial and extracranial arterial stenosis, vasospasm, and intraparenchymal/intraventricular hemorrhage; and neurotrauma, including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.
One can envision that this would represent a major milestone in functional neurosurgery.
Canavero (Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, Italy), who invented cortical stimulation (CS) methods for Parkinson's disease and the vegetative state, introduces therapeutic cortical stimulation as a "quiet revolution" in functional neurosurgery.
She served as a fellow in functional neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Ill.
The Swedish radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services provider Elekta AB said on Thursday (11 December) that it had participated in the reconstruction of Iraq by delivering a complete system for minimal-invasive stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.
The main goal of functional neurosurgery for movement disorders is to suppress symptoms of a disease by modifying the pathophysiological process behind the symptoms or restoring normal physiology, at least in part.
But this makes a difference only with highly specific operations--for example, in functional neurosurgery, where we're ablating specific nuclei of the brain to correct a movement disorder.
Tasker Chair in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at the University Health Network and University of Toronto and Scientific Founder of the company; and Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS, Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor, Johns Hopkins University, and Director, Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center.
Professor of functional neurosurgery at the (BRAIN) Unit, William Gray, was awarded a Life Sciences Bridging Fund to conduct the new procedure.
William Gray, professor of functional neurosurgery at the Brain Unit, was awarded a Life Sciences Bridging Fund to conduct the new procedure.
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