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Title Arachnoid cysts : clinical and surgical management / edited by Knut Wester
Published London, England : Academic Press, 2018


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 306 pages) : illustrations (some color), photographs
Contents Clinical diagnostic aspects 1. Intracranial arachnoid cysts and headache 2. Clinical presentation, symptoms and complaints: Dizziness/vertigo 3. Intracranial arachnoid cysts and epilepsy 4. Clinical presentation, symptoms and complaints: Arachnoid cysts and visual function 5. Clinical presentation, symptoms and complaints: What matters: size, location, or intracystic pressure? 6. Intracranial arachnoid cysts and mental functions Surgical aspects 7. Controversies in the management of intracranial arachnoid cysts 8. Indications. Which cysts should be operated: Pros and Cons: Clinical, radiological, and neuropsychological evidence in favour of surgical decompression 9. Surgical techniques, results, and complications: Microsurgical techniques -- traditional craniotomy. 10. Microsurgical Techniques -- The Keyhole Approach 11. Endoscopic techniques in arachnoid cyst surgery 12. Shunt techniques -- Cystoperitoneal shunt 13. Surgical techniques, results, and complications: Shunt techniques -- Cystosubdural shunt. Cystoventricular shunt/stent 14. Overdrainage syndromes in shunted arachnoid cysts 15. Arachnoid cyst, anesthesia and postoperative management 16. Pre- and postoperative quality of life in arachnoid cyst patients 17. Pediatric Spinal Arachnoid Cysts, part 1 18. Pediatric Intracranial Arachnoid Systs, part 2 19. Spinal arachnoid cysts 20. Arachnoid cysts and risk of sport-related brain injury
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Subject Central nervous system -- Diseases.
Intracranial cysts.
Arachnoid Cysts -- epidemiology
Arachnoid Cysts -- diagnostic imaging
Central Nervous System Diseases
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Central nervous system -- Diseases
Intracranial cysts
Form Electronic book
Author Wester, Knut, editor
ISBN 0128143797