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Author Wester, Knut.

Title Arachnoid Cysts : Clinical and Surgical Management
Published San Diego, UNITED STATES : Academic Press, 2017
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Contents Front Cover; Arachnoid Cysts; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; I. Clinical Diagnostic Aspects; 1 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Headache; Abbreviation; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Prevalence of Headache in AC Patients; Characteristics of AC-Associated Headache; Effects of Surgical Decompression on Headache; Adults; Children; References; 2 Clinical Presentation, Symptoms, and Complaints: Dizziness/Vertigo; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Introduction
Impairment Caused by a Direct Effect on the Optic PathwaysAnatomy of the Visual Pathways; Impact of Arachnoid Cysts on Vision; An Illustrative Case; Reduced Vision Due to Hydrocephalus and Increased ICP; Role of Visual Evoked Potential in ACs Compressing the Visual Pathway; Cranial Nerves in Control of Eye Movements; The Oculomotor Nerve (III); The Trochlear Nerve (IV); The Abducens Nerve (VI); References; Further Reading; 5 Clinical Presentation, Symptoms and Complaints-What Matters: Size, Location, or Intracystic Pressure?; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II
Level IIIIntroduction; Are There Any Associations Between Preoperative Cyst Size and Subjective Complaints?; Is There an Association Between Postoperative Radiological and Clinical Improvement?; If There Is No Association Between Radiological and Clinical Outcome for Temporal and Frontal Cyst, What Matters Then-Intra ... ; Conclusion; References; 6 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Mental Functions; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Introduction; Review of the Literature; Case Reports and Case Series; Psychiatric Symptoms; Cognition
Prevalence of ACs in Populations of Patients With Psychiatric DisordersSystematic Studies in Patient Series-Nonoperated Patients; #1. Lang et al. [54]. Memory and Attention; #1. Summary of Findings; #2. Park et al. 2009 [98]: Anxiety in a Pediatric Population; #2. Summary of Findings; #3. Rabiei et al. 2016 [69]. Mental State in Asymptomatic Patients Found During a Prevalence Study; #3. Summary of Findings; Systematic Studies in Patient Series-Operated Patients; #4. Kunz et al. 1988 [55]. Intelligence, Memory, and Other Temporal Lobe Functions; #4. Summary of Findings
Vestibular Symptoms and Findings in Patients With Arachnoid CystsClinical Signs; Posterior Fossa Cysts; Middle Fossa Cysts; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 3 Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts and Epilepsy; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level I; Level II; Level III; Prevalence of Epilepsy in Patients With AC; Cyst Location and Epilepsy; Effects of Surgical Decompression on Epilepsy; Children; The Risk of Postoperative Seizures; References; 4 Arachnoid Cyst and Visual Function; Abbreviations; Recommendations-Level of Evidence; Level IIIb; Visual Impairment in AC Patients
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Subject Arachnoid Cysts -- surgery.
Arachnoid Cysts -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128143797 (ebk)