Modern Methods in Neurosurgery

  • Wendelin Walter
  • Mathias Brandt
  • Margareta Klinger
  • Mario Brock

Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Laser

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. F. Heppner, P. W. Ascher
      Pages 3-6
    3. F. Ulrich, W. J. Bock, N. Nicola
      Pages 10-12
    4. R. Schönmayr, J. Zierski, D. Jungmann
      Pages 13-19
    5. J. E. Bailes, V. Seifert, M. R. Quigley, L. J. Cerullo, H. Dietz
      Pages 20-22
    6. H.-J König, K. H. Krähling, J. Anagnostopoulos-Schleep, R. Mewe
      Pages 23-27
    7. F. Ulrich, R. Schober, W. J. Bock
      Pages 28-30
  3. Ultrasound

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. A. Zieger, P. Blanckenberg, J. Pozo, U. Sander, R. Smedema
      Pages 44-51
    3. L. M. Auer, P. Holzer, P. W. Ascher, F. Heppner
      Pages 52-56
    4. J. Gilsbach, A. Harders, M. Mohadjer
      Pages 57-61
    5. H. M. Mehdorn, J. Hense, B. Hoffmann
      Pages 62-66
  4. Evoked Potentials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. J. Schramm, E. Watanabe, C. Strauss, C. Cedzich, R. Fahlbusch
      Pages 83-89

About these proceedings


This 16th volume of Advances in Neurosurgery contains a selection of pa­ pers presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery, held in Munster on 3-6 May 1987. The program committee had to choose these contributions from a total of 161 presentations. I am very much obliged to the members of the committee who contributed their experience and effort to the organization of the scientific pro­ gram: Prof. Dr. R.A. Frowein, Prof. Dr. W.J. Bock, Prof. Dr. E. Kazner, Prof. Dr. G. Lausberg, Prof. Dr. M. Klinger, and Prof. Dr. M. Brandt. The aim of the Meeting was to exchange experiences regarding modern diagnostic and therapeutic achievements. The first main topic was new technical methods in neurosurgery. Refinements in laser technology were introduced; different laser devices have been recognized as use­ ful tools in microsurgery and some peripheral nerve problems. The Ca­ vitron ultrasonic aspirator has proven its value in a great variety of intracranial and spinal tumors within a few years. Its technical advance is impressively demonstrated by some of the papers in this book. With growing experience we have recognized the great value of these additional instruments in limited surgical fields and learned not to overestimate them in the hands of a skilled neurosurgeon.


Nervous System Tumor computed tomography (CT) diagnosis glioma magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neurosurgery ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Wendelin Walter
    • 1
  • Mathias Brandt
    • 1
  • Margareta Klinger
    • 2
  • Mario Brock
    • 3
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische UniversitätsklinikMünsterGermany
  2. 2.Neurochirurgische KlinikUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany
  3. 3.Neurochirurgische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversitätsklinikum Steglitz, Freie Universität BerlinBerlin 45Germany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-18708-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-73294-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-2366
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