Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System "Pathogenesis, Imaging, and Management"

  • EDITOR Springer Verlag Gmbh&Co. Kg
  • NIVEL Profesional
  • IDIOMAInglés
  • ISBN 978-3-319-50711-8
  • EAN 9783319507118
  • Colección -
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  • Encuadernado Tapa Dura
  • Páginas 633
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  • Fecha 15-07-2017
  • Número 1
  • Año 2017
Written and edited by leading international authorities in the field, this book provides an in-depth review of knowledge of tuberculosis of the central nervous system, with emphasis on clinical, diagnostics, and therapeutic features. Tuberculosis, one of the most lethal diseases in human history, still poses a serious threat in the world together with economic and social problems, although a great progress in the fight against this infectious disease in the last century. It covers the full range of tuberculosis of central nervous system and the chapters are organized into six sections: (1) the cranial; (2) the spinal; and (3) the peripheral portions of the nervous system; followed by (4) a section on the laboratory studies in tuberculosis; (5) a section on medical and surgical therapy; and (6) further insights into tuberculosis. This comprehensive reference book will be an ideal source for neurosurgeons, neurologists and specialists upon infectious diseases seeking both basic and more sophisticated information and surgical procedures relating to the complications associated with tuberculosis involving the spine, brain and peripheral nerves.

Table of contents (39 chapters)
Historical Preview and Epidemiology of Tuberculosis
Al-Tawfiq, Jaffar A. (et al.)
Pages 3-9
Human Genetics of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System
El Baghdadi, Jamila (et al.)
Pages 11-22
Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System
Bosaeed, Mohammad A. (et al.)
Pages 23-31
Pathology of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System (Tuberculous Meningitis, Tuberculoma, Tuberculous Abscess)
Malhotra, Kiran Preet (et al.)
Pages 33-53
Scalp and the Calvarium
Krishnan, Prasad
Pages 57-64
Dura Mater and Epidural Space
Kalkan, Erdal (et al.)
Pages 65-69
Subdural Space of the Brain and Its Coverings
Duishanbai, Sailike (et al.)
Pages 71-78
Cerebrum, Cerebellum, and Deep Structures of the Brain
Chowdhury, Forhad Hossain (et al.)
Pages 79-102
Brainstem Tuberculosis
Hossain, Md Zahed (et al.)
Pages 103-118
Benzagmout, Mohammed (et al.)
Pages 119-126
Sellar-Suprasellar Region
Khursheed, Nayil (et al.)
Pages 127-137
Vascular Complications of Tuberculous Meningitis
Malhotra, Hardeep Singh (et al.)
Pages 139-155
Imaging Findings of Tuberculosis of the Brain and Its Coverings
Karimi, Mohammad Ali (et al.)
Pages 157-171
Surgical Therapy
Akhaddar, Ali
Pages 173-191
Pott’s Disease
Turgut, Mehmet (et al.)
Pages 195-209
Spinal Dura Mater and Epidural Space
Mavrogenis, Andreas F. (et al.)
Pages 211-219
Spinal Subdural Space
Turgut, Ahmet T. (et al.)
Pages 221-230
Spinal Cord
Jaiswal, Manish
Pages 231-253
Imaging Findings of Tuberculosis of the Spine and Its Coverings
Karadeli, Elif (et al.)
Pages 255-271
Surgical Therapy
Ali, Rajab (et al.)
Pages 273-300
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Tubercular Spondylitis
Singh, Roop
Pages 301-312
Optochiasmatic Tuberculosis
Kumar, Neeraj (et al.)
Pages 315-338
Peripheral Neuropathy Due to Tuberculosis
Warpe, Bhushan Malhari
Pages 339-350
Imaging Findings of Tuberculosis of the Cranial and Peripheral Nerves
Gupta, Mudit (et al.)
Pages 351-362
Traditional and New Laboratory Procedures
Güleç, Güliz U. (et al.)
Pages 365-374
Methods of Microbiological Confirmation in Tuberculous Meningitis
Jain, Amita
Pages 375-388
Medical Therapy
Gülen, Sule T. (et al.)
Pages 391-399
Surgical Therapy of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System and Its Coverings
Hall, Walter A. (et al.)
Pages 401-417
Hydrocephalus Surgery in Childhood Tuberculous Meningitis with Hydrocephalus
Figaji, Anthony (et al.)
Pages 419-428
Role of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Tuberculous Meningitis with Hydrocephalus
Yadav, Y. R. (et al.)
Pages 429-446
Surgical Treatment of Spinal Tuberculosis Complicated with Extensive Abscess
Srivastava, Arun K. (et al.)
Pages 447-459
Surgery for Multifocal Spinal Tuberculosis
Fernandes, Pedro (et al.)
Pages 461-471
Concurrent Occurrence of Brain Tuberculoma Along with Spinal Cord Tuberculoma
Tunçyürek, Özüm (et al.)
Pages 473-484
Paradoxical Worsening of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System During Treatment
Paliwal, Vimal Kumar
Pages 485-498
Tuberculosis of the Nervous System in Immunocompromised Hosts
Laghmari, Mehdi (et al.)
Pages 499-509
Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Involving the Nervous System
Srinivas, Dwarakanath (et al.)
Pages 511-524
Outcome of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System and Its Coverings
Elsawaf, Ahmed
Pages 525-538
An Overview of Tuberculosis: What You Need to Know
Galic, Kristina
Pages 541-550
In Vitro and Animal Models of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System
Yazici, Onur (et al.)

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