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Robotics in Neurosurgery Principles and Practice

 Robotics in Neurosurgery  Principles and Practice
Robotics in Neurosurgery Principles and Practice
  • Author: Grahn
  • ISBN: 9783031083792
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Pages: 307
  • Year Published: 2022
Ex Tax: 144.34€

About this book

This book provides a state-of-the art review of this field and demonstrates the basic applications of robotic surgery in the field of neurosurgery, exposing its basic principles, practical technical nuances, and advantages and limitations related to the technology. It also provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.  All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.  

Robotics in Neurosurgery: Principles and Practice will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, engineers and researchers dealing with, and interested in, this challenging and promising field in robotics applied to neurosurgery.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. General Principles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Robotics in Neurosurgery: Overture

      • Francesco Cardinale, Piergiorgio d’Orio, Martina Revay, Laura Castana
      Pages 3-12
    3. Historical Perspectives

      • Elena De Momi
      Pages 13-22
    4. General Principles of Robotics

      • Guido Caccianiga, Giancarlo Ferrigno
      Pages 23-48
    5. Image Guidance for Intracranial Surgery with Supervisory-Control Robots

      • Francesco Cardinale, Martina Revay, Piergiorgio d’Orio, Sergio Raspante, Lorenzo Maria Giuseppe Bianchi, Khalid Al Orabi et al.
      Pages 49-89
  3. Robot Assisted Neurosurgery: Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91
    2. Robotics in Functional Neurosurgery

      • Ryan J. Austerman, Sibi Rajendran, Amir H. Faraji
      Pages 93-104
    3. Robotics in Epilepsy Surgery

      • Hussam Abou-Al-Shaar, Arka N. Mallela, Danielle Corson, James Sweat, Jorge Alvaro González Martínez
      Pages 105-117
    4. Robotic SEEG-Guided Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation

      • Marc Guénot, Massimo Cossu
      Pages 119-129
    5. Robotics in Laser Ablation Procedures

      • Yusuke S. Hori, Jorge Alvaro González Martínez, Gene H. Barnett
      Pages 131-140
    6. Nuances of Robotics Applied in Children

      • Aswin Chari, Hani J. Marcus, Martin M. Tisdall
      Pages 141-154
    7. Robot-Assisted Endoscopy

      • Alessandro De Benedictis, Carlotta Ginevra Nucci, Camilla Rossi-Espagnet, Andrea Carai, Carlo Efisio Marras
      Pages 155-167
    8. Robot-Assisted Stereotactic Biopsy

      • Marc Zanello, Giorgia Antonia Simboli, Marc Harislur, Johan Pallud
      Pages 169-180
    9. Robot-Assisted Drug Delivery to the Brain

      • Neil Barua, Alison Bienemann, Angelo Pichierri
      Pages 181-192
    10. Robotics in Radiosurgery

      • Ajay Niranjan, Zaid A. Siddique, Cihat Ozhasoglu, L. Dade Lunsford
      Pages 193-202
    11. Robotic Navigated Laser Craniotomy: Current Applications and Future Developments

      • Fabian Winter, Julia Shawarba, Karl Roessler
      Pages 203-210
    12. Small Footprint Stereotactic Robotic Devices

      • Sogha Khawari, Vejay Vakharia
      Pages 211-226
    13. Robotics in Spine Procedures

      • Gordon Mao, Nicholas Theodore
      Pages 227-251
  4. Rehabilitation and Assistive Robots

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253
      1. Rehabilitation and Assistive Robots

        1. Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics: Shared Principles and Common Applications

          • Camilla Pierella, Silvestro Micera
          Pages 255-272
        2. A Brief Summary of the Article: “An Exoskeleton Controlled by an Epidural Wireless Brain-Machine Interface in a Tetraplegic Patient: A Proof-of-Concept Demonstration”

          • Francesco Cardinale
          Pages 273-275
      2. Special Topics

        1. Front Matter

          Pages 277-277
        2. Robotics in Neurosurgical Training

          • Michael Y. Bai, Hussam Abou-Al-Shaar, Zachary C. Gersey, Daryl P. Fields, Nitin Agarwal
          Pages 279-295
      3. Back Matter

        Pages 297-307

        About the editors

        Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez Martinez, MD, PhD
        Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology
        Director, Epilepsy and Movement Disorder Center
        Co-Director, Epilepsy Center 
        University of Pittsburgh
        200 Lothrop Street, 4th floor
        Pittsburgh, PA. 15253

        Francesco Cardinale, MD
        “Claudio Munari” Center for Epilepsy Surgery
        ASST Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda - Milano
        Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3 - 20162 - Milano - Italy
        Email addresses:

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