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Cerebrospinal Fluid and Subarachnoid Space. Volume 2: Pathology and Disorders

  • Book
  • October 2022
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5342265

Cerebrospinal Fluid and Arachnoid Space Volume 2: Pathology and Disorders is the first book devoted to the comprehensive clinical anatomy of the cerebrospinal fluid for neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuroscientists. Knowledge of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the subarachnoid space is necessary for almost all fields of medicine. The book covers a wide swath of topics related to CSF with a focus on topics relevant to neuroscience specialists including researchers, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and neuroradiologists. Topics span from neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, CSF in different disease states and more. Various fresh and fixed cadaveric photographs helps readers obtain a better understanding of anatomy and complications related to CSF.

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Table of Contents

Volume 2:
37. Infections of CSF
38. CSF and disease:
a. Primary tumors vs brain metastases
b. Carcinomatous meningitis
c. Developmental disorders
d. Neuromuscular disorders
e. Neurodegenerative disorders
f. Movement disorders
g. Diseases of the spinal cord
h. Epilepsy and seizures
39. CSF and headaches
40. CSF markers and exosomes
41. CSF in Chiari I malformation
42. CSF in Chiari II malformation
43. Neurophysiological consequences of hydrocephalus
44. Hemorrhage and hydrocephalus
45. Arrested hydrocephalus
46. Aqueductal stenosis
47. Hydrocephalus and genetic disorders
48. Biomarkers of hydrocephalus
49. Long-term prognosis of fetal hydrocephalus
50. Circumventricular organs
51. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus coagulation
52. Failure of ETV
53. Learning disabilities in hydrocephalus
54. Hydrocephalus in craniosynostosis
55. Syringomyelia
56. Arachnoid cysts
57. Neuro endoscopic anatomy
58. Endoscopy technique
59. Hydrocephalus in the developing world
60. Economics of hydrocephalus
61. Hydrocephalus and Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele
62. Ventricular anatomy in Chiari II malformation
63. Venous outflow obstruction and hydrocephalus
64. CSF markers before and after shunting
65. Spinal CSF compartments
66. Ventricular access devices in neonatal hemorrhage
67. Body position and lumbar CSF leak
68. Spontaneous CSF leak
69. Visual pathway and hydrocephalus
70. Effect of decompressive craniectomy on CSF pulsatility
71. Direct control of CSF pulsatility and its effect on cerebral blood Flow
72. The pulsating brain
73. Choroid plexus transport
74. Amyloid, tau, alpha synuclein and CSF dynamics


R. Shane Tubbs Professor and Program Director, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana and Department of Neurosurgery and Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA. R. Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, USA and a is a clinical anatomist, author, editor, educator, and researcher. He is Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Surgery, and Structural & Cellular Biology, Director of Surgical Anatomy at Tulane School of Medicine and Program Director of Anatomical Research in the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana and Department of Neurosurgery and Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA. He has multiple honorary professorships/faculty positions both in the US and abroad. Dr. Tubbs is President-elect of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA) and serves as its Journal's (Clinical Anatomy) Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Tubbs' research interests are centered around what has been termed "reverse translational anatomy research” where clinical/surgical problems are identified and solved/explained with anatomical studies. This investigative paradigm in anatomy has resulted in over 1,800 peer reviewed publications from his laboratory. Dr. Tubbs' laboratory has made novel discoveries in human anatomy and in 2018, he was listed as a "hyperprolific author” in the journal Nature. Dr. Tubbs sits on the editorial board of over 10 anatomical journals and over 30 clinical journals and has reviewed for over 150 various scientific journals. He has authored/edited over 50 books and over 80 book chapters primarily in anatomical and neurosurgical textbooks. Lastly, Dr. Tubbs is Chair of the Federative International Programme on Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) and oversees six working groups dedicated to this topic. Under his leadership, the second edition of Terminologia Anatomica was just published. Joe Iwanaga Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Associate Professor of Anatomy and Dental and Oral Medical Center at Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.. Joe Iwanaga, DDS, PhD, is a clinical anatomist and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is the author of more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Iwanaga is a Councilor-at-Large of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, and Coordinator of the FIPAT Oral Anatomy Working Group of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists. He is a Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Section editor of the journal Clinical Anatomy. Elias B. Rizk Neurosurgeon, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA. Dr. Rizk is a neurosurgeon at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center with a clinical specialty in pediatric peripheral nerve surgery. He has multiple publications on the PNS and is active in basic science research regarding peripheral nerve regeneration. Anthony V. D'Antoni Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA. Anthony V. D'Antoni works in the Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA. Aaron S. Dumont Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Aaron S. Dumont works at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.