Ablative Therapies in Neurosurgery, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

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Edited by Peter Nakaji, MD and Oliver Bozinov, MD
In this issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, guest editors Drs. Peter Nakaji and Oliver Bozinov bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Ablative Therapies in Neurosurgery. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as MR-guided laser interst ...view more
In this issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, guest editors Drs. Peter Nakaji and Oliver Bozinov bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Ablative Therapies in Neurosurgery. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for infield of brain metastases; awake LITT; high frequency ultrasound ablation in neurosurgery; current application of ablative therapies for trigeminal neuralgia; and more. 
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9780443183669
Publication Date :
28-04-2023
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In this issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, guest editors Drs. Peter Nakaji and Oliver Bozinov bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Ablative Therapies in Neurosurgery. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for infield of brain metastases; awake LITT; high frequency ultrasound ablation in neurosurgery; current application of ablative therapies for trigeminal neuralgia; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 12 relevant, practice-oriented topics including laser interstitial thermal therapy for radionecrosis; posterior fossa LITT in children; neurosurgical applications of magnetic hyperthermia therapy (MHT); laser interstitial thermal therapy for epilepsy; pros and cons of ablation for functional neurosurgery in the neurostimulation age; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on ablative therapies in neurosurgery, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by Peter Nakaji, MD, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Neuroscience Institute, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix and Banner University Medical Center and Oliver Bozinov, MD, Chief Doctor and Professor, Clinic for Neurosurgery