The Failed Spine by Robert Gunzburg MD PhD, Marek Szpalski MD

By Robert Gunzburg MD PhD, Marek Szpalski MD

Written through a global crew of famous specialists, this quantity addresses the issues of backbone surgical procedure and the remedy of sufferers with antagonistic surgical results. assurance comprises discussions of failed backbone fusion, postoperative scoliosis, postoperative flat again, postoperative an infection, epidural fibrosis, and issues caused by implants and units. Chapters supply directions on sufferer choice for surgical procedure and establish psychosocial hazard elements for persistent soreness. Sections on remedy of the failed backbone hide medicinal drugs, actual remedy, and invasive modalities together with radiofrequency methods, spinal wire stimulation, epiduroscopy, and revision lumbar fusion. A remedy set of rules for the failed again surgical procedure syndrome is included.

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Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery by L Dade Lunsford

By L Dade Lunsford

This moment version is written through popular specialists in neurosurgery, neurology, physics, and radiation oncology, lots of whom are pioneers of radiosurgery. all through greater than 30 designated chapters, the authors

share their gigantic services in this hugely specific, minimally invasive kind of radiation therapy.

The first few chapters lay a starting place for knowing the differentiations in kinds of SRS expertise: Leksell Gamma Knife®, Novalis, Linac and Proton Beam Radiosurgery, and Cyberknife, by way of a proof at the physics and radiobiology of SRS. the rest chapters offer a close dialogue of all pathologies and issues presently treated.

Highlights:

  • Radiosurgical systems for quite a lot of intracranial conditions/diseases together with arteriovenous malformations, meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, trigeminal neuralgia, obsessive-compulsive illness, epilepsy, ocular problems, pediatric mind tumors, and gliomas.
  • Important updates on cranium base tumors, useful issues, and mind metastases.
  • Evidence-based findings protecting symptoms, sufferer choice, advantages, boundaries, results, power problems, and substitute remedy modalities.

This up to date reference software is a useful, complete advisor to present suggestions in SRS. it's a must-have source for neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, and clinical physicists, from citizens to complicated clinicians.

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Painting Flowers in Watercolor by Charles Reid

By Charles Reid

Charles Reid is certainly one of watercolor's best-loved academics, a grasp painter whose signature type captures vivid floral still-lifes with a unfastened spontaneity that provides immeasurably to the entire composition.
Portraying the dignity of nature in a hugely person approach is the final word problem for all painters, and with this ebook, Charles Reid stocks with you the guide and recommendation you want to paint end result, greens and plants that glow.

Special "assignments" and step by step demonstrations assist you grasp innovations for better brushwork, facet keep watch over, and composition. You'll learn how to paint wild daffodils, roses, mums, sunflowers, lilacs, tomatoes, avocados, oranges, strawberries, jars, coffeepots, wine bottles and more.

Reid additionally indicates you the way to color vegetation in any setting, from the tranquility of a hot kitchen to a windswept seashore in Bermuda. You'll create a backyard of floral glories--compositions that burst with mild, colour and realism.

Best of all, as your skillability for shooting the essence of plant life builds, so too will your individual sort. quickly your work will depict the great thing about nature on your personal person fashion.

Let Charles Reid enable you create appealing watercolor florals from begin to end!

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Art Models: Life Nudes for Drawing Painting and Sculpting by Maureen Johnson, Douglas Johnson

By Maureen Johnson, Douglas Johnson

Artists can simply entry the human shape outdoors of the studio with this stable pictorial reference. greater than 500 crisp photos painting a various set of types in a hundred poses—ranging from the classical to the everyday—and express the positions from a number of angles, together with overhead. Exquisitely special photographs of specific physique components and particular lights show in a different way hidden parts of the types whereas supplying wealthy shadowing and tone. The inspiring photos during this assortment are perfect for either scholars and extra complex artists who're searching for fabric to complement a reside version type or to hone their abilities from the relief of domestic.

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Watercolor: Paintings by Contemporary Artists by Sujean Rim, Leslie Dutcher

By Sujean Rim, Leslie Dutcher

Watercolor is taking the artwork, type, and residential décor worlds by means of hurricane. the result's an explosion of wonderful new paintings by way of modern artists. This quantity surveys the present revival of this most adorable of mediums, in portfolios from greater than 20 of today's most sensible watercolor artists from around the world. From the evocative visible journals of Danny Gregory and Fabrice Moireau, during the fashion-inspired pix of Samantha Hahn and Virginia Johnson, to the indie paintings stylings of Jane Mount and Becca Stadtlander, Watercolor stunningly showcases painterly brilliance. With artist profiles, an informative historical past of the medium, and an inspiring preface by way of DailyCandy's Sujean Rim, this is often the consultant to a gorgeous revolution.

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Easy Watercolor Learn to Express Yourself by Marcia Moses

By Marcia Moses

Novices wanting to try out their hand may still take Moses as their instruct. She sensitively publications readers via an entire starter course...discusses colour and numerous commonplace suggestions. Readers are then directed step by step via a sequence of initiatives of accelerating difficulty...for proposal and sheer amusement, she provides...a gallery of her personal paintings....beautifully designed....An excellent spot to begin.

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