American Paradise : The World of the Hudson River School by John K. Howat

By John K. Howat

The superb catalog of the exhibition prepared through the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, by means of Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward push and fall of the 1st local institution of panorama portray. The catalog comprises many of the recognized and lots of lesser-known Hudson River photos, mentioned intensive for either experts and generalists. The publication is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas now not breaking nice new flooring, is extremely advised. The plates are in general solid.

Show description

Continue reading

Cranioplasty: Indications, Techniques, and Results by Dragoslav Stula M.D. (auth.)

By Dragoslav Stula M.D. (auth.)

This monograph offers a complete assessment of the medical event in surgical fix of cranial defects which the writer has won in the course of a interval of over ten years. specific difficulties of sufferers present process cranioplasty, similar to neurological impairments, EEG adjustments, diversifications of intracranial strain, and sinking dermis flap syndrome are defined and mentioned. the writer provides convincing proof of the significance of cranioplasty in bettering the standard of lifetime of sufferers with huge and disfiguring cranial defects. regrettably, cranioplasty nonetheless ameliorates simply to a minimum volume the final in sufferers affliction of significant cerebral lesions. i'm confident that this quantity will serve the aim it was once designed for : that it'll be a such a lot precious creation into the issues concerning reconstructive surgical procedure. Basel, August 1984 Otmar Gratzl Contents advent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 A. background of Cranioplasty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three B. scientific facets of Cranial Bone Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 I. beginning of Cranial Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1. received Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2. Congenital Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine three. Demographic and different features of sufferers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine II. Neurological and Psychic alterations ahead of and After Cranioplasty . . . . . . . eleven 1. category of Neurological Deficits and of the surface Flap forms . . . . . thirteen 2. The "Sinking pores and skin Flap Syndrome" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen three. The impact of Cranioplasty Upon Neurological and Psychic adjustments 17 III. Electroencephalographic (EEG) alterations in sufferers with Cranial Defects 21 1. EEG Recordings and Casuistic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 2. assessment of EEG adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 IV. Scintigraphy Findings in sufferers with Cranial Bone Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1. Casuistic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 2. effects and dialogue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Show description

Continue reading

Portrayal and the search for identity by Marcia Pointon

By Marcia Pointon

We are surrounded with snap shots: from the cipher-like portrait of a president on a financial institution observe to defense go images; from photos of politicians within the media to fb; from galleries showing Titian or Leonardo to modern artwork deploying the self-image, as with Jeff Koons or Cindy Sherman. In antiquity portraiture used to be of significant significance within the workout of strength. this day it is still not just part of way of life, but in addition a vital means for artists to outline themselves with regards to their atmosphere and their contemporaries. 
 
In Portrayal and the hunt for Identity, Marcia Pointon investigates how we view and comprehend portraiture as a style and the way images functionality as works of art inside social and political networks. Likeness isn't an easy subject, as we hardly have the topic of a portrait as some extent of comparability. that includes favourite canonical works and little-known images, Portrayal seeks to unsettle notions of portraiture as an artwork of conference, a reassuring mirrored image of social realities. Pointon invitations readers to contemplate how id is produced pictorially and the place likeness is registered except in a face. In exploring those concerns, she addresses wide-ranging difficulties equivalent to the development of masculinity in gown, representations of slaves, and self-portraiture in terms of mortality.

Show description

Continue reading

Endoscopic and Microsurgical Anatomy of the Cranial Base by Wolfgang Seeger

By Wolfgang Seeger

This atlas illustrates the anatomical constructions of the inner and exterior cranial base and their topography necessary to transnasal endoscopic surgical methods. at the moment, the vast majority of transnasal microsurgical interventions are mostly limited to hypophyseal interventions. The petrous a part of the temporal bone and the retrosellar median sector have purely been carefully approached utilizing microsurgical endoscopy as a result of a present loss of technical event and topographical wisdom. those techniques are universal within the US, although, the place they're already effectively performed which demands a profound anatomical wisdom. therefore the writer makes a speciality of the cranial base and the several techniques so as to organize surgeons for those interventions. numerous anatomical editions and unique surgical features are offered. the superb drawings base upon anatomical arrangements, cadaver dissections and intra-OP demonstrations gathered throughout the author's a long time of neurosurgical event.

Show description

Continue reading

Image-Guided Stereotactic Radiosurgery: High-Precision, by Harun Badakhshi

By Harun Badakhshi

This e-book offers the reader with a close replace at the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in sufferers with lesions of the mind and different components of the physique. the purpose isn't really just to clarify the appliance of SRS and rfile its worth just about the author's personal medical reviews and different released proof, but in addition to contextualize the know-how inside of a brand new strategic proposal of melanoma care. while embedded inside of a suitable conceptual framework, expertise turns into pivotal in altering healing innovations. a brand new paradigm that's more and more impacting on medical perform is the oligometastatic kingdom, at the foundation that long term survival should be completed in sufferers with a low quantity and variety of metastatic lesions. This publication consequently addresses the price of SRS in sufferers with oligometastases of good tumors to the mind, lung, backbone, and liver. furthermore, it examines using SRS in sufferers with different mind lesions, early-stage level lung melanoma, liver melanoma, and early-stage prostate melanoma. Readers might be persuaded that SRS, utilizing state of the art imaging applied sciences to carry accurately unique radiation treatment, represents an exhilarating non-invasive approach that holds nice promise for the current and the way forward for melanoma care.

Show description

Continue reading

Schiele (Art dossier Giunti) by Eva Di Stefano

By Eva Di Stefano

Egon Schiele (June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) used to be an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele used to be a tremendous figurative painter of the early twentieth century. His paintings is famous for its depth, and the numerous self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted physique shapes and the expressive line that symbolize Schiele's work and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism.

Schiele, il pittore austriaco che si period autodefinito "eterno bambino", è diventato invece uno tra gli artisti più conosciuti e apprezzati dal grande pubblico. In questa ricostruzione della sua opera, idealmente tesa a rappresentare gli esiti più convincenti dell'espressionismo, si possono ritrovare tutte le tappe di una produzione ricca e tormentata, caratterizzata da colori vivaci ma anche da atmosfere inquietanti e dolorose. Erotismo e presagi di morte si rincorrono sulle tele e nei disegni di Schiele con un accento di verità che trasfigura il tratto rendendolo personale e immediatamente riconoscibile. cia a sentirsi vivo e sceglie "la senilità", rinunciando così anche alle emozioni e ai sentimenti.

Sommario:

"Io, Eterno bambino"
Dalla secessione alla'espressionismo
La ricerca Dell'identità
EORS e THanathos
Quadro Cronologico
Bibiliografia

Show description

Continue reading

Handbook of Bleeding and Coagulation for Neurosurgery by Mark Hamilton, W. T. Couldwell, John G. Golfinos, Graham

By Mark Hamilton, W. T. Couldwell, John G. Golfinos, Graham Pineo

This sensible instruction manual offers the present innovations and most sensible equipment for bleeding prevention and administration in addition to remedy techniques for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), all of that are vital but very likely intimidating matters usually confronted via neurosurgeons. The chapters within the publication are designed to assist readers quick and simply find urgently wanted details or move on to a particular subject relating to sufferer care.

Key Features:

  • Review of substances and natural items that impact coagulation with particular reversal strategies
  • Preoperative and intraoperative the way to hinder and deal with blood loss together with innovations for blood replacement
  • Recommendations for prophylaxis and therapy of DVT and PE
  • Chapters facing the administration of 9 particular neurosurgical events together with mind tumor, cerebrovascular, trauma, spinal and pediatric with sufferer examples

Comprehensive and very easily transportable, this guide is key for either citizens and training neurosurgeons or ENT physicians who have to grasp and/or refresh their wisdom of the simplest ways for prevention and administration of bleeding and DVT of their patients.

Show description

Continue reading

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology: Theory and Clinical by Charles J. Prestigiacomo, Bernard R Bendok

By Charles J. Prestigiacomo, Bernard R Bendok

Covering not just the most recent ideas but additionally the technology and intent in the back of neuroendovascular therapy, this reference displays the present wisdom base of the endovascular surgical neuroradiology subspecialty. It covers all facets of neuroendovascular surgical procedure, comparable to the technological know-how of vascular biology to the extra complex scientific purposes in acute stroke interventions and AVMs. Written by way of neurologists, neurosurgeons, and neuroradiologists, this well timed textual content presents readers with a radical evaluation of all of the issues pertinent to the endovascular remedy of illnesses of the cerebrovascular procedure, backbone, head, and neck.

Key Features:

  • Technique chapters comprise worry avoidance and management
  • High-quality, certain illustrations and up to date photos advisor the reader via medical strategies and technically difficult procedures
  • Covers issues which are frequently missed yet are severe to realizing the dynamics of endovascular therapy, reminiscent of using anticoagulants or procoagulants and the biophysics of vascular disease
  • Each bankruptcy ends with a precis which distills and highlights the most important takeaways for that subject

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology is a key source that trainees in addition to extra professional clinicians will confer with again and again over the process their careers.

Show description

Continue reading

Moyamoya Disease by Professor Jiro Suzuki M.D. (auth.)

By Professor Jiro Suzuki M.D. (auth.)

The first point out of moyamoya disorder as a special illness entity was once in a paper I released in 1965. The irregular web­ like vessels on the base of the mind obvious in cerebral angio­ grams of this ailment have been defined via such a lot local audio system of jap as "moyamoya," a jap expression for a few­ factor hazy, akin to a gasp of cigarette smoke drifting within the air. in reality, ahead of my advocacy of this time period, this sort of vascular community was once sometimes called "moyamoya vessels" through jap researchers. In 1969, Dr. A. Takaku and that i submitted a paper to the Ar­ chives of Neurology entitled "A ailment displaying irregular Net-like Vessels on the base of the Brain," with a subtitle of "Moyamoya Disease." The editor, even if, interchanged the most name and the subtitle and taken this time period "moyamoya" to reputation! due to the fact that then, researchers during the international were utilizing this poetic be aware! For a nicknaming godfather like me, it's a designated pleasure to have this jap notice input the commemorated ranks ofmedica1 terminology. My first e-book pertaining to this lesion was once a file discussing six circumstances in 1963. for that reason it really is now twenty years on the grounds that I first grew to become conscious of and began to check moyamoya dis­ ease. first and foremost, I in simple terms inspiration that it was once a wierd vascular community, specific to those first few sufferers, and that i suggested those instances as being situations of bought collateral vessels.

Show description

Continue reading

Watercolor: Watercolor 1 by Caroline Linscott

By Caroline Linscott

During this ebook, Caroline Linscott deals the fitting creation to the interesting international of watercolor! within Watercolor 1, you will discover an array of lovely work that would motivate you to discover the medium extra. Caroline covers various well known topics as she introduces a few simple paintings recommendations and portray strategies, all sincerely defined and illustrated. you are going to grasp innovations for including texture, growing lighting tricks, and utilizing colour to exhibit emotion. then you definately could be prepared for Watercolor 2, the place you will discover step by step demonstrations that will help you additional your portray abilities. В этой книге, Кэролайн Линскотт предлагает прекрасное введение в захватывающий мир акварели! Внутри Акварель 1, вы найдете множество красивых картин, которые будут вдохновлять вас, чтобы исследовать среду дальше. Кэролайн охватывает целый ряд популярных предметов, как она вводит ряд основных понятий искусства и техники живописи, все четко объяснил и проиллюстрировал. Вы освоите методы для добавления текстуры, создание специальных эффектов, и использование цвета для передачи эмоций. Тогда вы будете готовы для акварели 2, где вы найдете шаг за шагом демонстрации Чтобы вам помочь ваши навыки живописи.

Show description

Continue reading