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Neurosurgical Lectures

in Surgical Course 351

 

 Lecture title:   Neurosurgical examination

 Content :

 

     1 -   Systematic description of the various components of the neurosurgical  examination.

 

   2 -    Methods and techniques of conducting a full neurosurgical examination:

                             2.1 -     Taking history of common neurosurgical

                              disorders.

                             2.2 -     Examination of speech and higher

                              mental functions

                             2.3 -     Examination of the cranial nerves

                             2.4 -     Examination of the motor system

                             2.5 -     Examination of the sensory system

                             2.6 -     Examination of gait and coordination

                             2.7 -     Neurosurgical examination of the

                              unconscious patient

    3 -     Interpretation of elicited neurosurgical signs

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Lecture title:   Presentation and management of

                     raised intracranial pressure (ICP)

                          

Content:

 

   1 -     Pathophysiology of raised ICP:

                             1.1 -     Normal versus abnormal ICP

                             1.2 -     Intracranial compartments

                             1.3 -     Intracranial content

                             1.4 -     Intracranial mass shift & herniation

 

   2.2 -     Causes of raised ICP:

                             2.1 -     Hydrocephalus

                             2.2 -     Tumors

                             2.3 -     Benign cysts

                             2.4 -     Hematomas

                             2.5 -     Infective masses

    2.3 -     Clinical presentation of raised ICP:

                             3.1 -     Symptoms and sings of raised ICP

                             3.2 -     Symptoms and sings of transtentorial

                              herniation

 

   2.4 -     Diagnosis and treatment of emergencies due to 

             raised ICP:

                             4.1 -     Methods of investigation

                             4.2 -     Life support including hyperventilation

                             4.3 -     Correct positioning of patients with

                              raised ICP

                             4.4 -     Pharmacological reduction of raised ICP

                             4.5 -     Causative treatment of raised ICP

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Lecture title:    Common developmental

                      neurosurgical diseases

 

Content:

 

   1 -     Conditions:

                           1.1 -     Hydrocephalus

                           1.2 -     Spinal dysraphism

                           1.3 -     Craniosynostosis

 

   2 -     Clinical presentation of common developmental CNS

          disorders:

                           2.1 -     Symptoms and signs of hydrocephalus

                           2.2 -     Symptoms and signs of dysraphic

                            disorders

                           2.3 -     Symptoms and signs of cranial synostosis

   3 -     Diagnosis and treatment of developmental CNS anomalies

                           3.1 -     Methods of investigation

                           3.2 -     Available Treatment options for

                            developmental CNS anomalies  

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