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Estereotaxia: Historia, generalidades y actualidades.

MediSur 01/2007;
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT El cerebro es considerado el órgano rector del ser humano, se caracteriza por su fragilidad, complejidad y delicadeza, por ende cualquier intervención quirúrgica sobre él debe ser precisa y certera. La presente publicación revisa de manera cronológica aspectos de relevancia nacional e internacional relacionados con la historia de la estereotaxia, aborda los principios médicos y técnicos en que se sustenta su funcionamiento, y resume las indicaciones, complicaciones y contraindicaciones de la técnica. Se explica la concepción de trabajo en equipo que requieren estos procederes, basado en la experiencia del Servicio de Neurocirugía de Cienfuegos, y se emiten consideraciones actuales del presente y futuro de la estereotaxia.

Palabras Clave: CEREBRO; TECNICAS ESTEREOTAXICAS; HISTORIA DE LA MEDICINA

Abstract

The brain is considered the human being’s organ rector, it is characterized by its fragility, complexity and fineness, therefore any surgical intervention on him should be precise and sure. The present publication revises in way chronological aspects of national and international relevance related with the history of the stereotaxy, the medicals principles and technicians in that its operation is sustained approaches, and it summarizes the indications, complication and contraindications of the technique. The work conception is explained in team that they require these considerations, based on the experience of Service of Neurosurgery of Cienfuegos, current considerations of the present and future of the stereotaxy are emitted.
Key words: Brain; stereotaxic technique; history of medicine

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