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Neuro Surgery

Surg Tech Neuro

How many vertebrae are there in the normal adult spine? 33
In which procedure are the esophagus, carotid artery, and trachea retracted medially for access to the area of pathology? anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
Penfield #1 through #5 are what type of instrument? dissectors
Meninges protective tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord
3 layers of meninges dura mater (outer), arachnoid (middle), pia mater (inner)
subarachnoid space space created between arachnoid mater and pia mater
Cerebrum surface is covered with convolutions (gyri)
Cerebrum shallow depressions are called sulci
Largest portion of human brain cerebrum
Function of occipital lobe vision, visual perception
Function of Wernicke's area auditory comprehension
Function of parietal lobe primary somatic sensory area
Function of frontal lobe higher intellectual function speech production ipsilateral motor control
Function of Broca's area motor speech
Function of Temporal lobe hearing, memory, speech perception
Function of brain stem resp/cardiac regulation level of awareness reticular activating system (RAS)
Parts of brain stem midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata
Function of Cerebellum coordination
Function of Diencephalon body temp regulation, pituitary hormone control, ANS responses
Diencephalon includes thalamus, epithalamus, hypothalamus
Circle of Willis a ring of arteries that gives rise to the various branches supplying blood to the brain
Primary and secondary neoplasms can affect the nervous system
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