The Human Brain – Pathology

£49.00

Examples of human brains which present evidence of trauma or disease. For medical students.

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Producer: Runwell Hospital, Essex
Year Produced: 1997
Running time: 24 minutes
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Description

In this programme, Dr Marco Rossi, Consultant Neuropathologist at the Corsellis Collection, Runwell Hospital, Essex, examines different examples of human brains which present evidence of trauma or disease. Through external examination or partial dissection the viewer is able to witness, close up and in detail, the characteristics as they present themselves.

Examples covered are: Dementia: the brain of a female diagnosed with dementia. Road Traffic Accident: The brain of an elderly male presenting evidence of damage Parkinsonism: Coronal sections of the brain of an elderly male with Parkinson-like symptoms. Stroke: A coronal section of the forebrain and the occipital lobe of the brain of an elderly female stroke victim. Hemiplegia: Various coronal sections of the brain of a middle aged female with hemiplegia. Shunting: Coronal sections of the brain of a young male with a shunting tube for hydrocephalus.

Dr Rossi gives a full and detailed explanation of each example and then goes on to explain the procedure of examination after dissection.

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