With contributions from the top neurovascular centers around the world, this valuable resource explores the remarkable progress made in treating cerebral vasospasm, enhanced by nearly 200 high-quality illustrations. Coverage includes: the role of potassium channels, the use of PET scanning, management with thrombolytic agents, decision analysis in treatment plans, and much more. You will also find the latest information on molecular mechanisms, remodeling and inflammation, experimental endothelium research, and the pathophysiology of vasospasm. Special features include: -Contributions from top international specialists -All new clinical and research advances -Authoritative coverage of pathophysiology, experimental treatments, endovascular surgery, and other important management issues -Nearly 200 clear images which bring material to life and highlight key concepts -Straightforward text designed to provide a quick reference The study of cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage has seen great strides in the past decade, leading to significant progress in diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
Offering an incisive summary of these advances, here is the book that all neurosurgeons, vascular specialists, emergency room physicians, and neuroradiologists need for a deeper understanding of this multi-faceted condition.
Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
Number of pages: 333
"This book contains a collection of articles representing the latest basic and clinical research on the subject and offers a timely update of the numerous advances in the field. Well-orchestrated flow of information...good organization...contains a wealth of new information on cerebral vasospasm, and at the same time it provides valuable insights into the direction in which the field is heading. It is therefore a valuable reference for both basic and clinical neuroscientists who are interested in the pathophysiology of cerebral vasospasm. This book is of practical importance to the physicians in the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neurointensive care, and other allied ares that provide care for patients with cerebral vasospasm." --Journal of Neurosurgery
"An extremely valuable, up-to-date book for scientists, researchers and neurosurgeons on the pathogenesis and management of this disease. This book is particularly recommended to physicians who wish to acquire t