With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this book reviews the latest multi-modal techniques for managing pediatric neurovascular disease, disorders, and malformations. It covers cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas, arteriovenous malformations, vein of Galen malformations, Moyamoya disease, spinal vascular malformations, pediatric stroke, thrombolysis, and more! Hundreds of illustrations and radiological images; and an easy-to-follow organization of disease topics according to endovascular, surgical, or medical treatment method; makes this book an exceptional clinical reference. The text also includes discussions of endovascular techniques and tools for angioplasty and stents in children, as well as possible complications such as stroke and hemorrhage. Ideal for neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neurointerventionalists, neurologists, and pediatricians seeking to gain expertise in a multi-pronged approach to pediatric neurovascular disease.
Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
Number of pages: 240
Dimensions: 280 x 216 mm
"An aptly titled and concise text. Complete, well-written, and up-to-date, this book is a welcome addition to the library of those interested in pediatric and vascular neurosurgery alike. It has many high quality illustrations that are a useful adjunct to the text. The editors have done an excellent job in compiling chapters on stroke, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spinal cord, moyamoya disease, vein of Galen malformations, and more. The information on endovascular therapies is particularly useful in light of the recent rapid growth of this field. Overall, this timely and substantive text is a welcome addition to the literature. It is particularly suited to the general adult or pediatric neurosurgery practitioner looking for an introduction to the complexities of neurovascular disease in children. The price of $149.95 seems appropriate."--Journal of Neurosurgery
"This book focuses on a rare but highly interesting group of neurosurgical diseases...There ar