Endovascular Neurological Intervention

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Thieme, 1995 - Medical - 333 pages

The surgical treatment of neurological disorders has always demanded the utmost of its practitioners and their instruments. Refinements in surgical instrumentation and computerized navigational systems have made possible minimally invasive surgeries which use vascular channels to access neurological structures. Endovascular Neurological Intervention discusses the wide scope of endovascular neurological surgery.

Divided into two sections, fundamentals and clinical applications, Endovascular Neurological Intervention discusses:

  • The principles of neuroendovascular intervention
  • Angiography suite specifications
  • Catheter systems and endovascular hardware
  • Pharmacological testing
  • Cerebral angioplasty
  • Carotid artery-cavernous sinus fistulas
  • Coil-induced thrombosis of intracranial aneurysms

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

 

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Contents

Angiography Suite Specifications
35
CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
61
Provocative Pharmacological Testing
75
Cerebral Angioplasty
91
Intracranial Angioplasty and Thrombolysis
105
Carotid ArteryCavernous Sinus Fistulas
125
Intravascular Embolization of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
189
Treatment of Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
217
Endovascular Approach to Spinal Vascular Lesions
247
Embolization of Intracranial and Spinal Tumors
263
Perspectives on Interventional Neuroradiology
279
Polymerizing Acrylic Adhesive Agents in Interventional Neuroradiology 139
304
INDEX
317
ANSWERS TO CME QUESTIONS
332
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Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospital of Cleveland/ CWRU, Cleveland, OH, USA

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