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Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique / Edition 1

Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique / Edition 1


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This practical guide provides a valuable reference work for neurovascular anatomy and cerebrovascular disease from a neurointerventionalist’s perspective. It is a gold-standard reference that covers the fundamental techniques and core philosophies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588297556
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 04/17/2009
Series: Contemporary Medical Imaging Series
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Mark Harrigan is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He did a residency in neurosurgery at the University of Michigan and a fellowship in interventional neurosurgery at the University of Buffalo under the direction of L. Nelson Hopkins. Presently he is Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Radiology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB). His clinical focus is on vascular and interventional neurosurgery and his research emphasis is on cerebrovascular clinical trials. He is the UAB site principal investigator for the CREST 2, MISTIE III and MyRIAD studies, among others, and his research passion is the management of blunt traumatic cerebrovascular injury. Outside of work his interests include motorcycling, running and dry wit.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Essential Neurovascular Anatomy

Chapter 2: Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography

Chapter 3: Spinal Angiography

Chapter 4: The Neuroendovascular Suite

Part 2: Interventional Techniques

Chapter 5: Intracranial Aneurysm Treatment

Chapter 6: Provocative Testing

Chapter 7: Intracranial Embolization Procedures

Chapter 8: Extracranial Embolization

Chapter 9: Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Chapter 10: Extracranial Angioplasty and Stenting

Chapter 11: Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Stenosis and Vasospasm

Chapter 12: Venous Procedures

Part 3: Specific Disease States

Chapter 13: Intracranial Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Chapter 14: Arteriovenous Malformations

Chapter 15: Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

Chapter 16: Cavernous Malformations and Venous Angiomas

Chapter 17: Acute Ischemic Stroke, Dr. Agnieszka A. Ardelt

Chapter 18: Extracranial Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease

Chapter 19: Intracranial Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease

Chapter 20: Spinal Vascular Lesions

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