Noninvasive Radiologic Diagnosis of Extracranial Vascular Pathologies

Noninvasive Radiologic Diagnosis of Extracranial Vascular Pathologies

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319913667
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/10/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fridon Todua, MD, PhD, has been the founder and Scientific Supervisor of the Institute of Clinical Medicine ,Tbilisi, Georgia since 1991. He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Chivalrous Order of the Belgian Royal Court (1999), the Albert Schweitzer Medal "For humanism and service to the people" (2003), and the Order of Presidential Excellency (2010). He became Academician of the Georgian Academy of Sciences in 1991 and Academician of the European Academy of Sciences and Art, a member of the Russian Academy of Medical and Technical Sciences as well. Prof. Todua has served as a President of the Georgian Association of Radiology and the Georgian Association of Telemedicine. He was elected as an honorary professor at Graz Medical University in 2010, Baku State University in 2012, and the Georgian David Agmashenebeli University in 2012, etc. He is the author of more 600 scientific publications and nine monographs.

Dudana Gachechiladze, MD, PhD, is Scientific Supervisor of the Ultrasound imaging Department of the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tbilisi, Georgia. She is a Professor of Radiology in the department of Diagnostic Medicine of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University , The head of programme of the Medical education of Caucasus University. Member of the National Medical Academy of Georgia. Dr. Gachechiladze is Vice-Editor of the Georgian Journal of Radiology. She is a member of the European Society of Radiology Education Committee and a number of other associations and societies as well. She is the author of more than 150 scientific publications, including two monographs.

Table of Contents


Part I Vascular anatomy and Basic hemodynamics

1. Anatomy of cerebral circulation system

2. Basic Principles of hemodynamics

Part II Basic principles of non-invasive vascular diagnostics

3. Basic principles of Ultrasound diagnostics

4. Principles of extracranial arterial and venous ultrasound examination

5. Principles of Computed Tomography and Computed Tomography angiography

6. Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Resonance angiography

7. CTA and MRA- Postprocessing and Data Analysis

Part III Cerebral ischemia

8. Stroke ( Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Risk-factors, Types, Imaging)

9. CT / MRI perfusion in Acute stroke

Part IV. Pathologies of extracranial vessels

10. Atherostenosis and thrombosis of extracranial vessels

11. Common Carotid Artery Intima-media layer changes

12. Structural characteristics of atherosclerotic plaque

13. Surgical treatment end endovascular revascularization of carotid stenosis

14. Deformation of extracranial arteries

15. Takayasùs arteritis

16. Subclavian steal effect

17. Dissection of extracranial arteries

18. Aneurism and pseudoaneurism of extracranial arteries

19. Congenital variations of extracranial arteries

20. Pathological findings in the jugular veins

Part V Methods of non-invasive functional examination of cerebrovascular system

21. Detection of cerebral microemboli

22. Assessment of cerebrovascular reactivity

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