Book 2002

The Brain Without Oxygen

Causes of Failure-Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms for Survival

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-1165-8 (Print) 978-0-306-48197-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-2

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 3-42

    Normal Brain Function

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-59

    Oxygen Sensing and Hypoxia Signaling

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    Chapter

    Pages 60-103

    The Brain in Crisis

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    Chapter

    Pages 103-118

    Molecular Aspects of Brain Ischemia in Mammals

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    Chapter

    Pages 119-123

    Brains That Survive: Adaptations to Anoxia

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    Chapter

    Pages 131-190

    Mechanisms of Brain Anoxia Tolerance

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    Chapter

    Pages 191-214

    Special Cases of Enhanced Tolerance

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-224

    Acclimation to Hypoxia in Mammals: Preconditioning

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    Chapter

    Pages 231-248

    Clinical Perspectives

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 249-252