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Controversies in Vascular Neurosurgery

  • Erol Veznedaroglu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Amit Singla, Kyle M. Fargen, J. Mocco
    Pages 1-16
  3. Ashish Sonig, L. Nelson Hopkins, Kenneth V. Snyder, Elad I. Levy, Adnan H. Siddiqui
    Pages 17-53
  4. Adam S. Arthur, Daniel A. Hoit, Clarence B. Watridge
    Pages 55-58
  5. Gerald W. Eckardt, Akinwunmi Oni-Orisan, Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, Glen Pollock
    Pages 65-78
  6. David R. Santiago-Dieppa, Tianzan Zhou, Jeffrey S. Pannell, Alexander A. Khalessi
    Pages 79-81
  7. W. Caleb Rutledge, Michael T. Lawton
    Pages 83-92
  8. Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Stephan A. Munich, Elad I. Levy
    Pages 93-108
  9. Aditya S. Pandey, Joseph J. Gemmete, Neeraj Chaudhary, B. Gregory Thompson
    Pages 109-119
  10. Keith DeSousa, Erez Nossek, Matthew Potts, Howard Riina
    Pages 131-137
  11. Badih Daou, Pascal Jabbour
    Pages 147-156
  12. Christoph J. Griessenauer, Parviz Dolati, Ajith Thomas, Christopher S. Ogilvy
    Pages 157-164
  13. Kenneth M. Liebman, Vikas Y. Rao, Gerald W. Eckardt
    Pages 165-170
  14. Hirad S. Hedayat, Rashid M. Janjua
    Pages 171-178
  15. Stephen Jr. Reintjes, Peter Kan
    Pages 179-186
  16. David J. Langer, Mohammed Labib, Hussam Abou Al-Shaar
    Pages 187-194
  17. Rami James N. Aoun, Mithun G. Sattur, Andrew R. Pines, Tariq K. Halasa, Youssef J. Hamade, Samer G. Zammar et al.
    Pages 195-218
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 219-224

About this book

Introduction

This concise, easy-to-use book offers expert insights into current controversies in vascular neurosurgery with a view to providing the practitioner with authoritative practical guidance that will assist in the management of difficult disease entities.

While vascular neurosurgery has undergone unprecedented advances during the past decade, enabling safer and easier access to previously untreatable pathology, this progress has been accompanied by confusion as to what constitutes best, or even acceptable, practice. Here, experts in the field discuss the various tools available and explain how best to use them when confronted by different pathologies, drawing upon their personal experience. Each chapter focuses on a specific case that is discussed by two experienced surgeons; a third author then evaluates the case, highlighting the available evidence and pearls in the treatment of that particular disease. The authors have been carefully chosen to provide a truly balanced viewpoint on paradigms that they themselves use. They therefore have a sound understanding of the thought processes of surgeons when dealing with challenging diseases for which there may be no single correct path. Furthermore, they are well placed to identify not only appropriate uses of new treatment options and technologies but also circumstances in which their use is best avoided. The ultimate benefactor of this book will be the patient: our biases as physicians should never become a patient’s morbidity.

Keywords

AVM Aneurysm Carotid Artery Cerebral Hemorrhage Stroke

Editors and affiliations

  • Erol Veznedaroglu
    • 1
  1. 1.Neuroscience Inst. Dept. of NeurosurgeryDrexel Univ. College of Medicine, DrexelPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27315-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-27313-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27315-0
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