Preconditioning Strategy: Coronary Bypass, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Temporary Proximal Vessel Occlusion in Carotid Revascularization, and Intracranial Aneurysm Surgery

  • George Kwok Chu Wong
  • Matthew Tak Vai Chan
  • Wai Sang Poon
Part of the Springer Series in Translational Stroke Research book series (SSTSR)


The results of clinical research into preconditioning for coronary artery bypass graft surgery, repair of subarachnoid hemorrhage, carotid revascularization, and intracranial aneurysm surgery are encouraging and should be further explored. Direct and remote ischemic preconditioning are the most promising strategies for clinical application.


Ischemic Precondition Carotid Endarterectomy Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Delayed Cerebral Ischemia Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Kwok Chu Wong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Matthew Tak Vai Chan
    • 3
  • Wai Sang Poon
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales HospitalThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryPrince of Wales HospitalNew TerritoriesHong Kong
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales HospitalThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong

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