Cavernous Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord, 1e (Original Publisher PDF)

Cavernous Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord, 1e

by Giuseppe Lanzino, Robert F. Spetzler

Product Details:

  • Hardcover: 139 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme; 1 edition (September 24, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781588903433
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588903433
  • Amazon Price: $159.99
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  • Format: Original Publisher PDF
  • File Size: 6.8 MB
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of the basic science and
current clinical knowledge on cavernous malformations of the brain and spinal
cord. Cavernous Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord begins by covering general aspects of the disease, including the natural history, molecular biology, pathological processes, genetic basis, neuroradiology, and classification of cavernous malformations. Separate chapters then address the various types of cavernous malformations, thoroughly describing the clinical presentation and management approaches for each clinical situation. Incisive review of recent literature sheds light on topics of incidence, location, and outcomes.


Clinical insights regarding indications for surgery,
surgical techniques, outcomes, and prognostic factors drawn from the authors’
extensive experiences

Discussion of treatment of patients with specific
disorders, such as epilepsy

Coverage of cavernous malformations as dynamic lesions
with descriptions of de novo formation and lesions induced by irradiation
Neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuroradiologists, especially those caring for patients with seizures and hemorrhagic stroke, will benefit from the wealth of information in this complete reference.</p

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