Cerebrovascular Diseases

  • ID: 2223228
  • Book
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Cerebrovascular Diseases provides up–to–date information on clinical features, epidemiology, imaging methods, genetics, pathophysiology, pathology and therapeutic influences of all major diseases associated with various cerbrovascular abnormalities and circulatory disturbances in the brain and spinal cord.
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Structure, Neoformation and Functions of CNS Blood Vessels.

Chapter 1. Development of CNS Vasculature.

Chapter 2. Neoformation and Repair Mechanisms of CNS Blood Vessels.

Chapter 3. Anatomy and Structure of Brain Blood Vessels.

Chapter 4. Blood–Brain Barrier, Exchange of Metabolites and Gases.

Brain Edema, Intracranial Pressure and Drainage Pathways.

Chapter 5.1. Pathology of Brain Edema and Brain Swelling.

Chapter 5.2. Pathophysiology of Brain Edema.

Addendum: Anomalous Osmosis of Water into Animal Cells.

Chapter 6. Drainage Pathways of CSF and Interstitial Fluid.


Chapter 7. Basic Mechanisms, Acquired and Genetic Defects Associated with Thrombosis.

Chapter 8. Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Cerebral Vascular Disease.

Chapter 9. Thrombolytic and Antithrombotic Therapies in Acute Stroke.

Vascular Wall Changes in Large and Small Vessel Diseases.

Chapter 10. Pathogenesis of Carotid Atherosclerosis: Molecular and Genetic Aspects.

Chapter 11. Small Vessel Disease.

Amyloid Angiopathy.

Chapter 12. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy.

Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations.

Chapter 13. Saccular (Berry) Aneurysms.

Chapter 14. Fusiform, Infectious and Other Aneurysmal Lesions.

Chapter 15. Vascular Malformations and Angiomas.

Chapter 16. Interventional Neuroradiology.


Chapter 17. Giant Cell Arteritis.

Chapter 18. Takayasu Arteritis.

Chapter 19. Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System.

Chapter 20. Systemic Diseases and Drug–Induced Vasculitis.

Other Blood Vessel Diseases.

Chapter 21. Fibromuscular Dysplasia.

Chapter 22. Moyamoya Disease.

Focal Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 23. Focal Brain Ischemia. Clinical Features, Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Outcome.

Chapter 24. Imaging Investigations in Cerebral Ischemia: MRI and CT.

Chapter 25. Imaging Investigations in Cerebral Ischemia: PET and SPECT.

Chapter 26. Pathophysiology of Focal Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 27. The Neuropathology of Focal Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 28. Therapy of Focal Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 29. Experimental Models of Focal Brain Ischemia.

Global Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 30. Global Brain Ischemia. Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Treatment.

Chapter 31. Pathophysiology of Global Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 32. The Neuropathology of Global Brain Ischemia.

Chapter 33. Experimental Models of Global Brain Ischemia.

Hypoglycemic Brain Damage.

Chapter 34. Hypoglycemic Brain Damage.

Gas and Fat Embolism.

Chapter 35. Gas and Fat Embolism.

Brain in Hypertension.

Chapter 36. The Brain in Hypertension.

Brain Hemorrhages.

Chapter 37. Parenchymal Brain Hemorrhage.

Chapter 38. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Chapter 39. Extradural and Subdural Hematomas.

Vascular Dementia.

Chapter 40. Acquired Forms of Vascular Dementia.

Chapter 41. Hereditary Forms of Vascular Dementia.

Spinal Cord Vascular Disorders.

Chapter 42. Spinal Cord Vascular Disorders

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Hannu Kalimo
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