496 pages | 90 Color Illus. | 189 B/W Illus.
Offering expert recommendations and selected color illustrations, this guide furnishes readers with state-of-the-art information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of AVMs. Offering a multidisciplinary approach, this book spans a wide array of therapeutic options and surgical approaches with step-by-step presentations of each procedure covered in the text.
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY. Surgical Anatomy. Pathology and Genetic Factors.
Hemodynamic Properties. Use of Modeling for the Study of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION.
Natural History. Classification and Grading Systems. Radiographic Diagnosis. Functional Evaluation and Diagnosis. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS. Decision Analysis for Asymptomatic Lesions. Endovascular Principles. Continued Therapy - The Team Approach. THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT. Anesthesia Management. Supratentorial Lobar AVMs. Supratentorial Perisylvian AVMs. Supratentorial Periventricular AVMs. Infratentorial AVMs of the Cerebellar Vermis and Hemispheres. Infratentorial Cerebellopontine Angle AVMs. Infratentorial Brain Stem AVMs. Intraoperative and Postoperative Angiography. Associated Aneurysms. AVMs and Pregnancy. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. Critical Care Management. General Complications. Endovascular Complications. Radiosurgical Complications. FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS. Endovascular Techniques. Radiosurgery. Molecular Biology. Surgical Approaches