The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume Two: Pathophysiology and Pathology, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume Two

Pathophysiology and Pathology, 1st Edition

Edited by Katerina Dorovini-Zis

CRC Press

394 pages

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Description

Located at the interface between blood and the brain, the blood-brain barrier is a dynamic permeability barrier formed by a continuous layer of specialized endothelial cells endowed with important permeability, transport, and regulatory functions that both protect the internal milieu of the brain and allow essential nutrients to be transported into

Table of Contents

Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Multiple Sclerosis. Portals of Viral Entry into the Central Nervous System. Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction in HIV Infection. The Brain Microvasculature in Cerebral Malaria. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System. Blood-Brain Barrier Changes in Traumatic Brain Injury. Alterations of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Post-Traumatic Epilepsy. Functional and Molecular Mechanisms of Hypertensive Brain Damage. Blood-Brain Barrier Protection in Stroke: Taming tPA. Radiation-induced Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption. Alterations of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Thiamine Deficiency. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Brain Tumors. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Neurodegenerative Diseases. Alterations of Blood-Brain Barrier Function by Drugs of Abuse.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED005000
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
MED067000
MEDICAL / Pathology
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience