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Surgical Techniques in Moyamoya Vasculopathy: Tricks of the Trade 2020 By Peter Vajkoczy

Surgical Techniques in Moyamoya Vasculopathy: Tricks of the Trade 2020 By Peter Vajkoczy


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ISBN 9783131450616

A luminary in the field of cerebrovascular surgery brings his pace-setting work on the surgical management of moyamoya disease to the neurosurgical community When the rare stroke strikes in children and youth, a likely cause is the idiopathic disease moyamoya, characterized by the slow and progressive stenosis and occlusion of the internal carotid artery and the arteries of the circle of Willis. A result of these stenoses is the formation of collaterals that are typically small and fragile, and liable to rupture. While there is no cure for moyamoya, a variety of surgical procedures can be performed to re-establish and maintain adequate blood supply to the affected brain areas. The procedures described here include various revascularization techniques and recommended bypasses. Key Features: With contributions from the world's most renowned bypass surgeons Perioperative management and considerations An overall practical approach to this painstaking high-end surgery Detailed criteria for analyzing the situation and choosing the appropriate procedure General principles of bypass surgery, direct and indirect revascularization, and combined revascularization techniques Step-by-step descriptions of these procedures Rescue strategies when repeat surgery is necessary Surgical Techniques in Moyamoya Vasculopathy is an indispensable guide for the experienced neurovascular surgeon.