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Title Surgical techniques in moyamoya vasculopathy : tricks of the trade / [edited by] Peter Vajkoczy
Published Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2020]
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Summary "In rare cases of stroke in children and youths, 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 reestablish and maintain adequate blood supply to the affected brain areas. The procedures described here include various revascularization techniques and recommended bypasses"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Moyamoya Disease -- surgery.
Cerebral Revascularization -- methods.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Surgery.
Moyamoya disease -- Surgery
Nervous system -- Blood-vessels -- Surgery.
Surgery, Operative.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Surgery.
Nervous system -- Blood-vessels -- Surgery.
Surgery, Operative.
Form Electronic book
Author Vajkoczy, Peter, editor.
LC no. 2020017309
ISBN 313147081X
9783131470812