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Cerebral Aneurysms

Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Hans Werner Pia
  • Charles Langmaid
  • Jan Zierski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. F. John Gillingham
    Pages 1-4
  3. Kurt Jellinger, Stig H. M. Nyström, Jiro Suzuki, Hiro Ohara
    Pages 5-41
  4. Hans Werner Pia, Jean Brihaye, Dwight Parkinson, Beniamino Guidetti, Laurence P. Lassman, Bernard Pertuiset et al.
    Pages 42-126
  5. Jiro Suzuki, Takashi Yoshimoto
    Pages 127-133
  6. John Stirling Meyer, Knut Kohlmeyer, Eugene s. Flamm, Joseph Ransohoff, Jiro Suzuki, Lindsay Symon
    Pages 133-169
  7. Heinzgeorg Vogelsang, A. Lino Agnoli, Hans Werner Pia, Jan Zierski, Dwight Parkinson, Ekkehard Kazner et al.
    Pages 170-196
  8. Oskar J. Beck, Eugene S. Flamm, Joseph Ransohoff
    Pages 197-202
  9. Jiro Suzuki, Keiji Sano, Isamu Saito, Karam Samii, Bernard Pertuiset, Paul Viars et al.
    Pages 203-407
  10. F. John Gillingham, Hans Werner Pia, Jiro Suzuki, Beniamino Guidetti, Bernard Pertuiset, Keiji Sano et al.
    Pages 408-433
  11. Hans Werner Pia, Jan Zierski
    Pages 434-435
  12. Hans Werner Pia, Charles Langmaid, Jan Zierski
    Pages 436-464
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 465-470

About these proceedings

Introduction

Microsurgery has brought about important changes and progress in the treatment of cere­ bral aneurysms in recent years. Only 12 years ago McKissock, one of the most experienced surgeons in the treatment of aneurysms pompared the results of operative and nonoperative treatment. He found that mortality and morbidity of cerebral aneurysms was not significantly affected by whether the patients have been operated upon or not. This view is held by many neursurgeons, and was confirmed by results of the Co-operative Study in 1969. In the review on treatment of aneurysms in Progress in Neurological Surgery in 1969, techniques such as encasement with plastic compounds, piloinjection, stereotactic copper or electric thrombosis and metallic thrombosis and profound hypothermia in anaesthesia were listed. In general, these techniques now seem to be of little more than historical interest. Progress in recent yeats has been so enormous that one may perhaps gain the impreSSion that the main problems in the treatment of aneurysms have been solved and that there are no more to be surmounted. This is dangerous and complacent thinking, such as Lord Moynihan indulged in during the thirties. For this reason we thought that the time had come to assemble a group of experts who could discuss the various unsolved and contro­ versial problems of aneurysm surgery in the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of a "work­ shop".

Keywords

Surgery anesthesia diagnosis mortality therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Werner Pia
    • 1
  • Charles Langmaid
    • 2
  • Jan Zierski
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgischen Universitäts-KlinikGiessenGermany
  2. 2.CardiffGreat Britain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-67163-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-67165-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-67163-0
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