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Cerebral Ischemia and Basic Mechanisms

  • Alexander Hartmann
  • Frank Yatsu
  • Wolfgang Kuschinsky
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. The Window of Opportunity for the Treatment of Cerebral Ischaemia

  3. Energy Metabolism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. W.-D. Heiss, G. R. Fink, M. Huber, K. Herholz, U. Pietrzyk
      Pages 9-18
    3. G. M. Teasdale, R. Bullock, J. McCulloch
      Pages 28-35
  4. Acidosis

  5. Intracellular Messengers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. M. S. Seren, A. Lazzaro, M. C. Comelli, R. Canella, R. Zanoni, D. Guidolin et al.
      Pages 125-129
    3. C. Fieschi, M. Frontoni, M. Fiorelli, M. L. Sacchetti, D. Toni, C. Argentino et al.
      Pages 130-136
    4. R. J. Miller, J. R. Brorson, D. Bleakman, P. S. Chard
      Pages 147-157

About these proceedings

Introduction

In this volume, one of a series of monographs devoted to the problems of cerebral ischemia and related topics, we present the proceedings of an international conference on Cerebral Ischemia and Basic Mechanisms held in Bad Schachen/Lake Constance, Germany in June 1992. The enormous progress in research recently on the basic mechanisms associated with cerebral ischemia has provided greater insight into the pathophysiological mechanisms of reduced brain perfusion and decreased cerebral metabolism. The high technology instrumentation used to unravel the intricacies of cerebral blood flow and metabolism includes positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. A description of sophisticated neurophysiological techniques will give the reader insight into new models of reversible and irreversible tissue damage and changes at the molecular level have been described. The therapeutic approaches which have developed from this re­ search have been or will be used in clinical trials and will open new avenues in the treatment of stroke. The organizers of the meeting would like to thank the advisory board for its helpful suggestions and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and other sponsors for their important support.

Keywords

aneurysm brain brain injury cerebral ischemia ischemic stroke myelin nervous system neurology neurons neurophysiology neuroprotection neurosurgery nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) physiology spinal cord

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Hartmann
    • 1
  • Frank Yatsu
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Kuschinsky
    • 3
  1. 1.Neurologische UniversitätsklinikBonnGermany
  2. 2.Department of Neurology, Texas Medical CenterThe University of TexasHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Institut für PhysiologieUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-78151-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-78153-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-78151-3
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