Experimental Brain Edema in Acute and Chronic Brain Abscess in Rabbits and Its Morphologic Alterations

  • T. Wallenfang
  • J. Bohl
  • G. Schreiner
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 7)

Abstract

Despite advances in diagnosis, in techniques of neurosurgery, and in therapy, brain abscess remains a neurosurgical challenge. The final outcome of the brain abscess is determined by the type of abscess (acute or chronic) and by the severity of the perifocal edema due to inflammation that has not yet coalesced.

Keywords

Agar Epoxy Decadron Neurol Peri 

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  • T. Wallenfang
  • J. Bohl
  • G. Schreiner

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