Moderate Hypothermia in Neurosurgical Operations Indications and Results

  • P. E. Maspes
  • F. Marossero
  • G. Marini
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 13)


The use of moderate hypothermia in clinical neurosurgery was proposed on the basis of some data provided by experimental pathophysiology, such as:
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    protection of nervous system against the action of traumatizing agents,

  2. 2)

    reduction of the circulatory flow and brain volume,

  3. 3)

    reduction of CSF pressure,

  4. 4)

    increase of the nervous system resistance to anoxia.



Brain Volume Intracranial Aneurysm Anterior Cerebral Artery Osmotic Dehydration Moderate Hypothermia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. E. Maspes
    • 1
  • F. Marossero
    • 1
  • G. Marini
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica NeurochirurgicaUniversità degli StudiMilanoItaly

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