Ischemic Brain Edema

  • Jiro Suzuki


Among the cerebrovascular occlusive disorders, brain edema following brain ischemia, in which the brain volume increases and the brain suffers herniation, is the most common cause of death. Since, as medicions, we must treat the ischemic brain and try to prevent brain edema, a complete understanding of the pathogenesis of brain edema is extremely important. In this chapter, results which we and others have obtained in animal experiments on the pathophysiology of ischemic brain disease will be introduced.


Tight Junction Ischemic Brain Brain Edema Vasogenic Edema Ischemic Focus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiro Suzuki
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  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Institute for Brain DiseasesTohoku University School of MedicineNagamachi, SendaiJapan

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