Animal Experiments

  • Werner Hassler
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 37)


Spetzler (1978) and Scott (1978) were the first to induce experimental angioma-like conditions in cats (Spetzler) and apes (Scott). Based on his experimental findings, Spetzler described the factors that he thought to be relevant for complications after AVM surgery (“normal perfusion pressure breakthrough theory”).


Common Carotid Artery Resistance Index Systemic Blood Pressure External Jugular Vein Versus Fistula 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Hassler
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of TübingenTübingenFederal Republic of Germany

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