Hypothermia and Cerebral Ischemia: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications by Carolina M. MaierHypothermia and Cerebral Ischemia: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications by Carolina M. Maier

Hypothermia and Cerebral Ischemia: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

EditorCarolina M. Maier, Gary K. Steinberg

Paperback | December 8, 2010

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A comprehensive review of the scientific and clinical studies that have led to the resurgence of interest in hypothermia as a neuroprotective strategy in the treatment of stroke and traumatic brain injury. Topics of special importance include intraoperative and intensive care management of hypothermia-treated patients, a critical look at the potential for combining hypothermia with pharmacotherapy, and an update on the latest technological advances that have made hypothermic treatment possible in today's clinical setting.
Title:Hypothermia and Cerebral Ischemia: Mechanisms and Clinical ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.07 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617371203

ISBN - 13:9781617371202

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Table of Contents

Resurgence of Hypothermia as a Treatment for Brain InjuryCarolina M. Maier and Gary K. SteinbergThe Effects of Hypothermia and Hyperthermia in Global Cerebral IschemiaMyron D. Ginsberg and Ludmila BelayevMild Hypothermia in Experimental Focal Cerebral IschemiaCarolina M. MaierHypothermic Protection in Traumatic Brain InjuryW. Dalton Dietrich and Miguel A. Pérez-PinzónPostischemic Hypothermia Provides Long-Term Neuroprotection in RodentsFrederick Colbourne and Dale CorbettCombination Therapy With Hypothermia and Pharmaceuticals for the Treatment of Acute Cerebral IschemiaDavid C. Tong and Midori A. YenariIntraoperative and Intensive Care Management of the Patient Undergoing Mild HypothermiaTeresa E. Bell-Stephens, Richard A. Jaffe, and Gary K. SteinbergManagement of Traumatic Brain Injury With Moderate HypothermiaElad I. Levy and Donald W. MarionHypothermia: Clinical Experience in Stroke PatientsStefan Schwab and Werner HackeHypothermia Therapy: Future Directions in Research and Clinical PracticeWataru Kakuda, Takao Shimizu, and Hiroaki Naritomi. Index.

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"...a highly relevant volume for clinicians and basic scientists alike in the field of cerebral ischemia research and care...I recommend this book to most health science-related libraries, institutions, and individuals with significant interests in the research and treatment of patients with stroke and TBI." - J. Neurosurg."...contains a plethora of up-to-date and important information on both basic and clinical research. It is worthwhile to recommend as a reference book for the student, scientist and physician who is interested in or involved in the study of mild hypothermia for the treatment of stroke and traumatic brain injury." - Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences"This book is an easily understood 'snap shot' of the current state of knowledge." - Can J Anesth