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November 25, 1983

Krayenbühl/Yasargil Cerebral Angiography

Author Affiliations

Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn


by Peter Huber (George Bosse, trans), ed 2; 585 pp, 620 illus, $85, New York, Thieme-Stratton Inc, 1982.

JAMA. 1983;250(20):2864. doi:10.1001/jama.1983.03340200096045

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This superb angiography text and atlas is undoubtedly the finest work of its kind contained in one volume. The contents are divided into three sections. The first section contains a short history of cerebral angiography and a brief review of cerebral angiographic technique. The second section deals with the normal anatomy and pathological displacement of cerebral vessels. The third section discusses cerebrovascular disease, specific angiographic changes associated with neoplasm, complications of trauma, inflammatory disease, and congenital malformations.

The text is precise, clearly written, and well referenced. The angiographic reproductions and drawings are of superb quality, legibly marked, and readily accessible to pertinent sections within the text. The paper and binding are of the highest quality. My only criticism is that the description of cerebral catheterization technique, now relatively well standardized, is too brief.

This work will be met with enthusiastic reception by surgeons, radiologists, and neurologists as both a handy