edited by John J. Bergan and James S. T. Yao, 609 pp, with illus, New York, Grune & Stratton Inc, 1983.
This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
Dedicated to the memory of Edwin J. Wylie, pioneer vascular surgeon, Cerebrovascular Insufficiency is a compilation of presentations of the contributing faculty at the most recent Northwestern University (Chicago) postgraduate course in vascular surgery. This text contains 38 chapters by 75 authors and provides a comprehensive review of the stroke problem. The contents can be divided into eight parts, which include (1) the history of carotid surgery; (2) the basic aspects of atherosclerosis and pathophysiology of cerebral ischemia; (3) radiologic and noninvasive diagnostic studies; (4) surgical management of carotid, vertebral brachiocephalic, and intracranial arterial lesions; (5) specialized intraoperative management techniques such as shunting and evaluation of cerebral blood flow; (6) unusual problems in extracranial vascular disease such as fibromuscular disease, arteritis, and simultaneous carotid and coronary disease; (7) neurologic and hypertensive complications following carotid surgery; and (8) long-term results following carotid endarterectomy.
Among the best sections are those dealing with
STONEY RJ. Cerebrovascular Insufficiency. Arch Surg. 1983;118(7):882. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1983.01390070090022