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The Cerebrospinal Fluid - Robert M. Herndon

The Cerebrospinal Fluid

By: Robert M. Herndon (Editor), Roger A. Brumback (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1989
ISBN: 9780792301219
Number Of Pages: 306

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Contributors present an up-to-date survey of current research on cerebrospinal fluid evaluation. Following a brief history and overview of current understanding, specific topics cover: collecting, injection, infections, immunology, light microscopic cytology and cytopathology of cerebrospinal fluid.

1. Brief history of the understanding of cerebrospinal fluid.- 2. Anatomic and physiologic aspects of the cerebrospinal fluid space.- 3. Abnormalities of cerebrospinal fluid production and flow and hydrocephalus.- 4. Collecting cerebrospinal fluid.- 5. The medical uses of injection into the cerebrospinal fluid space (intrathecal and intraventricular injection).- 6. Cerebrospinal fluid infections.- 7. Nonimmunoglobulin proteins in human cerebrospinal fluid.- 8. Human cerebrospinal fluid immunology.- 9. Light microscopic cytology of cerebrospinal fluid.- 10. The cytology of cerebrospinal fluid: Methods and normal constituents.- 11. Cytopathology of the cerebrospinal fluid.- Color Plates-Following page 178.

ISBN: 9780792301219
ISBN-10: 0792301218
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 1989
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.75