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The Physics of Cerebrovascular Diseases : Biophysical Mechanisms of Development, Diagnosis and Therapy - George J. Hademenos

The Physics of Cerebrovascular Diseases

Biophysical Mechanisms of Development, Diagnosis and Therapy

Hardcover Published: 20th November 1997
ISBN: 9781563965586
Number Of Pages: 319

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A review of our current understanding of the physical phenomena associated with the flow of blood through the brain, applying these concepts to the physiological and medical aspects of cerebrovascular disease so as to be useful to both the scientist and the clinician. Specifically the book discusses the physical bases for the development of cerebrovascular disease and for its clinical consequences; specific current and possible future therapies; experimental, clinical, and computational techniques used to investigate cerebrovascular disease; blood dynamics and its role; imaging methods used in the diagnosis and management of cerebrovascular disease. Intended as a one- or two-semester course in biophysics, biomedical engineering or medical physics, this is also of interest to medical students and interns in neurology and cardiology, and provides a useful overview of current practice for researchers and clinicians.

Foreword
Series Preface
Preface
Acknowledgments
Mathematical Fundamentalsp. 1
The Physics of Elasticityp. 39
Circulation: Structure and Physiologyp. 68
Hemodynamics: The Physics of Blood Flowp. 101
The Physics of Strokep. 132
The Physics of Intracranial Aneurysmsp. 166
The Physics of Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformationsp. 238
Glossaryp. 291
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 300
Subject Indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9781563965586
ISBN-10: 1563965585
Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 319
Published: 20th November 1997
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.63