This book focuses on subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), describing in detail the neurophysiology, anatomy, epidemiology, grading, anesthesia management, coiling and interventional treatment of this dangerous disease. Written by leading international experts, it highlights the state-of-the-art techniques for the diagnosis and treatment (non-surgical and surgical) of SAH and the clinical variations. It also examines the reliability of the new techniques versus the standard clinical methods to predict problems related to SAH and its recent diagnosis and management.
The book starts with a brief discussion of the epidemiology of SAH, cerebral circulation, anatomy of brain blood vessels and neurophysiology related to this fatal disease. Then, in the following chapters it covers grading of subarachnoid hemorrhage, anesthesia management of SAH, treatment, subarachnoid hemorrhage coiling and radiological intervention. Lastly, it explores surgical treatment of intracranial aneurysms in more detail, and addresses complications, critical care management and headache in SAH, traumatic SAH and prognosis.
Featuring numerous images, tables, schema, illustrations and videos, the book is intended for junior and senior anesthesiologists, neuroscientists, intervention radiologists, intensivists and neurosurgeons.
Adel E Ahmed Ganaw is a dynamic intensive care physician. He is working in anesthesia intensive care for more than 15 years. He is an exemplary clinician and the best medical teacher. He has worked as teaching assistant and head of pharmacology department in college of medicine -Al-merging university (Libya) for more than 4 years. Research is his hobby; he has more than 10 publications in peer-reviewed national and international medical journals and He has written few book chapters. His juniors and peers, specialists, fellows, and residents from intensive care and other specialty have a great respect for him. He is consultant in surgical intensive care unit at Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
Nissar Shaikh is working in intensive care for more than two decades. He is an exemplary clinician and the best medical teacher. Research is his hobby; he has around 100 publications in peer-reviewed national and international medical journals and has written a few book chapters and a medical book. He is a reviewer for 20 peer-reviewed international medical journals. His juniors and peers, specialists, fellows, and residents from intensive care and other specialty have a great respect for him. He is an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and senior consultant in surgical intensive care unit at Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. He is an associate program director for surgical intensive care fellowship program at Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha, Qatar.
Nabil A. Shallik is Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Qatar University and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Tanta Faculty of Medicine in Egypt, Anesthesia Department IT Deputy Chair, associate head of anesthesia services at Rumailah Hospital and Ambulatory Care Centre, part of Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar. He also works as a senior consultant in Anesthesia, ICU and Perioperative Medicine at Hamad General Hospital in Qatar. He is Corporate Anesthesia Department CPD officer. He has published more than 50 articles in national and international peer-reviewed medical journals including perioperative, pain and airway publications. He is the main author of numerous books’ chapters, and editor of many books. He is a leading researcher in airway management in the Middle East and his research interests mainly focus on perioperative care and on new tools for airway assessment and management. Dr. Nabil is an active contributor to international Anesthesia societies (Airway Management Academy (AMA) and European Airway Management Society (EAMS) and is frequently invited as guest speaker in national and international conferences. Dr Shallik is the founder of Difficult Airway Management Training and Innovation Society (DAM Society).
Abraham Marcus is the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, ICU, and Perioperative Medicine, and a member of the Hamad General Hospital and Women’s Wellness and Research Center Executive Management team, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar. His academic appointments are Professor of Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar and Professor of Anesthesiology at Qatar University, while keeping the position as Professor at University of Muenster, Germany.
Prof. Marcus research focuses on the transition of acute into chronic pain, and blood management. He was the winner of several prizes and (co) author of 160 cited articles, 50 non-cited articles, several book chapters, and was more than 300 times an invited guest speaker.