Section 1. Aneurysm embolization.- Section 2. Interventions in acute stroke.- Section 3. Carotid and other arterial stenting.- Section 4. Arteriovenous malformation embolization.- Section 5. Intervention in spine.- Section 6. Miscellaneous.
Neurointervention is a fast-growing subspecialty, and recent trials have demonstrated its role in ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke. This has generated tremendous interest among interventional neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery communities. Nevertheless, formal teaching programmes that provide the required experience are limited, and many early career practitioners are not exposed to the crucial technical details essential to safely performing the procedure before they start practising independently. The book presents 100 characteristic case studies to illustrate the salient technical and clinical issues in decision-making and problem solving during the procedure. This book conveys the "real-world" issues and solutions that are not addressed in detail in most books. As such it is a practical teaching book with useful "tips and tricks" on how to handle specific challenging situations, and is particularly useful for fellows in neurointervention training programmes.
Dr VIPUL GUPTA is Head of Interventional Neuroradiology/Neurointerventional Surgery, at the Institute of Neurosciences, Medanta the Medicity, Gurgaon, National Capital Region, Haryana, India. His team has performed over 300 therapeutic neurovascular interventions as well as 700-800 diagnostic angiograms and minor interventions. They perform the largest number of aneurysm embolizations and stroke interventions in India. Dr Gupta has extensive experience in conducting clinico-radiological meetings, and has taught students pursuing DM (Neuroradiology, Neurology), MCH (Neurosurgery), DNB (Neurosurgery, neurology), MD (Radiodiagnosis) and undergraduate (MBBS) degrees.