This monograph deals with the use of angiography in the diagnosis of cerebroarterial disorders of degenerative and inflammatory origin. Only the most important aspects of cerebral pathology are stressed.
The first part of the volume is devoted to brief discussions of such subjects as atherosclerosis, necrotizing angiitis, thromboangiitis obliterans, Takayasu's arteritis, arteritis in connective-tissue disorders, arteritis in blood diseases, arteritis in metabolic diseases, and arteritis associated with drug abuse. The techniques, indications, and hazards of angiography are presented. Lesions are described with reference to their location in the cerebral circulation. Computed tomography in the diagnosis of cerebrovascular diseases is mentioned, as well as radionuclide brain scans. Ten pages of references are found at the end of the first part of the monograph.
The second part (169 pages) is devoted exclusively to figures of contrast angiograms, computer tomography, and radionuclide angiography, beautifully presented and excellently reproduced. Each figure is carefully marked,