Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement

Trauma and Regeneration

Special Symposium of the 9th International Congress of Neuropathology, Vienna, September 1982

Editors: Adams, J.H. (Ed.)

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The General Council of the International Society of Neuro­ pathology enthusiastically and unanimously endorsed the sug­ gestion made by the Executive Committee----chaired by Professor Dr. Franz Seitelberger, Vienna-for the IXth International Congress of Neuropathology that one of the major symposia at that Congress should be on Trauma and Regeneration of the Central Nervous System. The reasons for this are not difficult to understand: non-missile head injury and its sequelae-often a permanently brain damaged young adult-is one of the major problems that has faced society for many decades, and is continuing to do so since relatively little progress appears to ha ve been roade in its prevention; and the hope is that experimentalists may be able to shed some light at least on the potential for regeneration in the central nervous system. These proceedings are the outcome of that very successful symposium held in Vienna in September 1982. The Society is most grateful to Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt (AUVA), Vienna, for their sponsorship. Ofthe faur major presentations, two were on the subject of non­ missile head injury in man and experimental animals, and two dealt with recent developments in the field of regeneration. The former review the clinical features and their structural hasis and establish that all of the major types ofbrain damage seen in man as a result of a non-missile head injury ha ve now been reproduced by controlled angular acceleration of the head in subhuman primates without anything striking the head.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Head Injury in Man and Experimental Animals: Clinical Aspects

    Gennarelli, T. A.

    Pages 1-13

  • Head Injury in Man and Experimental Animals: Neuropathology

    Adams, J. H. (et al.)

    Pages 15-30

  • Deposition of Scar Tissue in the Central Nervous System

    Berry, M. (et al.)

    Pages 31-53

  • Formation of Mossy Fibre Connections Between Hippocampal Transplants and the Brain of Adult Host Rats

    Raisman, G.

    Pages 55-59

  • Comprehensive Monitoring and Computerized Tomographic Follow Up in Patients with Acute Severe Head Injury: Coma-Outcome Correlations

    Janzen, R. W. C. (et al.)

    Pages 61-64

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trauma and Regeneration
Book Subtitle
Special Symposium of the 9th International Congress of Neuropathology, Vienna, September 1982
Editors
  • J.H. Adams
Series Title
Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement
Series Volume
32
Copyright
1983
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-4147-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-4147-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-211-81775-9
Series ISSN
0065-1419
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 127
Number of Illustrations and Tables
63 b/w illustrations
Topics