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Moyamoya Disease

A Disease to Count On in Your Daily Practice

Edited by Vicente Vanaclocha

University of Valencia

Moyamoya disease is a rare cerebrovascular disease most prevalent in East Asian countries. Thanks to new diagnostic capabilities, the number of cases discovered, including asymptomatic patients, has been increasing steadily. However, asymptomatic from the clinical point of view does not necessarily mean that there are no subjacent problems. Indeed, many patients harbour cognitive decline long before they exhibit clinical or radiological manifestations. The only effective treatment is surgical revascularization, either direct, indirect, or combined. Many posit that preventive surgical treatment should be considered even in asymptomatic moyamoya patients, particularly in the paediatric age group. This book expands on these ideas and examines the various aspects of this dreadful disease.

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Moyamoya DiseaseA Disease to Count On in Your Daily PracticeEdited by Vicente Vanaclocha

Published: October 20th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92950

ISBN: 978-1-83968-388-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-387-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-389-3

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

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1. Introductory Chapter: Moyamoya Disease, Silent Killer

By Vicente Vanaclocha, Nieves Saiz-Sapena and Leyre Vanaclocha

60

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2. Moyamoya Disease Worldwide-Global Burden East and West

By Man Mohan Mehndiratta, Ishu Goyal, Vasundhara Aggarwal and Natasha Singh Gulati

187

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3. Clinical Aspects of Moyamoya Disease

By Sandhya Manorenj and Reshma Sultana Shaik

133

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4. Neuropsychology of Moyamoya Disease

By Raúl Espert and Marien Gadea

145

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5. Perioperative Considerations for Revascularization and Non-Revascularization Surgeries in Moyamoya Disease

By Muhammad Jaffar Khan, Jazib Hassan, Sumayya Aboobacker, Tarek Tageldin, Jafar Faraj and Mohamed El-Arref

127

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6. Medical Management in Moyamoya Disease

By Nattaphol Uransilp, Sirinat Puengcharoen and Sombat Muengtaweepongsa

210

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7. Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease

By Vicente Vanaclocha, Nieves Saiz-Sapena and Leyre Vanaclocha

82

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