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Acute Stroke

Bench to Bedside, 1st Edition

Edited by Anish Bhardwaj, Nabil J. Alkayed, Jeffrey R. Kirsch, Richard J. Traystman

CRC Press

515 pages

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As the third leading cause of death in the United States, stroke accounts for one in every fifteen deaths and is the major cause of disability in the country. Compiled by a renowned editorial team, this reference bridges the gap between basic science and patient care protocols, and collects 43 expertly written chapters that range from laboratory-ba

Table of Contents

SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE (SAH). Animal Models of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Pathogenesis of Cerebral Aneurysmal Growth and Rupture. Pathogenesis of Cerebral Vasospasm. Surgical Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoic Hemorrhage. Endovascular Management of a Patient After SAH. Intra-operative Management of Aneurysmal SAH. Medical Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Clinical Trials in SAH. Prognosis and Outcomes Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. INTRACEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE (ICH). Animal Models of Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Brain Injury Following Intracerebral. Surgical Management of an Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Medical Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Clinical Trials in Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Prognosis and Outcomes Following Intracerebral Hemorrhage. FOCAL ISCHEMIC STROKE. Animal Models of Ischemic Stroke. Pathogenesis of Brain Injury Following Ischemic Stroke. Neuroimaging in Ischemic Stroke. Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Medical Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Clinical Neuroprotectve Trials in Ischemic Stroke. Prognosis and Outcomes Following Ischemic Stroke. Venous Strokes and Venous Sinus Thrombosis. GLOBAL CEREBRAL ISCHEMIA. Animal Models of Global Cerebral Ischemia. Pathogenic Mechanisms of Brain Injury Following Global Cerebral Ischemia. Management of Brain Injury Following Cardiopulmonary Arrest. Prognosis and Neurologic Outcomes Following Cardiopulmonary Arrest. DOGMAS, CONTROVERSIES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS. Failure of Neuroprotective Agents to Show Benefit in Clinical Trials. Ischemic Preconditioning. Therapeutic Potential of Hypothermia in Acute Stroke. Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Stroke: An Old Therapy Revisited. Blood-Pressure Management in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Acute Ischemic Stroke, and Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Diagnosis and Treatment of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM). Endovascular Therapy for Carotid Stenosis. Acute Stroke Care Units: A Critical Apprai

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED015000
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology