Spanning a wide array of topics relating to the diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, this reference collects the latest studies and recommendations from a team of 75 leading authorities on the subject-including the management of subarachnoid hemorrhage, the treatment of acute ischemic stroke and aneurysms, and surgical interventions for carotid artery disease and intracranial vascular diseases.
"…timely….the list of contributors reads like a who's who of cerebrovascular specialists."
-New England Journal of Medicine
"…This text would be a valuable addition to the library of any neurologist or internist who cares for stroke victims."-Modern Pathology
text would be a valuable addition to the library of any neurologist or internist who cares for stroke victims."-Modern Pathology
Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Stroke. Diagnosis and Prognosis of Transient Ischemic Attacks. Ischemic Stroke Syndromes: Clinical Features, Anatomy, Vascular Territories, and Prognosis. Diagnosis and Prognosis of intracranial Hemorrhage. Brain Imaging in Stroke. Evaluation of Patients with Stroke including Vascular and Cardiac Imaging. Interactions between Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease. Organization of Stroke Services in the Community and the Hospital. General Management of Stroke in the Hospital Setting, Including Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications. Management of Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke or Accelerated Atherosclerosis. Rehabilitation after Stroke. Cognitive Impairments after Stroke. Diagnosis and Treatment. Psychiatric Consequences of Stroke. Evaluation and Treatment of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease. Medical Management Options to Prevent Ischemic Stroke. Surgical Management Options to Prevent Ischemic Stroke. Thrombolytic Treatment of acute Ischemic Stroke. Antiplatelet and antithrombotic Treatment of acute Ischemic Stroke. Neuroprotective Agents and Other Therapies for Acute Stroke. Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial and Extracranial Vascular Disease. Medical and Surgical Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Medical Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Surgical Management of Ruptured Aneurysms. Management of Unruptured Aneurysms. Management of Arteriovenous Malformations. Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Diseases of the Spinal Cord. Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Vasculitis. Neurological Complications of Patients having Cardiovascular Procedures. Hematological Disorders and Stroke. Genetic Causes of Stroke. Relationships of Stroke and Migraine. Stroke in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults. Diagnosis and Management of Cerebrovascular Disorders in Pregnancy.