Handbook of cerebrovascular diseases /
edited by Harold P. Adams, Jr.
New York : M. Dekker, 1993.
xvii, 702 p. : ill.
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New York : M. Dekker, 1993.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume reviews developments in the diagnosis and management of stroke - discussing the clinical features of stroke, new diagnostic techniques, stroke preventive measures, acute treatment of stroke, sequelae of stroke, and post-stroke rehabilitation.;Written by nearly 50 renowned experts in the field, the Handbook of Cerebrovascular Diseases: explores medical and surgical options to treat transient ischemic attacks as well as the care of patients with acute or progressing ischemic stroke; presents approaches to the management of subarachnoid and intracerebral haemorrhage; considers new methods of treatment such as interventional neuroradiology and thrombolytic therapy; describes approaches to the evaluation and management of heart disease in patients with stroke; analyzes unusual causes of stroke, including stroke in pregnant patients, children and young adults; and examines post-stroke cognitive deficits, psychiatric disorders, and rehabilitation.;Heavily referenced with more than 2600 bibliographic citations, the Handbook of Cerebrovascular Diseases is intended for neurologists, stroke specialists, cardiologists, psychiatrists, and internists.
Table of Contents
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
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