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Principles of Cerebrovascular Disease / Edition 1

Principles of Cerebrovascular Disease / Edition 1

by Harold P Adams, Adams Harold


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071416535
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/09/2006
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Harold P. Adams, MD, (Des Moines, Iowa) is Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at the University of Iowa, Des Moines Iowa. He chairs the American Academy of Neurology Section on Cerebrovascular Diseases as well as the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Committee on Subspecialty certification in Neurovascular Medicine.

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Classification of Stroke, Commonly Used Terms in Cerebrovascular Disease, and the Pathophysiology of Stroke     1
Epidemiology of Stroke     19
Organizing Stroke Management Resources     41
Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke: Diagnosis and Management     55
Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease, Transient Ischemic Attacks, and Ocular Manifestations of Cerebrovascular Disease     77
Clinical Manifestations of Ischemic Stroke     91
Clinical Manifestations of Hemorrhagic Stroke     117
Diagnostic Studies in the Evaluation of Patients with Cerebrovascular Diseases     131
Atherosclerotic Disease     177
Nonatherosclerotic, Noninflammatory Arteriopathies Causing Ischemic Stroke     195
Infectious and Inflammatory Vasculitides Causing Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke     211
Genetic Causes of Stroke     231
Cardiogenic Embolism     241
Disorders of Coagulation That Cause Hemorrhagic or Ischemic Stroke     263
Intracranial Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations     281
Causes of Intracranial Hemorrhage     303
Strokes in Children and Young Adults     319
Venous Thrombosis, Pituitary Apoplexy, and Vascular Disease of the Spinal Cord     347
Antithrombotic Medications to Prevent Cerebral Infarction     367
Surgical Interventions to Prevent Ischemic Stroke     401
Emergency Management of Patients with Suspected Stroke     425
Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke     453
Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke     493
Management of Patients with Recent Stroke     515
Rehabilitation and Return to Society     535
Index     555

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