Textbook Of Stroke Medicine

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Item#: 9781108426350
Edition 03
Author Brainin & Heiss
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Concise and informative, this guide is for doctors preparing to specialise in stroke care and strokologists looking for rapid but in-depth scientific guidance on stroke management. This third edition is fully revised to ensure that medical professionals are completely up-to-date in this fast-moving field. Its practical and problem-based approach covers all important issues of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cere
ovascular diseases, and reviews epidemiology and risk assessment. This new edition features expanded sections on topics of stroke unit management, thrombolysis, neurointerventions, cognitive impairment, secondary prevention and rehabilitation, and includes new chapters on neurointensive care and small vessel disease. Comprehensive in its coverage, the textbook includes acute assessment, imaging and emergency interventions. The authors are renowned experts in their field and have been working together in a teaching faculty for the European Master in Stroke Medicine Programme, which is supported by the European Stroke Organisation and the World Stroke Organisation.

Short Description
Fully revised, this third edition is a concise and practice-orientated guide to the fast-moving and expanding field of stroke medicine.

Table of Contents
Part I. Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Imaging: 1. Neuropathology and pathophysiology of stroke Konstantin-A. Hossmann and Wolf-Dieter Heiss; 2. Common causes of ischemic stroke Bo Norrving; 3.1. Neuroradiology - Imaging of acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: CT, perfusion CT, CT angiography Patrik Michel; 3.2. Neuroradiology - Imaging of acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: MRI and MR angiography Jochen B. Fiebach, Patrik Michel and Jens Fiehler; 3.3. Neuroradiology - Multimodal imaging-guided acute stroke treatment based on CT and MR imaging Patrik Michel; 4. Imaging for prediction of functional outcome and for assessment of recovery Wolf-Dieter Heiss; 5. Ultrasound in acute ischemic stroke László Csiba: Part II. Clinical Epidemiology and Risk Factors: 6. Basic epidemiology of stroke and risk assessment Jaakko Tuomilehto; 7. Common risk factors and prevention Michael Brainin, Yvonne Teuschl and Karl Matz; 8. Cardiac diseases relevant to stroke Claudia Stöllberger and Josef Finsterer; Part III. Diagnostics and Syndromes: 9. Common stroke syndromes Céline Odier and Patrik Michel; 10. Less common stroke syndromes Wilfried Lang and Karl Matz; 11. Cere
al Small vessel disease Wolf-Dieter Heiss, Michael Brainin and Alina Schwarz; 12. Intracere
al haemorrhage Corina Epple, Michael Brainin and Thorsten Steiner; 13. Subarachnoid haemorrhage Ga
iel Rinkel; 14. Cere
al venous thrombosis Jobst Rudolf; 15. Behavioral neurology of stroke José M. Ferro, Isabel P. Martins and Lara Caeiro; 16. Stroke and dementia Barbara Casolla and Didier Leys; 17. Ischemic stroke in the young and in children Valeria Caso and Didier Leys; Part IV. Therapeutic Strategies and Neurorehabilitation: 18. Stroke units and clinical assessment Danilo Toni and Ángel Chamorro; 19. Acute therapies for stroke Peter Ringleb; 20. Interventional intravascular therapies for stroke Pasquale Mordasini, Jan Gralla and Gerhard Schroth; 21. Intensive care of stroke Julian Bösel; 22. Management of acute ischemic stroke and its late complications Natan M. Bornstein, Milija Mijajlovic and Vuk Aleksic; 23. Infections in stroke Achim J. Kaasch and Harald Seifert; 24. Secondary prevention Hans-Christoph Diener, Sharan K. Mann and Gregory W. Albers; 25. Neurorehabilitation practice for stroke patients Jan Mehrholz.