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Acute Ischemic Stroke

Imaging and Intervention

Authors: González, R.G., Hirsch, J.A., Lev, M.H., Schaefer, P.W., Schwamm, L.H.

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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Imaging and Intervention is a comprehensive presentation of the state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and treatment of acute ischemic stroke. This book, the first of its kind, offers a practical review of recent advances in stroke neuroimaging, and the latest therapeutic options for this disease.

Written by an internationally recognized experts who are members of the interdisciplinary stroke team at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the book covers the pathophysiology, mechanisms and molecular manifestations of ischemic brain injury and its clinical presentations; the physical principles, and practical applications of CT, CT angiography and CT perfusion; a detailed discussion of MRI, MRA, as well as diffusion and perfusion MR imaging; and the clinical management of the acute ischemic stroke patient including intravenous thrombolysis and intra-arterial vascular recanalization.

Practical guidance is provided for the use of imaging in guiding therapeutic decisions efficiently. The book is richly illustrated with images and plentiful tables are available for easy reference. It will serve as a unique source of information for neurologists, emergency physicians, radiologists and other health care providers who care for the patient with acute ischemic stroke

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"Acute Ischemic Stroke … is a comprehensive presentation of the state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of this condition. … This book is an excellent practical guide in providing help in the use of effective imaging in cerebrovascular disease and thereby guiding efficient and effective therapeutic decisions. The text is richly illustrated with images and plentiful tables are available for easy reference. I believe this book will serve as a unique source of information for neurologists, emergency physicians, radiologists and other health care providers … ." (Dr. T. Featherstone, RAD Magazine, January, 2007)

"This book provides comprehensive up-to-date information, including references on acute ischemic stroke with emphasis on neuroimaging. … can be highly recommended to any reader who deals with ischemic stroke in daily practice. … Being one of few comprehensive and affordable books on acute ischemic stroke, I personally enjoyed reading it … . The book predominantly addresses neuroradiologists, neurologists, and emergency department physicians and has a place in the hands of a general practicing physician … ." (American Journal of Neuroradiology, Vol. 28, September, 2007)


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Ischemic Stroke: Basic Pathophysiology and Neuroprotective Strategies

    Pages 1-26

    Singhal, Aneesh B. (et al.)

  • Causes of Ischemic Stroke

    Pages 27-40

    Koroshetz, W.J. (et al.)

  • Unenhanced Computed Tomography

    Pages 41-56

    Camargo, Erica C.S. (et al.)

  • Stroke CT Angiography (CTA)

    Pages 57-86

    Sheikh, Shams (et al.)

  • CT Perfusion (CTP)

    Pages 87-113

    Shetty, Sanjay K. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Acute Ischemic Stroke
Book Subtitle
Imaging and Intervention
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-30810-2
DOI
10.1007/3-540-30810-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 268
Number of Illustrations
300 b/w illustrations
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