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Author Silverman, Isaac E.

Title Ischemic stroke : an atlas of investigation and treatment / Isaac E. Silverman, Marilyn M. Rymer ; foreword by Louis R. Caplan ; special contributions by Gary R. Spiegel, Robert E. Schmidt
Published Oxford ; Ashland, OH : Clinical Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 124 pages) : illustrations
Contents Stroke basics -- Pathophysiology -- Anterior circulation -- Posterior circulation -- Vasculopathies -- Therapies : the management of acute ischemic stroke and secondary stroke prevention
Summary Over the past three decades, the diagnosis and treatment of stroke has changed at a phenomenal rate since the first use of CT scans and early studies using thrombolytic agents. New investigative procedures help direct patient selection for specific therapies and may substantially increase the chance of a successful therapeutic outcome. These advances in treatment have led to a paradigm shift in the way stroke victims are diagnosed and cared for. Specialists have seen the introduction of a range of new therapies for the management of ischemic stroke such as mechanical embolectomy and other cathe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Atlases
Cerebral ischemia -- Atlases
Transient ischemic attack -- Atlases
Cerebrovascular disease.
Brain -- Congestion.
Cerebral ischemia.
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Ischemia
Intracranial Hemorrhages
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Brain -- Congestion.
Cerebral ischemia.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Transient ischemic attack.
Genre/Form atlases.
Form Electronic book
Author Rymer, Marilyn M.
ISBN 9781846925955