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Title Thrombus and stroke / edited by Ajay K. Wakhloo [and others]
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (x, 213 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Thrombus formation / Alan D. Michelson and A.L. Freilinger -- Blood flow and thrombus formation / Danny Bluestein, Baruch B. Lieber, and Chander Sadasivan -- In vivo experimental models of focal ischemic stroke / Matthew J. Gounis [and others] -- Assessment and management of vascular implant thrombogenecity / Sivaprasad Sukavaneshvar -- Stroke imaging (CT, MR, SPECT, PET) / Jens O. Heidenreich and Jeffrey L. Sunshine -- Pharmacology and clot: immediate and chronic interventions / Michael A. Kurz -- Acute ischemic stroke: endovascular revascularization and reperfusion / Ajay K. Wakhloo, Matthew J. Gounis, and Robert A. Mericle -- The future of neuroprotection / Kenneth M. Sicard and Marc Fisher -- Acute ischemic stroke: paradigm for treatment / Italo Linfante and Ajay K. Wakhloo
Summary "Providing a foundation as to what a clot is, how it forms, and the most recent approaches to treatment this resource on thrombus and stroke covers: current pharmacological interventions; clinical management of stroke; the fundamental science of clot formation and the pharmacokinetics of thrombolysis; latest findings on neurovascular disease; thrombogenicity of vascular implants and the methods to assess the efficacy of anticoagulation therapy; and clinical impact of thrombus as it pertains to stroke and the most recent clinical and minimally-invasive approaches to this disorder. From the latest imaging techniques, to endovascular treatments and more, this new volume provides critical information needed for diagnosis and treatment. It includes information to assist physicians in the prevention of future strokes and long-term complications and to improve patient outcomes throughout the rehabilitation process."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Thrombosis.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment
Diseases -- Animal models.
Stroke -- prevention & control
Stroke -- etiology
Anticoagulants -- therapeutic use
Disease Models, Animal
Thrombosis -- physiopathology
Thrombosis -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
Diseases -- Animal models
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Wakhloo, Ajay K.
ISBN 9781420020830