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Title Risk factors for cerebrovascular disease and stroke / edited by Sudha Seshadri and Stéphanie Debette
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents Epidemiology of stroke : incidence and prevalence, description of types and subtypes and their relative frequency, definition of risk factors / E. Touzé + Y Bejot -- Introduction to genetic risk factors for cerebrovascular disease / Bradford B. Worrall -- Monogenic forms of stroke and cerebrovascular disease / A. Bersano -- Heritability of stroke / A. Pedersen, A.C. Jern -- Genetic determinants of ischemic stroke discovered through GWAS / S. Bevan & H. Markus -- Genetic risk factors of intracerebral haemorrhage / G. Falcone & J. Rosand -- Relevance in stroke of genes associated with cardiovascular disease and risk factors / M. Dichgans, R. Malik -- Genetics of stroke associated with cervical artery dissections / S. Debette -- Genetics of cerebral venous thrombosis / T. Marjot, P. Sharma -- Genetic risk factors for brain MRI markers of cerebrovascular disease / G. Chauhan, S. Debette -- Overview of environmental risk factors for stroke / Didier Leys -- Hypertension : the major risk factor for stroke / Jennifer L. Dearborn, R. Gottesman -- Dyslipidemia and risk of stroke / Sabrina Schilling, S. Debette -- Metabolic risk factors : DM, obesity, metabolic syndrome / E. Camargo, L.J. Launer -- Lifestyle factors and risk of stroke : smoking, alcohol, diet, physical activity, sleep / C. Satizabal -- Risk factors specific to young adults / J. Putaala & T Tatlisumak -- Sex-specific risk factors for stroke in women / S. Wise, C. Bushnell -- Migraine and risk of stroke and cerebrovascular disease / A. Pezzini -- Ethnic, racial and geographic variations in stroke risk and risk factors / H. Manosalvo, T. Jeerakathil -- Intermediate markers : carotid atherosclerosis / David Della Morte, T. Rundek -- MRI-based markers of cerebrovascular disease and the risk of stroke / S. Lorenzano, R. Rost -- Circulating biomarkers for stroke / A. Pikula -- Secular trends in stroke risk and risk factors for stroke / R. Carandang
Summary This text, by leading stroke researchers from Europe and North America, describes environmental and genetic risk factors for cerebrovascular disease. The section on genetics is exceptionally detailed and contemporaneous
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Risk factors
Cerebrovascular disease -- Etiology
Cerebrovascular disease -- Epidemiology
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- etiology
Stroke -- epidemiology
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- genetics
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Etiology
Cerebrovascular disease -- Epidemiology
Cerebrovascular disease -- Risk factors
Form Electronic book
Author Seshadri, Sudha, editor
Debette, Stéphanie, editor
ISBN 9780199895854