by H.J.M. Barnett, Julien Bogousslavsky, Heather Meldrum, Heather Meldrum (Editor), Julien Bogousslavsky (Editor)
Written by the world’s foremost authorities, this volume reviews the latest basic science and clinical advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of ischemic stroke. The contributors examine recent breakthroughs in laboratory and clinical research and relate these research findings to clinical practice.
Major sections focus on the epidemiology of ischemic stroke, the arterial lesions of stroke, the consequences of ischemia, risk factors for stroke, and strategies for prevention and treatment. Coverage includes detailed information on the new neuroprotective agents that have recently been developed and the new diagnostic procedures used to determine the best way to protect the brain during stroke.