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Title Acute ischemic stroke : imaging and intervention / edited by R.G. Gonzalez [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 297 pages) : tables, figures (some color)
Contents Ischemic stroke: basic pathophysiology and neuroprotective strategies -- Causes of ischemic stroke -- Imaging of acute ischemic stroke: unenhanced computer tomography -- Imaging of acute ischemic stroke: stroke CT angiography (CTA) -- CT perfusion (CTP) -- Conventional MRI and MR angiography of stroke -- Diffusion MR of acute stroke -- Perfusion MRI of acute stroke -- The clinical ischemic penumbra -- Clinical management of acute stroke -- Intravenous (IV) thrombolysis -- Imaging for endovascular stroke therapy -- Endovascular approaches to acute stroke
Summary This updated second edition of "Acute Ischemic Stroke: Imaging and Intervention" provides a comprehensive account of the state of the art in the diagnosis and treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The basic format of the first edition has been retained, with sections on fundamentals such as pathophysiology and causes, imaging techniques and interventions. However, each chapter has been revised to reflect the important recent progress in advanced neuroimaging and the use of interventional tools. In addition, a new chapter is included on the classification instruments for ischemic stroke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebral ischemia.
Brain -- Imaging.
Brain Ischemia -- radiography.
Diagnostic Imaging -- methods.
Stroke -- radiography.
Stroke -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author González, R. G. (Ramón Gilberto)
ISBN 9783642127519 (electronic bk.)
3642127517 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)