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Title Magnetic resonance imaging in ischemic stroke / Rüdiger von Kummer und Tobias Back (eds.) ; with contributions by H. Ay [and others] ; foreword by K. Sartor
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xii, 304 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical radiology. Diagnostic imaging, 0942-5373
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Part 1: Clinical Presentation and Impact of Imaging. Stroke syndromes / Georg Gahn ; Clinical efficacy of MR imaging in stroke / Rüdiger von Kummer ; Therapeutic impact of MR imaging in acute stroke / Mark W. Parsons and Stephen M. Davis ; Insights from experimental studies / Tobias Back -- Part 2: MR Imaging of Stroke Pathology. Vascular anatomy and pathology / Dirk Petersen and Stephan Gottschalk ; Disturbed brain perfusion / Sabine Heiland ; Disturbed proton diffusion / Tobias Neumann-Haefelin ; Ischemic edema and necrosis / Susanne Wegener, Mathias Hoehn, and Tobias Back ; MR imaging of white matter changes / Johanna Helenius and Turgut Tatlisumak ; MR detection of intracranial hemorrhage / Thamburaj Krishnamoorthy and Marco Fiorelli ; MR spectroscopy in stroke / Heinrich Lanfermann and Ulrich Pilatus -- Part 3: MR Correlates of Stroke Syndromes. Transient ischemic attacks / Hakan Ay and Achim Gass ; Microangiopathic disease and lacunar stroke / Achim Gass and Hakan Ay ; Territorial and embolic infarcts / José M. Ferro ; Hemodynamic infarcts and occlusive carotid disease / Kristina Szabo and Michael G. Hennerici ; Hypoxic-ischemic lesions / Karl Olof Lövblad ; Spinal infarcts / Michael Mull and Armin Thron ; Veno-oclusive disorders / Armin Thron and Michael Mull ; Stroke mimicking conditions / Joachim Röther
Summary The imaging of stroke has undergone significant changes owing to the rapid progress in imaging technology. This volume, comprising three parts, is designed to provide a comprehensive summary of the current role of MR imaging in patients with ischemic stroke. The first part outlines the clinical presentations of stroke and discusses the diagnostic efficacy and therapeutic impact of MR imaging. The second and third parts form the core of the volume, and are based on a novel approach in that the topic is presented from two very different viewpoints. Part 2 provides a detailed presentation of the distinguishing features of stroke from the radiologist's perspective. By contrast, part 3 addresses the needs of the clinician, documenting specific stroke syndromes and their correlates on MR imaging. The overall aim has been to create a well-illustrated volume with broad appeal that links pathology, radiology and stroke medicine in an informative manner
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Magnetic resonance imaging
Magnetic resonance imaging.
Brain Ischemia -- diagnosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Magnetic resonance imaging.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Magnetic resonance imaging.
Brain Ischemia -- diagnosis.
Magnetic resonance imaging.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Magnetic resonance imaging.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Von Kummer, R. (Rüdiger), 1946-
Back, Tobias.
Ay, H. (Hakan)
ISBN 9783540277385