Recent research has shown that accurate diagnosis, appropriate investigation, reliable risk stratification, and urgent treatment are essential after TIA and minor stroke and can reduce the risk of stroke recurrence by up to 80%. This book reviews recent developments in each of these areas.Table of Contents Preface1. Introduction2. Epidemiology of TIA and stroke3. Anatomy and physiology4. Pathophysiology of TIA and stroke5. Causes of TIA and ischemic stroke6. Causes of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage7. Clinical features and differential diagnosis of TIA8. Clinical features of acute stroke9. Investigation of TIA and stroke10. Short-term prognosis after TIA and stroke11. Long-term prognosis after TIA and stroke12. Acute treatment of TIA13. Acute treatment of stroke – general principles14. Specific treatment of acute ischemic stroke15. Specific treatment of acute intracerebral hemorrhage16. Recovery and rehabilitation after stroke17. Primary prevention18. Secondary prevention19. Cerebral venous thrombosis20. Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhageIndex.
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Titolo: Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke
Autori: Pendlebury - Giles - Rothwell
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 15x23 cm
Peso: 0.7 kg