Subcortical Stroke

Hardcover | March 1, 2002

EditorGeoffrey Donnan, Bo Norrving, John Bamford

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Subcortical Stroke is a new and fully revised edition of Lacunar and Other Subcortical Infarctions (OUP, 1995). Stroke is one of the most common causes of death and subcortical stroke accounts for 20-30% of all cerebrovascular infarctions. Our understanding of stroke processes in general, and subcortical stroke in particular, has advanced considerably in recent years. Research findings from the fields ofneurochemistry, imaging and genetics have provided insight and input to our understanding of this condition, and this new edition provides an opportunity to describe these advances, and to relate the findings to the clinical expression, neural mechanism, prognosis and treatment of subcorticalstroke. In addition, new subcortical syndromes such as CADASIL are covered, as is subcortical haemorrhage. This book presents a comprehensive and authoritative review of the field with contributions from the leading international experts. Subcortical Stroke is for stroke physicians, neurologists and those researching cerebrovascular diseases.

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Subcortical Stroke is a new and fully revised edition of Lacunar and Other Subcortical Infarctions (OUP, 1995). Stroke is one of the most common causes of death and subcortical stroke accounts for 20-30% of all cerebrovascular infarctions. Our understanding of stroke processes in general, and subcortical stroke in particular, has adv...

Geoffrey Donnan is at the National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia. Bo Norrving is in the Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden. John Bamford is a Consultant Neurologist, St James's University Hospital. Julien Bogousslavsky is in the Neurology Department, Univer...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:364 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.19 inPublished:March 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192631578

ISBN - 13:9780192631572

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Part I - History and classification1. Hauw: The history of lacunes2. Fisher: Commentary on subcortical strokes3. Donnan, Norrving, Bamford and Bogousslavsky: Classification of subcortical infarctsPart II - Pathology and neurochemistry of subcortical strokes4. Lammie: Pathology of lacunar infarction5. Ward and Brown: Leukoaraiosis6. Waxman: Molecular mechanisms of subcortical versus cortical infarctionPart III - Risk factors and genetic aspects7. Boiten and Lodder: Risk factors for lacunar infarction8. Elbaz and Amarenco: Genetic susceptibility and lacunar stroke9. Chabriat and Bousser: Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathyPart IV - Investigating subcortical stroke10. Davis and Parsons: MRI and other neuroimaging modalities for subcortical stroke11. Kappelle and van Gijn: Carotid angiography in patients with subcortical ischaemia12. Kappelle and van Huffelen: Electroencephalography in patients with small deep infarctsPart V - Controversies and clinical syndromes13. Millikan: About lacunes14. Bamford: Lacunar syndromes - are they still worth diagnosing?15. Donnan, O'Malley, Quang, Hurley and Bladin: The capsular warning syndrome and lacunar transient ischaemic attacks16. Toni: Hyperacute diagnosis of subcortical infarction17. Weiller: Striatocapsular infarcts18. Caplan: Caudate infarcts19. Caplan: Anterior choroidal artery territory infarction20. Chambers and Bladin: Internal watershed infarction21. de Freitas and Bogousslavsky: Thalamic infarcts22. Tsiskaridize, de Freitas, Uldry and Bogousslavsky: Acute infarcts in the white matter medullary artery territory of the centrum ovale23. Norrving: Prognosis of patients with lacunar infarction syndromesPart VI - Therapy24. Wright and Donnan: Therapy for lacunar and subcortical strokePart VII - Subcortical haemorrhage25. Fazekas and Roob: MRI changes as a risk factor for intracerebral haemorrhage26. Kase: Subcortical haemorrhages