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Subcortical Stroke : Oxford Medical Publications - Geoffrey Donnan

Subcortical Stroke

Oxford Medical Publications

By: Geoffrey Donnan (Editor), Bo Norrving (Editor), John Bamford (Editor), Julien Bogousslavsky (Editor)

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Published: 1st July 2002
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Subcortical Stroke is a new and fully revised edition of Lancunar and Other Subcortical Infractions(OUP, 1995).
Stroke is one of the most common causes of death and subcortical stroke accounts for 20-30% of all cerebrovascular infarcts. Our understanding of stroke processes in general, and subcortical stroke in particular, has advanced considerably in recent years. Research findings from the fields of neurochemistry, 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 subcortical stroke. 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.

This is an excellent book and deals with areas which are often poorly covered in other textbooks on stroke. Brain This is a vibrant book that portrays some of the controversies within the concept of subcortical stroke. Doody's Journal This book is the only comprehensive summary of subcortical stroke which I have seen. It is thoroughly recommended to anyone with an interest in this area. Journal of Neurology

Part I - History and classification 1: Hauw: The history of lacunes 2: Fisher: Commentary on subcortical strokes 3: Donnan, Norrving, Bamford & Bogousslavsky: Classification of subcortical infarcts Part II - Pathology and neurochemistry of subcortical strokes 4: Lammie: Pathology of lacunar infarction 5: Ward & Brown: Leukoaraiosis 6: Waxman: Molecular mechanisms of subcortical versus cortical infarction Part III - Risk factors and genetic aspects 7: Boiten & Lodder: Risk factors for lacunar infarction 8: Elbaz & Amarenco: Genetic susceptibility and lacunar stroke 9: Chabriat & Bousser: Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy Part IV - Investigating subcortical stroke 10: Davis & Parsons: MRI and other neuroimaging modalities for subcortical stroke 11: Kappelle & van Gijn: Carotid angiography in patients with subcortical ischaemia 12: Kappelle & van Huffelen: Electroencephalography in patients with small deep infarcts Part V - Controversies and clinical syndromes 13: Millikan: About lacunes 14: Bamford: Lacunar syndromes - are they still worth diagnosing? 15: Donnan, O'Malley, Quang, Hurley & Bladin: The capsular warning syndrome and lacunar transient ischaemic attacks 16: Toni: Hyperacute diagnosis of subcortical infarction 17: Weiller: Striatocapsular infarcts 18: Caplan: Caudate infarcts 19: Caplan: Anterior choroidal artery territory infarction 20: Chambers & Bladin: Internal watershed infarction 21: de Freitas & Bogousslavsky: Thalamic infarcts 22: Tsiskaridize, de Freitas, Uldry & Bogousslavsky: Acute infarcts in the white matter medullary artery territory of the centrum ovale 23: Norrving: Prognosis of patients with lacunar infarction syndromes Part VI - Therapy 24: Wright & Donnan: Therapy for lacunar and subcortical stroke Part VII - Subcortical haemorrhage 25: Fazekas & Roob: MRI changes as a risk factor for intracerebral haemorrhage 26: Kase: Subcortical haemorrhages

ISBN: 9780192631572
ISBN-10: 0192631578
Series: Oxford Medical Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 468
Published: 1st July 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.5  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.05
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised