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Toole's Cerebrovascular Disorders

6th Edition


  • Date Published: February 2010
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521866224


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  • Toole’s Cerebrovascular Disorders, was the first modern book devoted to the care of the stroke, originally published more than 40 years ago. Drs. E. Steve Roach, Kerstin Bettermann, and José Biller have completely revised and updated sixth edition of the highly respected standard for stroke diagnosis and treatment, adding chapters on genetics, pregnancy-related stroke, and acute treatment. The practical focus of the book has not changed, retaining its emphasis on bedside diagnosis and treatment. Easily accessible for both stroke specialists and residents, the sixth edition has been modernized to keep pace with the rapid expansion of knowledge in stroke care and includes evidence-based recommendations, the latest technology and imaging, and risk factors. The text is supplemented with more than 200 images, many in color. E. Steve Roach, MD, FAAN, FAHA, is Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Director of the Division of Child Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio. Kerstin Bettermann, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. José Biller, MD, FACP, FAAN, FAHA, is Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois.

    • Features full color pathological and neuroimaging studies of cerebrovascular disorders to enhance understanding
    • Discusses all cerebrovascular diseases
    • Written in a logical, easily readable fashion
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    Product details

    • Edition: 6th Edition
    • Date Published: February 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521866224
    • length: 422 pages
    • dimensions: 287 x 221 x 24 mm
    • weight: 1.63kg
    • contains: 156 b/w illus. 79 colour illus. 80 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. A history of cerebrovascular disease since the Renaissance
    2. Interview and examination
    3. Syndromes of vascular dysfunction
    4. Pathophysiology of ischemic stroke
    5. Diagnostic evaluation of stroke
    6. Transient ischemic attacks
    7. Atherosclerosis of the cranial arteries
    8. Embolism and stroke
    9. Lacunar syndromes and hypertensive encephalopathy
    10. Inflammatory angiopathies and stroke
    11. Hematological disorders and hypercoagulable states
    12. Arterial dissection
    13. Moyamoya and other vasculopathies
    14. Migraine and related disorders
    15. Vascular dementia
    16. Intracerebral hemorrhage
    17. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and aneurysms
    18. Intracranial vascular malformations
    19. Subdural and epidural hemorrhage
    20. Sinovenous occlusion
    21. The genetics of cerebrovascular disease
    22. Stroke in the young
    23. Stroke in pregnancy
    24. Vascular diseases of the spinal cord
    25. Management of acute ischemic infarction
    26. Neurorehabilitation following stroke.

  • Authors

    E. Steve Roach, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus

    Kerstin Bettermann, Penn State College of Medicine, Pennsylvania

    Jose Biller, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Illinois

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