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Brain Embolism
edited by Louis R. Caplan

Brain Embolism analyzes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of this disorder-providing a detailed overview of major topics pertinent to embolism including donor sources, recipient sites, embolic material, recipient brain supply arteries, vascular and brain pathology, and the treatment of cardiac and arterial sources.

Features:

  • Offers a clear and comprehensive overview of the major components of embolism
  • Reviews every topic related to recipient brain supply arteries including the vascular and brain pathology, the clinical symptoms and signs of brain ischemia, eye ischemia, brain and vascular imaging, transcranial Doppler use, and embolic monitoring
  • Analyzes cardiac sources of brain embolism-describing the diagnosis and frequency of embolism in relation to each potential source
  • Examines aortic and arterial sources of embolism and the ultrasound analysis of arterial lesions
  • Considers current and emerging advances in disease diagnosis and treatment

Contents

Recipient Arteries and Brain Ischemia

  • Vascular and Brain Pathology.
  • Clinical Symptoms and Signs of Brain Ischemia
  • Eye Ischemia
  • Brain and Vascular Imaging
  • TCD and Emboli Monitoring

Donor Sources-Nature, Frequency, Recognition

  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism: The Usual Suspects
  • Evaluation and Importance of Various Cardiac Sources
  • Aortic Source
  • Arterial Sources
  • Ultrasound of Arterial Sources

Pathophysiology

  • Vascular Hemostasis and Brain Embolism

Embolic Materials

  • Embolic Substances

Treatment

  • Treatment of the Acute Embolic Event
  • Treatment of Cardiac Source
  • Treatment of Aortic and Arterial Sources

Index

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Brain Embolism
edited by Louis R. Caplan
2006 368 pages $228.95 + shipping
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