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  • 61 b/w illus. 48 tables
  • Page extent: 346 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.574 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 616.8/1
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RC388.5 .S85226 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Cerebrovascular disease--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Cerebrovascular Accident--Handbooks

Library of Congress Record

Paperback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521671606)

The Stroke Book Cambridge University Press
9780521671606 - THE STROKE BOOK - by Michel T. Torbey and Magdy H. Selim
Frontmatter/Prelims


THE STROKE BOOK

Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients. Contributors from leading stroke centers cover a wide range of common conditions and provide focused protocols for assessing and treating patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or on the hospital floor. Chapters are written in bulleted format and are packed with algorithms, tables, and summary boxes to provide immediate access to key information. This essential companion will help readers navigate stroke-related clinical situations successfully and make informed decisions about treatment.




THE STROKE BOOK




Michel T. Torbey, MD, MPH, FAHA

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Director, Stroke Critical Care Program
Director, Neurointensive Care Unit
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Magdy H. Selim, MD, PhD, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Stroke Center
Co-Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Training
Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA




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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

The Stroke book / edited by Michel T. Torbey, Magdy H. Selim.
  p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-521-67160-6 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1. Cerebrovascular disease – Handbooks, manuals, etc. I. Torbey, Michel T.
II. Selim, Magdy H.
[DNLM: 1. Cerebrovascular Accident – Handbooks.   WL 39 S921 2007]
RC388.5.S85226 2007
616.8′1-dc222007005300

ISBN 978-0-521-67160-6 paperback

Every effort has been made in preparing this book to provide accurate and up-to-date information that is in accord with accepted standards and practice at the time of publication. Nevertheless, the authors, editors, and publisher can make no warranties that the information contained herein is totally free from error, not least because clinical standards are constantly changing through research and regulation. The authors, editors, and publisher therefore disclaim all liability for direct or consequential damages resulting from the use of material contained in this book. Readers are strongly advised to pay careful attention to information provided by the manufacturer of any drugs or equipment that they plan to use.

Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of URLs for external or third-party Internet Web sites referred to in this publication and does not guarantee that any content on such Web sites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate.




Contents



List of contributorspage vii
Forewordxiii
Introductionxv
SECTION I: ASSESSMENT OF STROKE PATIENTS
1Emergency medical services (EMS): first line of defense against stroke
Denise Lemke and Michel T. Torbey
3
2Initial assessment of patients with stroke-like symptoms
Rafael H. Llinas
11
3Clinical stroke syndromes and localization
Sean I. Savitz
34
SECTION II: THE HUNT FOR A STROKE ETIOLOGY
4Ischemic stroke
Thomas J. Wolfe and Osama O. Zaidat
49
5Hemorrhagic stroke
Angelos Katramados and Panayiotis Varelas
60
6Other causes of stroke
Andrew W. Tarulli
71
SECTION III: ACUTE STROKE IMAGING
7Computed tomography in acute stroke
Sanjay K. Shetty and Michael H. Lev
95
8Magnetic resonance imaging in acute stroke
Magdy H. Selim
115
9Neurosonology in acute stroke
Vijay Sharma, Annabelle Lao, and Andrei V. Alexandrov
128
SECTION IV: MANAGEMENT OF STROKE PATIENTS
10Ischemic stroke in the first 24 hr
Magdy H. Selim
157
11Ischemic stroke beyond the first 24 hr
Eric Bershad and Jose I. Suarez
167
12Intracerebral hemorrhage
Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer
188
13Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer
207
14Dural and cerebral sinus thrombosis
James S. Castle and Romergryko G. Geocadin
224
SECTION V: STROKE IN CONSULTATION
15Perioperative stroke
Viktor Szeder, Magdy H. Selim, and Michel T. Torbey
239
16Stroke on OB/Gyn wards
Ann K. Helms
250
17Stroke on pediatric wards
Marta Lopez Vicente, Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, and Michel T. Torbey
265
SECTION VI: PREVENTION OF FIRST AND RECURRENT STROKE
18Antithrombotic therapies
Mark Alberts
279
19Surgical and endovascular therapies
Nazli Janjua, Ammar Alkawi, Jawad Kirmani, and Adnan Qureshi
290
20Stroke risk factors: impact and management
Laura Pedelty and Philip B. Gorelick
304
Index319



List of contributors

Mark Alberts, MD
Professor of Neurology
Northwestern University Medical School
Director, Stroke Program
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL

Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD
Professor of Neurology
University of Alabama
Director, UAB Comprehensive Stroke Research Center
Birmingham, AL

Ammar Alkawi, MD
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Department of Neurology
Newark, NJ

Eric Bershad, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Neurology
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

James S. Castle, MD
Resident, Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Marc Fisher, MD
Professor of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, MA

Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology /Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief, Neuroscience Critical Care Unit
Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Philip B. Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor of Neurology
Chief, Neurology Service
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Ann K. Helms, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Nazli Janjua, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Director, Department of Neurology
Long Island College Hospital
Brooklyn, NY

Angelos Katramados, MD
Henry Ford Health Sciences Center
Department of Neurology
Detroit, MI

Jawad Kirmani, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Director, Stroke Center
Newark, NJ

Annabelle Lao
College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
Arizona State University
Barrow Neurological Institute
St Joseph’s Hospital
Phoenix, AZ

Denise Lemke, APNP
Department of Neurology
Medical College of Winconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Michael H. Lev, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Director, CT and Neurovascular Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Rafael H. Llinas, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Associate Director of Johns Hopkins Neurology Residency
Director of Cerebrovascular Neurology
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Stephan A. Mayer, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurological Surgery
Columbia University
Director, Critical Care Neurology
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY

Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD
Department of Neurology
Medical College of Winconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Laura Pedelty, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Adnan Qureshi, MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Executive Director, Stroke Center
Associate Head, Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN

Sean I. Savitz, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Magdy H. Selim, MD, PhD, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Stroke Center
Co-Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Training Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Vijay Sharma, MBBS, MRCP
Associate Consultant
National University Hospital
Division of Neurology
Singapore

Sanjay K. Shetty, MD
Instructor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Jose I. Suarez, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Viktor Szeder, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
Medical College of Winconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Andrew W. Tarulli, MD
Clinical Fellow in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Michel T. Torbey, MD, MPH, FAHA
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Director, Stroke Critical Care Program
Director, Neurointensive Care Unit
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Panayiotis Varelas, MD, PhD
Henry Ford Health Sciences Center
Department of Neurology
Detroit, MI

Marta Lopez Vicente, MD
Department of Family Medicine
Medical College of Winconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Katja Elfriede Wartenberg, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Neurology
New York, NY




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