Authored by the world’s foremost stroke experts, this classic text brings you fully up to date with current research findings and management approaches for cerebrovascular disease. Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management, 7th Edition, covers every aspect of this fast-moving field, and is an ideal resource for stroke specialists, general neurologists, and other medical professionals with an interest in stroke. You’ll find expert clinical guidance, comprehensive pathophysiology coverage, data from recent trials, advances in diagnostic tests, full-color CT images, pathology slides, and much more, for a complete picture of today’s stroke medicine.
- Helps you recognize the clinical manifestations of stroke, use the latest laboratory and imaging studies to arrive at a diagnosis, and generate an effective medical and surgical treatment plan.
- Keeps you abreast of the overwhelming volume of studies and guidelines in this dynamic field, providing clear summaries and practical evaluations of all relevant data.
- Contains updates throughout, including the latest clinical trials (thrombectomy, DAWN, DEFUSE), genetics research, prevention research, new therapies, and the new guidelines from the ASA.
- Includes new slides for lectures, covering basic science, case studies, and interventional treatment overviews.
- Features a Key Points summary at the beginning of each chapter so you can quickly find important information.
- Provides abundant full-color CT images and pathology slides that help you make efficient and accurate diagnoses.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Edited by James C. Grotta, MD, Director, Stroke Program, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center; Professor of Neurology; Chairman, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.; Gregory W Albers, MD, Director, Stanford Stroke Center; Coyote Foundation Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences; Joseph P Broderick, MD, Director of the Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Stroke Team; Professor and Chairman, University of Cincinnati, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Cincinnati, OH; Scott E Kasner, MD, MSCE, FRCP, Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Eng H. Lo, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Research Staff, Mass General Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuroprotection Research Lab, Charlestown, MA, USA; Ralph L Sacco, MD MS FAHA FAAN, Olemberg Chair of Neurology and Professor of Neurology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Human Genetics, and Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Lawrence KS Wong, MD, FRCP, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine, Chief of Neurology, Departments of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, PR China and Arthur L. Day