By John W. Norris, Vladimir C. Hachinski
Prevention of Stroke sums up and significantly analyzes our current wisdom and knowing of all significant facets of stroke prophylaxis, clinical and surgical. The e-book is meant for not just neurologists and neurosurgeons at once concerned with stroke sufferers, but in addition vascular surgeons, internists, kin physicians, and well-being planners. issues explored comprise the mobile foundation of atherosclerosis; stroke possibility elements; head and neck bruits in stroke prevention; the current prestige of anticoagulant prophylaxis; high blood pressure and stroke prevention; and prevention of cardioembolic stroke, in addition to the efficacy of aspirin and of ticlopidine in stroke prevention. Surgical prophylaxis is tested via discussions of carotid endarterectomy, prevention of stroke from cerebral vascular malformations, prevention of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, balloon transluminal angioplasty of the carotid artery within the head and neck, and prevention of recurrent stroke.