Ischemic Stroke Therapeutics

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Bruce Ovbiagele

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Edward C. Jauch, David M. French, Todd McGeorge
    Pages 7-12
  3. Mahesh P. Kate, Rajsrinivas Parthasarathy, Ashfaq Shuaib
    Pages 13-25
  4. Osama O. Zaidat, Wled Wazni, Ahsan Sattar, Jin Soo Lee
    Pages 27-43
  5. Brian L. Hoh, Kyle M. Fargen, Tim O’Connor
    Pages 45-52
  6. Aimee M. Aysenne, S. Andrew Josephson
    Pages 53-68
  7. Atif Zafar, Enrique C. Leira
    Pages 69-76
  8. Shelly Ozark, Bruce Ovbiagele
    Pages 93-98
  9. Atul Ashok Kalanuria, Geoffrey Ling
    Pages 99-104
  10. Mark N. Rubin, W. David Freeman, Maria I. Aguilar
    Pages 111-135
  11. Raffaella Valenti, Leonardo Pantoni
    Pages 137-146
  12. Chrysi Bogiatzi, J. David Spence
    Pages 147-160
  13. Christine Anne Holmstedt, Alison P. Smock, Tanya N. Turan
    Pages 161-167
  14. Robert Teasell, Norhayati Hussein
    Pages 195-201
  15. Rong Chen, Wuwei Feng
    Pages 203-207
  16. Ali Saad, Patrick Nguyen, Samir R. Belagaje
    Pages 209-216
  17. Heather M. MacKenzie, Ricardo Viana
    Pages 217-223
  18. Gustavo Saposnik
    Pages 225-233
  19. Adriana Bastos Conforto, Suzete Nascimento Farias da Guarda
    Pages 235-248
  20. Pratik Bhattacharya, Seemant Chaturvedi
    Pages 255-263
  21. Eric E. Smith
    Pages 265-275
  22. Amy K. Guzik, Cheryl D. Bushnell
    Pages 277-283
  23. Mojdeh Nasiri, Mathew Reeves
    Pages 295-307
  24. Bart Demaerschalk
    Pages 309-314
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 315-322

About this book


This complete resource captures state-of-the-art strategies and the accelerated pace of discovery that is revolutionizing what is known about ischemic stroke and its treatment.  Therapeutics for acute management, secondary prevention, recovery, rehabilitation, asymptomatic cerebral ischemia, and implementation of stroke systems of care are all discussed in this comprehensive yet practical guide.  Chapters are authored by leading academicians with extensive clinical practice experience from all over the world and feature the scientific evidence behind prevailing therapeutic strategies for managing ischemic cerebrovascular disease.  The specialist or general practitioner will gain critical knowledge in stroke management, current clinical challenges and promising new therapies under investigation.


Acute ischemic stroke treatment Artery Atherosclerosis Asymptomatic Cervicocephalic Arterial Stenoses Secondary stroke prevention Stroke Systems of Care Subclinical Vascular Brain Injury cardioembolic stroke rehabilitation stroke therapies

Editors and affiliations

  • Bruce Ovbiagele
    • 1
  1. 1.Admiral Pihl Professor and Chairman of NeurologyMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17749-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17750-2
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