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Neurovascular Neuropsychology

  • Ronald Lazar
  • Joanne Festa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. José G. Merino, Vladimir Hachinski
    Pages 1-6
  3. Ronald M. Lazar, Joanne R. Festa
    Pages 7-17
  4. Howard Kirshner, Victor Mark
    Pages 19-48
  5. John DeLuca, Charles J. Prestigiacomo
    Pages 49-58
  6. Emily R. Lantz, Ronald M. Lazar
    Pages 59-74
  7. David J. Libon, Catherine C. Price, Rodney A. Swenson, Dana Penney, Bret Haake, Alfio Pennisi
    Pages 75-86
  8. Joel H. Kramer, Margaret E. Wetzel
    Pages 87-102
  9. Mohamad Chmayssani, Joanne Festa
    Pages 115-133
  10. Chun Lim, Michael Alexander
    Pages 135-150
  11. Giuseppe Zuccalà, Giuseppe Colloca, Matteo Tosato
    Pages 151-162
  12. Ola A. Selnes, Rebecca F. Gottesman
    Pages 163-176
  13. Donna K. Broshek, George W. Shaver, Mark D. Robbins
    Pages 177-190
  14. Lenore J. Launer, Clinton Wright
    Pages 191-202
  15. Stephen L. Holliday, Robin L. Brey
    Pages 203-220
  16. Maree L. Hackett, Craig S. Anderson
    Pages 221-243
  17. R.S. Marshall
    Pages 245-254
  18. Steven Flanagan, Wayne A. Gordon
    Pages 255-279
  19. Gail A. Eskes, Anna M. Barrett
    Pages 281-305
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 307-315

About this book

Introduction

Neurovascular Neuropsychology

Edited by Joanne R. Festa and Ronald M. Lazar

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York

 

Neurovascular Neuropsychology offers a firm foundation for an emerging neuropsychological subspecialty that focuses on how cognition and behavior are affected by focal and diffuse cerebrovascular disease and systemic conditions. When cognitive impairment is caused by disruptions in blood flow and oxygenation, the presence of inflammation and immune factors, or the co-existence of cardiovascular risk factors, behavior can provide subtle but definite indicators of disease progression or therapeutic progress. This forward-looking volume examines intricate, causal links between brain function, vascular disorders and hemodynamic integrity in adults for a more nuanced understanding of neurovascular cognitive syndromes, their etiology, treatment, and recovery.

Chapter authors present the latest findings on neurocognitive deficits that emerge in diseases and disorders throughout the neurovascular system:

  • Vascular malformations, aneurysms, and subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Cardiac arrest, heart failure, surgery, and transplantation
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Diabetes and hypertension
  • Vascular cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Systemic vascular disease
  • CADASIL and MELAS
  • Mood disorders
  • Plus comprehensive reviews and insightful analyses of current modes of assessment and treatment, including functional MRI, pharmacology, and rehabilitation strategies.

The body of knowledge presented in Neurovascular Neuropsychology will add a new dimension to decision-making in the clinical and research efforts of psychologists (both clinical and neuropsychologists), physicians (neurologists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, physiatrists), and rehabilitation specialists such as speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists.

Keywords

Bypass Stent cerebral anneurysm cognitive rehabilitation hypertension intracerebral hemorrhage neuropsychological rehabilitation neuropsychology neurvascular anomalies neurvascular disease rehabilitation stroke subarachnoid hemorrhage vascula

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald Lazar
  • Joanne Festa

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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-70715-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-70713-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-70715-0
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