Interventional Stroke Therapy

Interventional Stroke Therapy

By: Olav Jansen (author), Hartmut Brueckmann (author)Hardback

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Invaluable for all members of the stroke team, this expertly written book compiles the full range of diagnostic and interventional therapeutic techniques for acute stroke now in use in modern clinical settings throughout the world. From advanced neuroimaging studies to state-of-the art endovascular therapies, it covers the materials, instruments, devices, procedures, and strategies that lead to optimal results, and most benefit the patient, during this time-critical event. Special Features: An interdisciplinary approach Provides detailed "how-to" descriptions of all endovascular stroke treatment techniques, periprocedural monitoring, and instrumentation, with a focus on implementing these methods in everyday practice Logically organized in didactically structured chapters on diagnosis and treatment, with sections on acute ischemic stroke, acute venous occlusions, and supra-aortic extra- and intracranial stenoses, including their etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms, imaging studies, and recommended therapies for each condition Written by a team of renowned international specialists, who provide advice, recommendations, and practical guidelines in every chapter Discusses and critically rates the stents, retrievers, filters, and balloon systems in use today Includes nearly 300 key images taken with the latest generation of imaging equipment Shares helpful clinical insights in sidebar notes, cautions, tips and advice, possible complications, sources of error, and useful chapter summaries/conclusions For all neuroradiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists who need concise, clinically relevant information on front-line interventional techniques for stroke treatment and prevention, this book is essential. It reviews all current methods, rates their efficacies, and makes progress toward a uniformity of protocols that can be applied in all practices managing stroke patients.

About Author

Dept. of Neuroradioloy, Grosshadern Clinic of the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Contents

Contents Neuroimaging of Stroke 1 Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion Introduction Imaging Studies Pseudo-occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery References 2 Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Introduction Imaging Studies References 3 Vertebrobasilar Occlusion Introduction Imaging Studies References 4 Dissections Introduction Imaging Studies Summary References 5 Cerebral Venous and Sinus Thrombosis Introduction Imaging Studies References Neuroimaging of Stroke: Summary and Recommendations (Chapters 1-5) Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke 6 Thrombolysis Intravenous Thrombolysis Intra-arterial Thrombolysis References 7 Mechanical Recanalization Devices Aspiration Systems Stroke Stent Retrievers and Other Thrombectomy Systems References 8 Treatment Concepts and Results Carotid T Occlusion Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Basilar Artery Thrombosis Dissections of Brain-Supplying Vessels Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Summary and Recommendations (Chapters 6-8) Treatment of Acute Venous Occlusions 9 Treatment of Acute Venous Occlusions Epidemiology Etiology, Pathogenesis and Symptoms Imaging Studies Treatment References Treatment of Acute Venous Occlusions: Summary and Recommendations (Chapter 9) Treatment of Supra-aortic Extra- and Intracranial Stenoses 10 Materials: Stents, Filters and Balloon Systems Introduction Materials for Treating Extracranial Stenoses Materials for Treating Intracranial Stenoses References 11 Extracranial Carotid Stenoses Introduction Indications Materials Techniques Possible Complications Authors' Results Summary References 12 Intracranial Stenoses Introduction Patient Selection Informed Consent Treatment Planning, Preparations and Techniques Postinterventional Management Summary References 13 Subclavian Steal Syndrome Introduction Etiology and Clinical Presentation Indications Treatment Aftercare References 14 Proximal Vertebral Artery Stenosis Anatomy Etiology of Stenosis Diagnosis Treatment References 15 Proximal Stenosis of Supra-aortic Vessels Epidemiology and Risk of Stroke Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis Interventional Treatment Options Summary References Treatment of Supraaortic Extra- and Intracranial Stenoses: Summary and Recommendations (Chapters 10-15)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783131699213
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9783131699213
  • weight: 873
  • ISBN10: 3131699213
  • translations: German
  • language of text: English

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