Cerebrovascular Disease (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780190495541

Ji Y. Chong; Michael P. Lerario
208 ページ
156 x 235 mm

Part of the "What Do I Do Now?" series, Cerebrovascular Disease a case-based approach to cover common and important topics in the examination, investigation, and management of stroke, embolism, thrombosis, hemorrhage, and other critical presentations of cerebrovascular disease. Each chapter provides a discussion of the diagnosis, key points to remember, and selected references for further reading. For this edition, all cases and references have been updated and new cases have been added including: Ischemic stroke in cancer, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), primary angiitis of the central nervous system, symptomatic spinal vascular malformation, anoxic brain injury, and vascular dementia. Cerebrovascular Disease is an engaging collection of thought-provoking cases which clinicians can utilize when they encounter difficult patients. The volume is also a self-assessment tool that tests the reader's ability to answer the question, "What do I do now?"


1. Treatment of Acute Right-sided Weakness
2. Large Vessel Occlusion
3. Masquerade
4. Improving Symptoms
5. Progressive Quadriplegia
6. Malignant Edema
7. To Treat or Not to Treat (Blood Pressure)
8. Unidentified Bright Objects
9. Detected Bruit
10. Small Vessel Disease
11. Obstructed Flow
12. Aphasia and Atherosclerosis
13. A New Arrhythmia
14. Arch Disease
15. Hole in my Heart
16. Investigating the Occult
17. A Horner's Syndrome following Trauma
18. Young Adult with Headache and Blurred Vision
19. Cancer and Coagulopathy
20. Fevers in a Patient with Valve Replacement
21. Seeing Jellyfish
22. Driving is a Headache
23. Puff of Smoke
24. Thunderclap Headache
25. Hypertension and Confusion
26. A Protean Presentation
27. Can I Go Home Now?
28. Cardiac Arrest
29. A Sickle Pickle
30. Numbness While on Anticoagulation
31. Hemorrhage in a Patient with Dementia
32. An Unusual Hemorrhage
33. Recurrent Headaches
34. Progressive Gait Dysfunction
35. Worst Headache of Her Life
36. An Incidental Finding
37. Forget About It
38. Seizures, Sadness, and Spasticity


Ji Y.Chong is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, the Chief of Neurology and Director of the Stroke Center at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital in New York, New York. Michael P. Lerario, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an attending physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens in New York.