Chapter 2. Development of Knowledge About Cerebrovascular Disease

  1. C. Warlow,
  2. J. van Gijn,
  3. M. Dennis,
  4. J. Wardlaw,
  5. J. Bamford,
  6. G. Hankey,
  7. P. Sandercock,
  8. G. Rinkel,
  9. P. Langhorne,
  10. C. Sudlow and
  11. P. Rothwell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch2

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warlow, C., van Gijn, J., Dennis, M., Wardlaw, J., Bamford, J., Hankey, G., Sandercock, P., Rinkel, G., Langhorne, P., Sudlow, C. and Rothwell, P. (2008) Development of Knowledge About Cerebrovascular Disease, in Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127660

Online ISBN: 9780470696361

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Keywords:

  • thrombosis;
  • ischaemic attacks;
  • blood supply;
  • subarachnoid haemorrhage;
  • cerebral infarction

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Ideas change slowly

  • The anatomy of the brain and its blood supply

  • What happens in ‘apoplexy’?

  • Cerebral infarction (ischaemic stroke)

  • Thrombosis and embolism

  • Transient ischaemic attacks

  • Intracerebral haemorrhage

  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage

  • Treatment and its pitfalls

  • Epilogue

  • References