Chapter 6. What Caused This Transient or Persisting Ischaemic Event?

  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.ch6

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) What Caused This Transient or Persisting Ischaemic Event?, in Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch6

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:

  • embolism;
  • dolichoectasia;
  • intracranial small vessel disease;
  • churg-strauss syndrome;
  • systemic lupus erythematosus

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What to expect

  • Atheroma and large vessel disease

  • Intracranial small vessel disease

  • Embolism from the heart

  • Risk factors for ischaemic stroke

  • From symptoms, signs and clinical syndrome to cause

  • Investigation

  • Identifying the three most common causes of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack