Chapter 24. Cerebral Ischemia

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Hao Bui and
  2. Christian deVirgilio

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch24

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bui, H. and deVirgilio, C. (2005) Cerebral Ischemia, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • cerebral autoregulation;
  • carotid bifurcation;
  • cerebral emboli;
  • vertebrobasilar system;
  • transient ischemic attack [TIA]

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomy

  • Cerebral metabolism

  • Cerebral autoregulation

  • Thresholds in cerebral ischemia

  • Etiology of cerebral ischemia

  • Carotid bifurcation

  • Carotid siphon

  • Vertebrobasilar system

  • Cerebral emboli

  • Cerebral hypoperfusion

  • Transient ischemic attack

  • Role of carotid endarterectomy