Chapter 5. Stroke Mechanisms

  1. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD1,
  2. Dr Louis R. Caplan MD2 and
  3. Dr K. S. Lawrence Wong MD3
  1. Dr K. S. Lawrence Wong MD3,
  2. Dr Louis R. Caplan MD2 and
  3. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD1

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch5

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

How to Cite

Wong, K. S. L., Caplan, L. R. and Kim, J. S. (2008) Stroke Mechanisms, in Intracranial Atherosclerosis (eds J. S. Kim, L. R. Caplan and K. S. L. Wong), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178228

Online ISBN: 9781444300673

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Keywords:

  • stroke mechanisms;
  • mechanisms of brain infarction and TIA in patients with intracranial atherosclerosis;
  • branch occlusive disease;
  • atherosclerotic plaque in intracranial artery;
  • acute thromboembolism and hypoperfusion;
  • Bernoulli's principle;
  • vertebral artery atherosclerosis;
  • basilar artery atherosclerosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neuroimaging investigations to study stroke mechanisms

  • Stroke mechanisms in intracranial atherosclerosis

  • Stroke mechanisms in different vascular territories

  • References