Chapter 14. Spinal Cord Stroke

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief3,4,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head5,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head6 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director7,8
  1. Manu Mehdiratta MD, FRCPC Fellow1 and
  2. Louis R. Caplan MD Professor of Neurology2

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch14

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Mehdiratta, M. and Caplan, L. R. (2009) Spinal Cord Stroke, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 4

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 5

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 6

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 7

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 8

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School Chief of the Division of Cerebrovascular Disease, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008

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Keywords:

  • spinal cord stroke;
  • non-compressive myelopathy and spinal cord stroke;
  • pathophysiology - vascular diseases affecting spinal cord;
  • spinal cord infarction - secondary to ischemia and infarction;
  • trauma and spinal cord parenchyma hemorrhage;
  • CT myelogram - excluding spinal cord compression;
  • spinal cord infarction treatment - vascular risk factors management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical features

  • Investigations

  • Treatment/management

  • Further reading