Chapter 7. Borderzone Cerebral Infarction

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief2,3,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head4,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head5 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director6,7
  1. Thomas W. Leung MD Assistant Professor

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch7

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Leung, T. W. (2009) Borderzone Cerebral Infarction, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 6

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

  6. 7

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

Author Information

  1. Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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:

  • borderzone cerebral infarction;
  • borderzone - adjacent non-anastomosing arterial perfusion beds junction;
  • borderzone infarction (BI) epidemiology;
  • pathophysiology - acute bilateral BI and profound system hypotension;
  • BI clinical presentation - transient ischemic attacks;
  • cortical borderzone infarction (CBI) - thin fronto-parasagittal wedged infarct;
  • treatment/management - angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical features

  • Investigation

  • Treatment/management

  • Further reading