Section 1: Basics.- 1. Pathophysiology of ischemic stroke.- 2. Pathophysiology of moyamoya disease.- 3. Radiological assessment of ischemic stroke.- 4. Pathology of blood clot.- Section 2: Medical Practices.- 5. General management & intensive care of ischemic stroke.- 6. Cardiac evaluation and management after ischemic cerebral stroke.- 7. Intravenous thrombolytic therapy.- 8. Pediatric ischemic stroke.- Section 3: Endovascular Practices.- 9. History and overview.- 10. Clot aspiration technique.- 11. Stent retriever technique.- 12. Intracranial stenting.- 13. Treatment of arterial dissection.- Section 4: Surgical Practices.- 14. Surgical embolectomy.- 15. Bypass surgery.- 16. Decompressive hemicraniectomy.
"This book outlines the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of acute ischemic stroke using medical, neuroendovascular, and neurosurgical techniques. ... It is also appropriate for medical students and residents in various specialties given the wealth and clarity of the information it provides. Indeed, the contributing authors are experts in the subjects of their respective chapters. ... The text is complemented by numerous figures/illustrations, summary tables, and case examples." (Sophia F. Shakur, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2017)