1: Valery Feigin and Rita Krishnamurthi: Epidemiology of stroke 2: Arne Lindgren: Risk factors 3: Laurent Tatu, Fabrice Vuillier, and Thierry Moulin: Arteries and veins of the brain: Anatomical organization 4: Jong S Kim: Pathophysiology of TIA and ischemic stroke 5: Constanza Rossi and Charlotte Cordonnier: Pathophysiology of non-traumatic intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) 6: Laurent Thines and Charlotte Cordonnier: Spontaneous Intracranial Subarachnoid Haemorrhage: Epidemiology, causes, diagnosis and complications 7: David Calvet and Jean-Louis Mas: Clinical features of transient ischemic attacks 8: Jose Ferro and Catarina Fonseca: Clinical features of acute stroke 9: Stephen Davis and Bruce Campbell: Diagnosing TIA and stroke 10: Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu and Hakan Ay: Management of stroke: general principles 11: Krassen Nedeltchev and Heinrich Mattle: Acute phase therapies in ischemic stroke 12: Marek Sykora, Jennifer Diedler, and Thorsten Steiner: Acute management and treatment of intracerebral 13: Katja Wartenberg: Acute treatment in SAH 14: Turgut Tatlismak, Jukka Putaala, and Stephanie Debette: Less common causes of stroke: diagnosis 15: Oscar R. Benavente and Thalia S. Field: Secondary prevention of stroke 16: Vincent Thijs: Prognosis after stroke 17: Bo Norrving: Silent cerebral infarcts and microbleeds 18: Hanne Christensen, Elsebeth Glipstrup, Nis Host, Jens Norbaek, and Susanne Zielke: Complications after stroke 19: Didier Leys, Kei Murao, and Florence Pasquier: Vascular cognitive impairment and dementia 20: Steven C. Cramer: Brain repair after stroke 21: Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen: Rehabilitation after stroke 22: Reza Bavarsad Shahripour and Geoffrey A. Donnan: The long term management of stroke 23: Anna M. Cervantes-Arslanian and Sudha Seshadri: Primary prevention of stroke 24: Peter Heuschmann, Silke Wiedmann, and Michael D. Hill: Organization of stroke services
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Bo Norrving is Professor of Neurology at Lund University, Sweden. He was corresponding author of the Swedish Aspirin Low-Dose Trial (SALT) (Lancet, 1991), the first trial demonstrating the benefit of low dose aspirin therapy for the prevention of stroke. He pioneered the assessment of cerebral hemodynamics by blood flow techniques, clinical syndromes of cerebellar stroke and lacunar infarcts, the importance of silent small vessel disease in the brain, and recognition of dissection as a major cause of stroke in the young. He is Chair of the steering committee of SIFAP, and a founder of Riks-Stroke, the world's first national stroke registry. He is Senior Consulting Editor of Stroke, Associate Editor of Neuroepidemiology, and member of several editorial boards. Bo Norrving was the President of the World Stroke Organisation between 2008 and 2012 and still represents the society at the WHO and UN. He chairs the Cerebrovascular Committee for the revision of the ICD 11 at the WHO.
[This book] was reviewed as an on line offering and I have to say it was very impressive. . . it offers a good all round resource for a wide range of healthcare professionals who are involved with stroke care. * Dr Harry Brown, Glycosmedia *