NEUROLOGY

Chapter 21 – Intensive Care of Stroke

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Chapter 21 Intensive Care of Stroke Julian Bösel Introduction Severe acute stroke, i.e. acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), has been recognized to deserve management in an intensive…

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Chapter 23 – Infections in Stroke

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Chapter 23 Infections in Stroke Achim J. Kaasch and Harald Seifert Introduction Bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections are associated with stroke in several ways. First, at least 20% of strokes…

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Chapter 24 – Secondary Prevention

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Chapter 24 Secondary Prevention Hans-Christoph Diener and Gregory W. Albers Introduction Secondary prevention aims at preventing a stroke after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or a recurrent stroke after a…

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Chapter 19 – Acute Therapies for Stroke

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Chapter 19 Acute Therapies for Stroke Peter A. Ringleb and Markus Möhlenbruch Introduction Acute stroke has been recognized as a medical emergency like myocardial infarction for almost two decades. The…

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Chapter 14 – Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

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Chapter 14 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Jobst Rudolf Introduction Acute thrombosis of the cerebral sinuses and veins (cerebral venous thrombosis, CVT) is considered to be the cause of an acute stroke…

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