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Preface vii

Contributors ix

1. Stroke: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions 1

Magdy Selim, MD, PhD

2. Neuroimaging of the Acute Stroke Patient 3

William A. Copen, MD, and Michael H. Lev, MD

3. Intravenous Thrombolysis 39

Sherry H.-Y. Chou, MD, and Eric E. Smith, MD, MPH, FRCPC

4. Endovascular Approaches to Acute Stroke 63

Raul G. Nogueira, MD, Guilherme C. Dabus, MD, Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD

5. Nonthrombolytic Acute Stroke Therapies 97

Aneesh B. Singhal, MD, Larami MacKenzie, MD, and Joshua M. Levine, MD

6. Surgical Management of Acute Stroke Patients 123

Alim P. Mitha, MD, Carlos E. Sanchez, MD, and Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD

7. Antithrombotic Therapy for Acute Stroke 137

Orla Sheehan, MD, BAO, BCh, MRCPI, and Peter Kelly, MD, MS, FRCPI

8. Intensive Care Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke 163

9. Evaluation of Acute Stroke Etiologies 197

Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, Michael H. Lev, MD, Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, and David M. Greer, MD, MA

10. TeleStroke: Application of Telemedicine in Acute

Ischemic Stroke 213

Eric S. Rosenthal, MD, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD


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