Encyclopedia of Cerebral Vascular Accidents (9 Volume Set)

Sean M. Townsend (Editor)
John M. Horst (Editor)

Series: New Developments in Medical Research
BISAC: MED056000



Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This 9 volume set covers a wide range of topics, including:
· childhood vasculitic stroke
· anosognosia
· stroke-rehabilitation games
· electrical stimulation
· vasculitis (Imprint: Nova Medicine and Health)

Volume 1

Chapter 1. Management of Carotid Stenosis: Carotid revascularization in the modern era
Chapter 2. Ischemic Stroke: from acute treatment to long-term recovery
Chapter 3. Ischemic stroke prevention in Vietnam
Chapter 4. Modulation of Protein Kinase C Isoforms: A Potential Therapeutic for Ischemic Stroke?
Chapter 5. Role of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography in Cerebrovascular Disease
Chapter 6. Inflammation in Ischemic Stroke: Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Management
Chapter 7. Ischemic stroke susceptibility gene research: lessons we learned
Chapter 8. Perioperative Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 9. Traditional Medicine in the Treatment and Prevention of Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 10. Ischemic Stroke in Children: Symptoms, Prevention and Recovery

Volume 2

Chapter 11. The Immune System and Strokes
Chapter 12. Pathophysiology of Strokes
Chapter 13. Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Agents in Strokes
Chapter 14. Major Advances in the Treatment of Strokes
Chapter 15. Stem Cells and Treatment of Strokes

Volume 3

Chapter 16. An Introduction to Cerebrovascular Diseases
Chapter 17. Immunobiology of Stroke
Chapter 18. Natural Herbs, Human Brain and Neuroprotection
Chapter 19. Natural Herbs in Stroke Prevention and Treatment
Chapter 20. Polyphenols From Natural Herbs in Neuroprotection

Volume 4

Chapter 21. Recession, Skills and National Development: The South African Case
Chapter 22. Foreword Advances and Challenges in Stroke: How are Modern Techniques Changing our Understanding of Stroke?
Chapter 23. Monogenic Diseases Associated with Stroke
Chapter 24. Fabry Disease: An Introduction for Neurologists
Chapter 25. Pathogenesis of Hemorrhagic Stroke
Chapter 26. Animal Models of Stroke: Present and Future
Chapter 27. The Added Value of Neurosonology: A Tax-Free Genius in the Probe
Chapter 28. Intravenous Thrombolysis: Present Evidences and Future Perspectives
Chapter 29. Haemorrhage: Emerging Therapies
Chapter 30. Management of Intracranial Stenosis
Chapter 31. “Telestroke,” a Frontier in the Globalization Era
Chapter 32. Imaging in Acute Stroke
Chapter 33. Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 34. Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation (SCAF) and Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source (ESUS)
Chapter 35. Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 36. Emerging Biochemical Risk Markers of Stroke
Chapter 37. Mitochondria, Mitochondrial DNA and Stroke
Chapter 38. Cervical Artery Dissection: What’s New in 2015

Volume 5

Chapter 39. New Insights In Ischemic Stroke: Role Of Antioxidant Supplementation
Chapter 40. Mechanisms underlying ischemic stroke prevention by tea (Camellia sinensis)
Chapter 41. Neonatal Asphyxia and Stroke: Morbidity, Models, Consequences, and Treatments
Chapter 42. Swallow Screening As An Essential Component Of Acute Stroke Management
Chapter 43. Analysis Of Brain Function Using Cerebral Blood Flow Measurements In Patients With Supratentorial Cerebral Strokes
Chapter 44. The Rehabilitation Function of Motor Imagery after Peripheral Injury or Central Stroke
Chapter 45. Neuropsychological Issues in Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 46. Effects Of Walking Speeds And Normalization Methods On The Muscular Activity Of The Paretic Lower Limb In Stroke Subjects
Chapter 47. Cardiac Swinging Calcified Amorphous Tumors (SCAT) and Stroke in End-Stage Renal Failure
Chapter 48. Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 49. Metabolic Syndrome, Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis and Risk of Stroke: How Strong Is the Link?
Chapter 50. Conjugated Linoleic Acids in the Prevention of Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 51. From Knowledge to Practice: Sustaining Community Engagement in Secondary Stroke Prevention
Chapter 52. Risk of Stroke and Death with Antipsychotics in Dementia Patients

Volume 6

Chapter 53. Ultrasound in the Management of Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 54. Modeling and Optimal Design of Power High Stroke Piezoelectric Actuators for Rotorcraft Applications
Chapter 55. Combination Treatment of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Intensive Occupational Therapy: A Novel Therapeutic Approach for Upper Limb Hemiparesis after Stroke
Chapter 56. Evidence for C-Reactive Protein as a Prognostic Indicator for Ischaemic Stroke Risk
Chapter 57. The Growing Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation, Especially on Stroke Units
Chapter 58. N-Terminal Probrain Natriuretic Peptide as a Biomarker of Cardioembolic Stroke
Chapter 59. From Cryptogenic Stroke to Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 60. Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 61. Stroke in Elderly
Chapter 62. Troponin and Acute Stroke
Chapter 63. How Could Fluoxetine Exert Therapeutic effects in Stroke?
Chapter 64. Correlation between Executive and Motor Function in Patients after a Stroke
Chapter 65. Diagnosis and Management of Language Impairment in Acute Stroke
Chapter 66. Socio-Economic Burden of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke Attributed to Road Traffic Noise in Europe
Chapter 67. Study of Two Stroke Techniques with Transverse Movement of the Right Hand on Classical Guitar Using Surface EMG

Volume 7

Chapter 68. Nystagmus in Posterior Fossa Stroke Patients
Chapter 69. Eating Habits, Falls and Stroke Risk
Chapter 70. Effects of Physical Exercise Following Ischemic Stroke: Is Timing an Important Factor?
Chapter 71. Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury
Chapter 72. Virtual Exercises to Promote Cognitive Recovery in Stroke Patients
Chapter 73. Automatic Non-contact Categorization of Upper Body Motion Impairments and Common Post-stroke Motion Synergies
Chapter 74. Patient Engagement and Clinical Feasibility of Augmented Reflection Technology for Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 75. Combining Virtual Reality and a Myoelectric Limb Orthosis to Restore Active Movement after Stroke
Chapter 76. Childhood Vasculitic Stroke
Chapter 77. Stroke Due to Vasculitis in Adults
Chapter 78. Stroke and Pulmonary Embolism Outcomes or Complications Associated with ICD Device Implantation
Chapter 79. Stroke
Chapter 80. Innovations in Stroke Rehabilitation: From Research to Clinical Practice
Chapter 81. Digital Subtraction Angiography in Vascular Imaging of Stroke
Chapter 82. Moyamoya: A Focal ICA Pathology Causing Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

Volume 8

Chapter 83. The Combined use of tDCS and other Rehabilitation Techniques to Improve Upper Limb Motor Function after Stroke
Chapter 84. Does Anosognosia Affect the Short-Term Goals Achievement in Medical Rehabilitation for Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke?
Chapter 85. Video-Based Quantification of Patient’s Compliance during Post-Stroke Virtual Reality Rehabilitation
Chapter 86. Colour-Check in Stroke-Rehabilitation Games
Chapter 87. Stroke-Prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats: Insights on Neuronal Vulnerability and Astrocytic Abnormalities in Stroke
Chapter 88. Pure Motor Monoparesis Due to Ischemic Stroke
Chapter 89. Stroke Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome - Acute Ischemic Stroke, Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis, and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Chapter 90. Post-Stroke Dysphagia
Chapter 91. Oxytocin as a Treatment Option in Right Hemisphere Stroke
Chapter 92. Short-Term Predictors of Mortality among Patients with Hemorrhagic Stroke
Chapter 93. Electrical Stimulation in Stroke Patients
Chapter 94. Multimodal Monitoring in Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
Chapter 95. Decompressive Craniectomy in Ischemic Stroke

Volume 9

Chapter 96. Virtual Reality-Augmented Rehabilitation for Patients in Sub-Acute Phase Post-Stroke: A Feasibility Study
Chapter 97. A Comparison of Upper Limb Movement Profiles When Reaching to Virtual and Real Targets Using the Oculus Rift: Implications for Virtual-Reality Enhanced Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 98. Subjective Perceptions When Using Motion Tracking Systems: A Comparison among Healthy Subjects, Individuals Post-Stroke, and Therapists
Chapter 99. Evaluating the Microsoft Kinect for Use in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Following Stroke as a Commercial Off-The-Shelf Gaming System
Chapter 100. Leap Motion Controller and Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset for Upper Arm Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 101. Home Based Virtual Rehabilitation for Upper Extremity Functional Recovery Post-Stroke
Chapter 102. Face to Face: An Interactive Facial Exercise System for Stroke Patients with Facial Weakness
Chapter 103. Stroke Due to Vasculitis in Adults
Chapter 104. Direct and Indirect Benefits of Translingual Neurostimulation Technology for Neurorehabilitation of Chronic Stroke Symptoms
Chapter 105. Rehabilitation Interventions for Upper Limb Recovery Following Stroke
Chapter 106. Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Following Ischemic Stroke and Cardiac Arrest in Humans
Chapter 107. Post-Ischemic Dementia with Alzheimer’s Disease Phenotype Following Ischemic Stroke in Humans and Experimental Ischemic Brain Injury
Chapter 108. Stroke and Alzheimer’s Disease: Common Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches
Chapter 109. Video-Based Quantification of Patient’s Compliance during Post-Stroke Virtual Reality Rehabilitation
Chapter 110. Colour-Check in Stroke-Rehabilitation Games
Chapter 111. Evaluation of Leap Motion Controller and Oculus Rift for Virtual-Reality-Based Upper Limb Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 112. Remote Communication, Examination, and Training in Stroke, Parkinson’s, and COPD Care: Work in Progress Testing 3D Camera and Movement Recognition Technologies Together with New Patient-Centered ICT Services
Chapter 113. Radical Approaches to Stroke

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