Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment

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Andrei V. Alexandrov
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 5, 2011 - Medical - 296 pages
Effective stroke therapy can be improved through real-time monitoring of the neurological and cardiovascular responses to treatment. This requires crucial knowledge on behalf of both the sonographer and stroke physician to make the best decisions for the patient so as to minimize the damage caused by the original stroke and the risk of further stroke.

Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition, takes a practical approach to the examination of patients, the interpretation of ultrasound studies and the application of cerebrovascular ultrasound in the development of management and treatment studies, assisting neurologists, radiologists, and ultrasonographers in stroke therapy.


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Edited by Andrei V Alexandrov, MD, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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