Cerebral Ischemia and Dementia

Front Cover
Alexander Hartmann, Wolfgang Kuschinsky, Siegfried Hoyer
Springer-Verlag, 1991 - Cerebral ischemia - 472 pages
0 Reviews
In contrast to dementia of the Alzheimer type, the subject of dementia subsequent to cerebral ischemia has been discussed rather rarely. Now this book provides a summary of the brain morphology, neurochemistry and clinical aspects of dementia subsequent to cerebral ischemia. The contributions discuss the similarities and differences between the two predominant dementia types. The broad range of aspects cover 1) the morphology and morphobiology of brain tissue during aging and under the two pathological condi- tions, 2) the neuropathochemistry of post mortem brain tissue of patients as well as brain tissue from experimental animals, 3) CSF changes during aging and in dementia states and 4) clinical research, mainly using brain imaging tech- niques to differentiate between dementia types and to find a basis for rational therapeutic approaches.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


How Does Cerebrovascular Disease Cause Dementia?
Risk Factors
The Epidemiology of Vascular Dementia

29 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information