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Management of the Patient with Acute Brain Ischemia

Louis R. Caplan

in Stroke

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Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199739141
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322978 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739141.003.019

Series: What Do I Do Now

Management of the Patient with Acute Brain Ischemia

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Acute brain ischemia is an emergency. Rapid evaluation and treatment are needed to save viable brain tissue. Imaging of the brain and its vascular supply are key to decisions related to the benefits and risks of reperfusion.

Chapter.  1708 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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