Prevention of Ischemic Stroke

September 2000
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2000, p408
Book Review
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • New predictor of stroke.  // Cortlandt Forum;4/25/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p21 

    Reports on the identification of a new risk factor for ischemic stroke. Treatment of ischemic stroke; Cause of the stroke; Preventive medicine against ischemic stroke. INSET: Finally, a treatment for hemorrhagic stroke?.

  • Preventing Stroke in Patients with Transient Ischemic Attacks. Ryan, Melody; Combs, Greta // American Family Physician;11/15/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p2329 

    Presents guidelines in the prevention of ischemic strokes and treatment of transient ischemic attacks. Difference between a completed stroke and a transient ischemic attack; Symptoms; Details on the antithrombotic therapy.

  • New stroke guidelines emphasize strategies to prevent complications.  // Geriatrics;Nov94, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p13 

    Presents guidelines on the management of acute ischemic strokes. Strategies to prevent complications from strokes; Prevention of the neurologic and medical complications of stroke. INSET: Guidelines for ischemic stroke: Management dos and dont's..

  • Editorial: Balloon and stent for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a new trend for stroke prevention and management. Al-Ali, Firas; Schneck, Michael J. // Frontiers in Neurology;Oct2015, Vol. 6, p1 

    The article focuses on the new trend for stroke prevention and management through balloon and stent for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

  • When to Operate in Carotid Artery Disease. Biller, Jose; Thies, William H. // American Family Physician;01/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p400 

    Provides information on the beneficial use of carotid endarterectomy in the prevention of ischemic stroke in selected patients. Risk factors for ischemic stroke; Evaluation of ischemic cerebrovascular disease; Details on the surgical treatment of carotid artery disease.

  • Drugs and Surgery in the Prevention of Ischemic Stroke. Barnett, Henry J.M.; Eliasziw, Michael; Meldrum, Heather E. // New England Journal of Medicine;1/26/95, Vol. 332 Issue 4, p238 

    Discusses antithrombotic and surgical measures to prevent ischemic stroke that have been rigorously studied in randomized clinical trials. Use of anticoagulent agents to prevent ischemic stroke; Cardiac disorders; Prevention of ischemic stroke with platelet inhibitors; Wafarin vs. placebo;...

  • Mini-strokes. Tyler, A.; Mark, E.R. // Good Housekeeping;Sep91, Vol. 213 Issue 3, p251 

    Discusses transient ischemic attacks or `mini-strokes' that precede strokes. What ocurs in a mini-stroke; Symptoms; Diagnosing a mini-stroke; Prevention and treatments. INSET: Getting help..

  • American Heart Association Scientific Statement on the Primary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke.  // American Family Physician;8/1/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p513 

    Cites a statement issued by the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association on the primary prevention of ischemic stroke. Levels of evidence on which the recommendations are based; Relationship between stroke and systolic and diastolic blood pressures; Role of obesity in stroke.

  • Transient Ischemic Attacks. Fisher, C. Miller // New England Journal of Medicine;11/21/2002, Vol. 347 Issue 21, p1642 

    Discusses the prevention of fatal and paralyzing strokes due to recognition of warning signs. Description of warning signs of stroke such as high blood pressure and ischemic attacks; Details of ischemic attacks characterized by brief spells of numbness, weakness, or blindness; Suggestions for...

  • Transient Ischemic Attack. Johnston, S. Claiborne // New England Journal of Medicine;11/21/2002, Vol. 347 Issue 21, p1687 

    Presents a case study highlighting guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of transient ischemic attack as it relates to preventing strokes. Discussion about transient ischemic attacks and estimated annual incidence of them in the U.S.; Discussion about the risk of stroke after transient ischemic...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics