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August 1991

Cerebrovascular Disorders

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Iowa City, Iowa

Arch Neurol. 1991;48(8):786. doi:10.1001/archneur.1991.00530200018005

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This book is an excellently written, clear, comprehensive, and concise review of cerebrovascular diseases. Since it covers general aspects of management of cerebrovascular problems as well as more unusual syndromes and more difficult management problems, it is appropriate not only for internists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists at every level of training but also for cerebrovascular specialists. Each of the 27 chapters is followed by a list of the topics covered with key references for each category. There are four basic chapters that review arterial anatomy and embryology, arterial physiology, venous anatomy and diseases, and spinal cord vascular anatomy and diseases. Another chapter reviews important information that should be obtained during the neurovascular interview and examination. Two subsequent chapters review the syndromes of the carotid and vertebral arteries and their branches, using many illustrations and tables. The sections on arteriographic aspects of the carotid artery and characteristics of the cerebellar pressure syndrome

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