Cerebrovascular Diseases

Nineteenth Princeton Stroke Conference

Edited by

  • Michael A. Moskowitz


  • Louis Caplan, MD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Senior Neurologist, Director of Stroke Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA

Drawing from the most recent advances in molecular aspects of stroke and developments in imaging technology, the meeting focused on existing controversies in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of stroke. Discussions on apoptosis, programmed cell death, cytokines, growth factors, nitric oxide, oxidative stress, therapeutic window, and functional, diffusion-perfusion-weighted MR imaging provided the focus for fruitful interchange.
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Book information

  • Published: May 1995
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9603-6

Table of Contents

Nitric oxide and oxidative stress; Cytokines and leukocytes; Vascular wall factors; Mechanisms of excitotoxicity; Gene expression in ischemia: Role in cell death and cell protection; Growth factors; Therapeutic window; Emerging stroke
therapies; Clinical applications of new imaging techniques in stroke; Functional imaging.