Ischemic Stroke (Emergency Management in Neurology)
By Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Luca Valvassori, Simone Vidale
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This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of acute stroke care, and also for medical students.
About the Author
Giuseppe Antonio D’Aliberti received his MD from Catania University School of Medicine in Italy in 1983 and then trained in Neurosurgery in Italy and overseas. He was appointed as a neurosurgeon in the Neurosurgical Department of Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital, Milan, in 1987. He served as Vice-Director of the department from 2003 to 2009 and as Chairman from 2009 to 2011. He also served as tutor in Neurosurgery at the Neurosurgical Training School of the University of Milan from 2001 to 2011. He has performed more than 3000 major surgical procedures, mostly for benign cerebral tumours, aneurysms, cerebral AVMs, and spinal tumours/AVMs. He has published 230 refereed articles and been invited to deliver lectures at over 100 national and international conferences.
Marco Longoni completed his medical studies at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, in 2001 and then undertook a residency and fellowship in Neurology at the university. He has also since completed a fellowship in Radiology. He currently works at the Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital in Milan, having previously been a neurologist in the Neuroscience Department of Lecco Hospital, Italy (2007–14).Valentina Oppo gained her MD from the University of Cagliari, Italy in 2009 and subsequently undertook residencies at the University of Cagliari and the University of Milano-Bicocca. She completed her specialization in Neurology at the University of Milano-Bicocca in 2015 and is currently a Fellow in the Neurology Department at Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital, Milan.
Valentina Perini completed her degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Palermo, Italy, in 2008. She entered the Neurology residency program at the university in 2011 and since April 2015 has been undertaking a traineeship in the Stroke Unit at Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital in Milan.
Luca Piero Valvassori Bolgè obtained his degree in Medicine and Surgery (cum laude) from the University of Milan in 1985 and completed his specialization in Radiology and Radiotherapy at the University of Milan in 1989. He has been a staff neuroradiologist at Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital in Milan since December 1989 and Vice-Director of the Department of Neuroradiology since 2009.
Simone Vidale graduated in Medicine and then specialized in Neurology at the University of Insubria, Varese, Italy. He currently works in the Department of Neurology, Sant’Anna Hospital, Como, Italy, focusing on strokes, neurological emergencies, and Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. He served as National Secretary of the Italian Association Against Stroke from 2007 to 2009 and was co-author of chapters on risk factors and primary prevention in the Italian Stroke Guidelines.