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Stroke Revisited: Vascular Cognitive Impairment

  • Seung-Hoon Lee
  • Jae-Sung Lim
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Part of the Stroke Revisited book series (STROREV)

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About this book

Introduction

This book presents state of the art knowledge on vascular cognitive impairment (VCI). The focus is in particular on two major representative clinical syndromes of VCI: subcortical VCI and post-stroke cognitive impairment. Individual chapters address a wide range of topics and issues, providing up-to-date information on epidemiology, cognitive evaluation, pathophysiology, established and emerging neuroimaging biomarkers, amyloid imaging, serum and genetic biomarkers, prognosis, prevention, and treatment. The accompanying illustrations and photos enable the reader to achieve a ready understanding of the contents and to retrieve fundamental information quickly. The book will be an invaluable resource for stroke physicians, surgeons, and students wishing to learn more about the latest advances, from efforts to harmonize neuropsychological evaluation and improvements in diagnostic criteria through to the role of advanced neuroimaging techniques in deepening understanding of VCI and progress toward more targeted treatment.

Keywords

vascular cognitive impairment epidemiology cognitive evaluation pathophysiology neuroimaging biomarkers prognosis prevention treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Seung-Hoon Lee
    • 1
  • Jae-Sung Lim
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologySeoul National University HospitalSeoulKorea (Republic of)
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyHallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym Neurological Institute Hallym University College of MedicineAnyang-si, Gyeonggi-doKorea (Republic of)

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1433-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-1432-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-1433-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-5588
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-5596
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