Redesigned for easier comprehension, this latest edition provides essential information regarding stroke. The two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic, are discussed and illustrated. For ischemic stroke, shows common sites of plaque formation, formation of a thrombus and embolus. For hemorrhagic strokes, illustrates brain with intracerebral hemorrhage and ateriovenous malformation (AVM). The Circle of Willis is displayed with aneurysm and cross-section of brain with subarachnoid hemorrhage, arterioles and microaneurysm. An illustration of the brain is included, as well as explanation of its functional areas and their roles in the body. Potential risk factors, events that can lead to a stroke, and common neurological deficits are described as well.
Measures 20x26in.. Printed in the USA by Anatomical Chart Company.