Part I. Clinical Background.
Chapter 1. The Epidemiology of Transient Ischemic Attacks. (Matthew L. Flaherty, MD and Robert D. Brown, Jr., MD).
Chapter 2. Pathophysiology of Brain Ischemia. (Jin–Moo Lee, MD, PhD, Abdullah M. Nassief, MD, and Chung Y. Hsu, MD, PhD).
Chapter 3. Clinical Syndromes Brain. (Sandeep Kumar, MD and Louis R.Caplan, MD).
Chapter 4. Clinical Syndromes¯Ocular: Transient Visual Loss. (Gregory P. Van Stavern, MD).
Part II. Diagnostic Studies.
Chapter 5. Head CT and MRI Findings in Patients with Transient Ischemic Attacks. (Chelsea S. Kidwell, MD and Jeffrey L. Saver, MD).
Chapter 6. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET).
(Colin P. Derdeyn, MD and William J. Powers, MD).
Chapter 7. Cerebrovascular Ultrasound. (Janet L. Wilterdink, MD).
Chapter 8. Cardiac Diagnostic Studies. (Marco R. Di Tullio, MD and Shunichi Homma, MD).
Chapter 9. Coagulation Studies. (Karen Furie, MD, MPH, Peter J. Kelly, MB, BCh, MmedSc, and J. Philip Kistler, MD).
Part III. Medical Therapy.
Chapter 10. Antiplatelet Therapy. (Michael J. Schneck, MD).
Chapter 11. Role of Oral Anticoagulants. (RKT Chan, MBBS, MRCP(UK), Seemant Chaturvedi MD, and Patrick Pullicino, MD, PhD).
Chapter 12. Heparin and Related Compounds. (James F. Meschia, MD).
Chapter 13. Diabetes Mellitus Treatment. (George Grunberger, MD and Fadi Al–Khayer, MD).
Chapter 14. Hypertension Treatment. (John M. Flack, MD, MPH, Neel Patel, MD, Vishal Mehra, MD, and Samar Nasser, PAC).
Chapter 15. Other Medical Therapies. (Bradley S. Jacobs, MD, MS, Mar Castellanos, MD, and Ramesh Madhavan, MD).
Chapter 16. Thrombolysis for Acute TIA and Mild Stroke. (Michael R. Frankel, MD and James Bichsel, MD).
Part IV. Surgical and Interventional Treatments and Cost–Effectiveness.
Chapter 17. Surgery for Stroke Prevention. (Larry B. Goldstein, MD).
Chapter 18. Angioplasty and Stenting. (Alex Abou–Chebl, MD and Jay S. Yadav, MD).
Chapter 19. Cost Effectiveness Issues. (Susan L. Hickenbottom, MD, MS).
Chapter 20. Clinical Vignettes. (Seemant Chaturvedi, MD).