Genetics of Cerebrovascular Disease

  • ID: 2223795
  • Book
  • 386 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A presentation of basic genetic concepts and techniques, this monograph also includes a discussion of the various subtypes of stroke that have genetic components. Organized according to stroke type and mechanism, a section on pediatric stroke also is included.
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Part I. Genetic Principles and Techniques.

1. Genetic concepts and Techniques.

M.J. Alberts.

2. Genetic epidemiology and linkage.

M.C. Speer.

3. Molecular genetics and gene isolation.

M.J. Alberts.


Part II. Genetics of Risk Factors for Cerebrovascular Disease.

4. Genetics of hypertension.

L.P. Svetkey, E. O′Riordan, P.J. Conlon, O. Emovon.

5. Molecular Genetics of Lipid Metabolism.

C. Graffagnino.

6. Genetic of Atherosclerosis.

T.J. DeGraba.

7. Genetics of Coagulation Disorders.

T.L. Ortel.


Part III. Genetics of Specific Stroke Etiologies and Syndromes.

8. Genetic Epidemiology and Family Studies of Stroke.

L.M. Brass, M.J. Alberts.

9. Inherited Cardiac Diseases that Cause Stroke.

M.J. Alberts.

10. Vasculopathies.

H. Chabriat, E. Tournier–Lasserve, M–G. Bousser.

11. Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Vascular Malformations.

M.J. Alberts.

12. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Intracranial Aneurysms.

M.J. Alberts.

13. Genetic Causes of Pediatric Stroke.

P.I. Andrews, R.S. Kandt.

14. Inherited Systemic Disorders that Cause Stroke.

M.J. Alberts.


Part IV. Clinical Applications.

15. Evaluation of Stroke Patients for Inherited Causes of Stroke.

M.J. Alberts, J.M. Stajich.

16. Genetic Counseling.

S.M. Palmer.

17. Gene Therapy.

J.N. Lozier.


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Mark Alberts
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