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: This book contains fifty peer-reviewed scientific articles from major stroke centers from fifteen different countries of the world. According to the planned program, the three major categories of subjects include: Brain-heart relationships; Neuroimaging and leuko-araiosis; Prevention, therapy and rehabilitation of stroke. Subjects covered include mitral valve prolapse, atrial fibrillation, open-heart surgery, cardio-respiratory arrest, leuko-araiosis and dementia, amyloid angiopathy, PET scanning, asymptomatic cerebral hemorrhage, transcranial Doppler and therapeutic trials of stroke prevention. Of interest to medical students, residents, physicians and research workers interested in stroke and its prevention, the book is an excellent up-to-date reference on current and basic research world-wide.