Guidelines for management of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack 2008

Peter A. Ringleb, Marie Germaine Bousser, Gary Ford, Philip Bath, Michael Brainin, Valeria Caso, Álvaro Cervera, Angel Chamorro, Charlotte Cordonnier, László Csiba, Antoni Davalos, Hans Christoph Diener, José Ferro, Werner Hacke, Michael Hennerici, Markku Kaste, Peter Langhorne, Kennedy Lees, Didier Leys, Jan LodderHugh S. Markus, Jean Louis Mas, Heinrich P. Mattle, Keith Muir, Bo Norrving, Victor Obach, Stefano Paolucci, E. Bernd Ringelstein, Peter D. Schellinger, Juhani Sivenius, Veronika Skvortsova, Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen, Lars Thomassen, Danilo Toni, Rüdiger Von Kummer, Nils Gunnar Wahlgren, Marion F. Walker, Joanna Wardlaw

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This article represents the update of the European Stroke Initiative Recommendations for Stroke Management. These guidelines cover both ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attacks, which are now considered to be a single entity. The article covers referral and emergency management, Stroke Unit service, diagnostics, primary and secondary prevention, general stroke treatment, specific treatment including acute management, management of complications, and rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)457-507
Number of pages51
JournalCerebrovascular Diseases
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


  • Acute treatment
  • Educational measures
  • Imaging
  • Rehabilitation
  • Stroke prevention
  • Stroke Unit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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