Redesigned for easier comprehension, this latest edition provides essential information regarding stroke. Explains and illustrates stroke, including the two main types: ischemic and hemorrhagic. 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). Shows Circle of Willis with aneurysm and cross-section of brain with subarachnoid hemorrhage, arterioles and microaneurysm. Also provides illustration of the brain and discusses it's functional areas & their roles in the body. Describes events leading to a stroke. Lists risk factors and common neurological deficits after stroke. Size is 20" W by 26" H.