The new language of cerebral ischemia.

  title={The new language of cerebral ischemia.},
  author={Myron D. Ginsberg},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={18 8},
We stand at the dawn of a exhilirating era of extraordinary promise in our diagnostic and therapeutic approach to cerebrovascular disorders. Correspondingly, there has emerged a new “language” of cerebral ischemia, encompassing novel concepts with which we must now become conversant. The following is an attempt to set forth certain key rubrics of this glossary and to place them in pathophysiological perspective.