Aortic Diseases

Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas with DVD

  • Ceil Nuyianes
  • By

    • Stuart Hutchison, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FSCMR, FSCCT, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Departments of Cardiac Sciences, Medicine and Radiology, University of Calgary; Director of Echocardiography, Foothills Medical Centre and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    The number of cases of aortic disease is on the rise. In fact, 20,000 patients in the United States died from abdominal aortic aneurysms alone. Now, you can detect and treat the many complications associated with aortic disease in time to save many more patients. This title in the brand-new Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas Series offers you authoritative guidance from a well-known cardiologist and imaging expert about when and how to perform the latest diagnostic imaging tests, interpret the results, and effectively treat the emergency. Detailed discussions of hot topics, full-color illustrations, and a DVD of procedural videos, animations, and downloadable image libraries help you provide fast, appropriate treatment for each challenging case you face.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5270-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Aortic Physiology and Function: Anatomic and Histologic Considerations

Chapter 2. Anatomic Variants of the Aorta

Chapter 3. Examination and Imaging of the Aorta

Chapter 4. Acute Aortic Dissection

Chapter 5. Aortic Intramural Hematoma

Chapter 6. Late Complications of Aortic Dissection

Chapter 7. Aortic Complications of Catheterization, Surgery and Instrumentation

Chapter 8. Aortic Atheromatous Disease: Plaques, Debris and Obstruction

Chapter 9. Aortic Atheromatous Disease: Thrombosis, Thromboembolism and Atheroembolism

Chapter 10. Aortic Atheromatous Disease: Ulcers and Penetrating Aortic Ulcers

Chapter 11. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

Chapter 12. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Chapter 13. Endovascular Aortic Repair

Chapter 14. Diseases of the Aortic Root

Chapter 15. Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aortopathy

Chapter 16. Coarctation and Atresia of the Aorta

Chapter 17. Marfan Syndrome

Chapter 18. Traumatic Disruption of the Aorta

Chapter 19. Tumors of the Aorta

Chapter 20. Infectious and Mycotic Aneurysms

Chapter 21. Noninfectious Aortitis: Takayasu’s Disease

Chapter 22. Noninfectious Aortitis: Giant Cell Aortitis, SLE, and Other Aortitides