Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 2-Volume Set

Published in association with the Society for Vascular Surgery, Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery presents state-of-the-art updates on all aspects of vascular health care. Extensively revised by many new authors to meet the needs of surgeons, interventionalists, and vascular medicine specialists, this medical reference book incorporates medical, endovascular and surgical treatment, as well as diagnostic techniques, decision making and fundamental vascular biology.


Vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology

Hardbound, 2784 Pages

Published: April 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-5304-8


  • Section 1: Basic Science

    1. Epidemiology and Clinical Analysis

    2. Embryology

    3. Vessel Wall Biology

    4. Cells of the Vascular System

    5. Atherosclerosis

    6. Intimal Hyperplasia

    7. Ischemia-Reperfusion

    8. Arteriogenesis and Angiogenesis

    9. Arterial Aneurysms

    Section 2: Pathophysiology

    10. Arterial Physiology

    11. Venous Physiology

    12. Venous Pathology

    13. Lymphatic Pathophysiology

    Section 3: Clinical and Vascular Laboratory Evaluation

    14. Patient Clinical Evaluation

    15. Vascular Laboratory: Arterial Physiologic Assessment

    16. Vascular Laboratory: Arterial Duplex Scanning

    17. Vascular Laboratory: Venous Physiologic Assessment

    18. Vascular Laboratory: Venous Duplex Scanning

    Section 4: Vascular Imaging

    19. Arteriography

    20. Venography

    21. Radiation Safety

    22. Computed Tomography

    23. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    24. Intravascular Ultrasound

    25. Vascular PET CT and Spect CT

    Section 5: Atherosclerotic Risk Factors

    26. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: General Considerations

    27. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: Smoking

    28. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: Diabetes

    29. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: Hyperlipidemia

    30. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: Hypertension

    Section 6: Perioperative Care

    31. Preoperative Management

    32. Intraoperative Management

    33. Postoperative Management

    Section 7: Bleeding and Clotting

    34. Normal Coagulation

    35. Antithrombotic Agents

    36. Thrombolytic Agents

    37. Coagulopathy and Hemorrhage

    38. Hypercoagulable States

    Section 8: Complications

    39. Systemic Complications: Cardiac

    40. Systemic Complications: Respiratory

    41. Systemic Complications: Renal

    42. Local Complications: Graft Infection

    43. Local Complications: Aortoenteric Fistula

    44. Local Complications: Anastomotic Aneurysms

    45. Local Complications: Graft Thrombosis

    46. Local Complications: Endovascular

    47. Local Complications: Lymphatic

    48. Local Complications: Nerve Injury

    Section 9: Venous Thromboembolic

    49. Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Pathophysiology and Natural History

    50. Acute Deep Thrombosis: Clinical and Diagnostic Evaluation

    51. Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Prevention and Medical Management

    52. Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Surgical and Interventional Treatment

    53. Vena Cava Interruption and Pulmonary Embolism

    54. Superficial Thrombophlebitis

    Section 10: Venous Insufficiency and Occlusion

    55. Chronic Venous Disorders: General Considerations

    56. Chronic Venous Disorders: Nonoperative Treatment

    57. Varicose Veins: Surgical Treatment

    58. Varicose Veins: Endovenous Ablation and Sclerotherapy

    59. Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Treatment of Perforator Vein Incompetence

    60. Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Deep Vein Valve Reconstruction

    61. Abdominal-Pelvic Venous Disease: Surgical Treatment

    62. Abdominal-Pelvic Venous Disease: Endovascular Treatment

    63. Superior Vena Cava Obstruction: Surgical Treatment

    64. Superior Vena Cava Occlusion: Endovascular Treatment

    65. Venous Tumors

    Section 11: Lymphedema

    66. Lymphedema: Evaluation and Decision Making

    67. Lymphedema: Nonoperative Treatment

    68. Lymphedema: Surgical Treatment

    Section 12: Vascular Malformations

    69. Classificiation and Natural History of Vascular Anomalies

    70. Treatment of Vascular Tumors

    71. Surgical Management of Vascular Malformations

    72. Endovascular Therapy of Vascular Malformations

    Section 13: Hemodialysis Access

    73. Hemodialysis Access: General Considerations

    74. Hemodialysis Access: Dialysis Catheters

    75. Hemodialysis Access: Complex

    76. Hemodialysis Access: Failing and Thrombosed

    77. Hemodialysis Access: Nonthrombotic Complications

    Section 14: Miscellaneous

    78. Vasculitis and Other Arteriopathies

    79. Thromboangitis Obliterans

    80. Takayasu's Arteritis

    81. Arterial Tumors

    82. Erectile Dysfunction

    83. Wound Care

    84. Spinal Operative Exposure

    85. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    86. Acquired Arteriovenous Fistulae

    Section 15: Technique

    87. Technique: Open Surgical

    88. Technique: Endovascular Diagnostic

    89. Technique: Endovascular Therapeutic

    90. Technique: Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

    91. Technique: Management of Branches During Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

    Section 16: Grafts and Devices

    92. Autogenous Grafts

    93. Prosthetic Grafts

    94. Biologic Grafts

    95. Aortic Stent Grafts

    96. Non-Aortic Stents and Stent Grafts

    Section 17: Cerebrovascular Diseases

    97. Cerebrovascular Disease: General Considerations

    98. Cerebrovascular Disease: Diagnostic Evaluation

    99. Cerebrovascular Disease: Decision Making and Medical Treatment

    100. Carotid Artery: Endarterectomy

    101. Carotid Artery: Stenting

    102. Carotid Artery: Dissection and Fibromuscular Dysplasia

    103. Carotid Artery: Aneurysms

    104. Carotid Artery: Carotid Body Tumor and Other Disorders

    105. Brachiocephalic Artery Disease: Surgical Treatment

    106. Brachiocephalic Artery Disease: Endovascular Treatment Diseases

    107. Vertebral Artery Disease

    Section 18: Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

    108. Lower Extremity Arterial Disease: General Considerations

    109. Lower Extremity Arterial Disease: Decision Making and Medical Treatment

    110. Aortoiliac: Direct Reconstruction

    111. Aortoiliac: Extra-Anatomic Bypass

    112. Aortoiliac Disease: Endovascular Treatment

    113. Infrainguinal: Surgical Treatment

    114. Infrainguinal: Endovascular Treatment

    115. Nonatheromatous Popliteal Artery Disease

    116. Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    117. Amputation: General Considerations

    118. Lower Extremity Amputation: Techniques and Results

    Section 19: Upper Extremity Arterial Disease

    119. Upper Extremity Arterial Disease: General Considerations

    120. Upper Extremity Arterial Disease: Revascularization

    121. Upper Extremity Arterial Disease: Amputation

    122. Raynaud's Phenomenon

    123. Occupational Vascular Problems

    124. Upper Extremity Sympathectomy

    Section 20: Thoracic Outlet Syndromes

    125. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: General Considerations

    126. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Neurogenic

    127. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Arterial

    128. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Venous

    Section 21: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

    129. Arterial Aneurysms: General Considerations
    130. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Evaluation and Decision Making

    131. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Open Surgical Treatment

    132. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Endovascular Treatment

    133. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Ruptured

    Section 22. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissection

    134. Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms: Evaluation and Decision and Making

    135. Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms: Open Surgical Treatment

    136. Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms: Endovascular Treatment

    137. Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms: Branched and Fenestrated Endograft Treatment

    138. Aortic Dissection

    Section 23: Peripheral and Visceral Aneurysm

    139. Lower Extremity Aneurysms

    140. Upper Extremity Aneurysms

    141. Splanchnic Aertery Aneurysms

    142. Infected Aneurysms

    143. Aneurysms Caused by Connective Tissue Abnormalities

    Section 24: Renovascular Disease

    144. Renovascular Disease: General Considerations

    145. Renovascular Disease: Open Surgical Treatment

    146. Renovascular Disease: Endovascular Treatment

    147. Renovascular Disease: Fibrodysplasia

    148. Renovascular Disease: Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Fistula

    149. Renovascular Disease: Acute Occlusive Events

    150. Renovascular and Aortic Developmental Disorders

    Section 25: Mesenteric Vascular Disease

    151. Mesenteric Vascular Disease: General Considerations

    152. Mesenteric Vascular Disease: Chronic Ischemia

    153. Mesenteric Vascular Disease: Acute Ischemia

    154. Mesenteric Vascular Disease: Venous Thrombosis

    Section 26: Vascular Trauma

    155. Vascular Trauma: Epidemiology and Natural History

    156. Vascular Trauma: Head and Neck

    157. Vascular Trauma: Thoracic

    158. Vascular Trauma: Abdominal

    159. Vascular Trauma: Extremity

    160. Vascular Trauma: Military

    Section 27 Acute Ischemia

    161. Acute Ischemia: Evaluation, Decision Making and Medical Treatment

    162. Acute Ischemia: Surgical and Endovascular Treatment

    163. Compartment Syndrome

    164. Atheromatous Embolization


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