Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald

Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

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Tap into the latest knowledge and approaches to vascular medicine with the comprehensive, clinically oriented coverage of this new addition to the Braunwald's Heart Disease family. You'll find today's best methods for identifying and treating arterial diseases of the limbs * renal, mesenteric and cerebral circulation problems * aortic aneurysms * vasospastic diseases * vasculitides * venous thromboembolisms * lymphedema * and much more.

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Published: March 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0284-4

Contents

  • I. Biology of Blood Vessels

    1. The Endothelium

    2. Vascular Smooth Muscle

    3. Connective Tissue and Matrix

    4. Rheology

    5. Hemostasis

    6. Vascular Pharmacology


    II. Pathobiology of Blood Vessels

    7. Atherosclerosis

    8. Vasculitis

    9. Thrombosis


    III. Principles of the Vascular Evaluation

    10. History and Physical Examination

    11. Vascular Laboratory

    12. MRI

    13. CT

    14. Angiography


    IV. Peripheral Arterial Disease

    15. Epidemiology

    16. Pathophysiology of Intermittent Claudication

    17. Pathophysiology of Critical Limb Ischemia

    18. Clinical Evaluation

    19. Pharmacotherapy

    20. Catheter-based Intervention

    21. Reconstructive Surgery


    V. Renal Artery Disease

    22. Pathophysiology

    23. Clinical Evaluation

    24. Treatment

    25. Surgery


    VI. Visceral Ischemia

    26. Epidemiology and Pathophysiology

    27. Clinical Evaluation

    28. Treatment


    VII. Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction

    29. Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction


    VIII. Cerebrovascular Disease

    30. Epidemiology

    31. Clinical Evaluation

    32. Medical Management

    33. Carotid Angioplasty/stent

    34. Carotid Endarterectomy


    IX. Aortic Dissection

    35. Pathophysiology

    36. Clinical Evaluation

    37. Medical Therapy

    38. Surgical Therapy

    39. Endovascular Therapy


    X. Aortic Aneurysms

    40. Epidemiology and Prognosis

    41. Pathophysiology

    42. Clinical Evaluation

    43. Surgical Reconstructive Therapy

    44. Endovascular Grafts


    XI. Vasculitis

    45. Overview of the Vasculitides

    46. Takayasu’s Arteritis

    47. Giant Cell Arteritis

    48. Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    49. Kawasaki’s Disease

    50. Behçet’s Disease


    XII. Acute Limb Ischemia

    51. Acute Arterial Occlusion

    52. Atheroembolism


    XIII. Vasospasm and Other Related Vascular Disease

    53. Reynaud’s Phenomenon

    54. Acrocyanosis

    55. Erythromelalgia

    56. Pernio

    57. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy


    XIV. Venous Thromboembolic Disease

    58. Epidemiology

    59. Clinical Evaluation

    60. Venous Thrombosis

    61. Pulmonary Embolism

    62. Treatment

    63. Prophylaxis

    64. Catheter-based Interventions


    XV. Chronic Venous Disorders

    65. Varicose Veins

    66. Venous Insufficiency


    XVI. Pulmonary Hypertension

    67. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

    68. Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

    69. Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease


    XVII. Lymphatic Disorders

    70. Lymphedema

    71. Lymphangiitis


    XVIII. Miscellaneous

    72. Vascular Infection

    73. Vascular Ulcers

    74. Vascular Trauma

    75. Vascular Compression Syndromes

    76. Congenital Vascular Malformations

    77. Vascular Neoplasms

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