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Vascular Surgery Online

PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Referencence

This definitive 2-volume set provides encyclo pedic, authoritative coverage of all aspects of vascular surgery. The exhaus tively revised and completely updated 6th Edition incorporates greater coverage of endovascular applications through out, along with fresh approaches to key areas such as vascular access, imaging, and non-operative man agement. In addition, it is now available as a multimedia , offering readers enhanced reference power plus weekly updates for the life of the edition.

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Published: June 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2538-2


  • Section I Basic Consideration for Clinical Practice

    1 Essentials of Clinical Evaluation
    2 Selection of Patients for Vascular Treatments
    3 Essential Considerations in Evaluating the Results of Treatment
    4 Maintaining a Computerized Vascular Registry
    5 Proper Outcomes Assessment
    6 Standardized Reporting Practices

    Section II Basic Vascular Science

    7 Emgryology of the Vascular System and Developmental Anomalies
    8 Vascular Biology: Basic Considerations
    9 Vascular Physiology: Essential Hemodynamic Principles
    10 Artery Wall Pathology in Atherosclerosis
    11 Intimal Hyperplasia: Basic Response to Vascular Injury and Reconstruction
    12 Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy in Vascular Disease

    Section III The Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory: Basic Techniques

    13 The Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory: Basic Considerations
    14 Physiologic Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
    15 Physiologic Assessment of the Venous System
    16 Arterial Duplex Scanning
    17 Venous Duplex Scanning

    Section IV Vascular Imaging: Basic Techniques and Applications

    18 Principles of Arteriography
    19 Principles of Venography
    20 3D Image Processing
    21 Computed Tomography in Vascular Disease
    22 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Angiography
    23 Intravascular Ultrasound

    Section V Arterial Diseases: Basic Considerations

    24 Atherosclerosis and Atherogenesis
    25 Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
    26 Takayasu's Disease: Nonspecific Aortoarteritis
    27 Arterial Fibrodysplasia
    28 Uncommon Arteriopathies
    29 Arterial Aneurysms: Etiologic Considerations

    Section VI Bleeding and Clotting: Fundamental Considerations

    29 Normal and Abnormal Coagulation
    30 Antithrombotic Therapy
    31 Thrombolytic Agents and Their Actions
    32 Perioperative Considerations: Coagulopathy and Hemorrhage
    34 Vascular Thromboses Due to Hypercoagulable States

    Section VII Non Operative Management of Patients With Vascular Diseases

    35 Overview: Medical Management in a Vascular Surgery Practice
    36 Medical Management of Atherosclerosis: Control of Risk Factors
    37 Medical Treatment of Intermittent Claudication
    38 Hyperglycemia, Diabetes, and Syndrome X
    39 Hypertension and the Vascular Patient
    40 Pain Management

    Section VIII Open Vascular Surgery: Basic Considerations

    41 General Strategies: Choice of Procedure and Technique
    42 Vascular Exposures
    43 Basic Vascular Surgical Techniques
    44 Techniques for Thromboembolectomy of Native Arteries and Bypass Grafts Endarterectomy
    45 Vascular Conduits: An Overview
    46 Autogenous Grafts
    47 The Modified Biograft
    48 Prosthetic Grafts

    Section IX Endovascular Surgery: Basic Considerations

    49 Training in Endovascular Surgery
    50 Access and Basic Catheter Techniques
    51 Basic Techniques of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    52 Catheter Directed Thrombolytic Therapy
    53 Complications of Percutaneous and Endovascular Interventions

    Section X Complications of Vascular Surgery and Ischemic Prevention and Management

    54 Overview
    55 Cardiac Complications: Screening and Prevention
    56 Respiratory Complications in Vascular Surgery
    57 Renal Complications
    58 Infection in Prosthetic Vascular Grafts
    59 Anastomotic and Other Aneurysms
    60 Aortoenteric Fistula
    61 Ischemic Neuropathy
    62 Lymphatic Complications of Vascular Surgery
    63 Postoperative Sexual Dysfunction After Aortoiliac Interventions
    64 Postoperative Graft Thrombosis: Prevention and Management

    Section XI Acute Limb Ischemia

    65 Acute Limb Ischemia
    66 Arterial Thromboembolism
    67 Atheromatous Embolization

    Section XII Vascular Trauma

    68 Epidemiology and Natural History of Vascular Trauma
    69 Carotid and Vertebral Artery Injuries
    70 Thoracic Vascular Trauma
    71 Abdominal Vascular Injuries
    72 Vascular Injuries of the Extremities
    73 Compartment Syndromes: Recognition and Management
    74 Causalgia and Post-traumatic Pain Syndromes

    Section XIII Management of Chronic Ischemia of the Lower Extremities

    75 The Chronically Ischemic Leg: An Overveiw
    76 Natual History and Nonoperative Treatment of Chronic Lower Extremity Ischemia
    77 Evaluation of Patients with Lower Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease
    78 Direct Reconstruction for Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
    79 Extra-Anatomic Bypass
    80 Infrainguinal Bypass
    81 Profundaplasty: Primary and Secondary Applications
    82 Secondary Arterial Reconstructions in the Lower Extremity Ischemia
    83 Endovascular Surgery in the Management of Lower Extremity Ischemia
    84 Lumbar Sympathectomy: Indications and Technique
    85 Non-atheromatous Causes of Chronic Infra-inguinal Ischemia
    86 Management of Foot Lesions in the Diabetic Patient
    87 Vasculogenic Impotence

    Section XIV Neurovascular Conditions Involving the Upper Extremity

    88 Overview
    89 Evaluation of Acute and Chronic Ischemia of the Upper Extremity
    90 Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease of Brachiocephalic Arteries
    91 Upper Extremity Revascularization
    92 Distal Occlusive and Vasospastic Diseases Involving Distal Upper Extremity Arteries-Raynaud's Syndrome
    93 Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    94 Arterial Complications of Thoracic Outlet Compression
    95 Axillary-Subclavian Vein Thrombosis
    96 Upper Extremity Sympathectomy
    97 Occupational Vascular Problems

    Section XV Arterial Aneurysms

    98 Overview
    99 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
    100 Endovascular Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms
    101 Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
    102 Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    103 Aortic Dissection: Perspectives for the Vascular / Endovascular Surgeon
    104 Lower Extremity Aneurysms
    105 Upper Extremity Aneurysms
    106 Splanchnic Artery Aneurysms
    107 Infected Aneurysms

    Section XVI Arteriovenous Fistulae, Congenital Vascular Malformations and Vascular Tumors

    108 Overview
    109 Diagnostic Evaluation of Arteriovenous Fistulae and Congenital Vascular Malformations
    110 Arteriovenous Fistulae of the Aorta and Its Major Branches
    111 Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistulas
    112 Vascular Tumors and Malformations in Childhood
    113 The Surgical Management of Congenital Vascular Malformations
    114 The Endovascular Management of Congenital Vascular Malformations
    115 Vascular Tumores: Diagnosis and Management

    Section XVII Arteriovenous Hemodialysis Access

    116 Basic Principles and Strategies
    117 Venous Transpositions in the Creation of AV Access
    118 AV Access Thrombosis and Its Management
    119 Non-thrombotic AV Access Complications and Their Management

    Section XVIII The Management of Splanchnic Vascular Lesions and Disorders

    120 Physiology & Diagnosis of Splanchnic Arterial Occlusion
    121 Treatment of Acute Intestinal Ischemia Caused by Arterial Occlusions
    122 Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia
    123 Treatment of Chronic Visceral Ischemia
    124 Intestinal Ischemia Caused by Venous Thrombosis
    125 The Management of Portal Hypertension

    Section XIX The Management of Renovascular Disorders

    126 Renovascular Disease: An Overview
    127 Renal Artery Imaging and Physiologic Testing
    128 Renal Artery Fibrodysplasia and Renovascular Hypertension
    129 Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease and Ischemic Nephropathy
    130 Endovascular Treatment of Renovascular Disease
    131 Open Surgical Repair of Renovascular Disease
    132 Renal Artery Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Fistulae
    133 Acute Renovascular Occlusive Events

    Section XX The Management of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease

    134 Fundamental Considerations in Cerebrovascular Disease
    135 Diagnostic Evaluation and Medical Management of Patients with Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease
    136 Anatomy and Angiographic Diagnosis and Extracranial and Intracranial Vascular Disease
    137 The Role of Noninvasive Studies in the Diagnosis and Management of Cerebrovascular Disease
    138 Indications and Surgical Technique for Repair of Extracranial Occlusive Lesions
    139 Carotid Artery Stenting
    140 Vertebrobasilar Ischemia: Indications, Techniques, and Results of Surgical Repair
    141 Extracranial Fibromuscular Arterial Dysplasia
    142 Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid Artery
    143 Management of Uncommon Lesions Affecting the Extracranial Vessels
    144 Postoperative Management and Complications Following Carotid Endarterectomy

    Section XXI The Management of Venous Disorders

    145 Introduction and General Considerations
    146 Pathophysiology and Natural History of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis
    147 Clinical and Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Deep Venous Thrombosis
    148 Prevention and Medical Treatment of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis
    149 Catheter Based Interventions for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis
    150 Surgical Thrombectomy for Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis
    151 Caval Interruption Procedures
    152 Superficial Thrombophlebitis: Diagnosis and Management
    153 Pathophysiology and Natural History of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    154 Classification and Clinical and Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients With Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    155 Non Operative Management of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    156 Sclerotherapy, Surgical and Endovenous Treatment of Varicose Veins
    157 The Management of Perforator Vein Incompetence
    158 The Surgical Treatment of Deep Venous Valvular Incompetence
    159 Surgical Treatment of Chronic Occlusions of the Iliocaval Veins
    160 Endovascular Treatment of Chronic Occlusions of the Iliocaval Veins
    161 Endovascular Treatment of Superior and Inferior Vena Cava Occlusions
    162 Evaluation and Management of Malignant Tumors of the Inferior Vena Cava
    163 Surgical Treatment of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Section XXII The Management of Lymphatic Disorders

    164 Lymphedema: Introduction and General Considerations
    165 Lymph Circulatory Dynamics, Lymphagiogenesis, and Pathophysiology of the Lymphvascular System
    166 Clinical Diagnosis and Evaluation of Lymphedema
    167 Nonoperative Management of Chronic Lymphedema
    168 Surgical Treatment of Chronic Lymphedema and Chylous Complications

    Section XXIII Extremity Amputation for Vascular Disease

    169 Overview
    170 Lower Extremity Amputation: Indications and Patient Evaluation
    171 Lower Extremity Amputation: Technique and Perioperative Care
    172 Lower Extremity: Perioperative Complications
    173 Lower Extremity: Natural History and Functional Outcome
    174 Upper Extremity Amputation
    175 Revascularization Versus Amputation


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