Key Features

  • Formulate the best treatment plans for your patients with step-by-step instructions on important therapeutic radiology techniques, as well as discussions on equipment, contrast agents, pharmacologic agents, antiplatelet agents, and protocols.
  • Make effective clinical decisions with the help of detailed protocols, classic signs, algorithms, and SIR guidelines.

Table of Contents

Part I: Vascular Interventions

Section 1: History of Angiography and Intervention

1. A Brief History of Image-Guided Therapy

Section 2: Vascular Diagnosis

2. Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis

3. Invasive Vascular Diagnosis

 Section 3: Instruments of Intervention

4. Diagnostic Catheters and Guidewires

5. Balloon Catheters

6. Stents

7. Thrombectomy Devices

8. Embolic Protection Devices

9. Atherectomy Devices

10. Embolization Agents

11. Aortic Stent-Grafts

12. Inferior Vena Cava Filters

13. Endovascular Laser Therapy

14. Intellectual Property Management

Section 4: Patient Care

15. Clinical Vascular Examination

16. Treatment of Medical Emergencies

17. Radiation Safety and Protection in the Interventional Fluoroscopy Environment

18. Management of Risk Factors for Peripheral Artery Disease

Pharmacologic Agents in Intervention

19. Principles of Intraprocedural Analgesics and Sedatives

20. Contrast Agents

21. Principles of Thrombolytic Agents  

22. Antiplatelet Agents & Anticoagulants  

23. Vasoactive Agents  

24. Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Interventional Radiology  

Section 5: Principles of Vascular Intervention

25. Angioplasty

26. Restenosis  

27. Principles of Arterial Access  

28. Closure Devices

29. Principles of Venous Access

Section 6: Peripheral Arterial Intervention

30. Vascular Anatomy of the Upper Extremity

31. Anatomy of the Lower Limb

Acute Occlusive Disease

32. Acute Arterial Occlusive Disease of the Upper Extremity

33. Acute Lower Extrem


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