Image-Guided Interventions - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781455705962, 9780323247740

Image-Guided Interventions

2nd Edition

Expert Radiology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Authors: Matthew Mauro Kieran Murphy Kenneth Thomson Anthony Venbrux Robert Morgan
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455705962
eBook ISBN: 9780323247740
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th August 2013
Page Count: 1344


2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Radiology category!

Image-Guided Interventions, a title in the Expert Radiology Series, brings you in-depth and advanced guidance on all of today’s imaging and procedural techniques. Whether you are a seasoned interventionalist or trainee, this single-volume medical reference book offers the up-to-the-minute therapeutic methods necessary to help you formulate the best treatment strategies for your patients. The combined knowledge of radiology experts from around the globe provides a broad range of treatment options and perspectives, equipping you to avoid complications and put today's best approaches to work in your practice.

"... the authors and editors have succeeded in providing a book that is both useful, instructive and practical" Reviewed by RAD Magazine, March 2015

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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About the Author

Matthew Mauro

Affiliations and Expertise

The Ernest H. Wood Distinguished Professor of Radiology and Surgery; Chairman, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Kieran Murphy

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital; Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kenneth Thomson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences; Director, Radiology Department, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Anthony Venbrux

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

Robert Morgan

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Vascular and Interventional Radiologist, Radiology Department, St. George’s NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom