Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide

Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide

4th Edition - October 22, 2016

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  • Authors: David Kessel, Iain Robertson
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702067303
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702068881

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What are the must-know aspects to preparing for and performing the most frequently requested diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures? Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide, 4th Edition gives you the information you need to provide safe care in an easy-to-read, concise format. Written by experienced radiologists Drs. H. David Kessel and Iain Robertson, this edition features clear, step-by-step instructions for fundamental skills in this fast-growing field.

Key Features

  • Extensively restructured into 4 sections:

Core interventional skills; Essential equipment; Principles of Vascular intervention and Principles of Non-vascular intervention.

  • Increased emphasis on Interventional Oncology including the management of cancer and its complications.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Core Interventional Skills

    1 Planning safe procedures

    2 Pre-procedure safety check

    3 Contrast

    4 Sedation

    5 Pain control and analgesia

    6 Recognition / management of complications

    7 The Interventional Radiology Clinic

    Section 2: Essential equipment and principles of use

    8 Puncture needles

    9 Biopsy needles

    10 Access kits

    11 Guidewires

    12 Catheters

    13 Pump injectors

    14 Taps, hubs and connectors

    15 Microcatheters

    16 Drainage catheters

    17 Angioplasty balloons

    18 Inflation handles

    19 Stent grafts/covered stents

    20 Uncovered stents

    21 Ureteric Stents

    22 Embolization

    23 Inferior vena cava filters

    24 Snares

    Section 3: Principles of intervention

    25 Imaging guidance for intervention

    26 Principles of non-invasive vascular imaging

    27 Principles of good fluoroscopy and radiation protection

    28 Principles of Vascular Access

    29 Principles of diagnostic angiography

    30 Biopsy needles

    31 Principles of crossing stenoses and occlusion

    32 Principles of angioplasty

    33 Principles of pressure measurement

    34 Principles of embolization

    35 Principles of stenting and stent grafting

    36 Principles of rendezvous and retrieval procedures

    37 Principles of vascular closure and haemostasis

    Section 4: Intervention

    38 Achieving tissue diagnosis

    39 Treating fluid collections and abscesses

    40 Treating arterial occlusive disease

    41 Treating acute limb ischaemia

    42 Treating aneurysmal disease

    43 Treating haemorrhage

    44 Treating Venous Disease

    45 Treating haemodialysis access

    46 Urogenital intervention

    47 Treating urinary conditions

    48 Treating Gastro-intestinal conditions

    49 Treating Biliary Intervention

    50 Treating cancer

    51 Achieving angiographic diagnosis

    52 Rendezvous and retrieval procedures

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
  • Published: October 22, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702067303
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702068881

About the Authors

David Kessel

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Iain Robertson

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Consultant Radiologist, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

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