Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography

6th Edition

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Author:

  • Joseph Polak
  • Key Features

    • Find information quickly with sections organized by clinical rationale, anatomy, examination technique, findings, and interpretation.
    • Get a thorough review of ultrasound vascular diagnosis, including peripheral veins and arteries, carotid and vertebral arteries, abdominal vessels, and transcranial Doppler. 
    • Quickly reference numerous tables for examination protocols, normal values, diagnostic parameters, and ultrasound findings for selected conditions.
    • Visualize important techniques with hundreds of lavish line drawings and clinical ultrasound examples.

    Table of Contents

      SECTION 1: BASICS

      1. Hemodynamic considerations in peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular disease
      2. Physics and instrumentation in Doppler and B-mode ultrasonography
      3. Basic concepts of doppler frequency spectrum analysis and ultrasound blood flow imaging
      4. Vascular applications of ultrasound contrast agents
      5. SECTION 2: CEREBRAL VESSELS

      6. The role of ultrasound in the management of cerebrovascular disease
      7. Normal cerbrovascular anatomy and collateral pathways
      8. Normal findings and technical aspects of carotid sonography
      9. Ultrasound assessment of carotid plaque
      10. Ultrasound assessment of carotid stenosis
      11. Carotid occlusion, unusual carotid pathology and tricky carotid cases
      12. Ultrasound assessment of the vertebral arteries
      13. Ultrasound assessment of the intracranial arteries
      14. SECTION 3: EXTREMITY ARTERIES

      15. Arterial anatomy of the extremities
      16. Nonimaging physiologic tests for assessment of lower extremity arterial disease
      17. Assessment of upper extremity arterial occlusive arterial disease
      18. Ultrasound evaluation before and after hemodialysis access
      19. Ultrasound assessment of lower extremity arteries
      20. Ultrasound assessment during and after carotid peripheral intervention
      21. Ultrasound in the assessment and management of arterial emergencies
      22. SECTION 4: EXTREMITY VEINS

      23. Risk factors and the role of ultrasound in the management of extremity venous disease
      24. Extremity venous anatomy and technique for ultrasound examination
      25. Ultrasound diagnosis of lower extremity v

    Details

    No. of pages:
    704
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437714173
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323397223

    About the author

    Joseph Polak

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Vice Chair of Business Development, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Chief of Radiology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts