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
eBook ISBN:
9780323248303
eBook ISBN:
9781455737666
Print ISBN:
9781437714173

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