Key Features

  • Examines all of today's cutting-edge technologies and techniques, including cerebrovascular color-flow scanning · laser Doppler and transcutaneous oxygen measurement · MR and CT angiography · transcranial Doppler · guiding endovascular interventions with color-flow scanning · vein graft evaluation · imaging modalities for the diagnosis of endoleaks · and ultrasound-guided filter placement.
  • Features a full-color design throughout and wealth of images and illustrations.
  • Reviews the basic and practical science that underlies the technology, such as ultrasound physics and instrumentation.
  • Addresses vital issues such as qualifications and competence of vascular laboratory personnel, quality assurance, and certification of the vascular laboratory as well as coding and reimbursement.
  • Serves as an excellent reference for both practice and exam preparation.

Table of Contents

Part I GENERAL ASPECTS

Chapter 1 The Current Role Of Vascular Diagnosis

Chapter 2 Basic Hemodynamic Principles In Vascular Disease

Chapter 3 Qualifications And Competence Of Vascular Laboratory Personnel

Chapter 4 Quality Assurance And Certification Of The Vascular Laboratory

Chapter 5 What Are We Measuring In The Vascular Patient

Chapter 6 Principles Of Ultrasound Physics And Instrumentation: An Overview

Chapter 7 The Use Of B-Flow And Power Doppler In Vascular Imaging

Part II IMAGING THE BODY

A CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE

Chapter 8 Vascular Diagnosis In Carotid Disease

Chapter 9 Cerebrovascular Color-Flow Scanning: Technique And Applications

Chapter 10 Alternative Imaging Modalities For The Carotid Bifurcation

Chapter 11 Transcranial Doppler: Technique And Applications

Chapter 12 Evaluation Of Carotid Plaque Morphology

Chapter 13 Intraoperative Assessment Of Carotid Endarterectomy: Technique And Results

Chapter 14 Noninvasive Screening And Utility Of Carotid Wall Thickness

Chapter 15 Surveillance And Follow-Up After Carotid Endarterectomy

Chapter 16 Surveillance And Follow-Up After Carotid Angioplasty

Chapter 17 Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency: Technique And Clinical Applications

B PERIPHERAL ATHEROSCLEROTIC OCCLUSIVE DISEASE

Chapter 18 Vascular Diagnosis Of Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease: Overview

Chapter 19 Evaluation Of Claudication

Chapter 20 Physiologic Testing Of Lower Extremity Arterial Disease: Segmental Pressures, Plethysmography And Velocity Wave Forms

Chapter 21 Arterial Occlusion: Thrombotic Versus Embolic

Chapter 22 Color-Flow Scanning Of Lower Extremity Arteries: Technique And Applications

Chapter 23 Laser Doppler And Transcutaneous Oxygen Measurement: Applications In Clinical Practice

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Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721694269
Electronic ISBN:
9781437713442