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Vascular Disease in Women - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128229590

Vascular Disease in Women

1st Edition

An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations

Editors: Caitlin Hicks Linda Harris
Paperback ISBN: 9780128229590
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st July 2021
Page Count: 460
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Vascular Disease in Women: An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations highlights the epidemiology, natural history and treatment of vascular disease, specifically in women. The book provides a thorough overview of what is known and unknown about vascular disease in women, highlighting opportunities for further education and research. It will serve as an essential reference for both clinicians and researchers with its discussions on disease prevalence, treatment options, and treatment outcomes for vascular disease in women. Finally, the book will provide discussions on future research in vascular disease and how it pertains to women.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of vascular disease as it affects women
  • Contains contributions from world renowned vascular surgeons of both genders
  • Covers what is known and unknown about vascular disease in women, prompting further research in areas still unknown


Researchers for a special interest in vascular disease, vascular surgeons (both practicing surgeons and trainees), both male and female; non-vascular physicians, including primary care physicians, vascular medicine specialists, and cardiologists

Table of Contents

Section 1: Clinical and Research Issues in Women
1. Thoracic aorta
2. Abdominal aorta
3. Carotid artery disease
4. Dialysis access
5. Venous disease
6. Suprainguinal peripheral vascular disease
7. Infrainguinal peripheral vascular disease
8. Thoracic outlet syndrome
9. Vascular arteridities
10. Vascular disease prevention and screening
11. Race and cultural issues
12. Sex versus gender
13. Research issues

Section 2: Practice Issues in Women
14. Vascular practice issues for women surgeons
15. Leadership and women
16. Building an academic practice
17. Building a private practice
18. Radiation safety
19. Work-life balance
20. The income gap between men and women
21. Vascular issues in pregnancy 


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About the Editors

Caitlin Hicks

Dr. Hicks specializes in congenital aortic pathologies and is skilled in both open and endovascular surgery for the treatment of aortic and peripheral disease. She is also accomplished in clinical research with over 130 peer-reviewed publications and numerous textbook chapters; her research interests include clinical outcomes in aneurysm repair and lower extremity revascularization, as well as high-value care in vascular surgery. As a distinguished fellow of the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Hicks is the recipient of the Department of Surgery Rothman Early Career Development Award for Surgical Research and was selected as a Visiting Scholar to the American Board of Medical Specialties for 2018-2019. She is also an appointed member of a CMS Clinical Expert Subcommittee tasked with refining peripheral vascular disease cost measures for implementation in the Quality Payment Program.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Associate Fellowship Program Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Linda Harris

Linda M. Harris MD joined UBMD Surgery in 1995, and currently sits as a Professor of Surgery with tenure in the department of Surgery. Dr. Harris is Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. She has received 21 awards and honors throughout her career and has worked with 53 various grants relating to her vascular expertise. Dr. Harris has been published 68 times in referred journals, contributed to 10 articles / editorials, contributed to 17 book chapters and has been featured in media spotlight 4 times. She is currently co-editing a book in vascular surgery. She has been invited to present 77 times about various relating topics, and has given 136 presentations relating to her expertise. Dr. Harris is the Program Director for the Vascular Fellowship and Vascular Residency Programs. She is also a Fellow of the Society of Vascular Surgeons and a member of the Society of University Surgeons. Dr. Harris belongs to numerous societies and is involved with their activities including: American College of Surgeons, Association of Women Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, and Western New York Vascular / Endovascular Society. She is past president of the Eastern Vascular Society, the largest regional vascular society in the US, and the Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery. She also sits on the editorial board for the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the Vascular Specialist, and ACS News. Within the University at Buffalo, Dr. Harris is involved with many programs including: Graduate Medical Education, Executive Council for Department of Surgery, and Academic Leadership Group representing the Department of Surgery for Kaleida Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Residency and Fellowship Program Director, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

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