Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

1st Edition

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Authors: Mark Creager Victor Dzau Joshua Beckman Joseph Loscalzo
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721602844
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th March 2006
Page Count: 1056

Table of Contents

I. Biology of Blood Vessels

1. The Endothelium

2. Vascular Smooth Muscle

3. Connective Tissue and Matrix

4. Rheology

5. Hemostasis

6. Vascular Pharmacology


II. Pathobiology of Blood Vessels

7. Atherosclerosis

8. Vasculitis

9. Thrombosis


III. Principles of the Vascular Evaluation

10. History and Physical Examination

11. Vascular Laboratory

12. MRI

13. CT

14. Angiography


IV. Peripheral Arterial Disease

15. Epidemiology

16. Pathophysiology of Intermittent Claudication

17. Pathophysiology of Critical Limb Ischemia

18. Clinical Evaluation

19. Pharmacotherapy

20. Catheter-based Intervention

21. Reconstructive Surgery


V. Renal Artery Disease

22. Pathophysiology

23. Clinical Evaluation

24. Treatment

25. Surgery


VI. Visceral Ischemia

26. Epidemiology and Pathophysiology

27. Clinical Evaluation

28. Treatment


VII. Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction

29. Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction


VIII. Cerebrovascular Disease

30. Epidemiology

31. Clinical Evaluation

32. Medical Management

33. Carotid Angioplasty/stent

34. Carotid Endarterectomy


IX. Aortic Dissection

35. Pathophysiology

36. Clinical Evaluation

37. Medical Therapy

38. Surgical Therapy

39. Endovascular Therapy


X. Aortic Aneurysms

40. Epidemiology and Prognosis

41. Pathophysiology

42. Clinical Evaluation

43. Surgical Reconstructive Therapy

44. Endovascular Grafts <

Description

Tap into the latest knowledge and approaches to vascular medicine with the comprehensive, clinically oriented coverage of this new addition to the Braunwald's Heart Disease family. You'll find today's best methods for identifying and treating arterial diseases of the limbs renal, mesenteric and cerebral circulation problems aortic aneurysms vasospastic diseases vasculitides venous thromboembolisms lymphedema * and much more.

Key Features

  • Integrates a contemporary understanding of vascular biology with a thorough review of clinical vascular disease.
  • Covers the fundamental biology of blood vessels and the pathobiologic foundation of vascular disease.
  • Provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of all vascular diseases with emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management.
  • Discusses all of the latest advances in vascular medicine and facilitates the accurate diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of vascular disease.


Details

No. of pages:
1056
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9780721602844

About the Authors

Mark Creager Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Vacsular Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA

Victor Dzau Author

Affiliations and Expertise

James B Duke Professor of Medicine, Director of Molecular and Genomic Vascular Biology, Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University; President and Chief Executive Officer for Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, USA

Joshua Beckman Author

Joseph Loscalzo Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Wade, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Physician-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center, Director, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston, MA