Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

2nd Edition

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Authors: Mark Creager Joshua Beckman Joseph Loscalzo
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437729306
eBook ISBN: 9780323245944
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th August 2012
Page Count: 880

Table of Contents

PART I. BIOLOGY OF BLOOD VESSELS

1. Vascular Embryology and Angiogenesis

2. The Endothelium

3. Vascular Smooth Muscle

4. Connective Tissues of the Subendothelium

5. Normal Mechanisms of Vascular Hemostasis

6. Vascular Pharmacology

7. Pharmacology of Antithrombotic Dugs

PART II. PATHOBIOLOGY OF BLOOD VESSELS

8. Atherosclerosis

9. Pathophysiology of Vasculitis

10. Thrombosis
PART III. PRINCIPLES OF VASCULAR EXAMINATION
11. History and Physical Examination
12. Vascular Laboratory Testing
13. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
14. Computed Tomographic Angiography
15. Catheter-Based Peripheral Angiography
PART IV. PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
16. The Epidemiology of Peripheral Artery Disease
17. Pathophysiology of Artery Disease, Intermittent Claudication, and Critical Limb Ischemia
18. Peripheral Artery Disease: Clinical Evaluation
19. Medical Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease
20. Endovascular Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease
21. Reconstructive Surgery for Peripheral Artery Disease
PART V. RENAL ARTERY DISEASE
22. Pathophysiology of Renal Artery Disease
23. Clinical Evaluation of Renal Artery Disease
24. Medical and Endovascular Treatment of Renal Artery Disease
25. Surgical Management of Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Disease
PART VI. MESENTERIC VASCULAR DISEASE
26. Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Mesenteric Vascular Disease
27. Clinical Evaluation and Treatment of mesenteric Vascular Disease
PART VII. VASCULOGENIC ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
28. Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction
PART VIII. CEREBROVASCULAR ISCHEMIA
29. Epidemiology of Cerebrovascular Disease
30. Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Cerebrovascular Disease
31. Prevention and Treatment of Stroke
32. Carotid Artery Stenting
33. Carotid Endarterec


Description

Make the most of today's innovative medical therapies, advances in vascular imaging, and new drugs to improve your patients' cardiovascular health with Vascular Medicine, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive, clinically focused volume in the Braunwald's Heart Disease family provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of all vascular diseases, with an emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management - giving you the evidence-based guidance you need to make appropriate therapeutic decisions on behalf of your patients.

Key Features

  • Gain a state-of-the-art understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of arterial disease, venous disease, lymph dysfunction, connective tissue disease, vascular disease, and vascular manifestations of systemic disease.
  • Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Dr. Mark A. Creager (editor of the Vascular Medicine society journal), Dr. Joshua A. Beckman, and Dr. Joseph Loscalzo, and benefit from their practice rationales for all of today’s clinical therapies.
  • Easily reference Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 9th Edition for further information on topics of interest.

Details

No. of pages:
880
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437729306
eBook ISBN:
9780323245944
eBook ISBN:
9781455737369

About the Authors

Mark Creager Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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