Vascular Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750613811, 9781483165288

Vascular Surgery

1st Edition

Current Questions

Editors: Aires A. B. Barros D'Sa Peter R. F. Bell Simon G. Darke
eBook ISBN: 9781483165288
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 7th May 1991
Page Count: 270
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Vascular Surgery: Current Questions discusses the queries concerning modes of therapy, surgical practices, and management of vascular problems.

This book contains 19 chapters and begins with an overview of the clinical vascular laboratory. The succeeding chapters deal with the risk factors in peripheral vascular disease and the pragmatic viewpoint of carotid body tumors and carotid endarterectomy. Considerable chapters are devoted to several surgical options and practices for specific vascular disease management. Other chapters discuss the challenges in prevention of vascular surgical sepsis, treatment for diabetic foot, and amputation. The final chapters describe the clinical features and therapeutic management of chronic venous insufficiency and deep vein thrombosis.

This book will prove useful to consultants and trainee vascular and general surgeons and other specialists who share in the overall management of patients with vascular problems.

Table of Contents



List of Contributors

1 The Clinical Vascular Laboratory - Requirements and Recommendations

2 Risk Factors in Peripheral Vascular Disease and their Modification

3 Carotid Endarterectomy - A Pragmatic Viewpoint

4 Carotid Body Tumors - The Premise of the Vascular Surgeon

5 Should we Operate on Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms?

6 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms - A Topic of Enlarging Interest

7 How can we Prevent Complications from Elective Aortic Surgery?

8 Mesenteric Ischemia - Recognition Reaps Rewards

9 Renal Artery Disease - When should it be Treated Surgically?

10 Iliac Artery Occlusive Disease - What is the Role of Surgery?

11 Selection of Patients for and Assessment of Femorodistal Bypass

12 Operative Techniques and Adjuvant Measures Influencing Outcome in Femorodistal Bypass

13 Vascular Surgical Sepsis - Challenges in Prevention

14 The Popliteal Artery - Sinister Harbinger of Pathology

15 The Diabetic Foot - How can it be Saved?

16 Lower Limb Amputation - Time for Critical Appraisal

17 Chronic Venous Insufficiency - Should the Long Saphenous Vein be Stripped?

18 Deep Vein Thrombosis and its Sequelae - How can they be Averted?

19 How do I Audit my General/Vascular Surgery?




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Aires A. B. Barros D'Sa

Peter R. F. Bell

Simon G. Darke

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