Vascular Disease in Older Adults: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide 1st ed. 2017 Edition

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This book presents a comprehensive and state-of the-art approach to vascular disease for the geriatric patient, focusing on vascular pathology and interventions but also on perioperative care, anesthetic care, functional outcomes and quality of life, as well as ethical considerations that impact decision making. The book addresses open and endovascular interventions in different vascular beds, as well as preoperative workup and optimization, anesthetic considerations, all aspects and expectations of the postoperative care and recovery and is the only book to include specialize in the intricacies of the care of the geriatric patients, the challenging recovery and neurocognitive changes, and ethical considerations for the end stage geriatric patient or in the setting of postoperative complications. Written by experts in the field, each section addresses patient selection, pre-operative considerations, technical conduct of the most common operations with open or endovascular options, and avoiding complications. A brief review of the existing literature addressing the particular topic follows in each section.

With its concise yet comprehensive summary of the field, Vascular Disease in Older Adults is the ultimate resource for geriatricians, cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and all physicians of who care for the aging patient with vascular disease.

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Practical Approach to Peripheral Arterial Chronic Total Occlusions 1st ed. 2017 Edition

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A practical, highly illustrative and easy to read reference for interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiac/endovascular catheterization laboratory personnel, interventional radiologists, technical staff, industry professionals, investigators, and researchers on peripheral arterial CTO interventions.

Peripheral CTO lesions are present in nearly 50% of all peripheral arterial disease (PAD) endovascular interventions. There is tremendous growth in the performance and learning of peripheral arterial CTO procedures. There are several ongoing physician courses and many others that are being prepared; however, there is a significant lack of standardized selection, strategies, techniques and equipment necessary to achieve a high degree of reproducible success with low complication rates during the performance of these complex and technically challenging endovascular procedures.
The book is not an academic “tour de force” description of the topic but rather a practical one with many illustrations and step-by-step explanations of the various procedure steps, what can go wrong, and troubleshooting. Heavy use of illustrations throughout limit the text to what is necessary to convey the message, and the book is supported by online case catalogues and board review questions. The book also includes never-before-published information on new technology.

About the Author

Dr. Subhash Banerjee is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Chief of Cardiology at the VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, TX. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of peripheral vascular, coronary artery and structural heart interventions. Dr. Banerjee serves on the editorial boards of prestigious medical journals, national committees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and as principal investigator of landmark clinical and translational medical research trials. He has authored over 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.

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Evidence-based Therapy in Vascular Surgery 1st ed. 2017 Edition

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This book is an introduction to quality initiative for vascular surgery and medicine. Originally published in German, the book is written by leading experts who utilise their professional expertise and insight to help raise the level of patient safety, quality of care, and training of junior vascular physicians.

This books aims to bring together the best available current treatment and information, including recent guidelines, meta-analyses, and randomised trials to help put evidence-based therapeutic recommendations into practice.

Innovative therapeutic treatment options are not currently incorporated within standard procedure, and this book will help physicians include these methods and create more individualised treatment.

From the Back Cover

For the 14 major vascular surgical diseases, this book offers targeted evidence-based treatment choice. Basics are the most recent published treatment results of open surgery and endovascular procedures in vascular medicine.

·         What do international guidelines recommend?

·         Which treatment results have been published in recent Cochrane reviews, structured and systematic reviews, and meta-analyses? How are they to be interpreted?

·         Which new randomized trials exist?

·         What are the results in international registries?

·         How do the results in specialized centres differ from those in medium and low volume hospitals?

Analysis of the data leads to well-justified differentiated treatment recommendations that can be applied directly to hospitals, clinics and out patient services.

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Vascular Neurosurgery: In Multiple-Choice Questions 1st ed. 2017 Edition

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This book is a guide dedicated to vascular pathologies affecting the central nervous system. It uses a multiple-choice format with more than 340 genuine MCQs in a convenient format that is ideal for self-study. Seven chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in vascular neurosurgery. The questions are structured and organized so as to offer a step-by-step description of each disease, from the definition, related anatomy, pathology, clinical features, radiology to surgical decisions and operative tricks. Answers and explanations appear directly below the questions to make reading easy.

This book is essential for residents across neurosurgical disciplines as it includes most of the neurovascular information neurosurgical residents need to prepare for their certification exam. It is also beneficial for those seeking a refresher or for those preparing for certification maintenance.

From the Back Cover

This book is a guide dedicated to vascular pathologies affecting the central nervous system. It uses a multiple-choice format with more than 340 genuine MCQs in a convenient format that is ideal for self-study. Seven chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in vascular neurosurgery. The questions are structured and organized so as to offer a step-by-step description of each disease, from the definition, related anatomy, pathology, clinical features, radiology to surgical decisions and operative tricks. Answers and explanations appear directly below the questions to make reading easy.

This book is essential for residents across neurosurgical disciplines as it includes most of the neurovascular information neurosurgical residents need to prepare for their certification exam. It is also beneficial for those seeking a refresher or for those preparing for certification maintenance.

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Peripheral Vascular Interventions 1st Edition

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This comprehensive clinical reference describes the full range of endovascular interventions currently used for peripheral vascular problems. The first section provides essential information on peripheral vascular diseases, including etiology, clinical and laboratory evaluation, and imaging before performing a procedure. The second section explains the physics, techniques, and clinical uses of all vascular imaging modalities. The major portion of the book covers specific arterial and venous interventions for each anatomic region. These chapters address clinical issues, indications, patient selection, procedural and technical considerations, results, and post-procedural management, and discuss available devices and pharmaceuticals. More than 1,100 illustrations complement the text.

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Vascular Surgery (Springer Surgery Atlas Series) 2009th Edition

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The second half of the twentieth century saw vascu- agree or disagree, but will be stimulated to question lar surgery develop from a necessity for hemostasis their surgical management and explore possible – to a mature reconstructive art. However, this was ac- ternatives. companied by increasing patient expectations and The only certainty of the future is that it will bring the introduction of the alternative techniques of dila- change. An essential requirement for facing that tation and stenting. These factors have helped sur- change is multidisciplinary teamwork, and within geons to focus attention on the need for clinical audit that framework to define the roles of endovascular and to define clearly the limitations and standards of and invasive procedures, as well as the place of m- excellence that should be achieved in the specialty. ical management in the prevention and modification Vascular disease remains an extensive problem in of vascular disease.

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Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery, 2-Volume Set: Expert Consult: Print and Online, 7e (Vascular Surgery (Rutherford)(2 Vol.)) 7th Edition

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Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery – the most acclaimed comprehensive reference in its field – presents definitive, state-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of vascular health care, equipping you to make the best clinical decisions and optimize outcomes. Extensively revised by many new, international authors – led by Drs. Jack Cronenwett and K. Wayne Johnston – and now published in association with the Society for Vascular Surgery, this 7th Edition provides the authoritative answers that surgeons, interventionalists, and vascular medicine specialists need to provide effective care for vascular surgery patients.

  • Get answers you can depend on. Now published in association with the Society for Vascular Surgery, Rutherford’s delivers the world’s most trusted information on all major areas of vascular health care, written by international experts, with up-to-date bibliographies and annotated recommended references.
  • Overcome any clinical challenge with in-depth sections on Fundamental Considerations, Patient Evaluation, Atherosclerotic Risk Factors, Perioperative Care, Bleeding and Clotting, Complications, Venous Disease, Lymphedema, Arteriovenous Anomalies, Hemodialysis Access, Miscellaneous Technique, Grafts and Devices, Cerebrovascular Disease, Lower Extremity Arterial Disease, Upper Extremity Arterial Disease, Arterial Aneurysms, Renal and Mesenteric Disease, and Trauma and Acute Limb Ischemia.
  • Choose the best management option for each patient with discussions of operative, endovascular, and non-operative approaches for vascular conditions.

 

  • Access the complete contents of Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery online at www.expertconsult.com – with monthly updates from the Journal of Vascular Surgery and the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, plus videos of procedures, an image library, review questions, and more.
  • Master the latest developments, techniques, and approaches with thorough updates on endovascular applications, vascular access, imaging, non-operative management, and much more.
  • View clinical and physical findings and operative techniques more vividly with a new full-color layout and more full-color images.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

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Stroke-Vascular Diseases

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Atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease, is one of the major killers in the world. By 2020 WHO statistics indicate that it will be the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in both the industrialised world and the underdeveloped world. The disease develops slowly over many years in the innermost layer of large and medium-sized arteries (Fig. 1) (Scott, 1995; Ross, 1999; Naumova and Scott, 2000; Glass and Witztum, 2001; Libby, 2001). It does not usually become manifest before the fourth of fifth decade, but then often strikes with devas­ tating suddenness. Fifty per cent of individuals still die (25 per cent immedi­ ately) from their first heart attack; and morbidity from coronary heart disease and stroke is very significant. The disease has a profound impact on health­ care services and on industrial economies. The lesions of atherosclerosis Autopsy studies show that in humans atherosclerosis begins in the first and second decade of life. A similar disease can be produced in experimental animals, where diet and genetics can be manipulated to produce identical lesions. The earliest lesions are fatty streaks. These consist of an accumulation of lipid-engorged macrophages (foam cells) and T and B lymphocytes in the arterial intima. With time, the fatty streaks progress to intermediate lesions, composed of foam cells and smooth muscle cells.

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Practical Vascular Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide 1st Edition

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Ultrasound is used to demonstrate and classify numerous vascular diseases and provides a firm basis for deciding the most appropriate interventional treatment. Practical Vascular Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide delivers a hands-on, practical approach to the diagnosis of vascular disease.

Providing an overview of performing vascular ultrasounds, the physiology of blood flow, and vascular pathology, the book explores the various vascular conditions most investigated through ultrasound. Conditions covered range from extracranial cerebrovascular arterial diseases to chronic venous disease in the lower limbs. For each disorder, the authors discuss:

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology
  • Clinical presentations
  • Differential diagnosis
  • What doctors need to know for each condition
  • Normal findings and criteria for disease as seen by ultrasound
  • Comprehensive protocols for scanning
  • Ultrasound images and observations that should be collected for best practice reporting

The authors also discuss interventional vascular ultrasound procedures. Using easy-to-read, point-form text, this concise text is enhanced with high-resolution ultrasound images and clear line diagrams. It provides a consistent, comprehensive, and professional approach to vascular ultrasound.

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Non-Clinical Vascular Infusion Technology, Volume I: The Science (Volume 1) 1st Edition

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Intravenous infusion is a necessary mode of delivery for many pharmaceuticals currently on the market or undergoing clinical trials. The technique of prolonged intravenous delivery in conscious, free-moving animal models has broadened the opportunity to study and evaluate the safety and efficacy of these therapeutic products. For the first time, the collective sciences involved in the understanding of this mode of drug delivery are brought together in one publication.

Non-Clinical Vascular Infusion Technology, Volume I: The Science covers the scientific principles behind the delivery systems, from both physical and physiological standpoints. The book addresses body fluid dynamics, describes the scientific processes necessary to understand the various aspects of the physico-chemical issues relating to vascular infusion delivery, and discusses vascular infusion dynamics. It also considers all the essential elements of the preparation of a formulation intended for vascular delivery as well as assessment of compatibility of the formulation with the dosing apparatus. This volume, along with Volume II: The Techniques, provides a foundation of knowledge on infusion technology and its importance for safe clinical use of substances via this route of delivery.

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  • Identifies and shares best practices for non-clinical vascular infusion
  • Presents modern practices and procedures in line with up-to-date equipment development
  • Offers recommendations for in-life assessments in order to monitor the success or problems with the vascular infusion delivery
  • Makes comparisons with human data in many areas

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