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Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4051-4380-6
648 pages
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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This second edition of a very successful vascular surgery text was developed in order to address significant changes that have occurred in contemporary vascular surgery and to highlight new information that has developed regarding vascular imaging, interventional and endovascular procedures. The overall length of the text is slightly shorter than the first edition with relevant core chapters being retained to emphasize the basic science nature of the text, with approximately 60% of the material undergoing major revisions or being new chapters.

The significant change from the first text is an emphasis on vascular pathology and physiology that is relevant to current practice including information that is currently included on the vascular board examinations. A new emphasis on endovascular therapies has been added by including five chapters on endovascular techniques and an additional section with six chapters comparing conventional vascular reconstruction to endovascular methods. These new chapters address the most important issue in contemporary vascular surgery, i.e., the role of endovascular methods in treating vascular lesions and the impact that this has on training and credentialing. A unique aspect of this book differentiating it from other texts is a comparison of conventional methods with the endovascular techniques.

Overall the text provides a comprehensive perspective of contemporary vascular surgery and future perspectives. The authors are preeminent in the field and are most capable for addressing the assigned topics with the goals being to provide an updated and forward looking text that accommodates the needs of practicing and training vascular surgeons.

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xiv

I Vascular pathology and physiology

1 Embryology and development of the vascular system 3
C. Phifer Nicholson and Peter Gloviczki

2 Vascular wall physiology 19
Christian C. Haudenschild

3 Hemostasis and coagulation 27
Donald L. Jacobs and Jonathan B. Towne

4 Molecular aspects of atherosclerosis 43
J. Jeffrey Alexander and John A. Moawad

5 Localization of atherosclerotic lesions 55
Christopher K. Zarins, Chengpei Xu, Charles A. Taylor and Seymour Glagov

6 Pathogenesis of arterial fibrodysplasia 66
James C. Stanley

7 Physiology of vasospastic disorders 80
Scott E. Musicant, Jean-Baptiste Roullet, James M. Edwards and Gregory L. Moneta

8 Buerger’s disease 92
John Blebea and Richard F. Kempczinski

9 Ergotism 101
Roger F.J. Shepherd

10 Arteritis 114
Francis J. Kazmier

11 Adventitial cystic disease 119
Carlos E. Donayre

12 Entrapment syndromes 126
Carlos E. Donayre

13 Intimal hyperplasia 135
Ted R. Kohler

14 Thoracic outlet syndrome 146
Herbert I. Machleder

15 Aneurysmal disease 162
Juan Carlos Jimenez and Samuel Eric Wilson

16 Pathophysiology of renovascular hypertension 180
David L. Robaczewski, Richard H. Dean and Kimberley J. Hansen

17 Pathophysiology hemodynamics and complications of venous disease 192
Harold J. Welch, Kevin B. Raftery and Thomas F. O’Donnell Jr.

18 Physiologic changes in lymphatic dysfunction 207
Peter Gloviczki

19 Physiologic changes in visceral ischemia 215
Tina R. Desai, Joshua A. Tepper and Bruce L. Gewertz

20 Natural history of atherosclerosis in the lower extremity carotid and coronary circulations 225
Daniel B. Walsh

21 Neurologic basis for sympathetically maintained pain: causalgia and reflex sympathetic dystrophy 233
Marco Scoccianti and Rodney A. White

22 Compartment syndromes physiology 241
Malcolm O. Perry

23 Physiology of reperfusion injury 245
Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam and D. Neil Granger

24 Cerebral ischemia 251
Hao Bui and Christian deVirgilio

25 Pathophysiology of spinal cord ischemia 257
Larry H. Hollier

26 Vascular erectile dysfunction: mechanisms and current approaches 228
Ralph G. DePalma

27 Portal hypertension: pathophysiology and clinical correlates 275
David Rigberg and Hugh A. Gelabert

II Noninvasive vascular diagnostics

28 Physiologic basis of hemodynamic measurement 295
R. Eugene Zierler

29 Spectral analysis 306
Christopher R.B. Merritt

30 Ultrasound imaging 315
Christopher R.B. Merritt

31 Radionuclide scanning 325
Robert E. Sonnemaker

32 Computed tomography 348
Anton Mlikotic and Irwin Walot

33 Magnetic resonance imaging 371
David Saloner, Rem van Tyen, Charles M. Anderson and Gary R. Caputo

III Invasive vascular diagnostics

34 Angiography 385
Anton Mlikotic and C. Mark Mehringer

35 Intravascular ultrasound 401
James T. Lee, George Kopchok and Rodney A. White

36 Angioscopy in peripheral vascular surgery 423
Arnold Miller and Thomas J. Hölzenbein

IV Medical management

37 Atherosclerosis: risk factors and medical management 441
Ralph G. DePalma and Virginia W. Hayes

38 Pharmacologic intervention: thrombolytic therapy 454
Anthony J. Comerota, A. Koneti Rao and Mohammad H. Eslami

39 Pharmacologic intervention: vasodilation therapy and rheologic agents 468
George Johnson Jr.

40 Pharmacologic intervention: lipid-lowering agents 473
Ralph G. DePalma

41 Infections and antibiotics in vascular surgery 477
Martin R. Back

V Endovascular interventions for vascular disease

42 Catheter-based approaches to the treatment of atheroembolic disease 495
Frank R. Arko, Christine Newman and Thomas J. Fogarty

43 Balloon angioplasty and transluminal recanalization devices 503
Rajesh Subramanian and Stephen R. Ramee

44 Endovascular stents 516
Frank J. Criado, Youssef Rizk, Gregory S. Domer and Hilde Jerius

45 Endovascular prostheses for repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms 520
Carlos E. Donayre

VI Comparison of conventional vascular reconstruction and endovascular techniques

46 Surgical and endovascular treatment of chronic ischemia of the lower limbs 533
Jean-Paul P.M. de Vries, Frans L. Moll and Jos C. van den Berg

47 Aortoiliac endovascular recanalization compared with surgical reconstruction 543
Peter L. Faries and Michael L. Marin

48 Endovascular stent–graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections 554
Jason T. Lee and Rodney A. White

49 Brachiocephalic vascular reconstructions compared with endovascular repair 567
Edward B. Diethrich

50 Carotid endarterectomy compared with carotid angioplasty and stenting 575
Mark R. Harrigan, Ricardo A. Hanel, Elad I. Levy, Lee R. Guterman and L. Nelson Hopkins

51 Endovascular intervention for venous occlusion compared with surgical reconstruction 587
Patricia E. Thorpe and Francisco J. Osse

Index 609

Colour plate section follows p.370

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Author Information

Dr. Rodney A. White, MD. Chief, Vascular Surgery, Associate Chair, Department of Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Professor of Surgery UCLA School of Medicine
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The Wiley Advantage

  • This 2nd edition is fully updated and includes the significant changes related to endovascular technologies compared to conventional surgeries and eliminates any topics which are not directly related to the new focused approach
  • The revised contents represent only the most important and timely subject areas
  • The contributors are an international who’s who in vascular surgery providing the major topics of clinical relevance
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