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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance

Morgan McMonagle , Matthew Stephenson

ISBN: 978-1-118-49606-0

Feb 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

160 pages

$37.99

Description

Following the popular and accessible at a Glance format, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance demystifies the important concepts of vascular disease and vascular surgery. Featuring in-depth details of common vascular topics, to rarer presentations, this is an ideal guide for those interested in a variety of subjects relating to this rapidly expanding area. This is a must-read for any specialist at all levels who has an on-going commitment to vascular disease management and medical education.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance:
• Comprehensively covers the key concepts and core practical procedures with superb illustrations
• Is a brilliant companion to the emerging curriculum for specialist vascular training
• Is an excellent source of information and management guidelines for interdisciplinary specialties
• Includes a companion website at
www.ataglanceseries.com/vascular featuring a wide range of interactive multiple choice questions

This title forms a succinct overview of vascular disease management, giving salient points relevant to general surgery examinations, for those requiring an in-depth yet manageable introduction to vascular diseases, and for those entering this prevalent field as a stand-alone specialty.

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Preface 6

List of abbreviations and symbols 7

About the companion website 9

Part 1 Vascular principles

1 Overview of vascular disease 10

2 Arterial anatomy 12

3 Venous anatomy 14

4 Vascular biology 16

5 Vascular pathobiology 18

6 Vascular physiology 20

7 Vascular pharmacology 22

8 Coagulation and thrombosis 24

9 Cardiovascular risk factors 26

10 Best medical therapy 28

11 Vascular history taking 30

12 Examination of the vascular system 32

13 Ankle Brachial Pressure Index measurement 34

14 Vascular examination: Varicose veins 36

15 Interpreting vascular scars 38

16 Vascular investigations: Overview 40

17 Vascular ultrasound I 42

18 Vascular ultrasound II 44

19 Vascular ultrasound III: Specifi c parameters 46

20 Angiography I: Overview 48

21 Angiography II: Access and imaging 50

22 Angiography III: Angiointervention 53

23 Principles of vascular surgery 56

24 Perioperative care of the vascular patient 58

25 Post-operative complications and management 60

Part 2 Disease-specific topics

26 Carotid disease: Assessment and treatment 62

27 Carotid surgery 64

28 Aneurysms 66

29 Abdominal aortic aneurysm I: Overview 68

30 Abdominal aortic aneurysm II: Treatment 70

31 Other aneurysms 72

32 Thoracic aortic disease I: Dissection 74

33 Thoracic aortic disease II: Aneurysms 76

34 Peripheral vascular disease I: Overview 78

35 Peripheral vascular disease II: Assessment 80

36 Peripheral vascular disease III: Management 82

37 The acute limb 84

38 Amputation and rehabilitation 88

39 Vascular trauma: Neck and chest 90

40 Vascular trauma: Abdomen and pelvis 92

41 Peripheral vascular injury 94

42 Compartment syndrome and fasciotomy 96

43 Vascular complications from IVDU 98

44 Upper limb vascular disease 100

45 Thoracic outlet syndrome 102

46 Vasculitis I: Overview 106

47 Vasculitis II: Specifi c conditions 108

48 Raynaud’s and cold injury 110

49 Primary hyperhidrosis 112

50 Coagulopathy and thrombophilia 114

51 Deep venous thrombosis 116

52 Complications of DVT 120

53 Varicose veins and venous hypertension 122

54 Varicose veins: Treatment 124

55 Vascular ulceration 126

56 General wound care 128

57 Lymphoedema 130

58 The diabetic foot 132

59 Haemodialysis access 134

60 Mesenteric ischaemia I 136

61 Mesenteric ischaemia II 138

62 Renal vascular disease 140

63 Congenital vascular malformations 142

64 Rare and eponymous vascular disorders 144

65 High-yield vascular facts 148

66 Vascular trials 150

Appendix 1: Wires commonly used during angiography and angiointervention 152

Appendix 2: Catheters commonly used during angiography and angiointervention 153

Index 154

“This is a good resource for those studying vascular medicine and vascular surgery. It is easy to read and drives home key points with paired illustrations.”  (Doody’s, 6 February 2015)

“This is a must-read for any specialist at all levels who has an on-going commitment to vascular disease management and medical education.”  (Kingbook73's Medical Ebook and Video Collection, 5 September 2014)