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Aortic Aneurysms: Pathogenesis and Treatment (Contemporary Cardiology)


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As life expectancy is extended, the incidence and occurrence of Aortic Aneurysms are becoming increasingly common. Until recently, the treatment of aortic disease was primarily surgical, carrying a high mortality rate among the high risk elderly population. In Aortic Aneurysms: Pathogenesis and Treatment, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., Enrique Criado, and a panel of distinguished physicians comprehensively assess the rapidly evolving field of aneurysm treatment, focusing on aneurysms of the descending thoracic and abdominal aorta. The discussion of Aortic Aneurysms covers endovascular aortic repair as well as the recent significant improvements in stent graft design. This volume provides a concise and authoritative view of the current state of patient management, serving as a primer on clinical care and surgical procedures for aortic aneurysms. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Aortic Aneurysms: Pathogenesis and Treatment, offers Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, and Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of patients with aortic disease.

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Recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of aortic disease are described in the 28 chapters of this superb resource, with particular attention to the use of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) and stent grafts. Individual chapters are devoted to genetics, imaging, inflammatory pathogenesis and pathophysiology, and patient selection criteria for EVAR. Other chapter topics include complications and secondary procedures, open surgical treatment of pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms, pelvic ischemia during EVAR, and abdominal aortic aneurysms in transplant patients. Each chapter includes an abstract, a list of keywords, and a lengthy list of references. The text is well illustrated with b&w drawings and clinical images as well as a group of color plates. Specialists in the US, the University Medical Center Groningen in The Netherlands, and the Centro Hospitalario Virgen de la Salud in Toledo, Spain are the contributors. Both editors are with the U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


The incidence and occurrence of Aortic Aneurysms are becoming increasingly common. In this book, distinguished physicians assess the rapidly evolving field of aneurysm treatment, focusing on aneurysms of the descending thoracic and abdominal aorta.

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Chapter 1. Genetics of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Helena Kuivaniemi Chapter 2. Inflammatory Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Abdominal Arotic Aneurysms William H. Pearce and Vera P. Shively Chapter 3. Contemporary Imaging of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms David M. Williams and Peter S. Liu Chapter 4. Management of Small Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms B. Timothy Baxter Chapter 5. Surgical Treatment of Nonruptured Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Gregorio Sicard Chapter 6. Patient Selection for Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Venkataramu N. Krishnamurthy and John E. Rectenwald Chapter 7. Current Results of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Sheela T. Patel and Juan C. Parodi Chapter 8. Complications and Secondary Procedures after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Matthew J. Sideman and Kevin E. Taubman Chapter 9. Fenestrated Endovascular Stent-Grafts: Current Applications E.L.G. Verhoeven1, C.J. Zeebregts, I.F.J. Tielliu, T.R. Prins, W.T.G.J. Bos, A.O. Sondakh, and J.J.A.M. van den Dungen Chapter 10. Open Surgical Treatment of Pararenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms James C. Stanley Chapter 11. Management of Pelvic Perfusion during Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Juan Fontcuberta, Manuel Doblas, Antonio Orgaz, Angel Flores, Jose Gil, Ignacio Leal and Enrique Criado Chapter 12. Open Operative Therapy for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Loay S. Kabbani and Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr. Chapter 13. Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Paul J. Riesenman and Mark A. Farber Chapter 14. Complications after Ruptured Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Jonathan L. Eliason and Todd E. Rasmussen Chapter 15. Treatment of Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Infected Aortic Grafts J. Gregory Modrall Chapter 16. Evaluation and Management of Aortoenteric Fistula Martin J. Carignan and Marc A. Passman Chapter 17. Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the Setting of Coexistant Renal and Splanchnic Disease Houman Tamaddon, Peter Ford and Robert Mendes Chapter 18. Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Patients with Renal Ectopia and Renal Fusion Patrick J. O'Hara Chapter 19. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in Patients with Organ Transplants Michael J. Englesbe Chapter 20 . Inferior Vena Cava: Embryology and Anomalies Brian Knipp, Paul Knechtges, Thomas Gest, Thomas Wakefield Chapter 21. Aortacaval Fistula Tamara N Fitzgerald, Bart E Muhs, Alan Dardik Chapter 22. Acute Limb Ischemia After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Paul J. Riesenman and William A. Marston Chapter 23. Mesenteric Ischemia Following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Kerianne H. Quanstrum and Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr. Chapter 24. Operative Therapy for the Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aorta Himanshu J. Patel, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr. and G. Michael Deeb Chapter 25. Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Timothy A.M. Chuter Chapter 26. Evaluation and Treatment of Isolated Iliac Artery Aneurysms Guillermo A. Escobar and Enrique Criado Chapter 27. Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Hypogastric Artery Aneurysms Gautam Agarwal and Enrique Criado Chapter 28. True Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms: Clinical Features and Treatment K. Barry Deatrick and Peter K. Henke                                        

Product Details

Upchurch, Gilbert R., Jr.
Humana Press
Foreword by:
Berguer, Raman
Berguer, Raman
Upchurch, Gilbert R. Jr.
Criado, Enrique
Criado, Enrique
Upchurch, Gilbert R
Upchurch Jr., Gilbert R.
Surgery - Vascular
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Therapy
Aortic Aneurysm Treatment
Aortic aneurysms.
aortic disease
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Stent Graft
Vascular surgery.
Transplant Surgery
Interventional radiology.
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
al Aortic Aneurysm Therapy
Edition Description:
Contemporary Cardiology
Series Volume:
Pathogenesis and Tre
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260 x 193 mm

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