Aortic Dissection and Related Syndromes

Hardcover | December 18, 2006

EditorRagavendra Baliga, Christoph Nienaber, Eric M. Isselbacher

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This state-of the-art publication is a result of the combined efforts of participants from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD). It is the most comprehensive reference on aortic dissectionThe book has been divided into sections. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the current clinical literature and incorporates illustrations for further explanation.

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This state-of the-art publication is a result of the combined efforts of participants from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD). It is the most comprehensive reference on aortic dissectionThe book has been divided into sections. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the current clinical literature and incorpora...

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Aortic dissection affects approximately two in ten thousand individuals and can be fatal. This state-of-the-art publication is a result of the combined efforts of participants from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD). The book has been divided into sections. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the current cl...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:December 18, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038736000X

ISBN - 13:9780387360003

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Epidemiology of Thoracic Aneurysms, Aortic Dissection Intramural Hematoma, and Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcers.- Pathophysiology of Acute Aortic Syndromes.- Aortic Dissection: Clinical Presentation.- Role of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection.- CT Evaluation of Aortic Dissection.- Role of MRI in the Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection.- Medical Therapy and Acute Surveillance.- Endovascular Therapy in Aortic Pathology.- Cardiovascular Surgery in the Initial Treatment of Aortic Dissection and Acute Aortic Syndromes.- Long-Term Medical Therapy in Aortic Dissection.- Syndromes: Surveillance with Imaging.- Operation for Acute Aortic Dissection in the Octogenarian Patient.- Genetic Disorders Associated with Aortic Dissection.- Aortic Intramural Hematoma: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evolution.- Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Aortic Lesions.- Future Directions of Aortic Dissection.- Vascular Surgical Options.- Prevention of Aortic Dissection.- Index.

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From the reviews:"This is a well-organized, comprehensive review of aortic dissection. . The book targets clinicians and researchers involved in the management of patients with cardiovascular disorders. . This is an easy-to-read, comprehensive review of aortic dissection and is a useful resource for those interested in this disorder." (Arindam Banerjee, Doody's Review Service, December, 2009)