Aortic Dissection and Related Syndromes by Ragavendra BaligaAortic Dissection and Related Syndromes by Ragavendra Baliga

Aortic Dissection and Related Syndromes

byRagavendra BaligaEditorChristoph A. Nienaber, Eric M. Isselbacher

Hardcover | December 18, 2006

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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 clinical literature and incorporates illustrations for further explanation.

Title:Aortic Dissection and Related SyndromesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:364 pagesPublished:December 18, 2006Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:038736000X

ISBN - 13:9780387360003

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Table of Contents

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Features.- Epidemiology of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Dissection, Intramural Hematoma, and Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcers.- Pathophysiology of Acute Aortic Syndromes.- Aortic Dissection: Clinical Presentation.- Imaging Methods.- Role of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection.- CT Evaluation of Aortic Dissection.- Role of MRI in the Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection.- Initial Treatment.- Medical Therapy and Acute Surveillance.- Endovascular Therapy in Aortic Pathology.- Cardiovascular Surgery in the Initial Treatment of Aortic Dissection and Acute Aortic Syndromes.- Subsequent Follow-Up and Treatment.- Long-Term Medical Therapy in Aortic Dissection.- Acute Aortic Syndromes: Surveillance with Imaging.- Evaluation and Management of Special Subsets.- 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 Frontiers.- Future Directions of Aortic Dissection.- Vascular Surgical Options.- Prevention of Aortic Dissection.

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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)