Comprehensive Review in Vascular and Endovascular Medicine

Editors: David Paul Slovut; Steven M. Dean; Michael R. Jaff; and Peter Schneider

Published October 2012

Format: Hardcover and eBook set; eBook

Trim size: 7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9781935395607

368 pages

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Comprehensive Review in Vascular and Endovascular Medicine provides a primer for clinicians from various disciplines who care for patients with vascular disease. Written by a multidisciplinary panel of nationally and internationally recognized experts, this book incorporates the latest information on medical, endovascular, and surgical therapies. Features include: an evidence-based approach that emphasizes landmark trials and guidelines; key points that summarize critical knowledge; video clips that highlight significant diagnostic findings and interventional approaches; case studies or board questions to help the reader integrate material. The text has been endorsed by the Society for Vascular Medicine and Vascular Interventional Advances.


Editors:

David Paul Slovut, MD, PhD; Director of Advanced Intervention in the Montefiore-Einstein Heart and Vascular Center, Co-Director of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Program, attending physician in the Division of Cardiology and Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

Steven M. Dean, DO, FACP, RPVI, FSVM; Program Director—Vascular Medicine; Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio

Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC, FAHA, MSVM; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Director, Vascular Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Past President of the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM)

Peter Schneider, MD; Chief of Vascular Therapy Division, Department of Surgery, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group and Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii


Table of Contents:

Part 1: Overview

1. Vascular Biology Overview
Scott Kinlay, MBBS, PhD

2. Perioperative Management of Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Cynthia C. Taub, MD & Bill Pei Chin Hsieh, MD


Part 2: Cerebrovascular Disease

3. Approach to Patients with Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease
Esther Soo Hyun Kim, MD, MPH, FACC

4. Surgical and Endovascular Approach to Carotid Artery Revascularization
Michael R. Go, MD & Maria E. Litzendorf, MD

5. Subclavian, Upper Extremity, and Extracranial Vertebral Artery Disease
Rabih Chaer, MD & Timothy Wu, MD


Part 3: Aortic, Renal and Mesenteric Vascular Disease

6. Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta and Aortic Arch
Eric Isselbacher, MD

7. Abdominal Aortic Disease: Diagnosis and Catheter-Based Approaches
Manish Mehta, MD & Elizabeth L. Detschelt MD

8. Mesenteric Arterial Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
Vikram Kashyap, MD & Constantinos Constantinou, MD

9. Renovascular Disease
Christopher J. Cooper, MD & William R. Colyer, MD

10. Epidemiology and Natural History of PAD
Elizabeth Ratchford, MD & Maya Salameh, MD

11. PAD: Medical Treatment and Risk Reduction Strategies
Tracie C. Collins, MD

12. Technical Aspects of Angiography and Intervention
Mark Bates, MD & John Campbell, MD

13. Aorto-Iliac Intervention
Bryan Yan, MCCP

14. Infrainguinal Intervention
Thomas J. Kiernan, MD & Darragh Moran, MD

15. Critical Limb Ischemia
Niten Singh, MD & Zachary Arthurs, MD
Zachary Arthurs, MD

16. Acute Limb Ischemia and Thrombolysis
Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, MD & Paul F. Frey, MD, MPH

17. Complications of Open Vascular and Endovascular Procedures
Sean Lyden, MD & Eric J. Turney, MD


Part 4: Venous and Lymphatic Disease

18. Venous Thromboembolic Disease
Geno Merli, MD; Taki Galanis, MD; Luis H. Eraso, MD; & Alejandro Perez, MD

19. Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Lymphedema
Ana Casanegra, MD & Suman Rathbun, MD

20. Endovascular and Surgical Treatment of Venous Disease
Robert Schainfeld, DO & Manu Rajachandran, MD


Part 5: Special Topics

21. Leg Ulceration and Wound Care
Mark Davis, MD

22. Uncommon Vascular Diseases
John R. Bartholomew, MD

23. Occupational and Environmental Vascular Disorders
Teresa Carman, MD & John H. Fish III, MD


Reviewer
Mila Ju,  MD, MS(Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)

Description
Over 40 internationally renowned experts contribute information on medical, endovascular, and surgical therapies for vascular disease in this comprehensive book, which is endorsed by the Society for Vascular Medicine and Vascular Interventional Advances. This is an update of a book that was originally published in 2007.

Purpose
It covers the main topics of vascular disease and leaves out the rarities, making it possible to read it in a short amount of time. As a majority of its readers will take the American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM) certification examinations, the editors include key points, case studies, and clinical questions for studying.

Audience
This book is fantastic for clinicians from various disciplines who desire a comprehensive overview of vascular disease. Although it is aimed at those taking the ABVM exam, it is a great review for any clinicians, especially vascular surgeons, who take care of vascular patients.

Features
In six parts and 23 chapters, the book covers vascular biology, cerebrovascular, aortic, renal, mesenteric, peripheral arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases, as well as special topics in leg ulcerations. This edition also adds chapters on perioperative management and occupational and environmental disorders. While the book concentrates on vascular disease processes, it briefly discusses operative techniques. The book includes an impressive amount of data from landmark clinical trials and guidelines from societies. Both "key facts" and "key points" summarize each section and chapter. Readers have online access to video clips that demonstrate ultrasound and angiographic findings. They also can test their knowledge with case studies and questions at the end of each chapter.

Assessment
This is a well-written review book for those studying for the ABVM exam and taking care of patients with vascular disease. The chapter on perioperative management is a great addition and is especially useful for clinicians who need to optimize patients' comorbidities prior to surgeries.