Disorders of Thrombosis / Edition 1

Disorders of Thrombosis / Edition 1

by Russell Hull, Graham F. Pineo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721652786

ISBN-13: 9780721652788

Pub. Date: 11/13/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Laboratory and clinical knowledge is incorporated in this easily readable text which emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thrombosis. The authors apply evidence from randomized clinical trials to support their recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment. Sections address the history and evolution of thrombosis, cardiac

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Laboratory and clinical knowledge is incorporated in this easily readable text which emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thrombosis. The authors apply evidence from randomized clinical trials to support their recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment. Sections address the history and evolution of thrombosis, cardiac and arterial disease, venous thromboembolism, special problems such as anticoagulants during pregnancy, complications of heparin therapy, thrombosis and cancer, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721652788
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/13/1995
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Thromboembolic Disease: Rules of Evidence for Assessing the Literature1
Sect. ICardiac and Arterial Disease7
Ch. 2Epidemiology of Arterial Thromboembolism9
Ch. 3Pathogenesis of Arterial Thrombosis18
Ch. 4Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease31
Ch. 5Coronary Thrombolysis44
Ch. 6Heparin Therapy for Acute Cardiac Disorders70
Ch. 7Oral Anticoagulants (Antithrombotic Agents) for Cardiovascular Disorders75
Ch. 8Antithrombotic Therapy in Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease90
Ch. 9Atrial Fibrillation106
Ch. 10Acute Stroke116
Ch. 11Stroke Prevention126
Ch. 12Acute Arterial Obstruction135
Ch. 13Chronic Arterial Obstruction143
Sect. IIVenous Thromboembolism157
Ch. 14Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism159
Ch. 15Pathogenesis of Venous Thromboembolism175
Ch. 16Overview of Prevention191
Ch. 17Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in General Surgery200
Ch. 18Prevention in Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma209
Ch. 19Prevention in Neurosurgery and Spinal Cord Injury216
Ch. 20Prevention in Medical Patients220
Ch. 21Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing Postoperative Deep Vein Thrombosis228
Ch. 22Clinical Features of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism234
Ch. 23Objective Tests for the Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis239
Ch. 24Ventilation-perfusion Lung Scans for the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism258
Ch. 25Laboratory Tests for the Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism272
Ch. 26Cost-Effectiveness of Diagnosis279
Deep Vein Thrombosis in Symptomatic Patients279
Pulmonary Embolism289
Ch. 27Heparin Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism298
Ch. 28Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism With Low-molecular-weight Heparin304
Ch. 29Oral Anticoagulants for the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism311
Ch. 30Thrombolytic Therapy for Venous Thromboembolism321
Ch. 31Vena Caval Filters329
Sect. IIISpecial Problems337
Ch. 32Congenital and Acquired Hypercoagulable States339
Ch. 33Management of Common Thrombotic Disorders During Pregnancy348
Ch. 34Anticoagulants and Bone Demineralization353
Ch. 35Heparin-associated Thrombocytopenia359
Ch. 36Thrombosis and Cancer374
Ch. 37Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism383
Ch. 38Calf-vein Thrombosis398
Ch. 39New Antithrombotic Drugs406
Ch. 40Novel Thrombolytic Agents422
Index433

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