Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures (LWW Handbooks) / Edition 2

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The Third Edition of this popular, practical, take-along handbook features twenty new chapters and extensive updates throughout to keep pace with the rapid growth of interventional radiology. Focusing on protocols and equipment, the book explains how to perform all current interventional radiology procedures--from pulmonary angiography and vein embolization to biopsy, drainage, and stenting. Coverage also includes satellite issues, such as risk management, outpatient care, and drugs and dosages. The outline format makes information easy to find, review, and remember...and the compact pocket size enables residents and practitioners to carry all the information they need with them.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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From The Critics
Focusing on procedural protocols and equipment, this pocket-sized reference explains how to perform current interventional radiological procedures. It also discusses related issues, including risk management, outpatient care, diagnostic arteriography, materials and methods, nursing management, and drug pharmacology and dosing. Black and white drawings illustrate some procedures. Contributors include doctors and medical researchers from the United States, Israel, and Canada. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Reviewer: Douglas Erik Elliott, M.D.(University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This third edition of a handbook of interventional procedures surpasses the previous editions.
Purpose: According to its authors, the purpose is steadfast — to emphasize "practical details on procedures and patient management." This updated edition meets and surpasses this objective as it continues to find a niche in the everyday workings of the interventional department.
Audience: Intended for residents and fellows, this is a valuable resource for everyone involved in the cardiovascular and nonvascular interventional procedure, regardless of their area of expertise.
Features: The best feature of this book is its consistent outline of each vascular and nonvascular topic. Each chapter details the indications, contraindications, preparation, techniques, post-procedural care, and results/complications. Compared to the last edition, the number of chapters has increased from 40 to 60 in order to reflect the broadening field. The appendixes, glossary, figures, and tables add valuable information.
Assessment: This is a valued resource for all members of the interventional team. The updated edition maintains the previously successful chemistry.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316482561
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: LWW Handbooks
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 508

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
I Diagnostic Arteriography 1
1 Peripheral Arteriography 3
General Principles 3
Outpatient Arteriography 26
2 Cardiac Catheterization and Coronary Arteriography 29
3 Pulmonary Arteriography 35
II Interventional Procedures 43
4 Thrombolysis of Acute Stroke Syndromes 47
5 Carotid Artery Stenting 63
6 Brachiocephalic Artery Angioplasty and Stenting 74
7 Patient Selection for Stent-Grafts in the Treatment of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms 83
8 Vascular Emergencies of the Head and Neck 89
9 Pulmonary Thrombectomy and Thrombolysis 109
10 Embolization of Pulmonary Vascular Malformations 117
11 Retrieval of Intravascular Foreign Bodies 125
12 Central Venous Access: Tunneled Catheters and Implantable Ports 129
13 Biopsy Procedures of the Lung, Mediastinum, and Chest Wall 144
14 Catheter Drainage of Intrathoracic Collections 154
15 Tracheobronchial Stenting 163
16 Aortoiliac Angioplasty and Stenting 173
17 Evaluation of Patients for Endovascular Repair of Abodominal Aortic Aneurysms 183
18 Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting 194
Renal Artery Balloon Angioplasty and Renal Vein Renin Sampling 194
Renal Artery Stenting 203
19 Acute Mesenteric Ischemia 211
20 Acute Gastrointestinal Arterial Bleeding 218
21 Chemoembolization of Hepatic Malignancies 227
22 Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS) 232
23 Vena Caval Filters 245
24 Uterine Artery Embolization for Fibroids 265
25 Testicular Vein Embolization for Varicoceles 269
26 Ovarian Vein Embolization 275
27 Percutaneous Nephrostomy and Antegrade Ureteral Stent Placement 278
28 Transhepatic Cholangiography, Biliary Decompression, Endobiliary Stenting, and Cholescystostomy 302
29 Percutaneous Drainage of Abdominal Abscesses and Fluid Collections 332
30 Percutaneous Image-Guided Abdominal Biopsy 342
31 Percutenaous Gastrostomy and Gastojejunostomy Tube Placement 354
32 Esophageal and Colonic Stenting 364
33 Selective Salpingography and Fallopian Tube Recanalization 372
34 Lymphocele Drainage and Sclerosis 377
35 Extremity Balloon Angioplasty 385
36 Peripheral Directional Atherectomy 399
37 Intra-arterial Thrombolytic Therapy 406
38 Venography 418
39 Venous Angioplasty and Stenting 434
40 Catheter-Directed Thromolysis of Lower-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis 441
41 Dialysis Access Maintenance 449
42 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PIC Lines) and Arm Ports 465
III Noninvasive Vascular Evaluation
43 Noninvasive Vascular Stuidies 477
44 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 498
45 Radionuclide Cardiovascular Evaluation 506
IV Materials, Methods, and Safety
46 Angiographic Contrast Media 525
47 Treatment of Contrast Media Reactions 532
48 Carbon Dioxide Angiography 536
49 Radiocontrast Medium-Induced Nephropathy 542
50 Needles, Guidewires, Catheters, and Stents 552
51 Equipment and Techniques for Angiography 573
Basics of Angiographic Equipment 573
Selecteing Optimal Radiography Technique - General Principles 579
Injection Rates and Image-Acquisition Programs 580
52 Radiation Safety 586
53 Infection Control 592
54 Risk Management 595
V Nursing Management
55 Nursing Management During Angiography and Interventional Procedures 603
56 Outpatient Drainage - Catheter Care 618
57 Organization and Operation of the Interventional Radiology Clinic 625
VI Drugs and Dosages
58 Drug Administration 637
59 Sedation, Analgesia, and Anesthesia 641
60 Commonly Used Medications 653
App. A Anatomy 689
App. B Hemodynamic Monitoring and Cardiovascular Pressures 711
App. C Normal Laboratory Values 734
App. D Standard Angiography/Interventional Procedures Tray Contents 736
App. E The Whitaker Test 738
Subject Index 743
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