Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide / Edition 3

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Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide provides radiology and vascular surgery trainees and practitioners with clear step by step guidance on the most commonly performed diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The text is broken up into three sections: general principles, vascular intervention and non-vascular intervention. Each chapter includes a brief paragraph outlining basic principles and theory, advice about choosing the correct catheter and device, practical guidance on how best to perform a procedure and highlights possible complications as well as tips on how to solve commonly encountered problems. Almost 300 illustrations make complex information easy to understand and apply.

Clear step-by-step instructions teach the fundamental skills necessary to perform interventional radiology.Instructions are easy to understand, focusing on the essential knowledge needed to perform safe and successful interventional radiology.

Line diagrams and photos used throughout to illustrate anatomical and technical points.Procedures are clearly illustrated to help ensure success.

Tip boxes highlight key facts and technical recommendations throughout the book.Aid the reader’s recall and emphasize important points.

Each procedure includes a troubleshooting guide to help get the physician back on track if things don’t go exactly as planned.Particularly helpful for the less-experienced practitioner.

Warning boxes highlight safety precautions. Helps the trainee avoid potentially dangerous errors.

Selected references at the end of each procedure.Provide a guide to further reading for those who wish to extend their knowledge.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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"A Survival Guide - written by two experienced European radiologists - is easy to read and easy to use a reference."
"Throughout each chapter there are short tips, and pitfalls (the authors refer to them as "alarms") to watch for different procedures. A bibliography at the end of each chapter, with a one sentence synopsis of each entry, directs the reader to more information."
"The book is printed on high-gloss paper and has great pictures and diagrams."
"Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide is great book for someone who is looking for an introduction to theory, interventional terminology, as well as practical usage information.", September 2005

"The book outlines steps for the most common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, offering troubleshooting tips, warnings, and b&w medical images." SciTech Book News, December 2005

"Interventional Radiology provides important and detailed analysis of Angiography and Vascular Intervention - procedures that comprise some of the most common studies done in this realm. Recommended as both an in-hospital reference and as a teaching text in courses which focus on this specialty-area of radiology." The Electric Review, January/February 2006

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702033896
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/23/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 657,375
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION1 GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF ANGIOGRAPHY AND INTERVENTION 1 Preparing for successful and safe procedures

2 Interventional pause

3 Contrast

4 Sedation

5 Pain Control and analgesia 6Drugs used in interventional radiology SECTION 2 VASCULAR INTERVENTION

7 Non-invasive vascular imaging 8 Angiography - Getting the picture 9Equipment for angiography

10 Using catheters and wires 11Vascular access

12 Haemostasis 13Complications of angiography and vascular intervention 14 Angiographic Ddagnosis 15 Angioplasty and stenting 16 Stents and stent grafts

17 Endovascular aneurysm repair (EAV) 18 Embolization 19 Thrombolysis and thrombectomy 20 Venous intervention 21 Haemodialysis access - Imaging and intervention 22 Rendezvous and retrieval procedures

SECTION 3 NON-VASCULAR INTERVENTION 23Imaging guidance for intervention 24 Equipment for non-vascular intervention 25Biopsy and drainage 26Percutaneous renal intervention 27Biliary intervention 28Percutaneous fluoroscopic gastrostomy 29 Gastrointestinal stent insertion

30 Tumour ablation

31 Respiratory system

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