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ISBN-13: 9780443066207
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/15/2004
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology

1. The Peripheral Circulation in Patients with Vascular Disease*

2. Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension, Heart Failure, and Ischemic Heart Disease

II. Preoperative Assessment and Management

3. Imaging of the Vasculature*

4. Interventional Vascular Radiologic Procedures*

5. Cardiac Risk Assessment

6. Optimization of the Patient for Vascular Surgery (Including Premedication)

7. Choice of Invasive vs. Noninvasive Surgery*

III. Specific Perioperative Considerations

8. Cardiovascular Monitoring

9. Anesthetic Techniques for Major Vascular Surgery

10. Carotid Artery Surgery

11. Surgery for the Thoracic and Abdominal Area

12. Peripheral Vascular Surgery (Arteries and Veins)

13. Liver Transplantation

14. Renal Transplantation and Protection of the Kidneys during Vascular Surgery

15. Hematologic Considerations in Vascular Surgery

IV. Postoperative Management

16. Complications of Vascular Surgery and Management

17. Postoperative Cardiovascular Low Output Syndrome and Sepsis

18. Respiratory Complications and Management*

19. Pain Management after Vascular Surgery

20. Ethical Decisions/End of Life Care in Patients with Vascular Disease*

* New Chapters

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