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Innovative cardiovascular procedures
First edition (2009)
BRANCHEREAU A., JACOBS M.
A volume of 232 pages with 78 b/w and colour figures and 38 tables
This new book discusses the new developments and technologies in cardiovascular interventions. It starts with a section on the ethical dimensions of surgical and interventional learning curves, followed by simulator developments in endovascular procedures. The obvious change from morphological to functional radiology within the cardiovascular field is addressed. Minimally invasive aortic valve implantation is a new and fascinating technology and endovascular treatment of type A aortic dissection is close to clinical application. Critical issues like aortic arch repair and endovascular treatment in connective tissue diseases are described and discussed. In addition, the latest developments in juxta-renal, descending thoracic and thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms are addressed. Crucial discussions in carotid artery pathology highlight decision making in asymptomatic lesions, acute ischemic stroke management, guidelines in carotid stenting and the role of embolic protection. Treatment of visceral and renal arteries also requires critical appraisal when balancing conservative treatment, open surgery and endovascular modalities. Finally, the management of peripheral arterial disease faces multiple innovative advances including pro-angiogenic cytokines, new recanalization techniques, drug eluting stents and balloons as well as new thrombolysis strategies.
Vascular innovations and the ethical dimension of learning curves
Simulator development in visceral and vascular interventions
From morphological to functional vascular radiology
Therapeutic angiogenesis for critical peripheral vascular disease
Tissue engineering: innovative strategies towards living implants
Transapical aortic valve implantation: procedural steps
The role of endovascular surgery in ascending aortic dissection
Endovascular aortic arch repair
Open or endovascular repair in connective tissue disease?
Endovascular treatment of juxtaand pararenal aneurysms
Development of bioactive vascular devices
Preventing early re-intervention after after endovascular aortic repair
When and how to treat asymptomatic carotid disease?
Acute ischemic stroke management: role and moment of surgery
Carotid stenting: do we have guidelines based on trials and registries?
Cerebral embolic protection during carotid artery stenting
Is endovascular repair of the celiac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery good enough?
Innovations in the management of atherosclerotic renal occlusive disease
New techniques in arterial recanalization
Drug eluting stents and drug eluting balloons for infra-inguinal occlusive disease
Thrombolysis for acute and chronic arterial occlusion
Popliteal artery aneurysm and popliteal artery entrapment syndrome