Acute Aortic Disease
CRC Press, Mar 23, 2007 - Medical - 400 pages
Covering the pathophysiology, imaging, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of aortic aneurysms and dissections, this source helps physicians effectively examine and evaluate affected individuals in clinical or emergency care settings. Offering a wide array of illustrations, x-rays, and operative photographs to emphasize key anatomic observations, this guide contains cutting-edge insight on the latest biologic, radiologic, clinical, and surgical developments that have taken place in the field. Presented in a reader-friendly format, this source provides end-of-chapter questions and a point-counterpoint format to analyze differing perspectives from renowned experts on these diseases. The Q & A and counterpoint involve the reader in an interactive interchange by opinion leaders.
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Chapter 1 Classification of Aortic Dissection
Clinical Diagnosis of The Great Masquerader
Chest XRay Echo Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Symptoms Signs and Images
Incidence Prevalence and Trends
Chapter 6 Genetic Basis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
Chapter 7 Mechanical Properties of the Aorta6 cm Is Special
Chapter 8 Matrix Metalloproteinases in Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
Chapter 13 Treatment of Ruptured Aortic Aneurysms
Chapter 16 Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Stent Grafting in Acute Aortic Catastrophes
Clinical Reality and Future Prospects
Chapter 18 Legal Considerations in Acute Aortic Diseases
Molecular Diagnosis Enhanced Imaging MolecularBased Conventional Drugs and Gene Therapy
Chapter 20 The Key Lessons of This BookIn a Nutshell
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