Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

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Alan B. Lumsden, Peter H. Lin, Changyi Chen, Juan Parodi
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Medical - 240 pages
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At last, years of clinical experience and the latest clinical evidence comes together in one comprehensive collection by world-renown experts at the Baylor College of Medicine.

A complete and focused examination of all aspects of endovascular therapy of aortic disease, Advanced Endovascular Therapy provides you with all of the information you need on:

  • Natural history and preoperative planning
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic dissection and traumatic aortic injury
  • Techniques, new devices, and surveillance

With 26 chapters skilfully organized into four main sections, this book helps you obtain the best results when using endovascular treatments for patients with aortic disease.

Keep Advanced Endovascular Therapy close at hand for frequent reference.

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Alan B Lumsden MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Professor of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Dr Lumsden is a graduate of University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He completeted his general and vascular surgery training at Emory University in Atlanta, where he joined the faculty and rose to become chief of the division of vascular surgery. Moving to Houston in 2002, he become the chief of the division of vascular surgery, following in the footsteps of Dr Michael E DeBakey. At Baylor a very robust endovascular and research program was developed focusing on minimally invasive vascular surgery. Dr Lumsden has over 260 publications, 40 book chapters, one book and has an active NIG grant examining use of lipid modication on outcomes of lower extremity intervention.

Peter Lin, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

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