Vascular Trauma

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Elsevier Saunders, 2004 - Medical - 667 pages
The long-awaiting New Edition of this masterwork delivers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the management of injuries to both the upper and lower extremities and to the internal organs. Two new editors and a completely new team of contributors describe all of the innovations in the field, including new diagnostic modalities and interventional techniques.

  • Covers all aspects of the field, from initial care and diagnostic options through specific injuries and special problems to complications


  • Only book on Vascular Trauma which emphasizes the current management of civilian vascular injuries with an historical reflection of pioneering contributions from the battle field.
  • Offers the perspectives of two new editors.
  • Reflects the latest information in the field with all of the chapters completely rewritten by new contributing authors.
  • Combines the largest existing database of military vascular trauma with the experience of one of the nation's premier civilian trauma centers.
  • Examines operative techniques and "damage control" for vascular traumas.
  • Discusses all of today's hottest topics including diagnosis of vascular trauma imaging and interventional radiology minimal vascular injuries special problems endovascular grafts iatrogenic vascular trauma illicit street drugs and vascular injury compartment syndromes and more.


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