Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide

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Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005 - Medical - 333 pages
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Here's the resource Radiology calls "an ideal introduction to interventional radiology"-back in a thoroughly updated New Edition! Readers will achieve successful outcomes for the most common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with its clear, step-by-step guidance. More than 200 line diagrams and clinical photographs make complex information easy to understand and apply.

  • Focuses on the skills essential to performing safe and effective interventional radiologic procedures.
  • Examines general principles as well as vascular and non-vascular interventions.
  • Helps readers resolve problems with a troubleshooting guide for each procedure.
  • Includes discussions of clinical indications, consent issues, and post-procedural care.
  • Highlights key facts and technical recommendations with tip boxes and warning boxes throughout.
  • Includes selected references at the end of each procedure.

    • New chapters on Haemostasis and Fibroid Embolism as well as Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging, which examines topics such as Doppler color flow, the new generation of duplex equipment, CT angiography, and MR angiography.
    • Expanded coverage of non-vascular procedures and techniques, esophageal stent insertion, biliary biopsy, respiratory intervention, angioplasty and stenting, percutaneous closure devices, catheter design, and more.

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Section One General principles of angiography and intervention
Basic principles of intervention

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