Vascular and Interventional Radiology: The Requisites

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Mosby, 2004 - Blood-vessels - 705 pages
Part of the successful series THE REQUISITES, this exciting ninth volume presents the essentials of vascular and interventional radiology. An efficient exam-prep tool or handy daily reference, the book covers the basic principles and practice of this rapidly advancing subspecialty. Carefully detailed descriptions, practice-proven tips, and other handy advice are offered to help you master the delicate procedures. Excellent, problem-solving discussions are superbly illustrated by 750 multimodality images of the highest quality. Trainee and practicing radiologists --- as well as surgeons, cardiologists, urologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists, and radiation technologists --- will come to rely on this resource.
  • Provides a comprehensive yet manageable review of the principles and practice of vascular and interventional radiology for the resident preparing for exams and for the practitioner needing a quick-consult resource of information.
  • Provides a solid foundation laid in the basics of state-of-the-art vascular and interventional radiology.
  • Includes discussion of vascular procedures in the lower extremity and pelvis, abdomen, thorax, and great vessel, and other interventional procedures in the biliary tract, GU and reproductive tracts, GI tract, and thorax, placing principles in a clinical context.
  • Includes personal and to-the-point discussions in a well-organized format, providing a friendly tone for enjoyable, effective learning. Appropriate to read from cover-to-cover or to skim for off-the-shelf consultation.
  • Provides chapter-opening outlines revealing topics to be covered in the chapter and providing a useful search engine for quick location of material.
  • Includes numerous boxes and tables which highlight differential diagnosis, radiologic patterns of disease, key findings, indications for procedures, procedural steps, handy tips, and other critical guidelines to emphasize key facts and concepts and help the reader identify and absorb important information.
  • Includes approximately 750 high-quality, multimodality images integrated into text.
  • Provides a suggested readings list of journal articles and books relevant to the chapter topic at hand, recommending further study and review.
  • Part of the highly-acclaimed series, THE REQUISITES, which offers an effective formula for exam preparation and practical daily reference.

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Fundamentals of Angiography
Upperextremity Arteries

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About the author (2004)

Dr. Kaufman is director of the Dotter Institute and past president of the Society of Interventional Radiology. His clinical interests include aortic aneurysms, venous diseases, vascular malformations, and image guide treatment of liver cancers and uterine fibroids. He is also actively involved in clinical research in these areas. Dr. Lee is a Professor of Radiology and Consultant Interventional Radiologist at Beaumont Hospital and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He's been past President of the International Society of Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Diseases and the past-President of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe.

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