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Title Aortic dissection and related syndromes / edited by Ragavendra R. Baliga, Christoph A. Nienaber, Eric M. Isselbacher, and Kim A. Eagle
Published New York ; Berlin : Springer ; Dordrecht : Springer, 2007


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series Developments in cardiovascular medicine ; v. 260
Developments in cardiovascular medicine ; v. 260.
Contents Section I: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical features. Epidemiology of thoracic aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection, intramural hematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers / Eric M. Isselbacher ; Pathophysiology of acute aortic syndromes / Christoph A. Nienaber ; Aortic dissection : clinical presentation / Ragavendra R. Baliga, Jai S. Raman, and Kim A. Eagle -- Section II: Imaging methods. Role of echocardiography in the diagnosis of aortic dissection / Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran, William D. Edwards, Joseph F. Malouf, Gregory Gillman, Jae K. Oh, Linda A. Pape, William F. Armstrong, and Ramesh C. Bansal ; CT evaluation of aortic dissection / Gisela Müller and Ella Kazerooni ; Role of MRI in the diagnosis of aortic dissection / Gabriel Meinhardt, Heiko Mahrholdt, and Udo Sechtem -- Section III: Initial treatment. Medical therapy and acute surveillance / Eric M. Isselbacher and James L. Januzzi ; Endovascular therapy in aortic pathology / Hüseyin Ince, Christoph A. Nienaber, Joshua Beckmann, and Rosella Fattori ; Cardiovascular surgery in the initial treatment of aortic dissection and actue aortic syndromes / Truls Myrmel, Santi Trimarchi, and Vincenzo Rampoldi -- Section IV: Subsequent follow-up and treatment. Long-term medical therapy in aortic dissection / Debabrata Mukherjee and James L. Januzzi ; Acute aortic syndromes : surveillance with imaging / Eduardo Bossone, Massimo Lombardi, Virna Zampa, Dan Gilon, and Alessandro Distante -- Section V: Evaluation and management of special subsets. Operation for acute aortic dissection in the octogenarian patient / Himanshu J. Patel, Richard L. Prager, and G. Michael Deeb ; Genetic disorders associated with aortic dissection / Stuart Hutchison and Patrick O'Gara ; Aortic intramural hematoma : diagnosis, treatment, and evolution / Arturo Evangelista ; Evaluation and management of traumatic aortic lesions / Rossella Fattori -- Section VI: Future frontiers. Future directions of aortic dissection / Toru Suzuki, Giuseppe Sangiorgi, and Eduardo Bossone ; Vascular surgical options / Santi Trimarchi, Truls Myrmel, Antonio Panza, Giuseppe Di Benedetto, and Vincenzo Rampoldi ; Prevention of aortic dissection / Debabrata Mukherjee and Kim A. Eagle
Summary Aortic dissection affects approximately two in ten thousand individuals and can be fatal. This state-of-the-art publication is a result of the combined efforts of participants from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD). The book has been divided into sections. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the current clinical literature and incorporates illustrations for further explanation. Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD, MBA is Director, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University Hospital East, Columbus, Ohio. Christoph A. Nienaber, MD is Head, Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany. Eric M. Isselbacher, MD is Co-Director, Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Kim A. Eagle, MD, is an Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of Clinical Cardiology, and Clinical Director, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Subject Aortic aneurysms.
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
Aortic Diseases -- pathology
Aortic Aneurysm.
Aneurysm, Dissecting.
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic.
Aortic Diseases -- pathology.
Aortic aneurysms.
Aortic aneurysms
Form Electronic book
Author Baliga, Ragavendra R., editor
Nienaber, Christoph A., editor
Isselbacher, Eric M., editor
Eagle, Kim A.
ISBN 9780387360010