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Uniform Title Thrombosis and embolism (Islam)
Title Thrombosis and embolism : from research to clinical practice / Md. Shahidul Islam, editor
Published [Cham] Switzerland : Springer, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 429 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in experimental medicine, 2367-0185 ; volume 906. Advances in internal medicine ; volume 1
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; 906. 0065-2598
Advances in experimental medicine and biology. Advances in internal medicine ; v. 1. 2367-0177
Contents The prevention of venous thromboembolism in surgical patients -- Thromboembolic prophylaxis for morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery -- The use of surgical care improvement projects in prevention of venous thromboembolism -- The diagnosis and management of early deep vein thrombosis -- Symptomatology, clinical presentation and basic work up in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism -- Radionuclide diagnosis of pulmonary embolism -- Thrombolytic therapy by tissue plasminogen activator for pulmonary embolism -- Surgical treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism -- The optimal duration of anticoagulation in patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism -- Anticoagulation therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease -- Cancer-associated thrombosis: regulatory mechanisms and emerging directions -- The treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer -- The role of new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in cancer patients -- Venous thromboembolic disease in children and adolescents -- Deep vein thrombosis in intensive care -- Cerebral venous thrombosis -- Endovascular treatment of thrombosis and embolism -- Venous thromboembolism in brain tumor patients -- Portal vein thrombosis: recent advance -- Portal vein thrombosis after splenic and pancreatic surgery -- Genetic risk factors in venous thromboembolism -- Venous and arterial thrombosis: is there a link? -- Thrombosis and Von Willebrand factor -- Role of P2Y12 receptor in thrombosis -- Proton pump inhibitors in cardiovascula disease: drug interactions with antiplatelet drugs -- The risk of thromboembolism in users of antidepressants and antipsychotics -- Post thrombotic syndrome -- A review of the evidence to support neuromuscular electrical stimulation in the prevention and management of venous disease -- Non-invasive management of peripheral arterial disease -- Medico-legal aspects of pulmonary thromboembolism -- Index
Summary "This unique publication explores diverse themes relating to thrombosis and embolism, from basic research at cell and molecular level to the actual care, prevention, and treatment of diverse categories of patients suffering from such diseases. Chapters cover a variety of topics including thrombosis and embolism in surgical patients, cancer patients, pregnant women and children and adolescents, as well as treatment of the conditions by traditional anticoagulants, novel oral anticoagulants, thrombolytic therapy, endovascular treatment and embolectomy. Readers may explore cutting edge research, recommendations from major societies, contemporary guidelines, areas of controversy and directions for ongoing and future research. The book features comprehensive information ranging from molecular mechanisms of diseases to the clinical features, diagnosis, and therapeutic regimens for treating a variety of clinical conditions. It has a broad appeal to scientists and research students as well as busy clinicians engaged in patient care, who will all find something important and useful amongst these carefully selected chapters"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 20, 2018)
Subject Thrombosis.
Pulmonary embolism.
Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Anticoagulants -- therapeutic use
Cardiovascular medicine.
Clinical & internal medicine.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Pulmonary embolism
Form Electronic book
Author Islam, Md. Shahidul, 1956- editor.
ISBN 9783319221083