2006

Thoracic Aortic Diseases

ISBN: 978-3-540-25734-9 (Print) 978-3-540-38309-3 (Online)

Table of contents (39 chapters)

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  1. State of the Art

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Radio-Anatomy of the Thoracic Aorta. 3D Imaging of the Aorta (CT, MRI and 3D Rotational Angiography)

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      Pages 21-26

      Embryology and Congenital Abnormalities of the Aorta

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      Pages 27-32

      Hemodynamics of Aortic Dissection

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      Pages 33-53

      Transesophageal Echocardiography for Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Diseases

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      Pages 55-70

      Biomarkers in Acute Aortic Syndrome

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      Pages 71-79

      Medical Aspect of the Aortic Diseases: the Follow-Up and Its Warnings

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      Pages 81-98

      Spinal Cord Protection for Descending Aortic Surgery. Clinical and Scientific Basis for Contemporary Surgical Practice

  2. Anaesthesia for Aortic Surgery

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      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-108

      Deep Hypothermia and Circulatory Arrest

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      Pages 109-112

      Anaesthetic Management of the Endovascular Thoracic Aorta

  3. Treatment of Thoracic Degenerative Aortic Aneurysms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-123

      Surgical Treatment

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      Pages 125-131

      The New Wave of Elephant Trunk Technique

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      Pages 133-139

      Management of the Horizontal Aorta with the Inoue Branched Stent-Graft

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      Pages 141-151

      Distal Aortic Perfusion and Selective Visceral Perfusion

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      Pages 153-155

      Femoral Bypass and Hypothermia for the Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms

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      Pages 157-161

      Branch Stent-Graft Systems and Less Invasive Combined Surgical and Endovascular Treatment for Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

  4. Dissection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-173

      Pathophysiology of Aortic Dissection

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      Pages 175-180

      Surgical Treatment of Acute Type B Dissection

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      Pages 181-188

      Surgical Treatment of Chronic Descending Aortic Dissection

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      Pages 189-198

      Endovascular Therapy for Aortic Dissection

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      Pages 199-207

      The Use of Endografts to Treat Chronic Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissections

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