2011

Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta

Surgical and Anesthetic Management

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ISBN: 978-88-470-1856-3 (Print) 978-88-470-1857-0 (Online)

Table of contents (62 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIII

  2. General Principles

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      Historical Overview

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      Pages 17-24

      Definitions and Classifications

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      Pages 25-32

      Epidemiology and Natural History of Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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      Pages 33-43

      Peculiarities and Natural History of Type B Aortic Dissection

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      Pages 45-64

      Pathology of the Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta

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      Pages 65-72

      Pathophysiology of Aortic Cross-clamping

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      Pages 73-82

      Clinical Presentation and Evidence-based Indications to Treatment

  3. Imaging

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      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-102

      Diagnostic Imaging of the Aortic Arch and Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta

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      Pages 103-114

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Aorta

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      Pages 115-129

      Transesophageal Echocardiography of the Aorta

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      Pages 131-146

      Preoperative Planning and Sizing for Aortic Endovascular Procedures

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      Pages 147-160

      Assessment of the Spinal Cord Vasculature with Computed Tomography

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      Pages 161-171

      Assessment of the Spinal Cord Vasculature with Magnetic Resonance Angiography

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      Pages 173-182

      Role of Cardiac CT in Assessment of Patients with Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  4. Anesthetic Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-196

      Preoperative Care of Patients with Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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      Pages 197-210

      Cardiovascular Evaluation, Risk Stratification, and Management of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction

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      Pages 211-218

      Perioperative Pharmacological Cardiac Protection

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      Pages 219-228

      Prevention and Treatment of Renal Insufficiency

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      Pages 229-242

      Prevention and Treatment of Respiratory Insufficiency

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      Pages 243-252

      Anesthetic Management of Open Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Procedures

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