Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta

Surgical and Anesthetic Management

  • Roberto Chiesa
  • Germano Melissano
  • Alberto Zangrillo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. General Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Angelo Argenteri
      Pages 3-15
    3. Darrell Wu, Scott A. LeMaire, Joseph S. Coselli
      Pages 17-24
    4. Louis H. Stein, John A. Elefteriades
      Pages 25-32
    5. Cristina Basso, Stefania Rizzo, Gaetano Thiene
      Pages 45-64
    6. Leslie M. Cuzick, Alfredo R. Lopez, John R. Cooper Jr
      Pages 65-72
    7. Attilio Odero, Vittorio Arici, Antonio Bozzani
      Pages 73-82
  3. Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Giovanni Simonetti, Giovanni Gandini, Gian Paolo Cornalba, Maria Carla Cassinis
      Pages 85-102
    3. Antonio Esposito, Silvia Ravelli, Maurizio Papa, Alessandro Del Maschio
      Pages 103-114
    4. Michele Oppizzi, Eustachio Agricola
      Pages 115-129
    5. Germano Melissano, Efrem Civilini, Roberto Chiesa
      Pages 131-146
    6. Germano Melissano, Luca Bertoglio, Roberto Chiesa
      Pages 147-160
    7. Robbert J. Nijenhuis, Michael J. Jacobs, Walter H. Backes
      Pages 161-171
  4. Anesthetic Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Fabio Guarracino, Rubia Baldassarri
      Pages 185-196
    3. Giovanni Landoni, Elena Bignami
      Pages 211-218
    4. Tiziana Bove, Fabrizio Monaco
      Pages 219-228
    5. Roberta Mennella, Alberto Zangrillo
      Pages 229-242
    6. Javier G. Castillo, George Silvay, Gregory W. Fischer
      Pages 253-270
    7. Brian Barrick, Susan M. Martinelli, Madhav Swaminathan
      Pages 271-286
    8. Monica De Luca, Francesco De Simone
      Pages 299-310
    9. Remo D. Covello, Alberto Zangrillo
      Pages 311-324
  5. Treatment Strategies and Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 325-325
    2. Roberto Chiesa, Germano Melissano, Efrem Civilini
      Pages 345-364
    3. Laurent Chiche, Yannick Le Manach, Edouard Kieffer
      Pages 365-372
    4. LiZhong Sun, JunMing Zhu, RuiDong Qi
      Pages 373-383
    5. Roberto Di Bartolomeo, Marco Di Eusanio, Luca Di Marco, Davide Pacini
      Pages 385-392
    6. Michael J. Jacobs, Werner H. Mess
      Pages 401-411
    7. Germano Melissano, Luca Bertoglio, Efrem Civilini, Roberto Chiesa
      Pages 413-424
    8. Gianbattista Parlani, Fabio Verzini, Deborah Brambilla, Piergiorgio Cao
      Pages 433-440
    9. Frédéric Cochennec, Celia Riga, Nicholas Cheshire
      Pages 441-450
    10. Roberto Chiesa, Yamume Tshomba, Germano Melissano, Davide Logaldo
      Pages 451-467
  6. Specific Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 469-469
    2. Rossella Fattori, Luigi Lovato, Vincenzo Russo
      Pages 471-482
    3. Armando C. Lobato
      Pages 483-490
    4. Marc Schepens, Willem Ranschaert
      Pages 491-500
    5. Kenneth L. Mattox
      Pages 501-510
    6. Enrico M. Marone, Andrea Kahlberg, Roberto Chiesa
      Pages 511-521
    7. Yamume Tshomba, Germano Melissano, Roberto Chiesa
      Pages 523-539

About this book


The thoraco-abdominal aortic pathology is not uncommon and represents the ultimate challenge for vascular surgeons.

Written by internationally renowned experts in vascular and cardiac surgery, in anesthesiology and in radiology, the volume  deals with the newest endovascular and hybrid approaches, together with more traditional surgical strategies. It is enriched by several figures illustrating the most important diagnostic findings and depicting key techniques and strategies, thus providing a very practical approach to the main problems encountered from diagnosis to postoperative care.

Vascular and cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists and radiologists will find in this volume useful and updated information for the treatment of this very challenging condition.



aneurysm dissection endovascular techniques surgical treatments thoraco-abdominal aorta

Editors and affiliations

  • Roberto Chiesa
    • 1
  • Germano Melissano
    • 1
  • Alberto Zangrillo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Vascular Surgery“Vita-Salute” University, IRCCS H., San RaffaeleMilanItaly

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