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Aortic Aneurysms

Pathogenesis and Treatment

  • Gilbert R. UpchurchJr.
  • Enrique Criado

Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. John H. Lillvis, Guy M. Lenk, Helena Kuivaniemi
    Pages 1-26
  3. Peter S. Liu, David M. Williams
    Pages 35-55
  4. Michael Wilderman, Gregorio Sicard
    Pages 71-93
  5. Venkataramu N. Krishnamurthy, John E. Rectenwald
    Pages 95-119
  6. Sheela T. Patel, C. Parodi Juan
    Pages 121-132
  7. E.L.G. Verhoeven, C.J. Zeebregts, I.F.J. Tielliu, T.R. Prins, W.T.G.J. Bos, A.O. Sondakh et al.
    Pages 149-158
  8. Juan Fontcuberta, Manuel Doblas, Antonio Orgaz, Angel Flores, Jose Gil, Ignacio Leal et al.
    Pages 169-182
  9. Loay S. Kabbani, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr
    Pages 183-196
  10. Paul J. Riesenman, Mark A. Farber
    Pages 197-206
  11. Jonathan L. Eliason, Todd E. Rasmussen
    Pages 207-216
  12. Martin J. Carignan, Marc A. Passman
    Pages 237-245
  13. Michael J. Englesbe
    Pages 277-288
  14. Brian Knipp, Paul Knechtges, Thomas Gest, Thomas Wakefield
    Pages 289-307
  15. Tamara N. Fitzgerald, Bart E. Muhs, Alan Dardik
    Pages 309-313
  16. Paul J. Riesenman, William A. Marston
    Pages 315-324
  17. Kerianne H. Quanstrum, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr
    Pages 325-335
  18. Himanshu J. Patel, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., G. Michael Deeb
    Pages 337-342
  19. Timothy A. M. Chuter
    Pages 343-352
  20. Guillermo A. Escobar, Enrique Criado
    Pages 353-357
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 375-381

About this book

Introduction

As life expectancy is extended, the incidence and occurrence of Aortic Aneurysms are becoming increasingly common. Until recently, the treatment of aortic disease was primarily surgical, carrying a high mortality rate among the high risk elderly population. In Aortic Aneurysms: Pathogenesis and Treatment, Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., Enrique Criado, and a panel of distinguished physicians comprehensively assess the rapidly evolving field of aneurysm treatment, focusing on aneurysms of the descending thoracic and abdominal aorta. The discussion of Aortic Aneurysms covers endovascular aortic repair as well as the recent significant improvements in stent graft design. This volume provides a concise and authoritative view of the current state of patient management, serving as a primer on clinical care and surgical procedures for aortic aneurysms. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Aortic Aneurysms: Pathogenesis and Treatment, offers Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, and Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of patients with aortic disease.

Keywords

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Therapy Aortic Aneurysm Treatment Aortic Aneurysms Aortic Disease Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Stent Stent Graft aneurysms diagnosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Gilbert R. UpchurchJr.
    • 1
  • Enrique Criado
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery Sec. Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-204-9
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2009
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-203-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-204-9
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