Essentials of Vascular Laboratory Diagnosis

  • ID: 2222148
  • Book
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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There is an ever increasing number of patients with undiagnosed or under–treated peripheral vascular disease.

Essentials of Vascular Laboratory Diagnosis is a comprehensive, succinct, multimodality reference designed to facilitate the noninvasive diagnosis of peripheral vascular disorders.

Traditional textbooks have been limited in their ability to provide representative images obtained during vascular testing. This text comes with a CD which contains not only static images with clinical vignettes but also video clips displaying the dynamic aspects of vascular pathology to aid in the learning process. Each image can be enlarged to enable the user to fully appreciate the key features of the pathology displayed. In addition, the CD can be searched by image type, condition/disease or technique. The cases on the CD correspond with the text and include clinical ′′pearls′′ to facilitate the noninvasive testing techniques.

This highly practical diagnostic tool is an indispensable resource for both the office and hospital based vascular diagnostic laboratory.

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List of Contributors.



Part I: Principles and Instrumentation.

Chapter 1. Principles of Vascular Laboratory testing (Marie Gerhard–Herman).

Chapter 2. Instrumentation (Michael R. Jaff and Emile R. Mohler III).

Part II: Cerebrovascular.

Chapter 3. Neurosonology (Eric Edward Smith, Karen Lisa Furie, Ferdinando S. Buonanno, Madhu B. Vijayappa and J. Philip Kistler).

Chapter 4. Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral Artery Evaluation (Marie Gerhard–Herman).

Part III: Aorta.

Chapter 5. Thoracic Aorta Imaging (Paul A. Tunick and Itzhak Kronzon).

Chapter 6. Abdominal Aorta Imaging (Emile R. Mohler III).

Part IV: Renal and Visceral.

Chapter 7. Renal Artery Duplex Ultrasonography (Michael R. Jaff).

Chapter 8. Visceral Duplex Ultrasonography (Thanila A. Macedo).

Part V: Extremity Arterial.

Chapter 9. Segmental Pressures and Pulse Volume recordings (Emile R. Mohler III).

Chapter 10. Peripheral Arterial Ultrasonography (Marie Gerhard—Herman and Emile R. Mohler III).

Chapter 11. Thoracic Outlet Evaluation (Edward Y. Woo, Julia T. Davis an Jeffrey P. Carpenter).

Part VI: Acquired and Congenital Malformations.

Chapter 12. Complications of Femoral Arterial Vascular Access (Itzhak Kronzon and Paul A. Tunick).

Chapter 13. Doppler of the Hemodialysis Fistula (Mark E. Lockhart and Michelle L. Robbin).

Part VII: Venous.

Chapter 14. Upper Extremity Venous Ultrasonography (Marie Gerhard—Herman).

Chapter 15. Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasonography (John Gocke).

Part VIII: CTA and MRA of the Vascular System.

Chapter 16. Computerized Tomographic Angiography (Corey K. Goldman).

Chapter 17. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Sanjay Rajagopalan).

Appendix 1: Appropriate ICD–9 Codes for Vascular Laboratory Tests.

Appendix 2: Example of Venous Duplex Protocol.


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Emile R. Mohler
Marie Gerhard–Herman
Michael R. Jaff
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