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Vascular Disorders of the Upper Extremity. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2223772
  • Book
  • November 1998
  • 515 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Traditionally, vascular disorders of the upper extremity have been slighted in conventional vascular surgery texts, despite the fact that these disorders are among those most frequently encountered. Since its original publication in 1983, this text has been a welcome and effective remedy for this reference gap. The current edition of this widely acclaimed classic, succeeds, once again, in its goal to expertly and comprehensively present the clinical presentation, diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic approaches to almost the full range of common and uncommon conditions affecting this area.

Part I focuses on the vascular evaluation, reviewing diagnostic and interventional angiography as well as such newer methods as Magnetic Resonance Angiography.
Part II is an all–new section that covers cumulative traumatic disorders, with surgical options and methodology expertly detailed and in–depth chapters on repetitive motion disorders and pain management.
Part III provides a superbly illustrated practical framework for the categorisation, diagnosis and management of arteriovenous malforations.
Finally, Part IV reviews vasculitis and collagen–vascular disorders – newly enhanced by a description of the extraordinary development of endoscopic methods and techniques.

In his review of the second edition (published in the May, 1990 issue of Journal of Vascular Surgery), Dr. Kenneth Ouriel calls this book "well organized, well illustrated, and comprehensive" and concludes: "Mastery of this text will allow one to diagnose and treat upper extremity vascular problems in a logical and efficient manner, providing the patient with the best opportunity for successful management of these frequently disabling disorders."

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H.I. Machleder.

Part I: The Vascular Examination.

1. The Initial Clinical Examination.

H.I. Machleder.

2. Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory Assessment.

D.S. Sumner.

3. Angiography in the Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Disorders of the Upper Extremity.

A.S. Gomes.


Part II: The Cumulative Trauma Disorders.

4. Introduction to Neurovascular Compression Syndromes at the Thoracic Outlet.

H.I. Machleder.

5. Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndrome.

H.I. Machleder.

6. Electrophysiological Evaluation of Patients with Cervicobrachial Pain Syndromes.

S.E. Jordan, H.I. Machleder.

7. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in the Assessment of Upper Extremity Neurovascular Compression.

M.R. Nuwer.

8. Evaluation and Treatment of Repetitive Motion Disorders of the Upper Extremity in Office Workers and Musicians.

E.F. Pascarelli.

9. Arterial Compression at the Thoracic Outlet.

H.I. Machleder.

10. Venous Compression at the Thoracic Outlet.

H.I. Machleder.

11. Surgical Approaches to Primary and Recurrent Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndromes.

D.B. Ross.

12. The Management of Neuropathic Pain.

J.P. Schwartz, A. Belzberg.


Part III: Intrinsic and Aquired Disorders of the Upper Extremity Vessels.

13. Small Artery Disease of the Upper Extremity.

K. Williamson, J.M. Edwards, L.M. Taylor, G.J. Landry, J.M. Porter.

14. The Axillo–Subclavian and Brachial Arteries.

H.I. Machleder.

15. Hemangiomas an Vascular Malformation of the Upper Extremity.

P.E. Burrows, T. Laor.

16. Complications of Vascular Access in the Upper Extremity.

L.L. Powell, S.E. Wilson.


Part IV: Vascular Manifestations Systemic Disorders.

17. Upper Extremity manifestations of Systemic Vascular Disorders.

D.J. Klashman, S.C. Ng, D.H. Kono, H.E. Paulus.

18. Current Techniques in Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy.

S.S. Ahn, K.M. Ro, J.P. Johnson

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Herbert Machleder
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