Aortic Aneurysms

Aortic Aneurysms

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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.In situ repair of mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysms with rifampin-bonded gelatin -impregnated Dacron grafts: A preliminary case report. ... Mycotic aneurysms of the thoracic aorta: Repair with use of endovascular stent-grafts. ... Successful endoluminal repair of an infected thoracic pseudoaneurysm caused by methicillin -resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Endovasc Ther 2003;10:29a€“32. 29. ... Endovascular repair of Salmonella-infected abdominal aortic aneurysms: A word of caution.

Title:Aortic Aneurysms
Author:Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., Enrique Criado
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-03-07


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