If you are one of the many physicians from different specialty disciplines who perform endovascular interventions then this practical reference will help you to develop your endovascular skills and encompass them into daily practice. Endovascular Therapy covers everything you need to know about creating an endovascular program, such as imaging, catheter and device inventory, nursing support, and technician support. In addition, this book provides a basic knowledge of the pathophysiology of vascular disease, interventional techniques, and endovascular modalities of various disease categories. Each individual disease and endovascular therapy is discussed and emphasis is placed on the relevant complications associated with the wide spectrum of endovascular interventions. Also included are step-by-step guides to procedure conduct, tips and tricks, procedure specific equipment lists, and recommended post procedure orders and follow up.The drug will progress into further studies in direct comparisons with more well established drug-eluting stents. ... Current work has centered around one study that described the effect of actinomycin D versus bare metal stents. ... The narrow therapeutic window can lead to an increased range of side effects such as local tissue damage, which can result in ... has been a recent phenomenon, and thus, there has been no long-term data on the complications of the drug-eluting stents.
|Author||:||Alan B. Lumsden, Peter H. Lin, Ruth L. Bush, MD, Changyi Chen|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|