DescriptionThe first comprehensive review of the diverse applications of stent grafts, this new work provides a detailed guide to this rapidly growing field. The book takes the reader through the development of stents and stent-grafts, and then explores each clinical area where stent-grafts are being used.
You'll find thorough coverage of essential topics like design differences in stent grafts, synthetic stent-graft materials, and healing in response to stent-grafts. The book also includes insightful analysis of surgical versus stent-graft treatments of abdominal aortic aneurysms, anesthesia consideratons , and new areas of use such as coronary artery stent-grafts and AV shunt stent-grafts.
For complete coverage of this exploding technology, its current uses, and future directions, this book is unparalleled.''A comprehensive discussion on stent-grafts and endovascular therapy. . .interesting, content organized, clearly presented, well-written. . .includes high quality pictures, radiographic images, and illustrations. . .extensive references. . .a useful resource for medical radiation technology education programs and medical radiation technologists. . .an excellent reference for medical libraries.'' --The Canadian Journal of Medical Radiation TechnologyWritten by accomplished authors in this rapidly evolving field...a state-of-the-art review...will be of interest to every interventional radiologist and vascular surgeon in endovascular therapy...Read it now! --RadiologyThe chapters are meticulously researched and contain a large amount of information...well-illustrated...provides much valuable information to make informed clinical decisions...recommended. --American Journal of RoentgenologyFeatures contributions from many of the world's leading experts...helpful advice on indications and many valuable practical tips...a nice book and a pleasant read. --Critical Ischaemia