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Description - Endovascular Therapy by Alan B. Lumsden

This book will be unique because it is completely patient-oriented with a focus on each individual disease and endovascular therapy with step-by-step procedures, tips and tricks, as well as adjunctive management, post-procedure care, complications, etc. It will have a wide readership including vascular, endovascular, and general surgeons. There is great demand in surgical specialties to develop endovascular skills and to encompass these skills into daily practice. This book will be a very practical guide to the creation of the endovascular environment: imaging, catheter and device inventory, nursing support, technician support and to provide a very practice oriented guide to training and performing endovascular procedures. The latter will be accomplished using procedure specific equipment lists, step by step guide to procedure conduct, recommended post procedure orders and follow up. Procedures addressed: Diagnostic angiography: Abdominal aortogram Abdominal aortogram and bilateral run off Selective renal, celiac, mesenteric angiography Arch aortogram Selective angiography of the supra aortic trunks Carotid angiography Arteriovenous graft angiography Ascending Venography Cavagram Therapeutic Procedures Angioplasty: iliac, aortic, femoral, tibial, visceral, subclavian, carotid Stenting: iliac, aortic, femoral, tibial, visceral, subclavian, carotid Stent Grafting: thoracic, abdominal aorta. Occlusive disease, trauma Lysis: acute arterial occlusion, DVT, arteriovenous grafts Mechanical thrombectomy: acute arterial occlusion, DVT, arteriovenous grafts Embolization Procedure ReportingExamples of how to dictate the procedure, specific points which must be addressed for billing and coding purposes and dictation templates will be provided for each procedure. Billing and Coding for each procedure Examples of coding recommendations will be provided for each procedure. The goal of this book will be to create a manual for use by those developing an endovascular program which will provide the most practical of guides for each procedure. This book will be directed by one of the premiere vascular centers in the world and will thus ensure a wide readership.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405124232
ISBN-10: 1405124237
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Blackwell Futura
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alan B. Lumsden

Alan Boyd Lumsden, MB ChB, is Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine. Changyi Chen, MD, PhD, is Professor of Surgery and Director of the Molecular Surgeon Research Center Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

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