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    DescriptionIn today's healthcare environment, the real driver is value. Maximizing outcomes and minimizing costs or providing similar outcomes with lower cost in terms of actual numbers or recovery time will dominate our healthcare delivery system. An excellent example of this evolution is in the ?eld of cardiovascular intervention. Dr. Jacques Kpodonu's Manual of Thoracic Endo-Aortic Surgery is a most timely and descriptive work in this burgeoning ?eld. It provides an excellent overview of current technology and techniques, plus the endovascular expert can drill down into the details of the devices and technologies described and signi?cantly enhance their knowledge and perspective. Procedural detail, excellent graphics, pertinent imaging studies, and relevant instruction are the mainstays of this text. The ?rst chapter comprises the key overview and very comprehensively covers the platform - the hybrid OR, the tools, the accessories, and the medium - superb, state-of-the-art imaging modalities required to perform these advanced procedures. The text then moves into more technical details including options and instruction regarding access approaches and potential pitfalls of such. This is followed in en- ing chapters by dissemination of precise information, techniques, and indications for the most popular and utilized grafts including Boston Relay Stent Graft, Cook TX2 Zenith Stent Grafts, as well as the Gore and Medtronic Aortic Stent Grafts.

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    Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jacques Kpodonu
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 360
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 821 g
    ISBN 13: 9781849962957
    ISBN 10: 1849962952

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MJD, MMP, MNJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED010000
    Abridged Dewey: 617
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BIC subject category V2: MNH
    LC classification: RD
    Libri: CHIR5000
    DC22: 617.54059
    BISAC V2.8: MED085050
    Libri: THOR5000
    LC classification: R-RZ, RC681-688.2, RC1-1245, R895-920, RD598.5-598.7, RD597-598.7
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: MJD, MKS, MNH, MNJ
    Illustrations note
    100 black & white illustrations, 230 colour illustrations, 39 black & white tables, biography
    Springer London Ltd
    Imprint name
    Springer London Ltd
    Publication date
    13 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    From the reviews: "It is designed as a guide to practitioners in the field of endovascular thoracic aortic therapies. ... A highlight of the book is the way each topic is backed by a strong clinical example. Radiographic images and color illustrations provide visual depiction of the techniques and examples. This is an important contribution to the endovascular literature that provides clear advice on thoracic endovascular therapies, and will serve as a helpful guide to practitioners in this rapidly advancing field." (Courtney Daly, Doody's Review Service, January, 2010)
    Back cover copy
    The development of less invasive technologies has resulted in a changing paradigm for the management of aortic diseases. Endovascular and hybrid surgical approaches have gradually been adopted by cardiovascular surgeons and have proven to shorten hospitalization, reduce morbidity and mortality, speed recovery and hasten return to normal life, and consequently have shown to be favorable to open surgical techniques in most situations. Nevertheless, the current training programs have not been designed to accommodate the rapid evolution in endovascular technology, 3D imaging modalities, intravascular ultrasound technology and advanced navigational tools. It is essential that cardiovascular surgeons have the fundamental knowledge and skill sets required to understand and incorporate all these latest technology into the practice of aortic surgery. The Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery identifies both the limitations and the advantages of thoracic aortic endografting techniques. While there is no substitute for learning from experience, the book provides a useful tool for practitioners as they plan and execute treatment plans for patients with these various thoracic aortic pathologies as well as serving as a useful reference as this segment of the field expands.
    Table of contents
    Aortic anatomy and variants, Patient selection for thoracic endografting, Diagnostic evaluations. IVUS, 64 slice CT scan Angiography, Imaging surveillance, Access techniques, Wires, balloons and sheaths for thoracic endografting, Ancillary devices for thoracic endografting, Preplanning for thoracic endografting, Gore TAG Device, Gore TAG Trial data, Cook TX2 device,m Cook TX2 Trial data, Cook Dissecting stent graft device, Dissection trial data, Medtronic Talent Device, Medtronic Valiant device, Medtronic (Valor) trial data, Bolton Relay device, Endoleaks and management, Devices for treatment of various thoracic aortic pathologies