Postgraduate Vascular Surgery: The Candidate's Guide to the FRCS

Postgraduate Vascular Surgery: The Candidate's Guide to the FRCS

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Edited by Vish Bhattacharya, Edited by Gerard Stansby


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  • Format: Paperback | 338 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 232mm x 24mm | 558g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521133521
  • ISBN 13: 9780521133524
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 57 b/w illus. 38 tables
  • Sales rank: 510,990

Product description

Postgraduate Vascular Surgery is your concise pocket guide to the FRCS and MRCS exams. Covering the full range of surgical interventions, including diagnosis, management, clinical investigation and treatment, all chapters have been written by specialists in their field. The chapters are structured with key bullet points for easy reference, as well as tables, figures and charts to aid understanding. Relevant references are included for further exploration of a particular topic. Tips and tricks on passing the exam are included. This book is aimed at candidates for the FRCS and intercollegiate MRCS exams, surgical trainees and those following a sub-speciality of vascular surgery.

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Author information

Vish Bhattacharya is Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK. Gerard Stansby is Professor of Vascular Surgery, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Table of contents

Part I. Final FRCS Vascular Clinicals: Introduction to the exam and clinical cases Jonathan Smout and Asif Mahmood; Part II. Final FRCS Vascular Topics: 1. Vascular risk factors and their management Alasdair Wilson and Julie Brittenden; 2. Management of acute limb ischaemia Arun Prakash Balakrishnan and David Lambert; 3. Chronic lower limb ischaemia, critical ischaemia and the diabetic foot Christopher Davies and Clifford Shearman; 4. Endovascular and surgical options for peripheral revascularization Colin Nice; 5. Abdominal aortic aneurysms Vish Bhattacharya and Rob Williams; 6. Thoracic, thoracoabdominal and suprarenal aortic aneurysms Jennifer M. J. Richards and Roderick Chalmers; 7. Aortic dissection Jennifer M. J. Richards and Roderick Chalmers; 8. Popliteal artery aneurysms Robert Davies, Asif Mahmood and Rajiv Vohra; 9. Femoral artery aneurysms Robert Davies, Asif Mahmood and Rajiv Vohra; 10. Carotid, vertebral and subclavian disease A. Ross Naylor; 11. Diagnosis and management of thoracic outlet syndrome Hassan Badri and Vish Bhattacharya; 12. Diagnosis and management of hyperhidrosis Hassan Badri and Vish Bhattacharya; 13. Chronic mesenteric ischaemia Mohamed Abdelhamid, Robert Davies and Rajiv Vohra; 14. Acute ischaemic colitis Vish Bhattacharya and Gerard Stansby; 15. Vascular trauma Paul Blair and Robbie George; 16. Amputation and rehabilitation Mark D. Kay and Colette Marshall; 17. Lymphoedema/leg swelling Arun Prakash Balakrishnan and Tim Lees; 18. Varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency Marcus Cleanthis and Tim Lees; 19. Investigation and management of deep vein thrombosis Dharmendra Garg and Vish Bhattacharya; 20. Infection in vascular surgery Mike Clarke; 21. Vascular malformations George Hamilton and Andrew Platts; 22. Vasospastic tissue disorders and vasculitis M. A. Sharif, Jonathan Smout and Gerard Stansby; 23. Critical care considerations and preoperative assessment for general and vascular surgery Ian Nesbitt and David M. Cressey; 24. Access surgery David C. Mitchell and William D. Neary; 25. Basic outline of solid organ transplantation Mathew Jacob, Jeremy French and Derek Manas; Index.