Books by Subject

Vascular Diseases

  • Digital
    Christian Seiler.
    Springer2009
  • Digital
    editors, Steven M. Dean, Bhagwan Satiani.
    AccessSurgery2014
    Lower extremities: miscellaneous diseases -- Aortic and upper extremity arterial disease -- Carotid artery occlusive disease -- Aneurysmal disease -- Non-atherosclerotic disorders -- Arterial and venous visceral disease -- Venous diseases -- Limb swelling -- Vasospastic and vasculitic diseases -- Environmental diseases -- Limb ulcerations.
  • Digital
    Maciej Banach, editor.
    Springer2015
    Comprising contributions from leading lipidologists from around the world, this book presents the latest and most comprehensive knowledge on the different options for combination therapy of dyslipidemia, and includes discussion of future therapies that are currently in late stages of clinical evaluation. Dyslipidemia is a leading cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and most patients with this condition fail to achieve adequate control of their serum lipid levels with monotherapy. However, recent US and European guideline recommendations, based on randomized, controlled trials, fail to discuss combination therapy options for patients with dyslipidemia. Statins remain the mainstay of drug therapy for hyperlipidemia and chapters in this book specifically examine the role of add-on therapy with different agents modulating the different lipid fractions in the blood, e.g. bile acid sequestrants, fibric acid derivatives (fibrates), omega-3 fatty acids (fish oils), inhibitors of Niemann-Pick C1 like 1 (NPC1L1) protein, cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP), apolipoprotein B-100 and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP), and the emerging proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors. There is additional discussion of the role of non-drug therapy options such as nutraceuticals, functional foods and lipoprotein apheresis. The book also discusses the combination of antihypertensive drugs with lipid-lowering drugs in the management of cardiovascular risk in patents with dyslipidemia.
  • Digital
    Joel M. Neutel, Department of Medicine, University of California in Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.
    Springer2011
    For over 30 years, the stepped care approach has been used in the management and treatment of hypertension. This approach advocates the use of initial monotherapy to reach the desired blood pressure, and the subsequent use of additional drugs with complementary modes of action, until the target BP is achieved. However, current control rates for hypertension suggest that such an approach may be outdated and no longer effective in the management of hypertension. Clinical trials have shown that more than 50% of patients require a combination of drug therapies to achieve their target BP. Some proponents of combination therapy have argued that the risk of adverse side effects and non-compliance will be lower than that compared to monotherapy, which initially requires higher doses to be administered to be effective. Consequently, there have been increasing calls of the necessity for a much more combined approach in the treatment of hypertension. Adding to this, Combination Therapy in Hypertension will cover current control rates of blood pressure worldwide, the benefits of monotherapy and combination therapy, examine the effectiveness, risk of adverse effects, compliance, and cost of the available therapies and will also include information on relevant outcome studies.
  • Digital
    edited by José Biller, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA, FAHA, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Loyola University, Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA, José M. Ferro, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Head, Department of Neurosciences (Neurology), University of Lisbon, Hospital de Santa Marie, Lisbon, Portugal.
    Cambridge2015
    Transient ischemic attacks and stroke mimics and chameleons / Ana Catarina Fonseca -- Recognizing transient ischemic attacks in children and young adults / Adriane J. Sinclair, Leanne K. Casaubon, and Gabrielle Deveber -- Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) : an underrecognized and undertreated disorder / Patricia Canhão -- When the diagnostic image is not diagnostic / David D. Pasquale and Jordan Rosenblum -- Choosing appropriate patients for anticoagulation / Sarkis Morales-Vidal and Alejandro Hornik -- Antithrombotic management of recurrent atherothrombotic cerebrovascular disease / Murray Flaster -- Common pitfalls in intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke / Shyam Prabhakaran -- Dilemmas in endovascular stroke therapy / David A. Stidd, Erwin Z. Mangubat, and Demetrius K. Lopes -- Choosing the right patients for carotid artery procedural interventions / Michael J. Schneck, Paul D. Ackerman, and Christopher M. Loftus -- Stroke and patent foramen ovale : the conundrum of closure / James R. Brorson -- The diagnosis and overdiagnosis of cerebral vasculitis / Ruth Geraldes -- Recognizing cerebrovascular etiologies of "thunderclap" headaches / Raquel Gil-Gouveia -- Underdiagnosis of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes / Arash Salardini, Aneesh B. Singhal, and José Biller -- MoyaMoya disease and other non-atherosclerotic cerebral vasculopathies / Dominique Hervé, Manoelle Kossorotoff, and Hugues Chabriat -- Vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment / Ana Verdelho -- Pitfalls in the diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage / Christopher P. Robinson and Sean Ruland -- Managing hemorrhagic stroke / Katharina Maria Busl -- Managing patients or managing the results of ancillary tests? / José M. Ferro.
  • Digital
    Stefan Mueller-Huelsbeck, Thomas Jahnke.
    Thieme-Connect2016
    Thieme MedOne Radiology2016
    Minor and major complications -- Patient-related complications -- Case-based procedure-related complications.
  • Digital
    Stuart J. Hutchison.
    ClinicalKey2009
    1.2 million myocardial infarctions occurred last year in the U.S., and 480,000 patients died following complications of infarction. Now, you can detect and treat the many complications associated with myocardial infarction in time to save many more patients. This title in the brand-new Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas Series offers you authoritative guidance from a well-known cardiologist and imaging expert about when and how to perform the latest diagnostic imaging tests, interpret the results, and effectively treat the emergency. Detailed discussions of hot topics, full-color illustrations, and a DVD of procedural video clips, animations, and downloadable image libraries help you provide fast, appropriate treatment for each challenging case you face. Offers detailed advice on when and how to screen for the most prevalent but often difficult-to-diagnose complications of myocardial infarction to help you improve care and increase survival rates. Discusses the hottest topics in myocardial infarction, including cardiogenic shock ₅ left ventricle remodeling ₅ thrombi ₅ right ventricle infarction ₅ free wall rupture ₅ false aneurysms ₅ tamponade ₅ ventricular septal rupture ₅ papillary muscle rupture ₅ and more that prepare you to better diagnose and manage whatever you see. Presents 70 fully illustrated case presentations with teaching points that make information easy to understand and digest. Addresses the advantages and limitations of chest radiology, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT, MR, angiography, and nuclear cardiology techniques so you can quickly determine the best imaging approach. Includes supporting evidence and current AHA/ACC guidelines for more accurate interpretations of your imaging findings. Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that includes topic overview, an outline of imaging/diagnostic options, and case-based examples to make reference easy. Provides more than 400 full-color illustrations for expert visual guidance. Includes a bonus DVD containing hundreds of video clips of techniques and animations that show you what to look for and how to proceed as well as downloadable image libraries for use in electronic presentations.
  • Digital
    Alistair Lindsay, Kamal Chitkara, Carlo Di Mario, editors.
    Springer2016
    This book serves as a reference manual for practicing cardiologists and a training guide for students, covering a variety of common and unusual, often life-threatening complications of percutaneous?coronary intervention (PCI) that occur in day-to-day practice.
  • Digital
    edited by Peter P. Toth, Christopher P. Cannon ; foreword by Peter Libby.
    Springer2010
  • Digital
    edited by Robert F. Spetzler, Douglas Kondziolka, Randall Higashida, Yashar Kalani.
    Cambridge2015
    Comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the natural history, treatment, and outcomes of patients with vascular malformations of the brain and spine.
  • Digital
    [edited by] John W. Hallett [and others].
    ClinicalKey2009
    This 2nd Edition delivers in-depth, clinically focused coverage of all aspects of vascular surgery in an exceptionally well-designed single reference. Each disease chapter follows the same consistent format, for quick consultation and better comprehension. The revised 2nd Edition features several new chapters, increased endovascular treatment coverage, and updated data from the latest trials, bringing you the newest advances from the field. More than 1,000 photographs, line drawings and tables-including many revised illustrations now in color-depict key concepts and procedures. With its practical user friendly approach-and online access through Expert Consult functionality-this resource offers convenient access to complete guidance.
  • Digital
    Jessica Shih Coogan.
    Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital heart defect where a narrowing occurs in the thoracic aorta. Aortic coarctation accounts for approximately 5-10% of all congenital heart defects, affecting approximately 1 in 3000 newborns. While the condition has been recognized for over 70 years, many clinical questions still remain about the management of patients with aortic coarctation. There exists a need to investigate the complex hemodynamics associated with this disease using computational fluid dynamics to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of these patients. First, computational simulations were used to determine the hemodynamic significance of various aortic arch obstructions, specifically to determine the significance of aortic hypoplasia, defined as long segment aortic narrowing, compared with aortic coarctation, defined as discrete narrowing. Ventricular workload was used as a metric for the degree of significance imposed by the narrowing. Results indicated that aortic hypoplasia was more significant that aortic coarctation when the same percent narrowing was considered. In addition, the simulations revealed that aortic hypoplasia consisting of 25-50% narrowing is not likely to be hemodynamically significant under resting conditions. Next, various treatment options were investigated by using simulations to compare surgical and stent-based treatment. In particular, stents placed in the aorta create a compliance mismatch because the stent is rigid and the aorta is deformable, so computational simulations were used to determine the significance of the mismatch. The results showed that the compliance mismatch associated with a rigid stent did not produce a clinically significant change in the required ventricular workload. This study refuted the claim that the compliance mismatch associated with stenting in aortic coarctation patients negatively impacts patient hemodynamics. Finally, patients with corrected aortic coarctation often suffer from hypertension and associated cardiovascular problems in the coronary and cerebral vessels. Computational simulations were used to determine the hemodynamics in the aorta, coronary, and cerebral vessels associated with hypertension and subsequent vascular remodeling. The results showed that hypertension induced with aortic coarctation is associated with nearly equal increases in mean pressure but different increases in pulse pressure throughout the model. This study revealed interesting and important information related to the hemodynamics in a large vascular model under the effects of hypertension and vascular wall remodeling. These studies showed the power of computational simulations to aid in the investigation of clinical questions regarding aortic coarctation.
  • Digital
    Guanglei Xiong.
    Modern anatomical medical imaging technologies, such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance, capture structures of the human body in exquisite detail. Computational anatomy is a developing discipline to extract and characterize the anatomy from images. Unfortunately, anatomical images do not reveal the functional behavior. Computational physiology shows great potential to link the structure-function relationship by considering both the anatomical information and the physical governing laws. The simulated physiology can be used to assess physiological states, and more importantly predict the outcomes of interventions. On the other hand, advances in the functional imaging techniques provide measured physiology information and should be utilized together with computational physiology. In the theme of computational anatomy and physiology, this dissertation describes computational methods of modeling vascular geometry for image-based blood flow computation and tracking pulmonary motion for image-guided radiation therapy. Blood flow computation is a useful tool to quantify in vivo hemodynamics. The essential first step is to model vascular geometry from medical imaging data. I have developed a new workflow for this task. The geometric model construction is based on 3D image segmentation and geometric processing. To represent the topology of the constructed model, I have developed a novel centerline extraction method. To account for compliant vessels, methods to assign spatially-varying mechanical properties of the vessel wall are also developed. The workflow greatly increases the modeling efficiency. The combination of the patient-specific geometry and wall deformation can enhance the fidelity of blood flow simulation. Image-based blood flow computation also holds great promise for device design and surgical procedure evaluation. Next, I have developed novel virtual intervention methods to deploy stents or stent grafts to patient-specific pre-operative geometric models constructed from medical images. These methods enable prospective model construction and may be used to evaluate the outcomes of alternative treatment options. Respiratory motion is closely related to the physiology of the lung. Finally, I have developed a novel framework to track patient-specific pulmonary motion from 4D computed tomography images. A large set of vascular junction structures in the lung are identified as landmarks and tracked to obtain their motion trajectories. This framework can provide accurate motion information, which is important in radiation therapy to reduce healthy tissue irradiation while allowing target dose escalation. This work demonstrates the importance of the geometry and motion modeling tools in computational anatomy and physiology. Accurate physiological information, whether simulated or measured, will benefit the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.
  • Digital
    Rashmi Raghu.
    It is well known that blood vessels exhibit viscoelastic properties. Vessel wall viscoelasticity is an important source of physical damping and dissipation in the cardiovascular system. There is a growing need to incorporate viscoelasticity of arteries in computational models of blood flow which are utilized for applications such as disease research, treatment planning and medical device evaluation. However, thus far the use of viscoelastic wall properties in blood flow modeling has been limited. As part of the present work, arterial wall viscoelasticity was incorporated into two computational models of blood flow: (1) a nonlinear one-dimensional (1-D) model and (2) a three-dimensional (3-D) fluid-solid interaction (FSI) model of blood flow. 1-D blood flow model: In blood flow simulations different viscoelastic wall models may produce significantly different flow, pressure and wall deformation solutions. To highlight these differences a novel comparative study of two viscoelastic wall models and an elastic model is presented in this work. The wall models were incorporated in a nonlinear 1-D model of blood flow, which was solved using a space-time finite element method. The comparative study involved the following applications: (i) Wave propagation in an idealized vessel with reflection-free outflow boundary condition; (ii) Carotid artery model with non-periodic boundary conditions; (iii) Subject-specific abdominal aorta model under rest and exercise conditions. 3-D FSI blood flow model: 3-D blood flow models enable physiologic simulations in complex, subject-specific anatomies. In the present work, a viscoelastic constitutive relationship for the arterial wall was incorporated in the 3-D Coupled Momentum Method for Fluid-Solid Interaction problems (CMM-FSI). Results in an idealized carotid artery stenosis geometry show that higher frequency components of flow rate, pressure and vessel wall motion are damped in the viscoelastic case. These results indicate that the dissipative nature of viscoelastic wall properties has an important impact in 3-D simulations of blood flow. Future work will include simulations of blood flow in patient-specific geometries such as aortic coarctation (a congenital disease) to assess the impact of wall viscoelasticity in clinically relevant scenarios. In the present work, arterial viscoelasticity has been incorporated in 1-D and 3-D computational models of blood flow. The biomechanical effects of wall viscoelasticity have been investigated through idealized and subject-specific blood flow simulations. These contributions are significant and suggest the potential importance of wall viscoelasticity in blood flow simulations for clinically relevant applications.
  • Digital/Print
    Digital : HighWire2002
    Print2002
  • Digital
    Robert S. Bonser, Domenico Pagano, Axel Haverich, Jorge Mascaro, editors.
    Springer2014
    This book reviews the surgical management of patients with aortic disease, revealing many options open to cardiovascular specialists in this often controversial area of management. It reviews each controversy and provides clinical information for cardiac surgery, and discusses the spectrum of disorders and their management. With the knowledge base in this discipline changing rapidly, Controversies in Aortic Dissection and Aneurysmal Disease meets an important requirement to consolidate the wide-ranging information on which clinicians must base their practice. It is directed towards surgeons, physicians, and healthcare workers involved in the care of patients requiring cardiac, cardiothoracic and cardiovascular surgery. This book will be an essential resource for these professionals looking to accelerate the translation of basic research findings into clinical study and practice.
  • Digital
    Erol Veznedaroglu, editor.
    Springer2016
    Who to Treat with Craniotomy -- Flow Diverters and Endovascular Treatment -- Discussion -- Aggressive Treatment -- Conservative Approach -- Discussion -- Role for Surgery -- Craniotomy is Over for Basilar Artery Aneurysms -- Discussion -- Who I Operate On -- Who I Stent -- Distal Protection Where's the Evidence? -- Discussion -- How I've Changed My Practice -- Discussion -- Intra Arterial Treatment Who and When? -- Discussion -- When Is It Indicated? -- Making Practical Sense of Who to Treat and How.
  • Digital
    Ajay K. Singh, Rajiv Agarwal, editors.
    Springer2016
    This guide provides a comprehensive review of the full spectrum of hypertension in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Targeted towards the busy practitioner, the focus of this volume is on various therapies and how to lower blood pressure through lifestyle changes. Specialist patient populations and hypertension and causes of hypertension are also covered in detail. Clinically-focused and authoritative, this resource offers a rationalized approach to diagnosing and treating hypertension in CKD.
  • Digital
    edited by Carl Moores, Alastair F. Nimmo.
    Cambridge2012
    Arterial disease and its management / Roderick T.A. Chalmers -- Co-existing disease in vascular surgical patients / John Carlisle and Michael Swart -- Preoperative assessment of vascular surgery patients / John Carlisle and Michael Swart -- Reducing perioperative cardiac risk / Craig Beattie -- Anaesthesia in the vascular surgery patient / Carl Moores -- Monitoring in the vascular surgery patient / Chris Snowden and Suzi O'Neill -- Intravenous fluid therapy / Mike James -- Coagulation and haemorrhage / Alastair F. Nimmo and Gary Morrison -- Transfusion and blood conservation / Alastair F. Nimmo and Danny McGee -- Anaesthesia for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery / Richard Telford -- Anaesthesia for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery / Alastair F. Nimmo and Carl Moores -- Endovascular aortic surgery / Maged Argalious -- Anaesthesia for emergency abdominal aortic surgery / Alastair F. Nimmo -- Anaesthesia for aorto-iliac occlusive disease / Alastair J. Thomson -- Anaesthesia for lower limb revascularisation / Alastair J. Thomson -- Lower limb amputations / Charles Morton and John Wilson -- Anaesthesia for carotid artery disease / Mark Stoneham -- Anaesthesia for vascular surgery to the upper limb / Carl Moores -- Surgery for access for renal dialysis / Carl Moores.
  • Print
    William G. Rothstein.
    Pandemics as historical events -- Overview of the coronary heart disease pandemic in the United States and methods of analysis -- The emergence of the coronary heart disease pandemic in the United States, 1910-1935 -- The coronary heart disease pandemic in the United States from 1940 to 1967 -- Explanations for the emergence of the coronary heart disease pandemic -- State differences in coronary heart disease mortality -- Rates in the United States in 1950 and 1960 -- The emergence of the coronary heart disease pandemic in Canada and England and Wales -- The peak and decline of the coronary heart disease pandemic in the United States, 1970 to 2010 -- Explanations for the decrease in ischemic heart disease -- Mortality rates in the United States from 1970 to 2010 -- Decreases in state ischemic heart disease mortality rates, 1970-1990 -- The peak and decline of the pandemic in Canada, England and Wales, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand -- Coronary heart disease after the pandemic.
  • Digital
    Filippo Crea, Gaetano A. Lanza, Paolo G. Camici.
    Springer2014
    In the past two decades a number of studies have shown that abnormalities in the function and structure of coronary microcirculation can be detected in several cardiovascular diseases. On the basis of the clinical setting in which it occurs, coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD) can be classified into four types: CMD in the absence of any other cardiac disease; CMD in myocardial diseases; CMD in obstructive epicardial coronary artery disease; and iatrogenic CMD. In some instances CMD represents an epiphenomenon, whereas in others it represents an important marker of risk or may contribute to the pathogenesis of myocardial ischemia, becoming a possible therapeutic target. This book provides an update on coronary physiology and a systematic assessment of microvascular abnormalities in cardiovascular diseases, in the hope that it will assist clinicians in prevention, detection, and management of CMD in their everyday activity.
  • Digital
    Robert J. Tomanek.
    Springer2013
    General concepts of blood vessel formation and remodeling -- Prenatal coronary Morphogenesis -- Postnatal coronary morphogenesis and growth -- Sturcture function of the coronary hierarchy -- Historical perspectives -- Coronary anomalies -- Aging -- Adaptations to exercise training -- Hypoxia -- Myocardial ischemia and infarction -- Cardiac hypertrophy -- Therapy for the coronary circulation.
  • Digital
    edited by Stefan Schwab, Professor and Director, Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg, Erlangen, Germany, Daniel Hanley, Jeffrey and Harriet Legum Professor and Director, Division of Brain Injury Outvcomes, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA, A. David Mendelow, Professor of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neuroscience, University of New Castle Upon tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
    Cambridge2014
    1. Intracranial pressure monitoring in cerebrovascular disease -- 2. Cerebral blood flow -- 3. Brain tissue oxygen monitoring in cerebrovascular diseases -- 4. Cerebral microdialysis in cerebrovascular disease -- 5. Ultrasound and other noninvasive techniques used in monitoring cerebrovascular disease -- 6. Scales in the neurointensive care unit -- 7. Antidema therapy in cerebrovascular disease -- 8. Decompressive surgery in cerebrovascular disease -- 9. Neuroradiologic intervention in cerebrovascular disease -- 9b. Neuroradiological interventions in cerebrovascular disease, intracranial revascularization -- 10. The use of hypothermia in cerebrovascular disease -- 11. External ventricular drainage in hemorrhagic stroke -- 12. Management of lumbar drains in cerebrovascular disease -- 13. Intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke -- 14. Decompressive surgery and hypothermia -- 15. Space-occupying hemispheric infarction, clinical course, prediction and prognosis -- 16. Critical care of basilar artery occlusion -- 17. Critical care of cerebellar stroke -- 18. Rare specific causes of stroke -- 19. Blood pressure management in acute ischemic stroke -- 20. Management of intracranial hemorrhage, early expansion and second bleeds -- 21a. Management of acute hypertensive response in the ICH patient -- 21b. Respiratory care of the ICH patient -- 21c. Nutritionin the ICH patient -- 21d. Management of infections in the ICH patient -- 21e. Management of cerebral edema in the ICH patient -- 22a. Surgery for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 22b. Minimally invasive treatment options for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 22c. Image-guided endoscopic evacuation of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 23. Intraventricular hemorrhage -- 24. Interventions for cerebellar hemorrhage -- 25. Interventions for brainstem hemorrhage -- 26. Surgery for arteriovenous malformations -- 27. Radiation therapy for arteriovenous malformations -- 28. Management of cavernous angiomas of the brain -- 29. Medical interventions for subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 30. Craniotomy for treatment of aneurysms -- 31. Endovascular interventions for subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 32. Management of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 33. Management of metabolic derangements in subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 34. Management of cardiopulmonary dysfunctionin subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 35. Identification, differential diagnosis, and therapy for cerebral venous thrombosis -- 36. Ischemic brain damage in traumatic brain injury (TBI), extradural, subdural, and intracerebral hematomas and cerebral contusions.
  • Digital/Print
    edited by Geoffrey D. Rubin, Neil M. Rofsky.
    Digital : Ovid2009
    Print2009
    Principles of computed tomographic angiography -- Principles of magnetic resonance angiography -- Conventional angiography in the noninvasive era -- Contrast medium administration in computed tomographic angiography -- Contrast medium administration in magnetic resonance angiography -- Postprocessing and data analysis -- Atherosclerosis : epidemiology and pathology -- Atherosclerosis : in vivo characterization -- Thromboembolism -- Vasculitides and connective tissue disorders -- Cerebral arteries and veins -- Cervical vasculature -- Quantifying coronary artery calcium -- Coronary arteries -- Thoracic vascular anomalies -- Pulmonary vasculature -- Thoracic aorta -- Abdominal aorta -- Mesenteric vasculature -- Renal vasculature -- Lower extremities vasculature -- Upper extremities vasculature -- Pediatric techniques and vascular anomalies -- Venous system.
  • Digital
    Paolo Pavone, Massimo Fioranelli, David A. Dowe.
    Springer2009
  • Digital
    editor, Mario Cicardi.
    Future Med2011
    Hereditary angioedema in 2011 / Marco Cicardi -- Hereditary angioedema : diagnosis and pathogenic mechanisms / Allen P. Kaplan -- Current options for the acute treatment and prophylaxis of hereditary angioedema / Laraib Tabba & Timothy J. Craig -- Novel C1 inhibitors for hereditary angioedema / Henriette Farkas & Lilian Varga -- New drug targets and future direction : ecallantide / Jonathan A. Bernstein -- New drug targets and future direction : icatibant / Konrad Bork -- Index.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Edgar V. Lerma, Mitchell H. Rosner, Mark A. Perazella.
    AccessMedicine2018
    Approach to the patient with renal disease -- Disorders of extracellular volume: hypovolemia and hypervolemia -- Disorders of water balance: hyponatremia and hypernatremia -- Disorders of potassium balance: hypo- and hyperkalemia -- Acid-base disorders -- Disorders of calcium metabolism: hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia -- Disorders of phosphorus balance: hyperphosphatemia and hypophosphatemia -- Disorders of magnesium balance: hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia -- Acute kidney injury -- Hepatorenal syndrome -- Rhabdomyolysis -- Contrast-induced nephropathy -- Tumor lysis syndrome -- Acute kidney injury from therapeutic agents -- NSAIDs and the kidney: acute kidney injury -- Obstructive uropathy -- The kidney in malignancy -- Chronic renal failure and the uremic syndrome -- Anemia and chronic kidney disease -- Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease -- Chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder -- Chronic renal failure and the uremic syndrome: nutritional issues -- Slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease -- Nephrotic syndrome versus nephritic syndrome -- Minimal change disease -- Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis -- Membranous nephropathy -- Immunoglobulin A nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein purpura -- -- Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis -- Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease (goodpasture disease) -- Bacterial infection-associated glomerulonephritis -- Vasculitides -- Lupus nephritis -- Plasma cell dyscrasias -- Thrombotic microangiopathies -- Glomerular disorders due to infections -- Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis -- Chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis -- Nephrolithiasis -- Primary (essential) hypertension -- Secondary hypertension -- Hypertension in high-risk populations -- Resistant hypertension -- Hypertensive emergencies and urgencies -- Cystic diseases of the kidney -- Familial hematurias: Alport Syndrome and hematuria with thin glomerular basement membranes -- Fabry Disease -- Sickle cell nephropathy -- Hemodialysis -- Peritoneal Dialysis -- Continuous renal replacement therapy -- Kidney transplantation -- Diabetic kidney disease -- Pregnancy and the kidney -- Aging and the kidney -- Interventional nephrology -- Poisonings and intoxications -- Palliative care nephrology -- Clinical pharmacology and the kidney.
  • Digital
    [edited by] James C. Stanley, Frank J. Veith, Thomas W. Wakefield.
    ClinicalKey2014
  • Digital
    Samy I. McFarlane, George L. Bakris, editors.
    Springer2012
    Diabetes and hypertension have evolved as two of the modern day epidemics affecting millions of people around the world. These two common co-morbidities lead to substantial increase in cardiovascular disease, the major cause of morbidity and mortality of adults around the world. In Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management, a panel of renowned experts address a range of critical topics -- from basic concepts in evaluation and management of diabetes and hypertension, such as dietary interventions, to evaluation and management of secondary hypertension in clinical practice. Other chapters focus on high cardiovascular risk populations such as those with coronary heart disease, chronic kidney disease and minority patients. In addition, evolving concepts and new developments in the field are presented in other chapters, such as prevention of type 2 diabetes and the epidemic of sleep apnea and its implication for diabetes and hypertension evaluation and management. An important title covering two of the most troubling disorders of our time, Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management will provide the busy practitioner with cutting edge knowledge in the field as well as practical information that can translate into better care provided to the high-risk population of diabetics and hypertensive patients.
  • Digital
    Gautam V. Shrikhande, James F. McKinsey, editors.
    Springer2012
    In Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease, a panel of distinguished leaders in the field of medicine, podiatry, and vascular and endovascular therapy assimilate the latest literature on these issues and others for an in-depth review of the management of peripheral vascular disease. Providing an overview of the management of diabetes and diabetic foot changes as well as providing a view of cutting-edge and emerging topics in optimization of arterial status, this important title addresses pathophysiology, anatomy, diagnosis and management of diabetic peripheral vascular disease, emphasizing a multi-disciplinary approach. The first chapter of the book provides an overview of this complex disease process and discusses the teamwork required for optimal management. The chapters continue with the basic pathophysiology of diabetic atherosclerosis and a contemporary review of the management of diabetes. The genesis of diabetic foot ulceration and prevention and management strategies is covered, as is the effects of neuropathy and microvascular changes in the diabetic foot. In addition, Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease covers the microbiology of diabetic foot infections, the role of endovascular interventions and vascular surgery as well as the management of the complications of these procedures, the process of amputation for those patients who have progressed beyond a limb salvage situation, and the effects of diabetes on the cerebrovascular system as well as its implications in patients with aortoiliac disease. An invaluable addition to the literature on diabetes and peripheral vascular disease, the book will be of great interest internists, family practitioners, surgeons, podiatrists, wound care specialists, and vascular specialists. Students, residents, and fellows in surgical and medical specialties should also find this book of significant value and interest.
  • Digital
    Luc Turmel-Rodrigues, Claude J. Renaud ; with contributions by Bernard Beyssen, Jean-Jacques Godier, Albert Mouton, Josette Pengloan, and Richard Shoenfeld.
    Springer2013
    Endovascular repair of dialysis fistulas and grafts: strengths and weaknesses -- Role of the nephrologist, interventional radiologist, and vascular access in the treatment of end-Stage renal disease -- Access creation strategy -- Natural history of vascular access -- Radiological anatomy and preoperative imaging of upper limb vessels -- Indications and imaging modalities in dialysis access -- Psychological and clinical issues -- Patient preparation prior to angiography and endovascular interventions -- Angiography (Fistulography) -- Dilation and stent placement -- Hand ischemia -- Treatment of thrombosed accesses -- Therapeutic occlusion of dysfunctional accesses -- Complications during and after vascular access endovascular procedures -- Vascular access intervention outcomes.
  • Digital
    edited by Steven Wu, Sanjeeva P. Kalva.
    Springer2015
    This practical book covers the basic principles and practice of dialysis access management, a crucial part of the care of patients undergoing hemodialysis. It has been written in an easy-to-read, step-by-step format to help facilitate learning and understanding of the procedures, and has been supplemented with numerous operative photographs and diagrams demonstrating the commonly performed dialysis access exams, interventions, procedures and surgeries. Dialysis Access Management is an essential text for residents, fellows, and physicians who are learning or practicing in dialysis and/or dialysis access management, especially in the fields of nephrology, radiology, surgery, and vascular medicine.
  • Digital
    edited by Rodney A. Samaan.
    ScienceDirect2017
    Dietary Fiber for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Fiber's Interaction between Gut Micoflora, Sugar Metabolism, Weight Control and Cardiovascular Health compiles the most up-to-date research discoveries to provide a timely and scientific rationale for the significant impact of a fiber rich diet for the prevention of heart disease. By focusing on the science behind how fiber, both soluble and insoluble can lead to lower rates of heart disease, this important reference will educate researchers, cardiologists, medical providers and students on how to improve patients' hearts via a fiber rich diet. Coverage includes the known mechanisms of how fiber works to reduce insulin resistance, control weight, reduce cholesterol by binding with bile, maintain stable glucose levels and influence gut microflora.
  • Digital
    editors, Imad Sheiban, Fabrizio D'Ascenzo.
    Future Med2012
    Drug-eluting stents / Imad Sheiban & Fabrizio D'Ascenzo -- Drug-eluting stents : overview and indications / Fabrizio D'Ascenzo & Imad Sheiban -- Coronary artery stents : approved first-generation drug-eluting stents / Jason R. Foerst, Frank Gruenheck, Malte Kelm & Marc Vorpahl -- Approved drug-eluting stents : second generation / Giampaolo Niccoli & Gregory A. Sgueglia -- Drug-eluting stents in development / Joanne Shannon & Azeem Latib -- Current guidelines for the use of drug-eluting stents / Gill Louise Buchanan & Alaide Chieffo -- Index.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Lionel H. Opie ; co-editor, Bernard J. Gersh ; foreword by Eugene Braunwald.
    ClinicalKey2013
    [Beta]-blocking agents / Lionel H. Opie -- Nitrates and newer antianginals / Lionel H. Opie, John D. Horowitz -- Calcium channel blockers / Lionel H. Opie -- Diuretics / Lionel H. Opie, Ronald G. Victor, Norman M. Kaplan -- Inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system / Lionel H. Opie, Marc A. Pfeffer -- Heart failure / John R. Teerlink, Karen Sliwa, Lionel H. Opie -- Antihypertensive therapies / Lional H. Opie ... [et al.] -- Antiarrhythmic drugs and strategies / Stanley Nattel, Bernard J. Gersh, Lionel H. Opie -- Antithrombotic agents : platelet inhibitors, acute anticoagulants, fibrinolytics, and chronic anticoagulants / Keith A.A. Fox ... [et al.] -- Lipid-modifying and antiatherosclerotic drugs / Antonio M. Gotto Jr., Lionel H. Opie -- Metabolic syndrome, hyperglycemia, and type-2 diabetes / Lionel H. Opie, Juris Meier, John M. Miles -- Which therapy for which condition? / Bernard J. Gersh, Lionel H. Opie.
  • Digital
    Erika Mendoza, Christopher R. Lattimer, Nick Morrison, editors.
    Springer2014
    This book describes in detail the use of duplex ultrasound for exploration of the superficial veins and their pathology. It has a practical orientation, presenting numerous clinical situations and explaining how to identify the different sources of reflux, specially in the groin. The investigation of pathology of the saphenous trunks, perforators, and side branches is described in detail. As duplex ultrasound plays an important role during various venous surgical procedures, its application pre-, intra-, and postoperatively is presented. Furthermore, the sonographic appearances of thrombotic pathology of superficial and deep veins, edema, and other conditions that may be observed while exploring the veins are fully described. The book is based on the authors{u2019} extensive clinical experience and is intended to assist fellow practitioners who want to learn more about the technique. It includes a wealth of informative images with the aim of covering every potential situation.
  • Digital
    Pascal Chabrot, Louis Boyer.
    Springer2012
  • Digital
    edited by Pascal Chabrot, Louis Boyer.
    Springer2014
    Innovations in catheterization techniques and embolization agents have considerably contributed to the development of endovascular occlusion techniques in arterial and venous trunks as much as distal parenchymal capillar beds. Mini invasive therapies, endovascular embolization and chemo-embolization now constitute valuable therapeutic alternatives in various fields: on a purely palliative or on a curative basis in oncology, but also in traumatology, functional diseases, and for the treatment of benign tumors, or when dealing with post-operative complications. As in-depth and detailed descriptions of these techniques are all ready available in specialized books, our ambition is to provide a basic handbook for the young vascular radiologists in training and a checklist for the more experienced interventional radiologists, by providing for each of the constantly increasing indications a synthetic approach of the technique and its expected results. The first part of this book relates to the tool box (the materials) and the procedure techniques as well as the physiopathological requirements for carrying out embolization; the second part is an analytical description of the main situations and anatomo-clinical strategies. This handy book should to be a valuable memory aid for clinicians and interventional radiologists, readily available in the multidisciplinary staff rooms and in angiography suites.
  • Digital
    Marcelo Guimaraes, Riccardo Lencioni, Gary P. Siskin.
    Ovid2015
  • Digital
    edited by H. Bryan Brewer, Jean-Pierre Després.
    Oxford2008
  • Digital
    Sarah J. Goodlin, Michael W. Rich, editors.
    Springer2015
    Cardiovascular (CV) disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. While death rates from many acute CV illnesses have declined in developing countries, a substantial proportion of individuals with CV disease ultimately die from CV causes. As the population ages, the global burden of CV disease will continue to rise. Until recently, the focus of clinicians has been on saving lives and deferring death. Over the past decade there has been growing recognition of the importance of palliative care and end of life care in CV disease. While palliative and supportive care should be provided throughout the course of serious and life-shortening illnesses, this book focuses on issues that clinicians encounter in end-of-life care. This book provides guidance to clinicians working across the breadth of care settings, in chronic progressive disease as well as sudden arrhythmic death andwith advanced technologies. End-of-Life Care in Cardiovascular Disease is designed to assist clinicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers in addressing end of life care for patients with CV disease in a variety of common clinical scenarios. Each chapter is written by expert clinicians and researchers, and concisely reviews current knowledge and recommendations for providing patient- and family-centered end-of-life care.
  • Digital
    edited by Protásio L. da Luz, Peter Libby, Antonio C.P. Chagas, Francisco R.M. Laurindo.
    ScienceDirect2018
    Part I - Basic Features Section I - Structure 1. Vascular Endothelium: a perspective 2. Development of the coronary system: perspectives for cellular therapy from differentiaton of its precursors 3. Translational pathways in endothelial cell: Implications for angiogenesis 4. Endothelial barrier: factors that regulate its permeability 5. Growth factors, endothelial progenitor cells and angiogenesis 6. Characteristics of Endothelium in both sexes Section II - Endocrine functions and metabolic interactions 7. Hemodynamic forces in the Endothelium: from mechanical transduction to atherosclerosis development 8. Endothelium dependent vasodilation: NO and other mediators 9. Endothelial vasoconstrictor substances produced by the endothelium 10. Cellular redox pathways in endothelial dysfunction and vascular diseases 11. Blood coagulation and Endothelium 12. Genetics of Endothelium 13. Epigenetic regulation of endothelial function 12. Adhesion molecules and the Endothelium 15. Endothelium and Renin-Angiotensin System Part II - Endothelial Dysfunction and Clinical Syndromes Section III - Methods of investigation 16. Methods for endothelial function investigations in humans 17. Endothelial biomarkers Section IV - Aging and cognitive function 18. Endothelial alterations in aging 19. Vascular function in dementia and cognitive decline 20. Emotional stress and its influence upon the Endothelium Section V -- Lipoproteins 21. Lipids and lipoprotein mediators of endothelial function and dysfunction 22. HDL and Endothelium 23. Artificial lipoproteins in endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis Section VI - Diets and Endothelium 24. Influences of diets upon endothelial function 25. Effects of Mediterranean diet upon endothelial function 26. Effects of red wine and polyphenols upon endothelial function and clinical events Section VII - Kidney and hypertensive diseases 27. Kidney and the Endothelium 28. Endothelium and arterial hypertension 29. Endothelial alterations in pulmonary hypertension Section VIII - Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease 30. Endothelial alterations in chronic coronary disease 31. Molecular mechanisms of the arterial wall in acute coronary syndromes 32. Endothelium: coordinator of acute and chronic inflammation 33. Endothelium in atherosclerosis: plaque formation and its complications 34. Risk factors and endothelial dysfunctions 35. Sleep disturbances and endothelial dysfunction 36. Smoking and Endothelium: Endothelial dysfunction and microcirculation in women with angina and normal coronaries Section IX - Heart Failure 37. Endothelial alterations in heart failure: mechanisms and molecular basis 38. Heart Failure: influences of drug intervention upon vessels Section X - Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Cardiac Surgery 39. Endothelial repair after percutaneous intervention 40. Stents and Endothelium 41. Vascular disease of the transplanted heart: physiopathology and therapeutic options Section XI - Metabolic Syndromes 42. Erectile dysfunction and endothelium 43. Obesity, Diabetes and Endothelium: molecular interactions Section XII -- Non-Cardiovascular Diseases and Endothelium 44. Endothelial mechanisms in pre-eclampsia 45. Endothelium and nitric oxide: interactions in cancer evolution 46. Endothelial function and skin microcirculation Section XIII - Treatment Options in Endothelial Dysfunction 47. Endothelial dysfunction in the clinical setting: prognosis and therapeutic target 48. Physical exercise and the Endothelium 49. Endothelium and immunologic alterations in atherosclerosis
  • Digital
    Robert S. Dieter, Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., Raymond A. Dieter, III, editors.
    Springer2014
    Part I: Basic MRI Principles.- A Brief History of Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- The Relaxation Concept in MRI -- MRI Pulse Sequences -- MR Imaging Parameters and Options -- Part II: MR Safety, Patient Positioning, Protocol Design, Graphical Prescription and MR Applications for Anatomical Regions.- Introduction to Safe Clinical Scanning -- Central Nervous System: MRI Protocols, Imaging Parameters and Graphical Prescriptions -- Musculoskeletal Imaging: MRI Protocols, Imaging Parameters and Graphical Prescriptions -- Body Imaging: MRI Protocols, Imaging Parameters and Graphical Prescriptions -- Cardiovascular Imaging: MRI Protocols, Imaging Parameters and Graphical Prescriptions -- Breast Imaging: MRI Protocols, Imaging Parameters and Graphical Prescriptions.
  • Digital
    by Aristotelis P. Mitsos.
    Springer2015
    Endovascular neurosurgery is a recently introduced but rapidly evolving medical field, which uses minimally invasive interventions to treat major life-threatening vascular lesions of the Central Nervous System. Although its history counts less than 15 years of worldwide acceptance, it has rapidly displaced the traditional open neurosurgical techniques, being nowadays the first treatment choice for brain aneurysms and vascular malformations. Thus, the experience of each neuroendovascular center and performer is invaluable, offering the base for learning and teaching the new generation of interventionalists as well as for the evolvement of the method itself. This book presents the basic principles of endovascular neurosurgery starting from clinical cases. Through this close-to-clinical-reality-process, the reader will be able to more thoroughly understand the pathophysiology of the brain and spine vascular lesions as well as the decision-making strategy, related to the indications, endovascular methods and results, finding suggestions and solutions to his/her clinical questions and problems. Besides chapters devoted to CNS vascular embryology and anatomy, clinical cases organized in groups based on the treated lesions are introduced: ruptured and unruptured cerebral aneurysms of the anterior and posterior circulation, side-wall and bifurcation aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF), arterial stenosis and angioplasty as well as spinal vascular lesions. A separate chapter is devoted to the organization and necessary equipment of the angio room and the department offering neuroendovascular service. This volume will be of interest to neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists and ICU physicians as well as health care providers who are involved in the diagnosis and management of the vascular lesions of the brain and spine.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Wesley S. Moore, Samuel S. Ahn.
    ClinicalKey2011
    In the 4th edition, Drs. Wesley S. Moore, Samuel S. Ahn, and a host of experts guide you through the latest developments in this innovative field. New procedures and special features, such as key points and case reviews, help illustrate effective patient care, and new topics such as endoscopic management of aneurismal disease and traumatic injuries review with you the latest endovascular surgical techniques. Broaden your surgical skills with new chapters on endoscopic management of aneurismal disease and traumatic injuries, and review a valuable new section covering the TIPS Procedure for Portal Hypertension, Anesthetic Management for Endovascular Procedures, the Use of Coil Embolization in Endovascular Surgery, and more. An in-depth, core reference on the best practices and techniques in endovascular surgery. Perfect for both the training vascular surgeon who needs a comprehensive view of endovascular surgery as well as a refresher on current techniques and optimal outcomes for the practitioner.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Konstantinos P. Donas, Giovanni Torsello, Kenneth Ouriel.
    ClinicalKey2018
    "Focusing on the latest safe and effective techniques, Endovascular Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms: Standard and Advanced Techniques provides step-by-step, comprehensive coverage of endovascular repairs of complex aneurysms of the aorta, from basic to advanced"--Publisher's description.
  • Digital/Print
    Digital : Oxford2002
    Print2002
  • Digital/Print
    Digital : Oxford2002
    Print2002
  • Digital
    Margus Viigimaa, Charalambos Vlachopoulos, Michael Doumas, editors.
    Springer2015
    This concise guide to the often overlooked association between erectile dysfunction and hypertension/cardiovascular disease covers a wide range of aspects of importance to the clinician. It examines the impact of antihypertensive drug therapy on erectile function and explains how the management of erectile dysfunction in hypertensive patients depends on a variety of factors. Different treatment approaches are described, including lifestyle modification, PDE-5 inhibitors and other novel agents, and behavioral therapy, and helpful therapeutic algorithms are presented. A further focus of the book is the potential role of erectile dysfunction as an early diagnostic indicator of asymptomatic coronary artery disease and a prognostic marker for cardiovascular events. In addition, key background information is supplied on epidemiology and pathophysiology, and the significance of erectile dysfunction in different patient groups, such as the elderly and those with chronic kidney disease, is examined. Erectile dysfunction is a major public health problem affecting more than ten percent of the general male population and is now considered to be predominantly of vascular origin. This book will be informative and of practical value for all practitioners responsible for caring for the very many patients who experience erectile dysfunction in the setting of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
  • Digital
    Springer2010
    Prevention of cardiovascular disease -- Hypertension -- Diabetic heart disease -- Coronary heart disease -- Myocardial disease -- Pericardial disease -- Congenital heart disease -- Pregnancy and heart disease -- Valvular heart disease -- Infective endocarditis -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Arrhythmias -- Myocardial infarction -- Pulmonary embolism -- Heart failure -- Cardiac consult.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, Linda D. Gillam ; illustration editor, Bernard E. Bulwer.
    ClinicalKey2019
    Echocardiography remains the most commonly used imaging technique to visualize the heart and great vessels, and this clinically oriented text by Drs. Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, and Linda D. Gillam helps you make the most of its diagnostic and prognostic potential for your patients. Part of the highly regarded Braunwald's family of cardiology references, Essential Echocardiography expertly covers basic principles of anatomy and physiology, the appearance of normal variants across a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, and the hands-on approaches necessary to acquire and interpret optimal echocardiographic images in the clinical setting.
  • Digital
    edited by Jovan P. Antovic, Margareta Blombäck.
    Wiley2013
    Schematic presentation of the hemostatic system / Nils Egberg -- Proposals for sampling instructions / Margareta Blombäck and Nils Egberg -- Laboratory investigations / Jovan P. Antovic, Liselotte Onelöv, and Nils Egberg -- Hereditary bleeding disorders / Margareta Holmström and Lars-Göran Lundberg -- Critical bleeding / Maria Bruzelius, Anna Ågren, and Hans Johnsson -- Investigation of increased bleeding tendency / Margareta Holmström and Lars Göran Lundberg -- Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism / Anders Carlsson -- Investigations of thromboembolic tendency / Margareta Holmström -- Heart disease / Håkan Wallen and Rickard Linder -- Antiplatelet drug therapy and reversal of its effects / Håkan Wallen, Hans Johnsson, and Bo-Michael Bellander -- New oral anticoagulants : focus on currently approved oral factor Xa and thombin inhibitors / Rickard E. Malmström and Hans Johnsson -- Stroke and transient ischemic attack / Nils Wahlgren and Mia von Euler -- Peripheral artery surgery / Jesper Swedenborg -- Hemostasis in obstetrics and gynecology / Katarina Bremme -- Hemostasis in children / Susanna Ranta and Pia Petrini -- Emergency conditions associated with coagulation : DIC, HIT, and TTP/HUS / Jovan P. Antovic and Margareta Holmström.
  • Digital
    Vivian Gahtan, Michael J. Costanza, editors.
    Springer2015
    Diagnosis and imaging -- Surgical and endovascular technique and tools -- Peripheral arterial thrombosis/emboli -- Compartment syndrome -- Diabetic foot infection -- PAD and claudication -- Critical limb ischemia -- Lower extremity amputations -- Deep venous thrombosis -- Superficial thrombophlebitis -- Chronic venous insufficiency -- Varicose veins -- Inferior vena cava filters -- Vascular injuries in the neck -- Vascular injuries in the abdomen -- Extremity vascular injuries -- Temporary venous catheters -- Arteriovenous hemodialysis access -- Access complications -- Arterial occlusive disease: carotid, mesenteric, renal -- Aortic pathology: AAA, dissection, traumatic transection -- Non-atherosclerotic vascular disease: vasculitis, popliteal entrapment, hypercoaguable -- Surgical and endovascular complications: infection, hemorrhage.
  • Digital/Print
    Digital : Oxford2001
    Print2001
  • Digital/Print
    edited by Peter Meredith, Karl Swedberg.
    Digital : Oxford2004
    Print2004
  • Digital
    Junjie Xiao, editor.
    Springerpt. 1
    Springerpt. 2
  • Digital
    Junjie Xiao, Sanda Cretoiu, editors.
    Springer2017
    The book provides and intensive overview on exosomes in cardiovascular diseases, its potential as biomarkers, as well as pathological and therapeutic effects. It firstly describes the general aspects of exosomes including the definition, formation and secretion of exosomes and highlight their roles as biomarkers and pathological and therapeutic effects in cardiovascular diseases as well. Secondly, basic aspects of exosomes including the purification methods of exosomes, exosomes content, and functional roles of the cardiovascular exosomes are summarized. Thirdly, exosomes as biomarkers of cardiovascular diseases are overviewed including their roles in diagnosis, prognosis and reaction to therapy. Fourthly, pathological effects of exosomes and therapeutic effects of exosomes are highlighted. Finally, future prospects of exosomes in cardiovascular research would be provided. This is an essential reference for researchers working in cell biology and regeneration, as well as clinicians such as cardiologist"--Publisher's description.
  • Digital
    edited by Francisco Fernández-Avilés.
    Oxford2008
  • Digital
    Friederike Kendel.
    Springer2009
  • Digital
    Bohuslav Ostadal, Makoto Nagano, Naranjan S. Dhalla, editors.
    Springer2011
    pt. 1. Genes and the heart -- pt. 2. Development and gender -- pt. 3. Mitochondrial diseases -- pt. 4. Ischemic heart disease -- pt. 5. Hypertension and arrhythmias -- pt. 6. Hypertrophy and failure.
  • Digital
    Gianfranco Sinagra, Luisa Mestroni, Fulvio Camerini, editors ; foreword by Perry Elliott.
    Springer2013
  • Digital
    edited by Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Huntington F. Willard.
    ClinicalKey2018
    Family health history and health risk assessment for cardiovascular disease in health care -- Personalized lifestyle medicine -- Lipoprotein disorders -- Metabolic syndrome -- Hypertension -- Novel approaches to cardiovascular diagnostics : focus on coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the era of genomic medicine -- Genomics to predict risk of coronary artery disease -- Genomics-guided antithrombotic therapy for acute coronary syndromes -- Heart failure : impact of genetics and genomics -- Arrhythmia genomics -- Genetics and genomics of peripheral arterial disease -- Genetic basis of congenital heart disease -- Perioperative genomics -- Genomics of ischemic stroke and prospects for clinical applications -- Cardiovascular pharmacogenetics.
  • Digital
    ed. by Anita Rieder.
    Oxford2007
  • Digital
    edited by Gilles Montalescot.
    Oxford2008
  • Digital
    edited by Paul Monagle.
    Springer Protocols2013
    Coagulation system in humans / Anthony K.C. Chan and Nethnapha Paredes -- Platelet physiology / Matthew D. Linden -- Role of the vessel wall / Nethnapha Paredes and Anthony K.C. Chan -- Specimen requirements for the haemostasis laboratory / Linda J. Stang and Lesley G. Mitchell -- Methods of coagulation / Gemma Crighton -- Reference ranges of coagulation tests / Oliver Speer [and others] -- Lupus anticoagulant testing / Karen Moffat, Anne Raby, and Mark Crowther -- Activated partial thromboplastin time / Vera Ignjatovic -- Prothrombin time/international normalized ratio / Vera Ignjatovic -- Thrombin clotting time / Vera Ignjatovic -- Thrombin generation / Leslie R. Berry and Anthony K.C. Chan -- Activated clotting time (ACT) / Stephen Horton and Simon Augustin -- Factor XIII assays / Stephen Opat [and others] -- Fibrinogen / Linda J. Stang and Lesley G. Mitchell -- Platelet counting / Sylvain Salignac [and others] -- Platelet morphology analysis / Véronique Latger-Cannard [and others] -- Light transmission aggregometry / Juan Pablo Frontroth -- Platelet flow cytometry / Matthew D. Linden -- Anti-factor Xa (Anti-Xa) assay / Fiona Newall -- Reptilase time (RT) / Hratsch Karapetian -- Protamine titration / Fiona Newall -- Laboratory methods for the assay of tissue factor pathway inhibitor in human plasma / Robyn Summerhayes -- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia / Andreas Greinacher, Birgitt Fürll, and Sixten Selleng -- Nijmegen-Bethesda assay to measure factor VIII inhibitors / Elizabeth Duncan, Margaret Collecutt, and Alison Street -- Kaolin clotting time / Kottayam Radhakrishnan -- Dilute Russell's viper venom time / Kottayam Radhakrishnan -- Platelet neutralization test / Kottayam Radhakrishnan -- Antithrombin / Mirta Hepner and Vasiliki Karlaftis -- Protein C / Mirta Hepner and Vasiliki Karlaftis -- Protein S / Mirta Hepner and Vasiliki Karlaftis -- Testing for hyperhomocysteinemia in subjects with a history of thromboembolic events using HPLC technique / Jonas Denecke -- Anticardiolipin antibody and anti-beta 2 glycoprotein I antibody assays / Anne Raby, Karen Moffat, and Mark Crowther -- Testing for apolipoprotein(a) phenotype using isoelectric focusing and immunoblotting technique / Claus Langer, Bertram Tambyrayah, and Ulrike Nowak-Göttl -- D-dimer and fibrinogen/fibrin degradation products / Linda J. Stang.
  • Digital
    editor-in-chief, Enrico Ascher ; co-editors, Frank J. Veith, Peter Gloviczki ; associate editors, Keith D. Calligaro [and others].
    Wiley2012
    pt. 1. Vascular imaging techniques and physiologic testing -- pt. 2. Basic science in vascular diseases -- pt. 3. Basic open vascular techniques -- pt. 4. Open surgical exposure of arteries -- pt. 5. Cerebrovascular insufficiency -- pt. 6. Aortic and iliac aneurysms -- pt. 7. Visceral vessels -- pt. 8. Lower extremity occlusive and non-occlusive arterial disease -- pt. 9. Vascular trauma -- pt. 10. Upper extremity vascular disease -- pt. 11. Arterial-venous malformation, access for hemodialysis and portal hypertension -- pt. 12. Venous and lymphatic disorders -- pt. 13. Amputations and rehabilitation.
  • Digital
    Mark R. Harrigan, John P. Deveikis.
    Springer2009
  • Digital
    Mark R. Harrigan and John P. Deveikis.
    Springer2013
    Fully revised and updated, the Handbook serves as a practical guide to endovascular methods and as a concise reference for neurovascular anatomy and published data about cerebrovascular disease from a neurointerventionalist's perspective. Divided into three parts, the book covers:* Fundamentals of neurovascular anatomy and basic angiographic techniques; * Interventional Techniques and endovascular methods, along with useful device information and tips and tricks for daily practice; * Specific Disease States, with essential clinical information about commonly encountered conditions.New features in the 2nd Edition include:* Global Gems that illuminate aspects of the field outside the United States;* Angio-anatomic and angio-pathologic image correlates;* Newly released clinical study results influencing neurointerventional practice;* Information on emerging technologies in this rapidly advancing field.The Handbook is a vital resource for all clinicians involved in neurointerventional practice, including radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.
  • Digital
    Amit Kumar, Kenneth Ouriel, editors.
    Springer2013
    Handbook of Endovascular Interventions presents a step-wise approach to the techniques of peripheral vascular interventions. Covering interventions in all major organ systems, this concise and comprehensive resource provides the rationale on why these approaches have been adopted by most practicing vascular interventionalists. This volume also presents key information on intervention techniques and pitfalls, complications and their management, surgical management options, as well as landmark papers on the topic. Unique to this book is the inclusion of sections building an endovascular suite, and coding as well as international training paradigms across the globe.Authored by international experts from around the globe, Handbook of Endovascular Interventions is a true how-to book for the busy interventionalist.
  • Digital
    Christopher D. Owens, Yerem Yeghiazarians (editors).
    Springer2012
  • Digital
    [edited by] Eric M. Deshaies, Christopher S. Eddleman, Alan S. Boulos.
    Thieme MedOne Neurosurgery2012
    "The evolution of vascular neurosurgery has continued and now provides a new set of tools to treat hemorrhagic and ischemic disease. Clearly, this evolution is becoming mainstream in neurosurgical training and adds to the body of knowledge that currently exists within traditional neurosurgical education."--Excerpt from notes provided by publisher.
  • Print
    editors, Todd E. Rasmussen, W. Darrin Clouse, Britt H. Tonnessen.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Arterial disease -- Venous disease -- Hypercoagulable disorders -- History and physical examination of the arterial system -- History and physical examination of the venous system -- Noninvasive vascular testing -- Risk factors and risk modifications -- Perioperative risk stratification and clinical guidelines -- Perioperative planning and care of the vascular patient -- Indications and preparation for angiography -- Catheter-based technology and devices -- Basic fluoroscopic concepts and applied radiation safety -- Great vessel and carotid occlusive disease -- Lower- extremity ischemia -- Aneurysms and aortic dissection -- Renal artery diseases -- Mesenteric ischemic syndromes -- Upper-extremity vascular disorders -- Venous disorders and venous thromboembolism -- Hemodialysis access.
  • Digital
    edited by Peter Gloviczki.
    TandFonline2017
    "The Handbook of Venous Disorders, first published in 1996, is a handbook for all clinicians and surgeons who are involved with the investigation, evaluation, or management of venous and lymphatic diseases or malformations. These disorders include varicose veins, venous ulcers, DVT, lymphedema, and pulmonary embolism, as well as damage to the veins through trauma or tumor growth. The new edition has been completely updated to bring the book in line with current teaching practices."--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    volume editors, V. Caso, G. Agnelli, M. Paciaroni.
    Karger2008
    Anatomy of cerebral veins and sinuses -- Epidemiology of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Agnelli, G., Verso, M. -- Risk factors of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / de Freitas, G.R., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Thrombophilia and cerebral vein thrombosis / Iorio, A. ... [et al.] -- Clinical presentations of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Paciaroni, M., Palmerini, F., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Headache and cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Alberti, A., Venti, M., Biagini, S. -- Radiological diagnosis of cerebral venous thrombosis / Selim, M., Caplan, L.R. -- Role of ultrasound in diagnosis and management of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Stolz, E.P. -- Cerebral venous thrombosis in newborns, infants and children / Yager, J.Y. ... [et al.] -- Treatment of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis / Masuhr, F. -- Interventional neuroradiology in the treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis / Caso, V., Billeci, A.M.R., Leys, D. -- Complications of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Ferro, J.M., Canhao, P. -- Long-term prognosis of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Lindgren, A.
  • Digital/Print
    Jagić, Nikolaus von.
    Digital : Google BooksFulltext (v.2 pt.1 1913)
    Digital : Google BooksFulltext (v.3 pt.1 1912)
    Digital : Google BooksFulltext (v.3 pt.2 1914)
    Bd. 3, T. 1-2. Allgemeine Diagnostik der Herz- und Gefässkrankheiten -- Bd. 2, T. 1. Physiologie des Kreislaufes.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Tsugikazu Komoda.
    ScienceDirect2010
    Chapter 1. Role of Phospholipid Transfer Protein in HDL Remodeling and Atherosclerosis / Hiroaki Hattori -- Chapter 2. The Role of Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein (CETP) in HDL Metabolism / Neil J. Hime -- Chapter 3. Plasma Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein (CETP) in Relation to Human Pathophysiology / Akihiro Inazu -- Chapter 4. HDL and Reverse Cholesterol Transport: Physiological Modulation / Giovanna Catalano, Maryse Guerin -- Chapter 5. Serum Paraoxonase (PON1) and its Interactions with HDL: Relationship between PON1 and Oxidative Stress / Jelena Vekic, Jelena Kotur-Stevuljevic, Aleksandra Zeljkovic, Aleksandra Stefanovic, Zorana Jelic-Ivanovic, Slavica Spasic, Vesna Spasojevic-Kalimanovska -- Chapter 6. Paraoxonase-1 and its Interactions with HDL: Molecular Structures of PON1 and HDL / Daniel Rochu, Eric Chabrière, Patrick Masson -- Chapter 7. Apolipoprotein A-I Mutations / Akira Matsunaga, Yoshinari Uehara, Bo Zhang, Keijiro Saku -- Chapter 8. The Scavenger Receptor Class B Type I: An HDL Receptor Involved in Lipid Transport and HDL Dependent Signaling / Aishah Al-Jarallah, Rachelle Brunet, Bernardo Trigatti -- Chapter 9. HDL Mimetic Peptides: Novel Therapeutic Strategies for the Treatment of Inflammatory Vascular Disease / C. Roger White, G.M. Anantharamaiah, Geeta Datta -- Chapter 10. Sterol Efflux by ABCA1 and ABCG1 / Naoki Terasaka -- Chapter 11. Functional Change in the HDL Particle by Oxidative Modification and its Contribution to Atherogenesis / Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Akira Hara, Tsugikazu Komoda -- Chapter 12. Preβ1-HDL, a Native Lipid-poor HDL, and its Potential as a New Marker for HDL Metabolism / Takashi Miida, Satoshi Hirayama -- Chapter 13. Determination of Circulating Native and Denaturated HDL Concentrations and its Clinical Implications / Takanari Nakano, Makoto Seo, Tsugikazu Komoda.
  • Digital
    Kalina Kawecka-Jaszcz, Marek Klocek, Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk, Christopher J. Bulpitt, editors.
    Springer2013
    The genesis of health : evolution of the concept of health-related quality of life -- Quality of life in hypertensive patients -- Quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease -- Quality of life in patients after coronary interventional treatment -- Quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure -- Quality of life in patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances -- Quality of life in patients with implantable cardiac devices -- Quality of life after stroke.
  • Digital/Print
    edited by J. Shepherd and M. Murphy.
    Digital : Oxford2001
    Print2001
  • Digital
    Branko Furst.
    Springer2014
    What drives the circulation? In this comprehensive review of existing circulation models, the conventional view that the heart is a pressure-propulsion pump is challenged. The existing models fail to explain an increasing number of observed circulatory phenomena. A unifying circulation model is proposed in which the blood, responding to metabolic demands of the tissues, is the primary regulator of cardiac output. This new model arises from accumulated clinical and experimental evidence. The heart, rather than being an organ of blood propulsion, assumes a secondary role and generates pressure by impeding the flow of blood. This is supported by examples from the fields of early embryonic circulation, comparative phylogeny, functional morphology, exercise physiology and a range of clinical scenarios. The Heart and Circulation: An Integrative Model offers a paradigm shift in the understanding of circulatory phenomena. It will become a valuable resource for all those clinicians, researchers, educators and students who, having been confronted with the paradox of the circulation, are looking for a broader interpretation.
  • Digital
    edited by Udi Nussinovitch.
    ScienceDirect2017
    Pathphysiology of autoimmunity and immune-mediated mechanisms in cardiovascular diseases / O. Shamriz, U. Nussinovitch and N.R. Rose -- Organ-specific autoimmune myocardial diseases / A.L.P. Caforio, R. Marcolongo, G. Malipiero, C. Agostini, M. Seguso, N. Gallo, M. Plebani and S. Iliceto -- Autoantibodies directed against G-protein-coupled receptors in cardiovascular diseases / B. Bornholz, G. Wallukat, D. Roggenbuck and I. Schimke -- Immune-mediated accelerated atherosclerosis / S. Grubber, D. Tsiantoulas and C.J. Binder -- A study of cardiac function, atherosclerosis, and arrhythmogenicity / U. Nussinovitch, A. Sadoo and M. Malik -- Rheumatiod arthritis / T. Dimitroulas, A. Sandoo, S. Skeoch, M. O'Sullivan, M. Yessirkepov, L. Ayvazyan, A.Y. Gasparyan, G. Metsios and G.D. Kitas -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis / A. Ravelli, B. Schiappaietra, S. Verazza and A. Martini -- Spondyloarthritides / J. Braun, S.C. Helsinga, H.J. Trappe and M.T. Nurmohamed -- Polymyalgia rheumatica / E. Bartolomi, G. Pucci, A. Alunno, R. Gerli and G. Schillaci -- Systemic lupus erythematosus / K. Tselios and M.B. Urowitz -- Neonatal lupus / C. Miliaresis, C. Phoon, J. Buyon and D. Friedman -- Sjögren's syndrome / S. Fragkioudaki, H.M. Moutspoulos and C.P. Mavragani -- Systemic sclerosis / A. Vacca -- Dermatomyositis and polymyositis / L.P. Diederichsen, H. Sanner, I. Sjaastad, and I. E. Lundberg -- Gout / C. Van Durme and R. Landewé -- Giant cell arteritis / M.J. Koster, E.L. Matteson and K.J. Warrington -- Takayasu's arteritis / H. Zhang, L. Yang and X. Jiang -- Polyarteritis nodosa / L. Guillevin -- Kawasaki disease / C. Reuter, L. Mithal and S. Shulman -- ANCA-associated vasculitis / M.R. Hazebroek, P. Van Paassen, R. Dennert and S. Heymans -- Behçet's disease / A. Soriano, N. Pipitone and C. Salvarani -- Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease / L. Guilherme, R.O. Sampaio, S. Freschi De Barros, K.F. Köhler, G.S. Spina, F. Tarasoutchi and J. Kalil -- Chagas cardiomyopathy / F. Fernandes, C.H. Valente Moreira, J.M. Barbosa-Ferreira and E.C. Sabino -- Familial mediterranean fever / U. Nussinovitch and A. Livneh -- Desirable and adverse effects of antiinflammatory agents on the heart / M. Imazio, S. Maestroni, A. Valenti, V. Ramoni and A. Brucato -- The effects of immunosuppresive and cytoxic drugs on the heart / S.D. Russell -- Autoantibody-directed therapy in cardiovascular diseases / J. Müller, G. Wallukat and I. Schmike -- Cardiac immunomodulation / S. Könemann, M. Dörr and S.B. Felix.
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    R. Mattassi, D.A. Loose, M. Vaghi, (eds.) ; foreword by J. Leonel Villavicencio.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Print2009
  • Digital
    Raul Mattassi, Dirk A. Loose, Massimo Vaghi, editors ; foreword by J. Leonel Villavicencio.
    Springer2015
    I. Introduction and General Overview -- 1.Vascular Embryology -- 2. Molecular and Genetic Aspects in Infantile Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations -- 3. Introduction and Background Notes -- 4. Clotting Problems -- II. Hemangiomas and Vascular Tumors -- 5. Hemangiomas in Infancy: Epidemiology -- 6. Classification of Infantile Hemangiomas and Other Congenital Vascular Tumors -- 7. Clinical Picture -- 8. Diagnostics of Infantile Hemangiomas Including Visceral Hemangioma -- 9. Principles of Treatment -- 10. Propanolol and Betablockers in Medical Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas -- 11. Other Medical Treatments of Infantile Hemangiomas and Other Vascular Tumors -- 12. Laser Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas -- 13. Surgical Treatment -- 14. Treatment by Embolization -- 15. Treatment of Infantile Laparoscopic Rectal Anterior Resection in Head and Neck -- 16. Treatment of Visceral Infantile Hemangiomas -- 17. Treatment of Genital Infantile Hemangiomas -- 18. Management of Syndromes Related to Infantile Hemangiomas -- III. Vascular Malformations -- 19. Epidemiology -- 20. Histology in Vascular Malformations -- 21. Classifications -- 22. Principles of Diagnostics -- 23. Clinical Aspects in Vascular Malformations -- 24. Dermatologic Aspects in Vascular Malformations -- 25. Ultrasound Diagnostics -- 26. Role of MR and CT in Diagnostics -- 27. Nuclear Medicine -- 28. Angiography and Phlebography -- 29. Principles of Treatment -- 30. Surgical Techniques and Tactics in Vascular Malformations -- 31. Interventional Treatment in AVM -- 32. Principles and Technical Skills in Ethanol Treatment of Vascular Malformations -- 33. Sclerosis in Vascular Malformations -- 34. Laser Treatment of Vascular Malformations -- 35. Possibilities and Limits of Medical Treatment -- 36. Approach to Syndromes in Vascular Malformations -- IV. Treatment of Problems According to Specific Localizations -- 37. Introduction -- 38. Head and Neck Malformations: Surgical Treatment -- 39. Head and Neck Malformations: Sclerosis Treatment -- 40. Treatment of Upper Airway Involvement -- 41. Treatment of Intraorbital Vascular Malformations -- 42. Orthopedic Problems, -- 43. Treatment of Vascular Malformations of the Hand -- 44. Thorax Wall -- 45. Visceral Vascular Malformations -- 46. Pelvic Malformation -- 47. Vascular Malformations of the Limbs: Treatment of Arterio-Venous and Venous Malformations -- 48. Lymphatic Vascular Malformations of the Limbs: Treatment of Extratruncular Malformations -- 49. Lymphatic Vascular Malformations of the Limbs: Conservative Treatment of Truncular Malformations -- 50. Lymphatic Truncular Malformations of the Limbs: Surgical Treatment -- 51. Thoracic Duct Dysplasia and Chylous Reflux -- 52. Conclusions -- Subject Index.
  • Digital/Print
    edited by Robert J. Soiffer.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Print2008
    Stem cell biology / Elizabeth O. Hexner and Stephen G. Emerson -- Stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies / Effie W. Petersdorf -- Immunobiology of transplantation / Robert S. Negrin -- Allogeneic and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia in the adult / Anthony Stein and Stephen J. Forman -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myeloid leukemia / Uday Popat and Sergio Giralt -- Stem cell transplantation for Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas / John W. Sweetenham -- Transplantation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Rifca Le Diew and John G. Gribben -- Stem cell transplantation in multiple myeloma / John Koreth and Kenneth C. Anderson -- Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative disorders / Aravind Ramakrishnan and H. Joachim Deeg -- Stem cell transplantation for marrow failure / Philippe Armand and Joseph H. Antin -- Stem cell transplantation for hemoglobinopathies / Catherine J. Wu -- Stem cell sources for allogeneic transplantation / Corey Cutler -- Allogeneic unrelated donor blood and marrow transplantation / Daniel Weisdorf -- Umbilical cord hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Mitchell E. Horwitz and Nelson Chao -- Haploidentical stem cell transplantation / Bimalangshu R. Dey and Thomas R. Spitzer -- Ablative preparative regimens for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Amin Alousi and Marcos de Lima -- Nonmyeloablative transplantation / Frédéric Baron and Brenda M. Sandmaier -- Immune reconstitution after allogeneic transplantation / Carolyn A. Keever-Taylor -- Infection in the hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient / Francisco M. Marty and Lindsey R. Baden -- EBV lymphoproliferative disease after transplantation / Stephen Gottschalk, Cliona M. Rooney, and Helen E. Heslop -- Hepatic veno-occlusive disease / Erica Linden and Paul Richardson -- Lung injury after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Kenneth R. Cooke and Gregory Yanik -- Quality of life issues post-transplantation / Stephanie J. Lee -- Pathophysiology of acute graft-versus-host disease / Pavan Reddy and James L.M. Ferrara -- Acute graft-versus-host disease / Martin Benesch and H. Joachim Deeg -- Chronic Graft-versus-host disease / Javier Bolaños-Meade and Georgia B. Vogelsang -- Graft manipulation : T cell depletion and tumor cell purging / Vincent T. Ho -- Donor lymphocyte infusions : clinical applications and the graft-versus-leukemia effect / Edwin P. Alyea -- Regenerative medicine : application in cardiovascular diseases / Emerson C. Perin, Guilherme V. Silva, and Marlos R. Fernandes.
  • Digital
    Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APRN-BC, Assistant Graduate Faculty, APN Program Coordinator, Monmouth University, Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies, West Long Branch, NJ.
    Ovid2016
    Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology / Maria Elsa Rodriguez -- Understanding a pressure monitoring system / Natalie Burkhalter -- Vascular access / Susan Barnason -- Arterial pressure monitoring / PatricIa Walters -- Central venous pressure monitoring / Kathleen M. Hill -- Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring / Margaret Mcatee -- Cardiac output monitoring / Julene B. (Julie) Kruithof -- Tissue oxygenation monitoring / Michelle D. Staggs -- Minimally invasive hemodynamic monitoring / Loisann Stapleton -- Circulatory assist devices / Nancy M. Richards.
  • Digital
    edited by Morton J. Kern, Michael J. Lim, James A. Goldstein.
    Wiley2018
    "The essential resource on cardiac hemodynamics--now in a new edition Hemodynamic Rounds, Fourth Edition is intended to help cardiologists, cardiovascular fellowship trainees, residents and other members of the medical community enhance their understanding of cardiac physiology and its associated hemodynamic presentations in health and disease. This includes the basic principles of flow and pressure measurements, systemic as well as coronary hemodynamics in normal and diseased states, and changes in hemodynamics following interventional procedures ranging from TAVI and valvuloplasty to stent placement. Like its popular predecessors, this new edition draws on case studies to illustrate characteristic cardiac hemodynamic findings and discusses the essential methods used in interpreting pressure waveforms as a diagnostic and monitoring tool. The text is organized into chapters on specific areas of the heart, common cardiac pathophysiologic conditions, and hemodynamic situations resulting from different therapeutic procedures. It includes discussions of both normal and abnormal pressure waveforms. This new edition has been revised throughout to include brand new content on aortic and mitral valve stenosis and regurgitation as well as TAVI and mitral clip hemodynamics. Highlights include: Essential and easy to understand resource for those required to interpret cardiac blood flow and blood pressure tracings Covers hemodynamic assessment by cardiac disorder, plus the bedside applications of hemodynamics Revised throughout and includes brand new content on valve stenosis and regurgitation and TAVI and mitral clip hemodynamics Hemodynamic Rounds: Interpretation of Cardiac Pathophysiology from Pressure Waveform Analysis, Fourth Edition is an indispensable tool for all physicians, nurses, and students responsible for measuring and interpreting cardiac waveforms in cardiac diagnosis and monitoring"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Charles S. Kleinman, Istvan Seri ; consulting editor, Richard A. Polin.
    ScienceDirect2012
    ClinicalKey2012
    Neonatal hemodynamics -- Principles of developmental cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology -- Principles of developmental cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology -- Autoregulation of vital and nonvital organ blood flow in the preterm and term neonate -- Definition of normal blood pressure range: the elusive target -- Diagnosis of neonatal shock: methods and their clinical applications -- Methods to assess systemic and organ blood flow in the neonate -- Functional echocardiography in the neonatal intensive care unit -- Assessment of cardiac output in neonates: techniques using the Fick principle, pulse wave form analysis, and electrical impedance -- Near-infrared spectroscopy and its use for the assessment of tissue perfusion in the neonate -- Clinical applications of near-infrared spectroscopy in neonates -- Advanced magnetic neuroimaging techniques in the neonate with a focus on hemodynamic-related brain injury -- Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the study of neonatal hemodynamics -- Assessment of the microcirculation in the neonate -- Clinical presentations and relevance of neonatal shock -- Clinical presentations of neonatal shock: the very low birth-weight neonate during the first postnatal day -- Very low birth weight neonate with hemodynamically significant ductus arteriosus during the first postnatal week -- Preterm neonate with cardiovascular and adrenal insufficiency -- Shock in the surgical neonate -- Hemodynamics and brain injury in the preterm neonate -- Fetal and neonatal cardiology -- Embryonic and fetal development -- Genetics of fetal and neonatal cardiovascular disease -- Human cardiac development in the first trimester -- Reappraisal of normal and abnormal cardiac development -- Fetal and neonatal cardiology -- New concepts for training the pediatric cardiology workforce of the future -- Current role of fetal echocardiography -- Clinical evaluation of cardiovascular unction in the human fetus -- Cardiac surgery in the neonate with congenital heart disease -- Regional blood flow monitoring in the perioperative period -- Mechanical pump support and cardiac transplant in the neonate -- Catheter-based therapy in the neonate with congenital heart disease -- Hybrid management techniques in the treatment of the neonate with congenital heart disease.
  • Digital
    editors: Victor J. Marder, William C. Aird, Joel S. Bennett, Sam Schulman, Gilbert C. White II.
    Springer2015
    Ovid2013
    Introduction to the field of hemostasis and thrombosis -- Basic principles of hemostasis and thrombosis. Coagulation and fibrinolysis ; Platelet biology ; Vascular biology -- Disorders of coagulation, platelets, and vessel wall. Bleeding disorders of coagulation and fibrinolysis ; Acquired and inherited platelet disorders ; Primary disorders of blood vessels ; Therapy of bleeding disorders -- Thrombotic disorders. Venous thrombotic disorders ; Arterial thrombotic disorders ; Complex thrombotic disorders ; Therapeutic agents -- Hemostatic and thrombotic disorders associated with systemic conditions.
  • Digital
    Iris Q. Grunwald, Klaus Fassbender, Ajay K. Wakhloo.
    Springer2012
    Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability throughout the world. Intravenous lytics and endovascular stroke treatment were demonstrated to be highly beneficial in clinical trials and in achieving net cost savings. However, time is of the essence in the management of stroke as for every minute that stroke is left untreated, an estimated 1.9 million neurons are destroyed. An optimized stroke pathway can dramatically impact patient outcome. Every medical service will differ.This book offers a concise and practical guide on how to set up and efficiently run an acute stroke service tailored to the needs of the individual center as a provider of primary, secondary, or tertiary care. It documents the essential knowledge on current imaging and treatment options and offers guidance in organizing a site-specific stroke pathway that will ensure the quickest possible provision of treatment, thereby optimizing benefit to the patient and maximizing cost-effectiveness. The authors played an integral part in the development and operation of one of Europe's most successful early stroke centers and also have experience of the factors that can undermine the creation of world-class stroke units. On this basis, they address the key aspects of the stroke pathway and explain how organizing this can reduce the number of severe outcomes by ensuring that appropriate steps are taken during the early moments after stroke when intervention can make a profound difference. The challenging, multidisciplinary nature of care is emphasized, and this handbook will be an invaluable source for every member of the stroke team, including doctors, nurses, stroke coordinators, emergency and rehabilitation providers as well as hospital administrators.
  • Digital
    editors, Ernesto L. Schiffrin, Rhian M. Touyz.
    Future Med2013
    Update on hypertension, its genetics, epidemiology, mechanisms, clinical approaches and novel treatments / Ernesto L. Schiffrin & Rhian M. Touyz -- Definition & diagnosis of hypertension / Ernesto L. Schiffrin -- Epidemiology of hypertension / Stanley S. Franklin & Nathan D. Wong -- Genetics of hypertension / Christian Delles -- Hemodynamics / Joseph L. Izzo Jr. -- Role of the kidney in hypertension / John E. Hall, Jussara M. do Carmo, Alexandre A. da Silva, Zhen Wang & Michael E. Hall -- Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system : new concepts / Aurelie Nguyen Dinh Cat, Augusto C. Montezano & Rhian M. Touyz -- Endothelin system : roles in hypertension / Yohann Rautureau & Ernesto L. Schiffrin -- CNS pathways contributing to sympathetic hyperactivity and hypertension / Frans H.H. Leenen -- Hypertensive vascular disease / Carmine Savoia & Ernesto L. Schiffrin -- Hypertensive heart disease / Javier Díez -- Classification and diagnosis of hypertension / Clive Rosendorff -- Hypertension and cardiovascular risk / Maria Czarina Acelajado & Suzanne Oparil -- Lifestyle modifications / Franz Messerli & Tiberio Frisoli -- Antihypertensive agents / Domenic A. Sica -- Treatment of hypertension / Ross D. Feldman -- Clinical practice guidelines / Sheldon W. Tobe, Diane Hua & Patrick Twohig -- Resistant hypertension / David A. Calhoun -- Index.
  • Digital
    Md. Shahidul Islam, editor.
    Springerv. 2, 2017
    Pathophysiological mechanisms and correlates of therapeutic pharmacological interventions in essential arterial hypertension / Francesco Maranta, Roberto Spoladore, and Gabriele Fragasso -- Impact of salt intake on the pathogenesis and treatment of hypertension / Petra Rust and Cem Ekmekcioglu -- Principles of blood pressure measurement - current techniques, office vs ambulatory blood pressure measurement / Annina S. Vischer and Thilo Burkard -- Blood pressure self-measurement / Stefan Wagner -- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension / Md. Shahidul Islam -- Treatment of hypertension: which goal for which patient? / Faiçal Jarraya -- Adherence to treatment in hypertension / Carlos Menéndez Villalva [and 5 others] -- The role of beta-blockers in the treatment of hypertension / John M. Cruickshank -- Challenges in the management of hypertension in older populations / Lisa Pont and Tariq Alhawassi -- Resistant hypertension / Debbie Valsan, Umber Burhan, and Geoffrey Teehan -- Renal ultrasound (and doppler sonography) in hypertension: an update / Maria Boddi -- Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis / Robert Schoepe [and 3 others] -- Endocrine hypertension: a practical approach / Joseph M. Pappachan and Harit N. Buch --Phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma / P.T. Kavinga Gunawardane and Ashley Grossman -- Renal denervation / Mohammed Awais Hameed and Indranil Dasgupta -- Subclinical kidney damage in hypertensive patients: a renal window opened on the cardiovascular system. focus on microalbuminuria / Giuseppe Mulè [and 9 others] -- Hypertension in chronic kidney disease / Seyed Mehrdad Hamrahian and Bonita Falkner -- Hypertension in the hemodialysis patient / Musab Hommos and Carrie Schinstock -- Unique considerations when managing hypertension in the transplant patient / Donald Mitema and Carrie Schinstock -- Evidence-based revised view of the pathophysiology of preeclampsia / Asif Ahmed, Homira Rezai, and Sophie Broadway-Stringer -- Hypertension in pregnancy / Roopa Malik and Viral Kumar -- Chronic hypertension and pregnancy / Luís Guedes-Martins -- Superimposed preeclampsia / Luís Guedes-Martins -- Hypertension is a risk factor for several types of heart disease: review of prospective studies / Yoshihiro Kokubo and Chisa Matsumoto -- The relationship between aortic root size and hypertension: an unsolved conundrum / Giuseppe Mulè [and 9 others] -- Treating hypertension to prevent cognitive decline and dementia: re-opening the debate / M. Florencia Iulita and Helene Girouard -- Measurement of arterial stiffness: a novel tool of risk stratification in hypertension / János Nemcsik, Orsolya Cseprekal, and Andras Tisler -- Primordial prevention of cardiometabolic risk in childhood / Meryem A. Tanrikulu, Mehmet Agirbasli, and Gerald Berenson -- Emotional stress as a risk for hypertension in sub-saharan africans: are we ignoring the odds? / Leoné Malan and Nico T. Malan -- Endothelial dysfunction and hypertension / Dildar Konukoglu and Hafize Uzun -- Cerebellar adrenomedullinergic system. role in cardiovascular regulation / Leticia Figueira and Anita Israel -- Recent advances in the genetics of hypertension / Loo Keat Wei, Anthony Au, Lai Kuan The, and Huey Shi Lye -- The role of DNA methylation in hypertension / Masashi Demura and Kiyofumi Saijoh -- Metabolomics, lipidomics and pharmacometabolomics of human hypertension / Anthony Au, Kian-Kay Cheng, and Loo Keat Wei -- Index.
  • Digital
    [edited by] George L. Bakris, Matthew J. Sorrentino.
    ScienceDirect2018
    ClinicalKey2018
    General population and global cardiovascular risk prediction -- Hypertension in Latin/Hispanic population -- Hypertension in east Asians and native Hawaiians -- Hypertension in south Asians -- Pathogenesis of hypertension -- Genetics of hypertension -- Inflammation and immunity in hypertension -- The environment and high blood pressure -- Office blood pressure measurement -- Home monitoring of blood pressure -- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical hypertension management -- White-coat and masked hypertension -- Renovascular hypertension and ischemic nephropathy -- Secondary hypertension : primary hyperaldosteronism and mineralocorticoid excess states -- Secondary hypertension : pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- Secondary hypertension : sleep disturbances including sleep apnea -- Hypertension in children : diagnosis and treatment -- The natural history of untreated hypertension -- Isolated systolic hypertension -- Assessment of target organ damage -- Diet and blood pressure -- Diuretics in hypertension -- Peripheral adrenergic blockers -- Renin angiotensin aldosterone system blockers -- Calcium channel blockers -- Central sympathetic agents and direct vasodilators -- Use of combination therapies -- Device therapies -- Alternative approaches for lowering blood pressure -- Approach to difficult to manage primary hypertension -- Hypertension in ischemic heart disease -- Heart failure -- Hypertension and chronic kidney disease -- Transplant hypertension -- Obesity -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Diabetes mellitus -- Dyslipidemia -- Hypertension in pregnancy -- Hypertension in older people -- Hypertension in African Americans -- Orthostatic hypotension -- Resistant hypertension -- Hypertension and the perioperative period -- Aorta and peripheral arterial disease in hypertension -- Hypertensive emergencies and urgencies -- Meta-analyses of blood pressure lowering trials and the blood pressure lowering treatment trialists' collaboration -- Team-based care for hypertension management -- Understanding and improving medication adherence -- Updated American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology; European Society of Hypertension/International Society of Hypertension guidelines.
  • Digital
    HighWire2008
    Ovid2008
  • Digital
    Antonio Coca, editor.
    Springer2016
    Chapter 1. Epidemiology of hypertension and brain disease -- Chapter 2. Comorbidities often associated to brain damage in hypertension: Dyslipidemia -- Chapter 3. Comorbidities often associated to brain damage in hypertension: Smoking habits and alcohol intake -- Chapter 4. Comorbidities often associated to brain damage in hypertension: CAD, CKD and SAOS -- Chapter 5. Pathophysiology of brain damage in hypertension: small vessel disease -- Chapter 6. Pathophysiology of brain damage in hypertension: large artery disease -- Chapter 7. Hypertension and ischemic stroke -- Chapter 8. Hypertension and hemorrhagic stroke -- Chapter 9. Imaging techniques for detection and diagnosis of brain damage -- Chapter 10. Primary prevention of stroke -- Chapter 11. Management of high blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke -- Chapter 12. Management of high blood pressure in acute hemorrhagic stroke -- Chapter 13. Secondary prevention of stroke -- Chapter 14. Hypertension and subjective cognitive failures -- Chapter 15. Hypertension, cognitive decline and dementia.
  • Digital
    Emmanuel A. Andreadis, editor.
    Springer2016
    Hypertension; A Growing Threat -- Blood Measuring Techniques -- Key Vascular Signaling In Hypertension -- The Progression Of Hypertensive Heart Disease To Left Ventricular Hypertrophy And Heart Failure -- Cardiac Output In Hypertension -- Structural Alterations In The Hypertensive Heart Disease Result In Maladaptive Gap Junction Remodeling That Promotes Development Of Fatal Arrhythmias -- Hypertension And Atrial Fibrillation -- Echocardiographic Findings In Hypertension -- Cardiovascular Biomarkers In Hypertension -- Cardiovascular Risk Assessment And The Role Of Lifestyle Modification In The Prevention Of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- The Role Of Exercise And Physical Activity In The Prevention Of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- Hypertension And Atherosclerosis -- Selecting Optimum Antihypertensive Therapy -- The J?Curve Phenomenon In Hypertension -- Follow?Up Of Hypertensive Patients With Cardiovascular Disease -- Hypertension As A Cause Of Sudden Cardiac Death -- Approach To Erectile Dysfunction In Patients With Hypertension And Coronary Artery Disease -- Postmenopausal Hypertension And Coronary Artery Disease Risk -- The Economic Burden Of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- Hypertension; Grey Zones, Future Perspectives.
  • Digital
    Agostino Virdis.
    Springer2016
    1. Clinical case 1: patient with essential hypertension and systolic dysfunction -- 2. Clinical case 2: patient with essential hypertension and myocardial infarction -- 3. Clinical case 3: patient with diabetes mellitus -- 4. Clinical case 4: patient with end-stage renal disease -- 5. Clinical case 5: patient with essential hypertension and congestive heart failure -- 6. Clinical case 6: patient with essential hypertension and atrial fibrillation -- 7. Clinical case 7: patient with severe obesity -- 8. Clinical case 8: patient with essential hypertension and previous stroke.
  • Digital
    Arrigo F. G. Cicero.
    Springer2016
  • Digital
    Giuliano Tocci.
    Springer2016
    Case 1 Patient with essential hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy -- Case 2 Patient with essential hypertension and diastolic dysfunction -- Case 3 Patient with essential hypertension and microalbuminuria -- Case 4 Patient with essential hypertension and proteinuria -- Case 5 Patient with essential hypertension and atherosclerosis -- Case 6 Patient with essential hypertension and high pulse pressure.
  • Digital
    edited by Venkatesh Aiyagari, Philip B. Gorelick.
    Springer2011
    Blood pressure: definition, diagnosis, and management -- The link between hypertension and stroke: summary of observational epidemiological studies -- Blood pressure control and primary prevention of stroke: summary of clinical trial data -- Mechanisms underlying essential hypertension: neurogenic and nonneurogenic contributors -- Pathophysiology and mechanisms whereby hypertension may cause stroke -- Cardiovascular risk assessment and summary of guidelines for the management of hypertension -- Acute blood pressure management after ischemic stroke -- Hypertensive encephalopathy and acute blood pressure management after hemorrhagic stroke -- Recurrent stroke prevention I: diuretic and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs): the PROGRESS trial -- Recurrent stroke prevention II: angiotensin receptor blockers: the LIFE, MOSES, PRoFESS, and other trials -- A practical guide to recurrent stroke prevention -- Vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease: are these disorders linked to hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors? -- Cerebral small vessel disease, hypertension, and cognitive function -- Cerebral microbleeds, small-vessel disease of the brain, hypertension, and cognition -- Imaging effects of hypertension on the brain: a focus on new imaging modalities and options -- The Joint Commission's initiatives to improve stroke care and what it means for acute stroke care and prevention.
  • Digital
    Venkatesh Aiyagari, Philip B. Gorelick, editors.
    Springer2016
    Blood Pressure: Definition, Diagnosis, and Management -- The Link Between Hypertension and Stroke: Summary of Observational Epidemiological Studies -- Blood Pressure Control and Primary Prevention of Stroke: Summary of Clinical Trial Data -- Mechanisms Underlying Essential Hypertension: Neurogenic and Non-neurogenic -- The Effects of Hypertension and Stroke on the Cerebral Vasculature -- Pathophysiology and Mechanisms Whereby Hypertension May Cause Stroke -- Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Summary of Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension and a Critical Appraisal of the 2014 Expert Panel of the National Institutes of Health Report -- Acute Blood Pressure Management After Ischemic Stroke -- Hypertensive Encephalopathy, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, and Eclampsia -- Acute Blood Pressure Management After Intracerebral Hemorrhage -- Blood Pressure Management in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: The Role of Blood Pressure Manipulation in Prevention of Rebleeding and the Management of Vasospasm -- Recurrent Stroke Prevention I: Diuretic and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) -- The PROGRESS Trial -- Blood Pressure Variability, Antihypertensive Therapy and Stroke Risk -- A Review of Antihypertensive Drugs and Choosing the Right Antihypertensive for Recurrent Stroke Prevention -- Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer Disease: Are These Disorders Linked to Hypertension and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors? -- Hypertension, Cerebral Small Vessel Disease, and Cognitive Function -- Cerebral Microbleeds, Small-Vessel Disease of the Brain, Hypertension and Cognition -- Neuroimaging of Hypertension and Related Cerebral Pathology. .
  • Digital
    Keith C. Ferdinand, editor.
    Springer2015
    This volume discusses the many ways to prevent, identify and control hypertension in African Americans, a common and potent risk factor for virtually all forms of cardiovascular-renal diseases. Comprehensive chapters address modifiable risk factors, such as lifestyle changes, especially sodium restriction, and appropriate combination pharmacotherapy. Emerging devices and evidence-based approaches that may also enhance effective blood pressure control and decrease the disparate cardiovascular disease risks, including MI, stroke, HF, and cardiorenal metabolic syndrome and diabetes are also discussed in detail. Written by a wide-range of experts in the field, Hypertension in High Risk African Americans: Current Concepts, Evidence-based Therapeutics and Future Considerations is a valuable resource for clinicians, researchers, health administrators and public health policy leaders to better understand the best practices and unique aspects of risk assessment and treatment of hypertension and co-morbid conditions in African Americans.
  • Digital
    editors, Joseph L. Izzo Jr., Domenic A. Sica, Henry R. Black.
    Ovid2008
  • Digital
    edited by Francisco Ferná́ndez-Avilés.
    Oxford2007

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Largest, broadest eBook package; covers all sciences, as well as technology (including software), medicine, and humanities.

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A collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by concept, and linked to terms in PubMed abstracts.

A web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines.

Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.

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Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.

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Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.