Vascular Embolotherapy

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Februar 2006



Endovascular embolization therapy has made remarkable progress during the past two decades, driven primarily by improvements in digital imaging, breakthroughs in microcatheter technology and coil design, and the development of new embolic materials. Initially employed in the management of musculoskeletal trauma, embolization therapy is now used for a wide range of applications. It permits effective non-operative management of major hepatic, splenic, and renal injuries that once posed a tremendous challenge to the trauma surgeon. Embolization therapy has also become an integral facet of the modern oncology center, offering solid organ chemoembolization, preoperative devascularization, hepatic growth stimulation prior to resection, and direct gene therapy delivery. Furthermore, it is now the modality of choice for the management of vascular malformations and visceral aneurysms, has important gynecological applications, and is a key adjunctive modality in the endovascular repair of complex aorto-iliac aneurysms. This is the first of two volumes that present the current state of the art in this exciting and growing field. After an introductory section that discusses the general principles of embolization therapy, further sections are devoted to gastrointestinal, gynecological and obstetric, genitourinary, aortoiliac and bronchopulmonary applications. High informational content is supplemented by detailed graphics, providing a comprehensive reference work for both experts and novices in the field.


General Principles: Embolotherapy: Basic Principles and Applications.- Embolization Tools.- Controlled Delivery of Pushable Fibered Coils for Large Vessel Embolotherapy.- Workup and Follow-Up After Embolization.- GI: Upper GI Bleeding.- Embolization for Lower GI Bleeding.- Haemobilia and Bleeding Complications in Pancreatitis.-Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration of Gastric Varices in Portal Hypertension.- Gynecology and Obstetrics: Obstetrical Bleeding.- Fibroids.- Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.- Genitourinary: Varicoceles Embolization.- Embolization Therapy for High-Flow Priapism.- Aorto-Iliac: Endoleak: Definition, Diagnosis and Managements.- Embolization of Internal Iliac Artery Before Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.- Respiratory System: Bronchial Artery Embolization.- Fibroid Embolisation Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations.- Subject Index.- List of Contributors.- Contents and List of Contributors of Volume 2


EAN: 9783540213611
ISBN: 3540213619
Untertitel: A Comprehensive Approachgeneral Principles, Chest, Abdomen, and Great Vessels. 'Diagnostic Imaging'. Auflage 2006. 171 illustrations, (30 colour ) 33 tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2006
Seitenanzahl: XII
Format: gebunden
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