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Carotid Endarterestomy
Principles and Techniques
Second Edition
by Christopher M. Loftus

Carotid Endarterestomy supplies an abundance of color images and provides illustrative sections on the patch graft technique, recurrent disease, complex and unusual carotid surgeries, and discussions of carotid complications and their remedies.

Features:

  • Offers clear demonstrations of shunt placement
  • Includes newly revised and updated sections on carotid decision-making, the results of cooperative trials, and comparisons of carotid surgery versus carotid stenting
  • Provides an expanded radiograph section that demonstrates current cases of routine and complex carotid presentations
  • Contains strategies to address clot along suture lines, postoperative occlusion, and external carotid artery dissection
  • Reviews major nerve structures potentially injured during carotid endarterectomy

Contents

Fundamentals

  • Historical Perspective on Carotid Reconstruction
  • Scientific Foundation for Carotid Artery Reconstruction
  • Asymptomatic Carotid Disease
  • Symptomatic Carotid Disease
  • Clinical Evaluation
  • Special Surgical Considerations
  • Technical Considerations
  • General Anesthesia
  • Monitoring Techniques During Carotid Cross-Clamping
  • Intraoperative Shunting
  • Arteriotomy Techniques
  • Surgical Technique of Cervical Carotid Reconstruction
  • General Principles
  • Operative Technique
  • Variations of Surgical Technique
  • Complications

Radiographic Studies

Surgical Technique

  • Hemashield Patch Graft

Index

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Carotid Endarterestomy
Principles and Techniques
Second Edition
by Christopher M. Loftus

2006 318 pages $278.95 + shipping
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