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Carotid Endarterectomy

Principles and Technique, 2nd Edition

By Christopher M. Loftus

CRC Press

318 pages

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With 50% new photos and a vast selection of current clinical cases, this source 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. As in the First Edition, color photographs are accompanied by line drawings of important structures and a facing-page author's commentary on the intricacies of specific techniques by an experienced carotid surgeon.

Table of 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

About the Author

Loftus, Christopher M.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General