Completely revised and updated, this virtual encyclopedia of vascular procedures offers details on traditional and alternative approaches with step-by-step illustrations that show the best routes to underlying anatomy. It addresses indications, preoperative diagnostic testing, and complications, and offers new coverage of endovascular procedures.
"Succeeds admirably...Reference to this atlas will be made time and again by the surgeon." (Journal of Vascular Surgery, review of 1st Edition)
New to this edition
- 375 outstanding illustrations—including intraoperative photos as well as crisp drawings by a skilled medical illustrator—make the most important steps of every technique easy to understand and reproduce.
· A completely new section on endovascular surgery describes how to perform today's full range of minimally invasive procedures.· New section introductions present information on diagnosis, indications, and complications—particularly useful to surgeons who are practicing in a managed care environment.· Updated discussions of traditional procedures reflect the results of the newest research in the field.
By Christopher K. Zarins, MD, Walter Clifford and Elsa Rooney Chidester Professorship in Surgery, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA and Bruce L. Gewertz, MD, The Dallas P. Phemister Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL