Endovascular Skills: Guidewire and Catheter Skills for Endovascular Surgery, Third Edition is the go-to guide for training in minimally invasive vascular surgery. A well-organized progression of topics mirrors the clinician’s own progression of skill advancement in an easy-to-read text supported by clear, simple line drawings, making it a superb reference for the seasoned and novice practitioner alike.
- Carbon dioxide angiography and intravascular ultrasound
- Advanced endovascular skills and therapy
- Advanced techniques, tools, and devices
- Tibial arteries
- Room set-up and case preparation
- Inventory acquisition and management
- Peri-procedural management
- New tools and devices and how to use them
- Advanced imaging techniques
- Cryoplasty, antherectomy, stent-grafting, and subintimal angioplasty
BASIC ENDOVASCULAR SKILLS. Endovascular Concepts. Room Set-Up and Case Preparation. How to Get In: Percutaneous Vascular Access. Guidewire-Catheter Skills. How to Get Where You Are Going: Guidewire and Catheter Passage. Imaging: How to See Where You Are Going. More About How to Get Where You Are Going: Selective Catheterization. Setting Up the Therapeutic Maneuver: Crossing Lesions. Arteriography. ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY. Introduction to Endovascular Therapy. Therapeutic Strategies. Where Do We Work? Inventory Acquisition and Management. Delivering the Goods: Access for Endovascular Therapy. Medications for Endovascular Therapy. Balloon Angioplasty: Minimally Invasive Autologous Revascularization. More About Balloon Angioplasty: Keeping Out of Trouble. Stents: Endovascular Repaving. The Infrarenal Aorta, Aortic Bifurcation, and Iliac Arteries: Advice About Balloon Angioplasty and Stent Placement. The Infrainguinal Arteries: Advice About Balloon Angioplasty and Stent Placement. Advice About Endovascular Salvage of Previous Reconstructions. ADVANCED ENDOVASCULAR SKILLS. Tibial Arteries. Advanced Imaging Techniques. New Tools and Devices and How to Use Them. Advanced Endovascular Therapy. Making a Clean Getaway: Puncture Site Management. Endovascular Complications Can Be Avoided! Knowing Your Inventory and Equipment. Index.