The second half of the twentieth century saw vascu- agree or disagree, but will be stimulated to question lar surgery develop from a necessity for hemostasis their surgical management and explore possible - to a mature reconstructive art. However, this was ac- ternatives. companied by increasing patient expectations and The only certainty of the future is that it will bring the introduction of the alternative techniques of dila- change. An essential requirement for facing that tation and stenting. These factors have helped sur- change is multidisciplinary teamwork, and within geons to focus attention on the need for clinical audit that framework to define the roles of endovascular and to define clearly the limitations and standards of and invasive procedures, as well as the place of m- excellence that should be achieved in the specialty. ical management in the prevention and modification Vascular disease remains an extensive problem in of vascular disease.
International technical standards by the world's best vascular surgeons
Each step is presented by full color illustrations and short concise text
Results and Conclusions end each operation
The aim of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series is to a provide step-by-step guide for surgeons undertaking the commom operations in each specialty. The experienced editors of the Vascular Surgery volume have selected the procedures that currently make up their speciality and have invited a team of experts to contribute to these areas.
The authors present a detailed practical guide for each procedure; their instructions are complemented by full color clear uncomplicated diagrams. The reader is thus provided with the means of undertaking safe reflective skilled surgery, this being the basis for a successful outcome.
Carotid body tumor.- Carotid Aneurysms.- Carotid Endarterectomy.- Eversion Carotid Endarterectomy.- Carotid Artery Stenting.- Surgical Reconstruction for Innominate Artery Occlusive Disease.- Carotid-Subclavian Transposition and Carotid-Subclavian Bypass.- Vertebral Artery Reconstruction.- Transaxillary Thoracic Outlet Decompression.- Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes and Cervical Sympathectomy.- Digital Sympathectomy for Scleroderma.- Thoracoscopic Cervical Sympathectomy.- Lumbar Sympathectomy.- Repair of Thoracoabdominal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.- Transabdominal Replacement of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.- Retroperiotoneal Replacement of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.- Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.- Endarterectomy of the Abdominal Aorta and its Branches.- Bypass Procedures for Mesenteric Ischemia.- Renal Artery Bypass.- Introduction to Lower Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease.- Aorto-Femoral Bypass.- Extra-anatomic Revascularization.- Descending Thoracic Aorta to Femoral Artery Bypass.- Introduction to Infrainguinal Revascularization.- Exposure of the Lower Extremity Arteries.- Femoral to Above Knee Popliteal Prosthetic Bypass.- Femoral to Below Knee Popliteal Bypass with Reversed Greater Saphenous Vein.- Femoral to Posterior Tibial/Peroneal Artery in Situ Bypass.- Femoral to Anterior Tibial Artery Bypass with Non Reversed Greater Saphenous Vein.- Femoro-peroneal PTFE bypass with Adjunctive AV fistula/patch.- Vascular Access.- Amputation.- Surgery of the Veins.- Endovascular Management of Venous Thrombotic and Occlusive Disease.