This unique resource provides a comprehensive "head-to-head" forum for the debate into open versus endoluminal vascular treatment. Controversial treatment options are supported by evidence, in which the pros and cons are both explored and analyzed by an international panel of experts and their contributors, widely recognised as the leading authorities in the field. It is a one-stop reference for both the trainee vascular surgeon and the vascular consultant who requires a comprehensive view into the various management options as well as the evidence supporting the more difficult vascular procedures.
offers a one-stop-shop for the current debate for and against open versus endoluminal treatment.
uses an evidence-based approach to the controversial areas of vascular surgery.
provides an authoritative source of outcomes for various operations based on fact not opinion.
serves as a practical reference of recommended techniques debated by expert arguments for and against them.
1. Aorta iliac PTA outcome assessment 2. Great arch vessels 3. Carotid 4. Thoracoabdominal aneurysm 5. Thoracic aneurysm 6. AAA 7. EVAR endoleaks and migration: conversion or more endovascular 8. Infected Dacron aortic graft 9. Thoracic gullet syndrome 10. Sympathectomy 11. Subclavian 12. Aorto iliac 13. Fem pop 14. Popliteal aneurysm 15. Tibial 16. Vein graft surveillance 17. Acute leg ischaemia 18. BK A 19. Varicose veins 20. Venous ulcer 21. Pulmonary embolism
By Roger M. Greenhalgh, MA, MD, MChir, FRCS, Professor of Surgery, Head of Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London; Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, Department of Vascular Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, AP/HP Paris, University Paris XII, Creteil, France; Alun Davies, MD, FRCS, Reader in Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK; Peter A. Gaines, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Vascular Radiologist, The Sheffield Vascular Unit, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK; and Peter Harris, MD, FRCS, Consultant in Vascular Surgery, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, UK