This book is the collection of articles written for the 2007 Paris meeting "Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery".This year, along with reports and discussions on evidences provided by authors of major recent scientific papers, we will also devote our attention to describing technical details that may impact the results of our vascular and endovascular procedures.Given the success of the sessions on vein issues the two previous years, a larger space has been devoted to this rapidly evolving aspect of our specialty. Finally, many Vascular Surgeons manage angio-access for renal failure and we felt it was time to ask specialists in this field to share with us their experience in this topic.The Editors are indebted to all those who contributed to this book and spent their valuable time and efforts writing excellent chapters, and providing them in due time for the editing process.INDICE30 day results from the SPACE trial of stent-protected angioplasty versus carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients: a randomised non-inferiority trialCAS: it's all in the approachIs any stent suitable for any lesion?Critical evaluation of carotid filters: which is the best one, if any?Carotid artery stenting: do vascular surgeons match interventionalists?Brain imaging prior to carotid surgery: is it absolutely necessary?Acute occlusion of the internal carotid artery: is surgical reconstruction in the acute stroke patient a valid concept?In carotid surgery, can minor imperfections end up by causing major disasters?When and how to catheterize a hypogastric artery in claudicants?Percutaneous repair of aortic aneurysms: a prospective evaluation of suture-mediated closure devices.How can pressure inside the aneurismal sac be measured and what can we expect from these measurements? Fenestrated stents: over 100 cases, has the method reached its maturity?Hybrid surgery for thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms: is this really a less aggressive and lasting solution?Total laparoscopic juxtarenal aortic aneurysm repairEndovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysmThe Veterans Open versus Endovascular Repair (OVER). Trial for AAA - What will it add to EVAR-1 and DREAM?Is age a factor to be taken into account when making a choice between EVAR and open surgery?Do pre-operative fitness assessments predict the outcome of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?Perioperative risk of coronary artery disease. What are we afraid of?Is preoperative immunonutrition a factor of outcome?Comparison of the quality of life in patients operated by EVAR and by open surgeryA balloon expandable aorto-unifemoral endograft: a solution for angulated necks, ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. And other usesHow to fashion a home-made fenestrated stent graft. An option for urgent aneurysms with an inadequate neck.Tips and tricks to avoid iliac nightmaresAdapting the graft to the patient's anatomy: is this a way of solving all the problems?CTA and MRA in lower limb ischemia - is DSA out?Angio CT and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) are not yet performing in clinical routine in infra popliteal occlusive diseaseDistal angioplasty for limb salvage with frequent stent placement, is it worthwhile?Efficacy of Viabahn® in the treatment of superficial femoral artery lesions in patients with acute or critical ischemia: a Comparative study with claudicantsRemote superficial femoral artery endarterectomy and distal aspire stenting: results of a multinational study at three-year Follow-upShould lumbar sympathectomy be rehabilitated?Vacuum-assisted closure for chronic ulcers: why and when is this technique useful?The EUROSTAR Registry: what has it achieved?Choice of approach in laparoscopic aortoiliac surgeryOperative approaches in totally laparoscopic aortic proceduresMechanical aortic anastomosesHow are complications managed while performing laparoscopy?Complications of minimally invasive retroperitoneal approach for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysmShould we lobby the authorities to systematically screen for AAA?Type B aortic dissection: is urgent endovascular repair justified?Endograft placement for the treatment of acute type B aortic dissections with malperfusion syndromeIs aortic fenestration the best treatment of malperfusion?Is selective superficial femoral artery stenting still justified?Nitinol stents have changed the dealBioabsorbable stentsCutting balloons save the cost of stentingEndovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: current statusInfluence of real-time hemodynamic monitoring on the outcome of EVAR for ruptured AAA'sTraumatic aortic rupture: management and resultsMODERN CARE OF ANGIOACCESS IN CHRONIC HEMODIALYSED PATIENTSVascular access and the renal patient: What is the nephrologist's role in the UK?Role of the interventional nephrology team in the USATests prior to vascular access construction. Duplex scan is sufficientThi microscope use in paramountGood eyes are good enough as the are for a distal bypassOutcomes of a novel technique for a native one step brachiobasilic fistula as a vascular access for haemodialysisTwo-stage construction of brachiobasilic fistula for dialysis: preliminary results of a prospective studyUnderstanding the pathophysiology mechanisms of myointimal hyperplasia might yield better results for vascular accessEndovascular care of vascular access for hemodialysis: interventional radiologist Endovascular care of vascular access for hemodialysis: interventional nephrologistDistal ischemic syndrome and vascular access: what to do?Single-center review of infections associated with 1,574 consecutive vascular access proceduresAneurysm degeneration of the donor artery in vascular access. Potential risks and technical optionsCONTROVERSIES AND UPDATES IN VARICOSE DISEASEPelvic varicose veins: embolization by the vascular surgeonDe Novo valve reconstruction in femoral vein Management of recurrent varices at the popliteal fossa after surgical treatmentSaphenous vein preservation: is it the new gold standard?Endovenous laser treatment. Triumph of a new technique?Endovenous thermal ablation (EVTA). Standardization of the energy: literature review and ELVeS usersComplications of laser: are there any and what can we do about them?AbstractsRadiofrequency: one of the angiologistis tool?Sclerotherapy: old fashioned or trendy?Phlebectomy: a knife for a non surgeon physician810 vs 980 nm: does wavelength matter?Wavelength 940 nm vs 1320 nm: energy and results in endovenous laserStandardization of the follow up: definition of the endovenous laser successEndovenous laser treatment. Standardisation of adjuvant treatment: proof in literature and realities.
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Titolo: Controversies and updates in vascular and cardiac surgery 2007
Autori: Becquemin - Alimi
Editore: Minerva Medica
Finitura: Copertina rigida
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