Written by a multidisciplinary team of internationally recognized authors, this book delivers an in-depth and practical overview of peripheral arterial disease. It covers all major extracardiac arterial systems and serves as a point-of-care reference for the vascular surgeon, radiologist, vascular internist, and cardiologist. Peripheral Arterial Disease offers essential insights on clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, and various treatment options, including medical, surgical, and endovascular modalities.
- Expert coverage of anatomy, epidemiology, risk factors, pathophysiology, and more
- Focus on both common and rare disease states in all peripheral circulations
- Section on diagnostic imaging modalities, including agiography, IVUS, MRI, and ultrasound
- More than 500 color figures, tables, and charts
- Author team represents a wide range of specialties
- Important chapters on vasculitis, intracranial disease, carotid artery disease, the ascending thoracic aorta, and lower extremity peripheral arterial disease -all of which reflect the book's expansive scope
- Review of fundamental topics such as clinical assessment of endothelial function, blood pressure regulation, taking patient history, and the physical exam
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On completion of this course the participant should be able to:
1. Name the three layers of the aortic wall.
2. Describe three major groups of diseases of upper extremity arteries.
3. List the seven branches of the descending thoracic aorta.
4. Name at least four imaging modalities used to diagnose thoracic aortic aneurysm.
5. List at least four risk factors for acute mesenteric ischemia.
6. Name three standard therapies used to control risk factors associated with LEPAD (Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease).
7. List five drugs used to treat intermittent claudication.
8. Name the four Fontaine classifications for lower extremity arterial occlusive disease.
9. Describe the three Rutherford classifications of acute limb ischemia.
10. List five risk factors for infantile hemangiomas.
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This test is a multiple choice, open book test and contains 120 questions.
The course has a hard cover book Part 2 contains chapters 27 through 53.
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