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Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 In Patients with Acute Type B Aortic Dissection, Do Current Operative Therapies Reduce Complications Compared to Medical Management?
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    Chapter 2 In Patients with a Chronic Type B Dissection, Does Endovascular Treatment Reduce Long Term Complications?
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    Chapter 3 In Patients with a Retrograde Type A Aortic Dissection, Does Treatment Like a Type B Aortic Dissection Improve Outcomes?
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    Chapter 4 In Patients with Small AAA, Does Medical Therapy Prevent Growth?
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    Chapter 5 Challenging AAA Neck Anatomy: Does the Fenestrated or Snorkel/Chimney Technique Improve Mortality and Freedom from Reintervention Relative to Open Repair?
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    Chapter 6 In Patients Who Require Hypogastric Artery Coverage to Treat an AAA with EVAR, Does Preservation Improve Outcomes When Compared to Exclusion of the Vessel?
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    Chapter 7 In Patients with Aortic Graft Infections, Does EVAR Improve Long Term Survival Compared to Open Graft Resection?
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    Chapter 8 Does EVAR Improve Outcomes or Quality of Life in Patients Unfit for Open Surgery?
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    Chapter 9 In Patients with Type 2 Endoleaks Does Intervention Reduce Aneurysm Related Morbidity and Mortality Compared to Observation?
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    Chapter 10 Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treated with Endovascular Repair; Does Decompressive Laparotomy Result in Improved Clinical Outcomes?
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    Chapter 11 In a Patient with Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury, Does TEVAR Improve Survival Compared to Open Repair or Expectant Management?
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    Chapter 12 In Patients with Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Does Endovascular Repair Improve Outcomes When Compared to Open Repair?
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    Chapter 13 In Patients with Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Does Extra-anatomic Bypass Improve Quality of Life and Limb Salvage?
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    Chapter 14 In Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia Does Bypass Improve Limb Salvage and Quality of Life When Compared to Endovascular Revascularization?
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    Chapter 15 In Patients with Limb-Threatening Ischemia Who Are Not Candidates for Revascularization Do Non-operative Options Improve Outcomes Compared to Amputation?
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    Chapter 16 In the Patient with Profunda Artery Disease, Is Open Revascularization Superior to Endovascular Repair for Improving Rest Pain?
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    Chapter 17 In Patients with Limb-Threatening Vascular Injuries, Is There a Role of Prophylactic Fasciotomy to Reduce Ischemic Injury?
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    Chapter 18 In Patients with Popliteal Entrapment Syndrome, Does Surgery Improve Quality of Life?
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    Chapter 19 In Patients with Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Does an Endovascular or Hybrid Approach Improve Morbidity and Mortality Compared to Open Revascularization?
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    Chapter 20 Chronic Mesenteric Arterial Disease: Does an Endovascular/Hybrid Approach Improve Morbidity and Mortality as Compared to Open Revascularization?
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    Chapter 21 In Patients with Mesenteric Ischemia Is Single Vessel Reconstruction Equivalent to Multiple Vessel Revascularization?
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    Chapter 22 In Patients with Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome, Does Surgery Improve Quality of Life?
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    Chapter 23 In Patients with Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, Is Enteric Bypass Superior to Duodenal Mobilization?
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    Chapter 24 In Patients with Renovascular Hypertension Is There a Role for Open or Endovascular Revascularization Compared to Medical Management?
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    Chapter 25 Does Endovascular Repair Reduce the Risk of Rupture Compared to Open Repair in Splanchnic Artery Aneurysms?
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    Chapter 26 In Patients with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Does Current Best Medical Management Reduce the Risk of Stroke Compared to Intervention (Endarterectomy or Stent)?
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    Chapter 27 In Patients with Symptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Is Endarterectomy Safer Than Carotid Stenting?
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    Chapter 28 In Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy, Is the Eversion Technique Superior to a Patch Technique to Reduce Restenosis?
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    Chapter 29 In Patients with a Stroke Attributable to a Carotid Artery Stenosis, Does Waiting to Operate Reduce the Risk of Complications?
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    Chapter 30 In Patients with a Peri-procedural Cerebral Thromboembolism, Does Neurovascular Rescue Improve Clinical Outcome?
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    Chapter 31 In Patients with Extra-cranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms, Does an Endovascular Approach Improve Clinical Outcomes Compared to Open Repair?
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    Chapter 32 In Patients with Carotid Artery Dissection, Is Stenting Superior to Open Repair to Improve Clinical Outcomes?
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    Chapter 33 In Patients with Cervico-Thoracic Vascular Injuries Is Endovascular Repair Superior in Long-Term Durability When Compared to Open Repair?
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    Chapter 34 In Patients with Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis Does Clot Removal Improve Functional Outcome When Compared to Traditional Anticoagulation?
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    Chapter 35 In Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Operative Procedures, Does Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement Prevent Massive PE?
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    Chapter 36 In Patients with Chronic Venous Stenosis, Does Placement of a Stent Improve Patency Compared to Recurrent Angioplasty?
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    Chapter 37 In Patients with Chronic Venous Ulcer Is the Unna Boot Still the Best Approach to Wound Care
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    Chapter 38 In Patients with Threatened or Occluded Dialysis Access Grafts, Is It Better to Salvage the Graft, or Create a New Site?
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    Chapter 39 In Patients with New Arteriovenous Fistulas, Are There Effective Strategies to Enhance AVF Maturation and Durability Beyond Waiting?
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    Chapter 40 In Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Do Statins Alone, or in Combination with Other Medications Improve Mortality?
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    Chapter 41 In Patients Who Have Undergone a Lower Extremity Bypass for PAD, Does Dual Anti-platelet Therapy Improve Outcomes?
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    Chapter 42 In Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery, Does Preoperative Coronary Revascularization Reduce the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death?
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Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery
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Springer International Publishing, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33293-2
978-3-31-933291-8, 978-3-31-933293-2

Christopher L. Skelly, Ross Milner

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