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Transcatheter Embolization and Therapy

Kessel, David, Ray, Charles (Eds.)

2009, XVI, 304p.

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Lee and Watkinson's Techniques in Interventional Radiology series of handbooks describes in detail the various interventional radiology procedures and therapies that are in current practice. The series covers procedures in angioplasty and stenting, transcatheter embolization and therapy, biopsy and drainage and ablation. Forthcoming are volumes on pediatric interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology.

Each book is laid out in bullet point format, so that the desired information can be located quickly and easily. Interventional radiologists at all stages, from trainees through to specialists, will find this book a valuable asset for their practice.

Transcatheter Embolisation and Therapy approaches the procedure in two ways . Section I systematically describes the techniques of transcatheter embolization and addresses the issues surrounding embolization procedures. Section II,on the other hand, presents specific organ systems and pathologies that undergo embolization therapy.

Dr. David Kessel is a Consultant Radiologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UK, and Dr. Charles Ray, Jr. is Professor of Radiology and Co-Director of Research at the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, USA.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Tumor - aneurysm - bone - interventional radiology - radiology - trauma

Related subjects » Radiology

Table of contents 

Section I.- Basic Principles of Embolization.- Coils, Occluders, and Plugs.- Permanent Particulate Agents.- Temporary Embolic Agents.- Liquid Embolic Agents.- Miscellaneous Embolic Agents: Laser and Radiofrequency.- Future Embolic Therapies.- Vascular Access, for Embolization: Techniques and Equipment.- Pre-procedure Imaging: When, Why, and How?.- Imaging the Severely Injured Patient.- Safety in the Periprocedural Period.- Complications of Embolotherapy.- Management of Post-embolization Syndrome.- Section II.- Peripheral Vascular Malformations.- Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations.- Systemic Arteriovenous Fistulae.- Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.- Biologic Effects of Tumor Embolization.- Liver Tumors (Hepatocellular Cancer).- Liver Tumors: Metastases.- Liver Tumors: Neuroendocrine Hepatic Metastases.- Embolization of Benign and Malignant Renal Tumors.- Embolization of Bone Tumors.- Uterine Fibroid Embolization.- Embolization of Hemorrhage Due to Pelvic Fractures.- Embolization of Extremity Trauma.- Solid Organ Embolization in Trauma.- Post-traumatic Priapism.- Embolization for Pancreatic Bleeding.- Embolization in Post-operative Hemorrhage.- Tract Embolization.- Arterial Embolization Post-percutaneous Biopsy or Drainage.- Acute Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage.- Acute Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Hemorrhage.- Bronchial Artery Embolization.- Pulmonary Hemorrhage (Non-bronchial).- Endoleaks Following EVAR.- Internal Iliac Artery—Isolated Aneurysm and Pre-EVAR Embolization.- Embolization of Visceral Arterial Aneurysms.- Renal Artery Aneurysms.- Pre-operative Portal Vein Embolization.- Epistaxis.- Meningiomas and Paragangliomas.- Gonadal Vein Reflux: Varicocele and Pelvic Congestion.- Varicose Veins.- Lymphatic Malformations: Sclerotherapy.- Thoracic Duct Embolization.- Post-partum Hemorrhage: Embolization and Endovascular Management.

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