ISBN 9780865778931,Stent-Grafts




Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780865778931

ISBN-10 0865778930


Number of Pages 238 Pages
Language (English)


The first comprehensive review of the diverse applications of stent grafts, this new work provides a detailed guide to this rapidly growing field. The book takes the reader through the development of stents and stent-grafts, and then explores each clinical area where stent-grafts are being used.

You'll find thorough coverage of essential topics like design differences in stent grafts, synthetic stent-graft materials, and healing in response to stent-grafts. The book also includes insightful analysis of surgical versus stent-graft treatments of abdominal aortic aneurysms, anesthesia considerations , and new areas of use such as coronary artery stent-grafts and AV shunt stent-grafts.

For complete coverage of this exploding technology, its current uses, and future directions, this book is unparalleled.

Table Of Contents

From Vascular Stents to Stent-Grafts
Stent-Grafts for Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms
Treatment of Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease Using Stent-Grafts
Treatment of Vascular Hyperplasia Using Stent-Grafts
Stent-Grafts for Vascular Trauma
Use of Stent-Grafts for Non-Vascular Applications
Tracheobronchial Stent-Grafts

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