Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide, 3rd Edition
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Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide provides radiology and vascular surgery trainees and practitioners with clear step by step guidance on the most commonly performed diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The text is broken up into three sections: general principles, vascular intervention and non-vascular intervention. Each chapter includes a brief paragraph outlining basic principles and theory, advice about choosing the correct catheter and device, practical guidance on how best to perform a procedure and highlights possible complications as well as tips on how to solve commonly encountered problems. Almost 300 illustrations make complex information easy to understand and apply.
Clear step-by-step instructions teach the fundamental skills necessary to perform interventional radiology.Instructions are easy to understand, focusing on the essential knowledge needed to perform safe and successful interventional radiology.
Line diagrams and photos used throughout to illustrate anatomical and technical points.Procedures are clearly illustrated to help ensure success.
Tip boxes highlight key facts and technical recommendations throughout the book.Aid the reader’s recall and emphasize important points.
Each procedure includes a troubleshooting guide to help get the physician back on track if things don’t go exactly as planned.Particularly helpful for the less-experienced practitioner.
Warning boxes highlight safety precautions. Helps the trainee avoid potentially dangerous errors.
Selected references at the end of each procedure.Provide a guide to further reading for those who wish to extend their knowledge.
Addition of colour throughout text.Highlighting will make information easier to retrieve and memorise.
Expanded coverage of the section on stent grafting. An increasingly popular interventional procedure among surgeons.
New material on interventional techniques used in treatment of cancers.Interventional radiology playing an increasingly significan role in clinical management of patients with cancer.
Additional coverage of varicose vein intervention.
Expanded coverage of RFA (Radio frequency ablation)
By David Kessel, MB, BS, MA, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, St. James's University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds, UK and Iain Robertson, MB, ChB, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK