Modern Trends in Vascular Surgery: Carotid Artery Disease

ISBN: 978-1-60795-052-3




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December 2009
Pages: 364
ISBN 978-1-60795-052-3
Price $125.00

Mark K. Eskandari, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Radiology and Cardiology
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
William H. Pearce MD
Violet R. and Charles A. Baldwin
Professor of Vascular Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
James S.T. Yao
Professor Emeritus
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Carotid Artery Disease is a compilation of presentations on topics relating to carotid artery disease from the last five symposia sponsored by the Division of Vascular Surgery at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
The book is divided into eight sections and highlights the advances in diagnosis and management of carotid artery diease in recent years. The book lays particular emphasis on critical issues such as advent of catheter-based endovascular technology, but also discusses open carotid revascularization procedures.
Modern trends in Vascular Surgery brings together the best, current strategies for therapeutic and clinical practices.

These books contain the latest discoveries, techniques, practice and out comes in vascular surgery. There are approximately 25 to 45 chapters in each book, classified under the following headings: cerebrovascular, ischemia , infrainguinal lesions, aortic aneurysm, thoracic aortic pathology, aorta and its major branches, upper extremity ischemia, venous disorders, hemodialysis access, endovascular technology, noninvasive test, and issues in vascular surgery. Each of the chapters contains valuable illustrations, tables, and a list of references to guide the reader through the chapter. All chapters are reviewed and edited by the editors (James S. T. Yao, William Pearce, Jon Matsumura, Mark Morasch, and Mark Eskandari).

This series of books ( 5 in all) is focused on specific topics in vascular surgery. For each title the editors will assume the responsibility of adding the latest information and new chapters and to update all of the content, thus making these books more cohesive and with newer, up-to-date information. The resulting product is a comprehensive review of current knowledge across all of vascular surgery, covering: Carotid Artery Diseases, Surgery of the Aorta, Venous Disorders, Endovascular technology and Ischemic Extremities.

  • Examines the treatment options for areas of vascular surgery
  • Provides the latest information on treatment for all modalities
  • Describes assessment and treatment approaches
  • Summarizes the advancements in the treatment



Carotid Artery Disease


Section I – Issues in Carotid Artery Disease

1.            Screening Program for Stroke Prevention
Thomas S. Riles, Glenn R. Jacobowitz

2.            Controversies in Vascular Screening
Thom W. Rooke, Cindy Felty

3.            The Leapfrog Recommendation in Vascular Surgery
William H. Pearce

4.            The Significance of Silent Infarction of the Brain
Joseph H. Rapp, Amritha Ragunathan, Xian Mang Pan

5.            Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaque
Ioannis Koktzoglou, James C. Carr, Timothy J. Carroll,
Mark D. Morasch, Debiaco Li

6.            Tips on Coding Endovascular Procedures
Sean P. Roddy

Section II – Carotid Stenting for Carotid Stenosis

7.            Guidelines for Training and Credentialing in Carotid Artery Stenting
Russell C. Lam, K. Craig Kent

8.            Assessing Competence in the Components of Vascular Surgery
Anton N. Sidawy, John J. Ricotta, Robert S. Rhodes

9.            Preprocedure Imaging to Facilitate Carotid Artery Stenting
Richard J. Powell

10.         Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Anatomy during Carotid Bifurcation Stenting
Douglas W. Massop

Section III – Techniques in Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting

11.         Techniques for Carotid Artery Stenting
Mark K. Eskandari

12.         Cerebral Protection Devices During Carotid Stenting
Juan Parodi, Federico E. Parodi, Michel A. Bartoli

13.         Single Center Experience in Carotid Artery Stenting
G. Matthew Longo, Mark K. Eskandari

Section IV – Carotid Stent Trials

14.         Should NASCET and ACAS Be Repeated?
Wesley S. Moore

15.         Current Status of CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stent Trial)
Robert W. Hobson, II

16.         Update on ACT I
Jon S. Matsumura, Kenneth Rosenfield, Gary M. Ansel,
Seemant Chaturvedi, William A. Gray, Thomas S. Riles,
Lawrence R. Wechsler

17.         Lessons Learned from Italian Registry for Carotid Stenting (RISC) in 1000 Cases
Giorgio M. Biasi, Gaetano Deleo, Luigi Inglese, Alberto Cremonesi,
Alberto Froio, Valter Camesasca, Claudio Piazzoni, Angela Liloia,
for the RISC Investigators

Section V – Perioperative Care after Carotid Stent Intervention

18.         Preventable Complications of Carotid Stenting
Katherine E. Brown, Mark K. Eskandari

19.         Nonneurologic Complications Associated with Carotid Stenting
Mark A. Patterson, William D. Jordan, Jr.

20.         Surveillance Duplex Scanning After Carotid Stent Angioplasty
Dennis F. Bandyk, Paul A. Armstrong

Section VI – Techniques and Outcomes in Carotid Endarterectomy

21.          Contemporary Carotid Endarterectomy Results in the United States
Mark W. Fugate, Bruce A. Perler

22.         Performance Measurement for Carotid Endarterectomy
Timothy F. Kresowick

23.         Effect of Statins on Carotid Endarterectomy
Benjamin S. Brooke, Bruce A. Perler

24.         Surgery for Coils/Kinks and Radiation-Injured Carotid Artery
Dhiraj M. Shah

25.         Durability of Re-Do Carotid Operations
Daniel J. Reddy, Jae-Sung Cho

Section VII – Cerebrovascular Revascularization Procedures

26.         Complex Carotid and Vertebral Revascularizations
Ramon Berguer

27.         Hybrid Procedure for Supra-Aortic Trunk Lesions
Michael Monge, Mark K. Eskandari

28.         Cervical Carotid Bypass
V. Kalakuntla, Ramon Berguer

29.         Subclavian Artery Reconstruction
Mark D. Morasch

Section VIII – Other Carotid Pathology

30.         Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Dissection
Saad Ali, Daniel Surdell, Ali Shaibani

31.         Carotid Body Tumors and Cervical Schwannoma Tumors
Thomas A. Whitehill, Jayer Chung

Section IX – Carotid Stent Versus Carotid Endarterectomy

32.         Contemporary Management of Carotid Stenosis: Carotid Endarterectomy Is Here to Stay
Thomas A. Abbruzzese, Richard P. Cambria

33.         Carotid Artery Stenting Versus Open Surgery: Stent
Jon S. Matsumura