Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Editor(s): Edwin J. R. van Beek, Harry R. Büller, Matthijs Oudkerk

Published Online: 1 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470517178

Online ISBN: 9780470745007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745007

About this Book

Dedicated to dealing with a challenging disease, previously thought to be incurable, but with the advent of new drugs, now amenable to management and a much improved prognosis for patients.

- Latest publication in a fast-moving area of keen clinical interest
- Authored by leading international authorities
- Builds on success of a respected first edition
- Incorporates new data on latest imaging technologies and therapies
- Covers both the science and clinical aspects, including presentation, surgical intervention and drug therapy
- Includes coverage of both Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction

  2. Part II: Clinical Presentation

    1. Chapter 4

      Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolism (pages 61–69)

      Maaike Söhne, Roel Vink and Professor Harry R. Büller

  3. Part III: Diagnostic Procedures

    1. Chapter 8

      Lung Scintigraphy (pages 135–169)

      Jane A. E. Dutton, Heok K. Cheow and A. Michael Peters

    2. Chapter 9

      MRI and MRA of the Pulmonary Vasculature (pages 171–219)

      Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Peter M. A. van Ooijen, Professor Edwin J. R. van Beek and Professor Matthijs Oudkerk

    3. Chapter 10

      Pulmonary Angiography: Technique, Indications and Complications (pages 221–246)

      Marjolein van Loveren, Professor Edwin J. R. van Beek and Professor Matthijs Oudkerk

  4. Part IV: Diagnostic Management Strategies

    1. Chapter 15

      Diagnostic Management Strategies in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism (pages 329–351)

      Renée A. Douma, Pieter W. Kamphuisen, Professor Edwin J. R. van Beek, Professor Matthijs Oudkerk and Professor Harry R. Büller

  5. Part V: Prevention of VTE

    1. Chapter 21

      Vena Cava Filters and Venous Thromboembolism (pages 463–471)

      Patrick Mismetti, Silvy Laporte, Fabrice Guy Barral and Hervé Decousus

  6. Part VI: Conservative and Surgical Treatment

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