Chapter 42. Catheter-Based Approaches to the Treatment of Atheroembolic Disease

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Frank R. Arko,
  2. Christine Newman and
  3. Thomas J. Fogarty

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch42

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Arko, F. R., Newman, C. and Fogarty, T. J. (2005) Catheter-Based Approaches to the Treatment of Atheroembolic Disease, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • arteriosclerosis;
  • acute clot formation;
  • synthetic bypass grafts;
  • adherent clot catheter;
  • directional atherectomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathogenesis of insitu arterial thrombosis

  • Acute clot formation

  • Treatment overview

  • Catheter-based treatment of the atheroembolic site

  • Percutaneous thrombectomy

  • Catheter-based techniques for bypass grafts

  • Closing comments