Description of Aortic Dissection and Acute Aortic Syndromes
This book comprehensively covers aortic dissection and acute aortic syndromes. Topics covered include the pathology, genetics, diagnosis, medical treatment and surgical management of uncomplicated and complicated aortic dissection, including endovascular stenting. In addition, imaging and follow-up procedures after initial surgical treatment are reviewed along with acute and chronic type A and type B dissection. Potential complications that can be encountered at various treatment stages and management strategies are also detailed.
Aortic Dissection and Acute Aortic Syndromes comprehensively reviews aortic dissection in an easy to read, illustration-rich book. It is therefore an essential resource for both trainee and experienced cardiologist, cardiac surgeon and any other medical professionals involved in the management of these patients.
About the Author
Frank Sellke is the Karlson & Karlson Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Lifespan Hospitals. He has previously served as the Johnson & Johnson Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, having been a successful clinician, educator and researcher in the cardiovascular field.