Treatment of Carotid Disease is a comprehensive, yet practical guide for the clinician responsible for caring for patients with carotid artery disease. Both medical and surgical management strategies, as well as emerging endovascular techniques are described. Designed to strengthen the bond between the primary care and neurosurgical communities. Suggested users are primary care physicians, residents, nurses and physician assistants.
It provides full coverage of the continuum of care for carotid artery disease, including diagnostic testing, medical therapies, pharmacological treatment, and detailed referral guidelines.
- Treatment of Carotid Disease includes:
- Historical background and epidemiology
- Differential diagnosis, medical assessment, and diagnostic testing
- Medical treatment of carotid disease patients
- Complete overview of carotid endarterectomy: patient selection, per-operative medical evaluation, description, complications, adjuncts, and anesthesia
- Carotid artery stenosis, dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, and other disorders
- New treatments
(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)