Pulmonary Embolism

Author(s): Paul D. Stein
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Apr 05, 2016
Product Number: EB00668638
Released: May 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119039105
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A must have resource for clinicians and investigators  interested in pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis -Highly illustrated with numerous tables and graphs alongside clear concise text -Includes chapters addressing pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in relation to diseases and disorders such as; chronic heart failure, cancer, diabetes, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and many more -Discusses the role the different tools offered in imaging for PE, including echocardiography, multidetector computed tomography (CT), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), ventilation-perfusion (V-Q) imaging, dual energy CT, and magnetic resonance angiography -Contains 29 new chapters and includes new content on epidemiology of deep venous thrombosis; use of the new anticoagulants (dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban) for DVT and PE; indications and results with thrombolytic therapy and with vena cava filters; and information and indications for invasive mechanical thrombectomy and thrombolysis -Written by an internationally recognized and respected expert in the field

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