Endovascular intervention has rapidly become part of everyday medical practice. Although a relatively young specialty, its impact on the management of vascular disease has been dramatic and profound. As techniques have become established, technology has moved forward at a breathtaking pace making regular update vital to stay abreadth of this expanding specialty. The topics and authors in this book have been carefully selected to reflect these recent advances and to inform and educate the reader. All authors are renowned and respected within their fields of endovascular intervention. They have provided an up-to-date text covering aspects of vascular disease including: the supra-aortic, thoracic, aortic and mesenteric vessels, venous thrombosis and the management of failing dialysis fistulae. In addition, the impact of virtual environments to complement conventional training is considered.
This book will appeal to all specialists who practise endovascular intervention in the fields of interventional radiology, vascular surgery and cardiology. The readership should extend to all members of the endovascular team, be they doctor, nurse, technologist or technician. It will hopefully update the reader in many of these exciting areas. We hope you enjoy it.