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Pulmonary Embolism 3rd Edition

Pulmonary Embolism 3rd Edition

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

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common acute cardiovascular disease after acute myocardial infarction and stroke. This fully updated third edition supplies the latest information on epidemiology, methods of diagnosis, preferred diagnostic pathways, new medications including the new anticoagulants, and new recommendations for prophylaxis and treatment of pulmonary embolism and its immediate cause, deep vein thrombosis.

  • An essential and comprehensive resource for physicians and allied professionals in the field of this difficult-to-diagnose and life threatening condition
  • 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 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
  • Written by an internationally recognized and respected expert in the field

This book is a dependable and well referenced resource for in-depth information about pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT).

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 688 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 3 edition (May 31, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119039088
  • ISBN-13: 978-1119039082

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