Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) result from trauma or pathologic weakening of the bone and are associated with conditions such as osteoporosis or malignancy. Worldwide, VCFs impact one in three women and one in eight men aged 50 and older, with more than 8.9 million fractures incurred annually. Copublished by Thieme and the Society of Interventional Radiology, Vertebral Augmentation: The Comprehensive Guide to Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, and Implant Augmentation provides a practical, clinical discussion of these minimally invasive spine interventions.
Filled with the collective wisdom and experience of surgeons at the busiest department of colorectal surgery in the world, Cleveland Clinic Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Colon and Rectal Surgery walks you step by step through each procedure, with pointers given along the way as if from a trusted mentor. You’ll find a unique collection of insight and personal clinical experience in dealing with challenging and unusual situations—tips and techniques you can use when faced with similar circumstances in the operating room.
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of thoracic pathology. Outstanding images make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. This second edition incorporates the most recent clinical, pathological, histological, and molecular knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice.
Reviews current techniques for performing stress tests
Discusses major technologic advances in imaging, physiologic monitoring, and assessment of cardiovascular risk
Addresses environmental, socioeconomic, gender, and genomic factors that impact heart disease
THE MOST CLEAR, COMPLETE, AND EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND REVIEW OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROCEDURES AVAILABLEA Doody's Core Title for 2015.
Going far beyond the scope of most other texts, this lavishly illustrated, expert-authored reference helps you master the clinical and technical skills required to perform the full range of procedures in an emergency or acute care setting. The techniques presented in these pages will dramatically expand your understanding of emergency medicine procedures and--most importantly--your ability to deliver positive patient outcomes.
Rising numbers of Cesarean sections and maternal obesity and associated health risks have resulted in increasingly complex Cesarean deliveries and outcomes, requiring today’s surgeon to stay attuned to evolving best practices and master new surgical techniques. This first-of-its-kind reference provides step-by-step, highly illustrated guidance on managing challenging Cesarean sections with a focus on the challenges of abnormal placentation and strategies to manage it. In a concise, readable format, this text is designed to help surgeons anticipate intraoperative and postoperative challenges and optimize outcomes for mother and baby.