Radiology of Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Radiology of Peripheral Vascular Diseases

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A comprehensive account of the use of modern imaging procedures for the diagnosis of arterial and venous diseases. Each imaging modality is separately considered and applications in individual diseases are then explained with the aid of excellent illustrations. In addition, vascular interventions such as balloon angioplasty, local thrombolysis, and stent implantation are discussed and appraised, with special attention devoted to the problem of radiation burden for patients. The authors are all recognized experts in angiology, phlebology, and interventional radiology.A further reduction in dose is highly recommended by applying Supervision ( Siemens, Erlangen, Germany) (see Sect. 8.5.5) ... It increases up-time and reduces maintenance and service costs. 8.5.2 Film ... The so-called AOT with a film magazine for 35 x 35 cm cut films is operated at one or two frames per second for peripheral studies. ... The C-arm was introduced in special procedure rooms in 1977 (i.e., Angioscop, Siemens-Elema, Solna, Sweden) (RoseNBUSCH et al. 1995).

Title:Radiology of Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Author:E. Zeitler
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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