[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.147.211.117. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
April 1992

Complications in Vascular Surgery

Author Affiliations

Chicago, Ill

 

Edited by Victor M. Bernhard and Jonathan B. Towne, 521 pp, with illus, $89, St Louis, Mo, Quality Medical Publishing Inc, 1991.

Arch Surg. 1992;127(4):488. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420040134026

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

This text contains the edited proceedings of a symposium held at the University of Arizona, Tucson, in March 1991. Many of the authors are internationally recognized for their expertise in the management of complicated secondary and tertiary vascular reconstructions. Although the multiauthored nature of the text accounts for some unevenness in presentation, most authors have focused appropriately on elucidating the mechanisms of complications so they can be most effectively avoided.

The book begins with an interesting discussion of current standards for reporting complications in vascular surgery, followed by a chapter categorizing errors in noninvasive vascular testing. While these chapters are thoughtful and extensive, the strength of the book lies in the subsequent discussions of specific complications and their avoidance, recognition, and treatment. Several chapters are particularly clear and complete. These include the chapters on hypercoagulable states, complications of anticoagulation, visceral ischemic syndromes, and impotence after aortic surgery. An extensive discussion

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×