Published May 2004
by Remedica Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||120|
Atherosclerosis is a degenerative process affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque growth, and hardening of the walls. It is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The focus of this book is on the management of the atherosclerotic disease. The coverage spans from. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) appointed a committee of experts to formulate evidence-based clinical guidelines for the management of carotid stenosis. In formulating clinical practice recommendations, the committee used systematic reviews to summarize the best available evidence and the GRADE scheme to grade the strength of recommendations (GRADE 1 for strong Cited by: One of the topics chosen by the SVS is the management of carotid artery stenosis. Carotid endarterectomy has long been considered the best surgical treatment for carotid disease with a proven trackFrom record in reducing mortality and morbidity.2,3 However, carotid stenting has emerged as an alternative, effective and less invasive approach. Management of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease: Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery Robert W. a,Hobson, II, disease (CHD) or symptomatic atherosclerotic disease and LDL-C of 70 mg/dL for very high-risk persons with multiple risk .
Understanding the natural history of carotid atherosclerosis is essential in the management of patients at risk for stroke. Atherosclerotic plaque at the carotid bifurcation is the underlying. People with carotid atherosclerosis are classified by the European Society of Cardiology as having a very high risk of death from cardiovascular disease For symptomatic patients in the UK, the Royal College of Physicians currently recommends lifelong antiplatelet drugs (clopidogrel 75 mg daily is recommended despite carotid atherosclerosis Cited by: Kenya National Guidelines For Cardiovascular Diseases Management. This book explains the following topics: Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Ischemic heart disease, Heart Failure, d Rheumatic Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults, Stroke, Cardiovascular diseases in Elderly persons, Cardiovascular disease in diabetes, Cardiovascular. This chapter describes the epidemiology, aetiology, natural history, clinical features, and the investigation and management of the aspects of non-atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease. Although rare in the general population they are sufficiently common in specialist vascular units to warrant an understanding of their presentation, complications, and treatment.
Surgical management of carotid artery atherosclerotic disease. McCann RL(1). Author information: (1)Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Cerebrovascular disease remains an important cause of disability and death in the geriatric population. Management of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease: Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery Author links open overlay panel Robert W. Hobson II MD a ⁎ William C. Mackey MD b Enrico Ascher MD c M. Hassan Murad MD g Keith D. Calligaro MD e Anthony J. Comerota MD f Victor M. Montori MD g Mark K. Eskandari MD h Douglas Cited by: Atherosclerosis is a degenerative process affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque growth, and hardening of the walls. It is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The focus of this book is on the management of the atherosclerotic disease. Medical management plays an important role in the prevention of ischaemic stroke and other cardiovascular diseases in patients with atherosclerotic carotid artery disease. Optimising the management for each individual can be challenging, but small changes in therapy can substantially reduce the risk of recurrent ischaemic stroke.