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Embolic Diseases

Unusual Therapies and Challenges

Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Embolic complications of common, or sometimes uncommon, medical issues represent a significant management challenge. In addition, special populations might require unique approaches to prevention and primary disease management. Similarly, unusual embolic problems can manifest as both diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Despite evolving guidelines to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of common diseases that can result in embolic complications, unfortunately, for many problems, such guidelines, randomized trials, or even recommendations based upon high-quality literature are lacking. Several chapters in this book are dedicated to summarizing the available data and experiences to help guide bedside care. The goal of this book is to emphasize some of the more unusual presentations and diagnostic and management aspects of embolic complications. The pathophysiologies and prevention strategies in unique patient populations are also emphasized. Clearly, a multidisciplinary team approach is critical to dealing with all aspects of these unusual and perplexing problems.

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Embolic DiseasesUnusual Therapies and ChallengesEdited by Michael S. Firstenberg

Published: June 21st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65590

ISBN: 978-953-51-3236-3

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3235-6

Copyright year: 2017

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1. Introductory Chapter: Embolic Diseases - Unusual Therapies and Challenges

By Michael S. Firstenberg

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2. Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy and Postpartum

By Roza Chaireti and Katarina Bremme

367

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3. Surgical Management of Chronic Pulmonary Embolism

By Fabian Andres Giraldo Vallejo

303

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4. Pulmonary Embolism

By Fayaz Ahmed and Ahmed Elsayed Mahmoud

348

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5. Thromboembolism in Renal Diseases

By Milena Nikolova‐Vlahova, Marta Petrova Baleva and Petar Krasimirov Nikolov

352

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6. Venous Thromboembolism in Liver Cirrhosis: An Emerging Issue

By Xingshun Qi and Andrea Mancuso

251

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7. Fat Embolism in Orthopedic Surgery

By Ismet Gavrankapetanović, Adnan Papović, Mehmed Jamakosmanović, Elvir Baždar and Lejla Tafro

337

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8. Air Embolism

By Bojan Biocina, Mate Petricevic and Ivica Safradin

259

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9. Foreign Intravascular Object Embolization and Migration: Bullets, Catheters, Wires, Stents, Filters, and More

By Thomas R. Wojda, Stephen D. Dingley, Samantha Wolfe, W. T. Hillman Terzian, Peter G. Thomas, Daniel Vazquez, Joan Sweeney and Stanislaw P. Stawicki

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