Alexander Vitin

University of WashingtonUnited States of America

Dr. Alexander A. Vitin, MD, Ph.D. was born on March 03, 1958, in Kharkov, Ukraine. He earned his MD degree from Kharkov High Medical School, University of Kharkov, Ukraine in 1981 and a Ph.D. Degree from the same University in 1985. He worked as a Senior Scientist – Physician at the Central Research Laboratories of the University of Kharkov only to become a Critical Care Fellow in 1986 and then the Attending Physician in the Critical Care Department, Kharkov University Hospital & Trauma Center. From 1990 to 2003 he was an anesthesia resident and the Attending Anesthesiologist and faculty at the Department of Anesthesiology, affiliated with Sackler High Medical School, University of Tel-Aviv, Israel. Since 2003 he holds a position of an Attending Anesthesiologist, Assistant Professor, Division of Transplant Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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Since the book "Gangrene: Current Concepts and Management Options" had been published in August 2011, certain advancements in the field have been observed and several important multicenter studies have been successfully accomplished. The presented book, second in the series, continues the discussion of many clinical, physiological, immune-and bacteriological, as well as socio-economic aspects of the complex problems pertain to diabetes-associated and non-diabetic gangrene management. Of particular interest, current management trends, as well as epidemiology of the gangrene as a most serious, potentially fatal complication, have been discussed in details.

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