Aortic Dissection and Related Syndromes

  • Kim A. Eagle
  • Ragavendra R. Baliga
  • Eric M. Isselbacher
  • Christoph A. Nienaber

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 260)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Features

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christoph A. Nienaber
      Pages 17-43
    3. Ragavendra R. Baliga, Jai S. Raman, Kim A. Eagle
      Pages 45-58
  3. Imaging Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran, William D. Edwards, Joseph F. Malouf, Gregory Gillman, Jae K. Oh, Linda A. Pape et al.
      Pages 61-85
    3. Gisela Müller, Ella Kazerooni
      Pages 87-120
    4. Gabriel Meinhardt, Heiko Mahrholdt, Udo Sechtem
      Pages 121-141
  4. Initial Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Eric M. Isselbacher, James L. Januzzi
      Pages 145-152
    3. Hüseyin Ince, Christoph A. Nienaber, Joshua Beckmann, Rosella Fattori
      Pages 153-166
    4. Truls Myrmel, Santi Trimarchi, Vincenzo Rampoldi
      Pages 167-190
  5. Subsequent Follow-Up and Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Debabrata Mukherjee, James L. Januzzi
      Pages 193-198
    3. Eduardo Bossone, Massimo Lombardi, Virna Zampa, Dan Gilon, Alessandro Distante
      Pages 199-227
  6. Evaluation and Management of Special Subsets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Himanshu J. Patel, Richard L. Prager, G. Michael Deeb
      Pages 231-236
    3. Stuart Hutchison, Patrick O’Gara
      Pages 237-259
  7. Future Frontiers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Toru Suzuki, Giuseppe Sangiorgi, Eduardo Bossone
      Pages 317-331
    3. Santi Trimarchi, Truls Myrmel, Antonio Panza, Giuseppe Di Benedetto, Vincenzo Rampoldi
      Pages 333-346
    4. Debabrata Mukherjee, Kim A. Eagle
      Pages 347-350
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 351-364

About this book


Aortic dissection affects approximately two in ten thousand individuals and can be fatal. This state-of-the-art publication is a result of the combined efforts of participants from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD). The book has been divided into sections. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the current clinical literature and incorporates illustrations for further explanation.

Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD, MBA is Director, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University Hospital East, Columbus, Ohio.

Christoph A. Nienaber, MD is Head, Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany.

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD is Co-Director, Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Kim A. Eagle, MD, is an Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of Clinical Cardiology, and Clinical Director, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Kim A. Eagle
    • 1
  • Ragavendra R. Baliga
    • 2
  • Eric M. Isselbacher
    • 3
  • Christoph A. Nienaber
    • 4
  1. 1.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Ohio State University Hospital EastColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Thoracic Aortic CenterMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  4. 4.Division of CardiologyUniversity Hospital RostockRostockGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-36000-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-36001-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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