Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery, 8th Edition, a comprehensive two-volume reference has recently been released.
“Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery is the definitive medical reference for vascular surgeons, interventionalists and vascular medicine specialists,” said Jack L. Cronenwett, M.D., who is professor of surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and the book’s co-editor. “A number of vascular surgery experts joined forces to integrate information on medical, endovascular and surgical treatments with updated insights on diagnostic technique and decision-making and vascular biology.”
This new edition of Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery features 164 chapters organized into 27 sections, including basic science, clinical and laboratory evaluation, vascular imaging, atherosclerotic risk factors, perioperative care, bleeding and clotting, venous thromboembolic and venous Insufficiency and occlusion.
New to the 8th Edition are chapters on dialysis catheters, endovascular disease and management of branches, along with fresh coverage of endovascular procedures, renovascular disease, vascular surgery technique, vascular imaging, angiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.
“We’re proud to partner with Elsevier on the latest edition of Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery,” said Julie Freischlag, MD, who is the President of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
“The release of this new edition supports our joint efforts to bring vascular surgeons the highest quality news, information and expert guidance on vascular conditions and treatment,” she noted.
A significant highlight of the 8th Edition is the introduction of an enhanced eBook available on the newly re-launched Expert Consult platform. Integrated with the eBook will be features like enhanced images, self-assessment questions, updated references and abstracts and procedural video.
Additionally, Rutherford’s will once again be available through major medical institutions via Elsevier’s ClinicalKey platform, which delivers access to clinical content, including 500-plus journals, 100-plus books, drug information, guidelines, MEDLINE and ExitCare patient education. To order go to www.vsweb.org/Rutherford.
A Q&A session with the authors will be held at the Elsevier booth (#1105) during the Vascular Annual Meeting on June 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.