This book aims to provide comprehensive pictures of airway stenting technology in interventional radiology to clinical practitioners. The highlight of this book is that design concept and structure of stent are described in detail for readers to choose suitable stents for different airway diseases.
The first part of the book introduces readers to airway foundation on basic ideas of trachea anatomy, common symptoms and imaging signs of respiratory system. The second part provides a broad overview of clinical application of interventional radiology in airway diseases, while the third part presents detailed interventional treatment of common airway diseases with case studies alongside in-depth analysis for each technique with comprehensive pictures. For each airway disease, a brief introduction, diagnosis, stent design, treatment plan as well as internal stent interventional operation procedures are offered to the readers. With the illustrative figures, this book is a useful reference to interventional radiologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, professional clinical staff, and medical students.
Xinwei Han is a professor and director at the Department of Interventional Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China. He is also president of the International Federation of venous society of China and Chief scientist of the National 863 Project. Chen Wang is a professor and director at National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China. Chen Wang is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.