Selected chapters are found under the clear sections of the book: Controversies —Acute Stroke—Thoracic Aortic—Abdominal Aortic—Peripheral Arterial Ischaemia—Venous and Lymphatic. The book is certainly up to date as it was written before the chapters were spoken to a large audience at the 40th celebration of the Charing Cross International Symposium to take place in Olympia Grand in the west of London.
It is hard to focus on particular high spots. Acute Stroke Controversies include the CCSVI appraisal by Lindsay Machan. In this chapter, essentially, Machan and his co-author dispel the concept that this intervention affects the natural history of the underlying condition.