Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Angioplasty

by David A. Clark
     
 

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The Second Edition of this popular guidebook to percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) incorporates the latest advances in both equipment and methods to provide both a concise, up-to-date introduction to coronary angioplasty for the novice as well as a comprehensive, practical reference for the experienced angiographer. As in the first edition, the

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The Second Edition of this popular guidebook to percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) incorporates the latest advances in both equipment and methods to provide both a concise, up-to-date introduction to coronary angioplasty for the novice as well as a comprehensive, practical reference for the experienced angiographer. As in the first edition, the emphasis is on the practical aspects of safely and effectively performing PTCA procedures. To this end, the book presents numerous case studies to illustrate its discussions of such issues as patient selection and care, use of the newest equipment and techniques, specific surgical approaches to instances of stenoses, occlusions, bifurcation lesions, and myocardial infarction. Includes a companion videotape presenting examples of PTCA procedures in process.

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The second edition of this guidebook to percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) incorporates the latest advances in both equipment and methods to provide both a concise, up-to-date introduction to coronary angioplasty for the novice as well as a comprehensive, practical reference for the experienced angiographer. Includes a companion videotape (unseen by SciTech Book News) presenting examples of PTCA procedures in process. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471560746
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
0.71(w) x 3.43(h) x 0.79(d)

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