Interventional Cardiology Handbook / Edition 1

Interventional Cardiology Handbook / Edition 1

by Morton J. Kern
     
 

In addition to covering therapeutic interventions that are commonly performed in the majority of cardiac cath labs, this book examines newer and more highly specialized interventions. The book is set up to give an overall orientation of the subject to the trainee and to the technician who is more often assisting with, rather than performing complex procedures. It is… See more details below

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In addition to covering therapeutic interventions that are commonly performed in the majority of cardiac cath labs, this book examines newer and more highly specialized interventions. The book is set up to give an overall orientation of the subject to the trainee and to the technician who is more often assisting with, rather than performing complex procedures. It is written in an easy-to-read outline format, with tables, figures and bold-faced information. The material is organized so complete information for a specific procedure is included in one chapter.

* Provides an excellent orientation for all those working in the cardiac cath lab, with an easy-to-read, outline format for quick access to information
• Focuses on specific therapeutic interventions, with an emphasis on those you're most likely to perform
• Covers set-up and access, standby equipment, step-by-step procedural strategy, post-procedural management, and expected outcomes

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815150329
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Interventional Cardiology1
App. 1ACertification in Interventional Cardiology6
1Basic Coronary Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting11
2Arterial and Venous Access and Hemostasis for Interventional Procedures72
3Angiography for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions122
4Complications of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions162
5Antithrombotic and Antiplatelet Therapy for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions194
6Non-Balloon Percutaneous Coronary Interventional Devices: Rotational Ablation Catheter, Directional Atherectomy, Thrombus Aspiration Systems, Distal Protection Devices, and the Cutting Balloon217
7Restenosis, Brachytherapy, and Drug-Eluting Stents252
8Difficult Situations in Percutaneous Cardiac Interventions278
9High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Interventions315
10Nonangiographic Coronary Lesion Assessment343
11Peripheral Vascular Intervention386
12Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy and Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty441
13Pericardiocentesis, Balloon Pericardiotomy, and Special Techniques481
14Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy500
15Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Foramen Ovale Using the Amplatzer Devices512
16Interventions for the Failing Hemodialysis Vascular Access543
Index555

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