Invasive Cardiovascular Therapy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401084086
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #57
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 610
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Congenital malformations.- 1. Balloon catheter procedures in congenital heart disease.- 2. Balloon angioplasty in congenital heart disease.- 3. Closure of left-to-right shunts by catheter techniques.- 4. Atrial inversion in TGA according to Mustard or Senning.- 5. Switch-over procedure in transposition of the great arteries.- 6. Operative management of patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum.- 7. The Fontan procedure in tricuspid atresia and single ventricle.- II. Acquired heart diseases.- 8. DeBakey-surgitool pyrolite® aortic valve: results of isolated replacement in 345 patients followed up to 13 years after operation.- 9. The Medtronic Hall® valve.- 10. Experience with the St. Jude medical heart valve prosthesis.- 11. Surgery for bacterial endocarditis and prosthetic valve endocarditis.- 12. Transient mechanical support of the failing heart.- 13. Implantable artificial heart devices.- 14. Current status of cardiac and cardiopulmonary transplantation.- III. Chronic coronary heart disease.- 15. Emergency medical treatment in acute coronary insufficiency.- 16. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.- 17. The role of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) in unstable angina.- 18. PTCA success: reliability of noninvasive methods.- 19. Myocardial protection from PTCA-related ischemia.- 20. Time limits for emergency bypass grafting in preventing myocardial infarction.- 21. Coronary artery bypass grafting in chronic coronary heart disease.- 22. Laser angioplasty in chronic coronary atherosclerotic obstructions and in thrombotic occlusions.- 23. Coronary sinus perfusion for preservation of jeopardized myocardium.- 24. LDL-Apheresis for the treatment of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.- 25. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of renal artery stenoses.- 26. Balloon angioplasty in peripheral vascular occlusive disease.- IV. Acute myocardial infarction.- 27. Medical measures for reduction of myocardial infarct size.- 28. Mechanical complications of acute myocardial infarction: ventricular septal defect and papillary muscle rupture.- 29. History of systemic intravenous streptokinase therapy in acute myocardial infarction.- 30. Recent developments in intracoronary thrombolysis during acute myocardial infarction.- 31. Intravenous thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction.- 32. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty associated with thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction - evaluation by angiographic, scintigraphic and enzymatic data.- 33. Mechanical balloon catheter recanalization combined with intracoronary lysis and PTCA.- 34. Early coronary bypass or coronary angioplasty after successful reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction.- 35. Immediate and late results of thrombolysis on infarct size, left ventricular function and survival after successful reperfusion.- V. Cardiac arrythmias.- 36. History of pacemaker therapy.- 37. Present status and future needs of pacemaker technology.- 38. Treatment of bradycardias by physiological pacing.- 39. Treatment of recurrent supraventricular tachycardias by antitachycardia pacemakers.- 40. Surgery for supraventricular tachyarrythmias.- 41. Ablation techniques for accessory pathways in the Wolff-Parkinson- White syndrome.- 42. His bundle ablation in refractory supraventricular tachycardia: a report of the Percutaneous Cardiac Mapping and Ablation Registry.- 43. Dynamic overdrive pacing for the suppression of ventricular ectopic activity: long-term application using implantable pacemakers.- 44. Myocardial inhibition.- 45. Antitachycardia pacing for treatment of recurrent sustained ventricular tachycardia.- 46. Clinical application of transvenous cardioversion.- 47. The use of the automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in ventricular tachycardias and fibrillation.- 48. Endocardial fulguration in the treatment of resistant chronic ventricular tachycardia.- 49. Surgical therapy of ventricular tachycardia.- Index of subjects.
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