Given the diversity and complexity of coronary lesions with which the interventional cardiologist has to tackle, the editors and contributor s offer their expert opinion on the most sensible way to overcome plaq ue and thrombus in the coronary arteries. From simple to complicated a natomy, the direct approach to achieving optimal results is clearly de scribed and illustrated. Each chapter focusses on a specific problem. The editors have assembled a team of internationally renowned contribu tors to offer advice on how to approach lesions in a straight-forward fashion.
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Table of ContentsIntracoronary Brachytherapy: A New Treatment for the Prevention of Restenosis. Therapeutic Angiogenesis for Coronary Artery Disease. Spot Stenting. Ostial and Bifurcation Disease. Left Main Disease. Small Vessel Stenting. Direct Stenting. Treatment of Chronic Total Coronary Occlusions. In-stent Restenosis. Restenosis, a Pragmatic Approach. Percutaneous Intervention in Acute Coronary Syndromes. Pediatrics Coronary Artery Abnormalities and Interventions. Post-angioplasty Dissection. Alternative Imaging. Calcified and Fibrotic Lesions. Ablative Techniques. Direct Myocardial Revascularization: Surgical and Catheter-based Approaches. Stent Retrieval. Adjunctive Therapies in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Local Drug Delivery using Drug-eluting Stents. The Significance of Biochemical Markers for Myocardial Damage in Interventional Procedures.