Quantitative Coronary Arteriography

Quantitative Coronary Arteriography

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401056564
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/03/2012
Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine , #117
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I: Quantitative Coronary Arteriography: Methodologies.- 1. Quantitative and qualitative coronary arteriography.- 2. Digital coronary angiography; advantages and limitations.- 3. Advantages and limitations of videodensitometry in quantitative coronary angiography.- 4. An overview of coronary quantitation techniques as of 1989.- II: Quantitative Coronary Arteriography; Physiological Aspects.- 5. Peptides and the circulation.- 6. Quantitative coronary arteriography at rest and during exercise.- III: Coronary Angioscope; Epicardial and Intravascular Echocardiography.- 7. Coronary angioscopy.- 8. Intervascular ultrasound: direct visualization of atheroma within the arterial wall.- 9. Current intra-arterial ultrasound imaging systems and automatic contour detection.- IV: Coronary Blood Flow and Flow Reserve.- 10. Assessment of coronary blood flow and velocity in the catheterization laboratory.- 11. Coronary obstructions, morphology and physiologic significance.- 12. Application of indicator dilution principles to regional assessment of coronary flow reserve from digital angiography.- 13. 3D reconstruction of the coronary arterial tree from multiview digital angiography: a study of reconstruction accuracy.- V: Intracoronary Prostheses.- 14. Stenting of coronary arteries. Are we the sorcerer’s apprentice?.- 15. Coronary stenting, report of the initial clinical experience with the Palmaz-Schatz balloon expandable stent.- VI: Recanalization Techniques.- 16. Laser balloon angioplasty (LBA).- 17. Mechanical recanalization of coronary arteries.- 18. Videometric, angiographic and angioscopic assessment of atherectomy; correlations and discrepancies.- VII: Historic Perspective.- 19. The history of coronary angiography.

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