ABC of Interventional Cardiology

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 4, 2011 - Medical - 102 pages
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This fully updated, new edition of ABC of Interventional Cardiology is an easy-to-read, practical guide for the non-specialist. It presents the complex aspects of interventional cardiology in a clear and concise manner, and explains the different interventions for coronary artery disease, valvular and structural heart disease, and electrophysiology, ordered by clinical setting.

The ABC of Interventional Cardiology covers the core knowledge on techniques and management, and highlights the evidence base. Illustrated in full colour throughout, with new images and graphics, it includes key evidence and guidelines, new drug treatments and devices, with recommendations for further reading and additional resources in each chapter. It is ideal for GPs, hospital doctors, medical students, catheter laboratory staff and cardiology nurses.


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Pathophysiology and Investigation of Coronary Artery Disease
History and Development
Treatment Options
Unstable Angina and NonST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Cardiogenic Shock
Noncoronary Percutaneous Intervention
New Developments in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Percutaneous Interventional Electrophysiology
Implantable Devices for Treating Tachyarrhythmias

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Ever D. Grech, Consultant Cardiologist, South Yorkshire Cardiothoracic Centre, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Sheffield. Dr Grech graduated from St Bartholomew's Medical College, London and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has published widely in a number of Medical and Cardiology Journals and is co-editor of a major textbook in interventional cardiology - Practical Interventional Cardiology.

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