Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

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OUP Oxford, Oct 28, 2010 - Medical - 152 pages
Interventional cardiology is a branch of cardiology that deals specifically with the catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases such as angina, dyspnea on exertion, and congestive heart failure. This pocketbook focuses on the practical aspects of cardiac catheterization and interventions including indications, periprocedural medications and techniques, interpretation of results, and the prevention and treatment of periprocedural complications. Written by highly respected European experts within the field of cardiology, this comprehensive but concise guide includes key references covering randomized clinical trials in each chapter, and follows the European Society of Cardiology guidelines. This book will appeal to cardiologists, trainees, and all related healthcare professionals who are involved in catheterization procedures.
 

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Contents

1 History principles normal values techniques
1
2 Diagnostic catheterization for valvular heart disease
11
3 Diagnostic catheterization for congenital heart disease in adults
21
4 Diagnostic catheterization for pericardial myocardial and pulmonary diseases
29
5 Coronary angiography and other intracoronary diagnostic techniques
45
6 Left ventricular angiography and other angiocardiographic techniques
71
7 PCI techniques
75
8 PCI for chronic stable coronary artery disease
87
9 PCI for acute coronary syndromes
97
10 Percutaneous valvular interventions
111
11 Percutaneous interventions for congenital heart disease in adults
123
Index
131
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Petr Widimsky is Head of the Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Centre at University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic. Dr. Harry Suryapranata is Consultant Cardiologist, at Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands. Alec Vahanian is Head of the Cardiology Deptartment at theUniversity Hospital Bichat, Paris, France.

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