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Textbook of Interventional Cardiology

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The 6th Edition of the indispensable Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, by Drs. Eric Topol and Paul S. Teirstein, offers you comprehensive, seasoned clinical advice on all aspects of this rapidly evolving subspecialty. You’ll find balanced, expert perspectives on the scientific and clinical advances established over the last few decades so you can better decide which procedures deliver optimal results in any given situation. You’ll also get an updated look at promising new techniques like transcatheter aortic valve implantation; new interventional approaches for left mainstem disease and thrombus-containing lesions; transradial intervention; and optical coherence tomography (OCT). At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book, plus additional case discussions and procedural videos to enhance your knowledge and skills.


Intervention Cardiologists


Hardbound, 928 Pages

Published: November 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2358-8


  • Topol and Teirstein’s Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 6E

    Table of Contents:

    Section I: Patient Selection

    1. Individualized Assessment for Percutaneous or Surgical Revascularization

    2. Evidence-Based Practice

    3. Diabetes

    4. Prior Evaluation: Functional Testing, Multidetector CT

    5. Renal Dysfunction

    6. Preoperative Coronary Intervention

    7. Gender and Ethnicity Issues

    Section II: Pharmacologic Intervention

    8. Platelet-Inhibitor Agents

    9. Anticoagulants

    10. Lipid Lowering Agents

    11. Thrombolytic Intervention

    12. Other Adjunctive Drugs for Coronary Intervention: Beta-Blockade, ACE Inhibitors & Calcium Channel Blockers

    Section III: Coronary Intervention

    13. Stents

    14. Drug Eluting Balloon

    15. Balloon Angioplasty: History and Current Utilization

    16. Elective Intervention for Stable Angina or Silent Ischemia

    17. Intervention for Non-ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

    18. Acute MI Intervention

    19. Intervention for Cardiogenic Shock

    20. Bifurcations and Branch Vessel Stenting

    21. Small Vessel and Diffuse Disease

    22. Left Mainstem Intervention

    23. Complex and Multivessel Intervention

    24. Chronic Total Occlusion

    25. Bypass Graft Intervention

    26. The Thrombus Containing Lesion

    27. Complications of Coronary Intervention

    28. Peri-Procedural MI and Emboli Protection

    29. Access Site Management/Closure Devices

    30. Transradial Intervention

    31. The Role of the Cardiac Surgeon

    32. Restenosis

    33. Biodegradable Stents

    34. Role of Adjunct Devices: Cutting Balloon, Laser, Ultrasound, and Atherectomy

    35. Support Devices for High Risk PCI: IABP, CPS, LVAD

    36. Regional Centers of Excellence for Coronary Intervention

    Section IV: Peripheral Vascular Interventions

    37. Lower Extremities

    38. Upper Extremities (and Aortic Arch)

    39. Carotid and Cerebrovascular

    40. Mesenteric/Visceral Intervention

    41. Renal

    42. Aortic (Thoracic and Abdominal)

    43. Venous Interventions

    44. Stroke Centers

    Section V: Intracardiac Intervention

    45. Imaging for Structural Heart Disease

    46. Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Defect

    47. Left Atrial Appendage Closure

    48. Mitral Valve Valvuloplasty

    49. Mitral Valve Repair

    50. Aortic Valvular Approaches

    51. Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Interventions

    52. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    53. Pericardial Interventions

    54. Congenital Heart Disease

    55. Future of Stem Cell Interventions

    Section VI: Evaluation of Interventional Techniques

    56. Qualitative and Quantitative Angiography

    57. Intracoronary Doppler and Pressure Monitoring

    58. Intravascular Ultrasound

    59. Vulnerable Plaque and Virtual Histology

    60. Optical Coherence Tomography

    Section VII: Outcome Effectiveness of Interventional Cardiology

    61. Medical Economics and Health Policy Issues for Interventional Cardiology

    62. Quality of Care in Interventional Cardiology

    63. Volume Operator and Hospital Relationships




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