The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook


  • Morton Kern, MD, MSCAI, FAHA, FACC, Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California; Chief of Medicine, Long Beach Veterans Health Care System, Long Beach, California

The newly updated Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook helps you to effectively perform common therapeutic interventions. This convenient, pocket-sized handbook provides full-color illustrations and videos showcasing up-to-date, step-by-step methods for the most widely practiced interventional cardiology procedures!
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Book information

  • Published: August 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08057-6

Table of Contents

  1. The Basics of percutaneous coronary interventions
  2. Arterial and Venous Access and Hemostasis for PCI
  3. Angiography for PCI
  4. Complications of PCI
  5. Antithrombotic and Antiplatelet Therapy for Percutanous Coronary Interventions
  6. Non-Balloon Coronary Interventional Techniques and Devices: Rotational Atherectomy, Thrombectomy, Cutting Balloons, and Embolic Protection Devices
  7. Restenosis and Drug-Eluting Stents
  8. Bifurcation Stenosis PCI
  9. Difficult Subsets for PCI: Calcific vessels, coronary bypass conduits, elderly patients and cardiac transplantation
  10. PCI OF Chronic total Occlusions (CTO)
  11. Aorto-Ostial And Branch Ostial Lesions And Unprotected Left Main Pci
  12. High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  13. Non-angiographic Coronary Lesion Assessment: FFR, IVUS, OCT, NIRS
  14. Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  15. Carotid Artery Stenting
  16. Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy and Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty
  17. Transcatheter Valve Therapies
  18. Pericardiocentesis
  19. Septal ablation for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  20. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Foramen Ovale
  21. Interventions for Failing Hemodialysis Access