Cardiac Catheterization - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416039990

Cardiac Catheterization

1st Edition

An Atlas and DVD

Authors: Michael Ragosta
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416039990
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th October 2009
Page Count: 208

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Practical and comprehensive, this ‘how-to’ atlas offers expert guidance on all aspects of cardiac catheterization to help you accurately diagnose coronary artery disease. It features authoritative advice on how to, safely and efficiently perform catheterization procedures in the catheterization lab, interpret hemodynamic and angiographic data, make informed decisions based on your findings, and recognize and treat all potential complications. Succinct text coupled with still images and a DVD of 190 procedural videos ensures you have what you need for success.

Key Features

  • Covers pre-catheterization evaluation, lab equipment, and pharmacology for the catheterization lab.
  • Outlines specific complications of cardiac catheterization, organized by disease, to prepare you for anything that may occur.
  • Includes a bonus DVD containing 190 videos of techniques that demonstrate what to look for and how to proceed, as well as a downloadable image library for use in electronic presentations.
  • Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that makes reference a snap.
  • Presents 230 illustrations for enhanced visual guidance.


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About the Author

Michael Ragosta

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA