Essential Interventional Cardiology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702029813, 9780702037320

Essential Interventional Cardiology

2nd Edition

Authors: Michael Norell John Perrins Berhard Meier A. Lincoff
eBook ISBN: 9780702037320
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702029813
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 6th June 2008
Page Count: 560

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book has been prepared by professionals working in the UK. It covers the basic principles and practice of interventional cardiology, vascular and non-vascular, written specifically for the general cardiologist. Designed to facilitate easy access to key information, it contains numerous line illustrations, diagrams, graphs, and charts. The entire spectrum of interventional cardiology is covered in an easy-to-read format. In this new edition are fifteen new chapters written by experts from around the world. The excellent appendix of trials in interventional cardiology has been fully updated making this the best available source on how to apply trials to clinical practice.

Key Features

  • Includes editors and contributors from the US and Europe for a truly international perspective.
  • Begins each chapter with 6-10 key points written in bullet format that summarize important concepts in the chapter, making reference a snap.

Table of Contents

Section I. Fundamental Techniques and Devices for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

1 History, Development and Current Advances in Coronary Intervention

2 Pathology of Balloon Dilatation

3 Patient Selection for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

4. Investigation, Work-Up and Patient Preparation before PCI

5. Vascular Access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

6. Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

7. Intracoronary Stenting

8. Drug-Eluting Stents

9. Intravascular Ultrasound in Coronary Artery Disease

10. Pressure Wire and Related Technologies

11. Arterial Puncture Site Closure and Aftercare

12. Complications of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

13. Restenosis and In-Stent Restenosis

Section II. Adjunctive Technology in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

14. Directional and Rotational Atherectomy

15. PCI in the Presence of Significant Intraluminal Thrombus

16. Cutting Balloon Angioplasty

17. Intracoronary Brachytherapy

18. Laser Use in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

19. Circulatory Support in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Section III. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Problematic Clinical and Lesion Subsets

20. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction

21. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Left Main Stem Disease

22. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusions

23. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Bifurcation Lesions

24. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Small Vessels

25. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Saphenous Vein Graft Disease

Section IV. Non-Coronary Intervention: Peripheral Vascular Intervention

26. Carotid Artery Stenting

27. Percutaneous Management of Renal Arterial Disease

28. Percutaneous Management of Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Disease

29. Coarctation of the Aorta

30. Percutaneous Vascular Intervention in the Venous System

Section V. Non-Coronary Intervention: Non-Vascular Intervention

31. Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty and Repair

32. Aortic Valve intervention

33. Pulmonary valvuloplasty

34. ASD, PFO and left atrial appendage closure

35. Septal ablation for HCM

36. Balloon pericardiotomy

37. Foreign body retrieval

38. Gene therapy and stem cell technology

Section VI. Training and Practice Guidelines for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

39. Training and Practice Guidelines for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Section VII. Current Major Trials in Interventional Cardiology

40. Current Major Trials in Interventional Cardiology


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About the Author

Michael Norell

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Cardiology and Coronary Intervention, Hull and East Yorshire Hospitals, Hull, UK Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & PCI Programme Director

John Perrins

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Cardiology and Coronary Intervention, Yorkshire Heart Centre, Leeds, UK

Berhard Meier

A. Lincoff