Essential Interventional Cardiology

Author: Michael S. Norell


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  • ISBN: 9780702029813
  • Author: Michael S. Norell
  • Publ Date: 2008-07-04
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 560
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6860

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


This versatile text 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.


"An excellent 'pocket' textbook covering the spectrum of interventional cardiological procedures in a very compact volume.? - Heart, Lung and Circulation


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