Congenital Heart Disease: The Catheterization Manual

Paperback | December 4, 2008

EditorLisa Bergersen, Susan Foerster, Audrey C. Marshall

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This manual provides a comprehensive overview of how the cardiac catheterization laboratory in a pediatric cardiology division works. Chapters are organized in the order in which a case progresses. Specific types of cases are discussed in detail and hemodynamics is covered in depth. Information tables and line illustrations are used throughout the text to further emphasize important concepts and information.

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This manual provides a comprehensive overview of how the cardiac catheterization laboratory in a pediatric cardiology division works. Chapters are organized in the order in which a case progresses. Specific types of cases are discussed in detail and hemodynamics is covered in depth. Information tables and line illustrations are used th...

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This manual provides a comprehensive overview of how the cardiac catheterization laboratory in a pediatric cardiology division works. Chapters are organized in the order in which a case progresses. Specific types of cases are discussed in detail and hemodynamics is covered in depth. Information tables and line illustrations are used th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:December 4, 2008Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038777291X

ISBN - 13:9780387772912

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Table of Contents

Section I: The Basics.- Hemodynamics.- Precatheterization Assessment and Planning.- In the Lab.- After the Case.- A Few Final Words of Advice.- Section II: Specific Cases.- Pulmonary Valve Dilation.- Critical Pulmonary Stenosis.- Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum.- Aortic Valve Dilation.- Critical Aortic Stenosis.- Mitral Valve Dilation.- Pulmonary Angioplasty.- Balloon Dilation and Stent Placement for Coarctation.- RV-PA Conduit Dilation/Stenting.- The Pre-Glenn and Pre-Fontan Catheterization.- Device Closure of Fontan Fenestrations.- ASD Device Closure.- PFO Device Closure.- PDA Device Closure.- Balloon Atrial Septostomy.- Needle Atrial Transeptal Puncture (Brockenbrough) Technique.- HLHS with Restrictive Atrial Septum.- Pericardiocentesis.- Endomyocardial Biopsy.- Coronary Angiography.- Appendix.- Index.

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From the reviews:"Pediatric congenital heart disease is the focus of this book. This manual provides an operational overview of a pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory as well as a guide for percutaneous, catheter-based cardiac catheterization techniques. . It will be of interest to students, technicians, physicians in training, and pediatric cardiologists. It may also be of interest to cardiac catheterization laboratory personnel, such as nurses and technicians, who work closely with pediatric cardiologists in the laboratory." (Anil Verma, Doody's Review Service, March, 2009)