Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinician's Guide by Debabrata Mukherjee

Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinician's Guide

EditorDebabrata Mukherjee, Anthony A. Bavry

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Interventional cardiology refers to catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This dynamic new field is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. In the United States, more than a million percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are performed annually; moreover, the numberof procedures performed will likely continue to increase. The field of interventional cardiology has evolved dramatically over the past decade with the availability of embolic protection devices, drug eluting stents, mechanical thrombectomy catheters, etc. Interventional cardiology represents arapidly moving target for the cardiologist who seeks to integrate recent advances into their clinical practice. The advent of newer technology presents both an opportunity as well as numerous challenges for the cardiologist to treat patients optimally.Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinicians Guide (Oxford American Cardiology Library) aims to provide clinicians with concise, easily accessible guidance on the pre-procedural, procedural and post procedural aspects of PCI in general situations and in various specific clinical settings. Thevolume features evidence-based discussion on patient selection, vascular access, general principles of PCI, and various specific settings and optimal post procedure management of these patients. This handbook focuses on tailoring stent type to the individual patient, taking into account specificrisk factors and comorbidities, appropriate use of embolic protection and thrombectomy catheters. Highly practical in format, content and style, Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinician's Guide serves as a succinct, yet comprehensive, easily accessible point-of-care reference for busypractitioners. Useful tools, such as treatment algorithms, charts, tables and illustrations assist in making this volume a practical reference tool.

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Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, is Gill Heart Foundation Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Gill Heart Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kentucky. Anthony Bavry, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Unive...
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Title:Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinician's GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.75 × 4.75 × 0.68 inPublished:March 18, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Michael Lim: Basic RadiationPrinciples, Contrast material2. Michael Sarkees: Antiplatelet agents, antithrombotics, vasopressors and vasodilators3. Rohit Bhatheja: Vascular Access (femoral, brachial, radial), use of micropuncture techniques4. Arijit Dasgupta: Guiding Catheters, Wires, balloon catheters, cutting balloons5. Henri Roukoz: Coronary Artery Stenting (BMS, DES)6. Adnan Chhatriwalla: CFR, FFR, IVUS and optical coherence tomography7a. Pranab Das: Special Settings/Subsets: STEMI7b. Hitinder Gurm and Amer-Ardati: Special Settings/Subsets: Cardiogenic Shock (PCI, IABP, Tandem Heart, Impella)7c. Pranab Das: Special Settings/Subsets: Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention7d. Khaled Ziada: Special Settings/Subsets: Chronic total occlusion7e. Adam Greenbaum and Sanjay Bhojraj: Special Settings/Subsets: Calcified lesions7f. Jose Diez: Special Settings/Subsets: Bifurcation lesions7g. Carl Dragsted: Special Settings/Subsets: LIMA graft lesions7h. Hussam Hamdalla: Special Settings/Subsets: Left main interventions8. On Topaz: Emboli protection devices, Rotational atherectomy, mechanical thrombectomy devices, etc9. Sharat Koul: Complications of PCI (stent loss and retrieval, perforation, access site hematoma, AV fistula, radial artery access10. Dharam Kumbhani: Optimal long term therapy of the patient after PCI11a. On Topaz: Non Coronary Interventions: Renal and Mesenteric artery interventions11b. Tom Helton: Non-Coronary Interventions: Carotid artery interventions11c. Saif Anwaruddin and David Anderson: Non-Coronary Interventions: Lower extremity arterial interventions12a. Bernie Meier and Ryan D'Souza: Structural Heart Disease: ASD/PFO12b. Srihari Naidu: Structural Heart Disease: Ethanol Septal ablation12c. Mehdi Shishebhor: Structural Heart Disease: Percutaneous valve replacement