Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction by James E. TchengPrimary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction by James E. Tcheng

Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction

EditorJames E. Tcheng

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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The emergency treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)-one of the leading causes of death throughout the world-with immediate cardiac cathterization and percutaneous coronary intervention, or primary angioplasty, is now considered the optimal approach to this deadly disorder. In Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction, Second Edition, leading investigators and experienced clinicians collect and summarize the world's literature and augment this with practical wisdom concerning this critically important form of care. Technical, professional, and administrative aspects are reviewed in clear detail. Among the topics covered are the technique and technology of direct angioplasty, patient selection, regulatory issues, performance metrics, clinical trials and outcomes, adjunctive pharmacology, economics, and implications for the health care system. The practicing cardiologist will appreciate the many useful how-to tips and pointers; the cardiology fellow will value the a-to-z approach that addresses all critical issues; and the administrator will learn the details of creating, maintaining, evaluating, and justifying a successful program.Comprehensive and highly practical Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction, Second Edition summarizes for today's cardiologists, internists, family practitioners, and emergency room physicians all the accumulated knowledge and experience needed to ensure that primary angioplasty becomes the standard of care for acute myocardial infarctions.
Title:Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial InfarctionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:235 pagesPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617379034

ISBN - 13:9781617379031

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Table of Contents

Overview, Rationale and Lexicon: Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction. Warren J. Cantor, MDComparison of Reperfusion Strategies for ST Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction: Primary Coronary Intervention versus Fibrinolysis. Bruce R. Brodie, M.D. Operator and Site Requirements for Primary Coronary Intervention. Mark I. Hainer, D.O. and Michael H Sketch, Jr., M.D.Primary Coronary Intervention: The Technical Approach. David A. Cox, MD.Primary Coronary Intervention in Community Hospitals with Off-Site Cardiac Surgery Backup: Rationale and Steps to Quality. Thomas P. Wharton Jr, MD and Nancy Sinclair, APRN.Reducing System and Process Barriers: The RACE to Improve Door to Balloon Performance. James G. Jollis, MD and Jenny C. Underwood, RN.Rescue Coronary Intervention for Failed Thrombolysis. Nezar Falluji, MD, MPH, David J Moliterno, MD and Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, MS.Facilitated Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Pantelis Diamantouros, MD and Ing Haan Lim, MD.Therapies Targeted at Preserving Microvascular Integrity and Preventing Reperfusion Injury. Yeraldine Toledo, MD and Alan W. Heldman, MD.Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Receptor Blockade in Primary Coronary Intervention. Adnan K. Chhatriwalla, MD and Sorin J. Brener, MD.Cell Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction. Geraldo A. Ramos, MD, Joshua M. Hare, MD and Alan W. Heldman, MD.Health Economics of Primary PCI. Richard Konstance, MD, MBA & Russell J. Ivanhoe, MD, MBA.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews"...interventional cardiologists and fellows in training this book is a must: many will appreciate the valuable practical tips included in this the very current and comprehensive review of the literature." - Acta CardiologicaFrom the reviews of the second edition:"This is a concise but thorough review of the research which has led to the current guidelines in the use of coronary intervention in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. . This is broad review and quick reference for medical students, physicians in training, midlevel practitioners, and clinicians involved in the daily activities of a cardiac catheterization laboratory. . This book provides a succinct summary of the major clinical trials that support the current state-of-the-art for treatment of ST elevation myocardial infarction." (Hugh M. Parker, Doody's Review Service, December, 2009)