History, principles, normal values, techniques

Petr Widimsky

in Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

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ISBN: 9780199558872
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606955 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

History, principles, normal values, techniques

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• World first diagnostic cardiac catheterization: 1930 Dr. O. Klein (Prague, CZ). • World first percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI): 1977 Dr. A. Grüntzig (Zurich, CH). • Intracardiac pressures: normal values, arterial/ ventricular/atrial pressure curves. • Haemodynamic variables: pressure gradients, stenotic valve areas, dP/dt, vascular resistances, cardiac output, thermodilution. • Oxymetry. • Angiography.

Chapter.  2003 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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