Cardiac catheterization and intervention

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cardiac catheterization and             intervention

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Radiation protection in the catheterization laboratory - Vascular access: the femoral artery - Vascular access: the radial artery - Vascular access site management - Coronary angiography - Interpreting the coronary angiogram - Angiographic study of grafts - Complications of angiography - Right-heart catheterization - Cardiac output and left ventricular function - Cardiac catheterization in valve disease - Intravascular ultrasound - Angioplasty and coronary stenting - Restenosis following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) - Drug-eluting stents - Stent thrombosis - Physiological assessment of coronary flow - Primary angioplasty for STEMI - Primary angioplasty: procedure - Invasive assessment of vulnerable plaque - Complex coronary angioplasty - Angioplasty in multivessel disease - SYNTAX score - Left main stem angioplasty - Adjunctive therapy for angioplasty and stenting - Embolic protection devices - Special techniques - Mitral valvuloplasty -

Chapter.  11917 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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