Interventional cardiology refers to the catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases and is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. This updated text addresses recent advances in structural heart interventions, in particular aortic and mitral valve procedures. The advent of newer technologies presents both opportunities and challenges for the cardiologist to treat patients optimally. Interventional cardiologists are now at the forefront of peripheral and structural heart interventions.
This new edition focuses on tailoring treatment to individual patients, taking into account specific risk factors and comorbidities, and appropriate use of devices. This second edition also provides useful tools, such as treatment algorithms, evidence tables, charts, tables, and illustrations to enhance the value of this volume as a practical reference tool. The online edition also includes several "how-to" videos.
Focuses on tailoring treatment to the individual patient, taking into account specific risk factors and comorbidities, and appropriate use of devices.
Provides useful tools, such as treatment algorithms, charts, tables, and illustrations to enhance the volume’s value as a practical reference tool.
Incorporates new structural heart interventional technology and provides several "how-to" videos in procedural chapters.
Incorporates evidence tables in each procedural chapter and features evidence-based discussion on patient election, vascular access, and the general principles of coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions.
Provides clinicians with concise, easily accessible guidance on the pre-procedural, procedural and post-procedural aspects of coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions in general situations and in various specific clinical settings.
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