Current, relevant, and evidence-based, The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 5th Edition, offers clear guidance on interventional cardiology in an easy-to-understand, concise format. This must-have handbook is an invaluable resource for physicians, nurses, and technicians in every cath lab, offering quick access to easily accessible guidelines on procedures and patient care. Packed with useful information, hundreds of clear images, and narrated videos from Dr. Kern, this practical manual ensures that health care workers at all levels have the tools they need to understand and perform these complex procedures.
Covers a wide range of coronary and peripheral vascular interventional procedures, from the most common to the latest specialized interventions.
Incorporates the most up-to-date equipment with detailed, step-by-step techniques, cautionary notes, and outcomes.
Includes recent procedures such as TAVR, MitraClip™, atherectomy, applications of new non-hyperemic pressure ratios, and approach to LV mechanical support.
Features an easy-to-read outline format, bulleted summary boxes, and quick-reference tables, making this complex subject accessible and understandable.
Employs a multidisciplinary heart team approach, offering practical and authoritative guidance on the many nuances to these challenging procedures.
Includes dedicated chapters on catheters, guide wires, balloons, and stents; interventional pharmacology; PCI; and complications.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Edited by Michael J Lim, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Co-Director, Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care
Director, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Internal Medicine
Jack Ford Shelby Endowed Professor of Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Programs
St Louis University School of Medicine
St Louis, Missouri; Paul Sorajja, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, Director, Center for Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Morton J. Kern, MD, MSCAI, FAHA, FACC, Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California and Chief of Medicine, Long Beach Veterans Health Care System, Long Beach, California