Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, Volume 355

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W.B. Saunders Company, 2003 - Medical - 1123 pages
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The 4th Edition of this respected resource provides comprehensive, detailed, up-to-date, and clinically oriented coverage of all aspects of percutaneous coronary revascularization. More than 68 leaders in the field offer practical, evidence-based guidance on treating a full range of coronary lesions. They discuss the very latest techniques, devices, and adjunctive therapies, and offer critical appraisals of emerging therapeutic approaches.

  • Offer in-depth discussions of drug-coated stents-one of the most high profile and advanced techniques in the field.
  • Presents brand-new information on inflammation and arterial injury
  • angiogenesis
  • percutaneous bypass surgery
  • device genomics
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • stem cell therapy for ischemic heart disease
  • prophylactic aspirin use
  • detection of vulnerable plaque
  • and much more.
  • Explores the amplified impact of non-coronary interventions.
  • Examines improvements in adjunctive pharmacotherapy.
  • Offers up-to-date information on congenital heart disease as well as restenosis.
  • Features a fully revised section on outcome effectiveness in interventional cardiology.

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Topol is chairman of the Department of Cardiology and professor of medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

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