Written by members of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), this book is a comprehensive yet concise review for board certification and recertification exams in interventional cardiology. It covers all the topics that are on the interventional cardiology board examination, including important clinical trials likely to be tested on the exam. More than 180 illustrations and numerous tables for easy study are included.
Table of Contents
BASIC SCIENCE Section Editor: Peter B. Berger Arterial Disease-Atherosclerosis Frederick G.P. Welt, Campbell Roberts, and Daniel Simon Hematology Clotting, Anticoagulation, Antiplatelet Agents Neal Kleiman Restenosis Biology Tim Mixon Vasoactive Drugs Kirk Garratt Antiarrhythmics for Interventional Kristen K. Patton CORONARY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Section Editor: Warren Laskey Contrast Media Warren Laskey and Carl Tomasso Coronary Anatomy and Lesions George Vetroveck Coronary Blood Flow Morton J. Kern Cardiac Hemodynamics for Interventionalists Morton J. Kern IMAGING Fundamentals of X-Rays and Safety Thomas M. Bashore IVUS John Hodgson PROCEDURAL TECHNIQUES Section Editor: Barry Uretsky Basic Equipment: Guide Catheters, Guide Wires, and Balloons Michael Ragosta and John S. Douglas, Jr. Stents Jeffrey Popma Atherectomy/Roto/Cutting Mark Reisman In-Stent Restenosis Leo Slavin and Jonathan M. Tobis PROCEDURES AND MANAGEMENT Secondary Prevention After PCI Arun Kuchela Multivessel Angioplasty Hussam Hamdalla and David Moliterno Device Approaches to Special Circumstances: Thrombus-Containing Lesions, Aorto-Ostial Lesions, Saphenous Vein Grafts, and Chronic Total Occlusions Christopher J. White Complications of PCI Warren Laskey Vascular Access and Complications Barry Uretsky and Christopher White Post Interventional Management Joseph Babb Section Editor: Lloyd Klein Approach to CAD: PCI, Surgery, and Medical Therapy Douglass A. Morisson, David Moliterno and George Vetroveck Special Subgroups: Women Alexandra Lansky Renal Failure, Diabetics Mark J. Ricciardi, Joel D. Robbins, James D. Flaherty and Charles Davidson High Risk PCI Greg Stone Acute Myocardial Infarction Greg Stone Acute NSTEMI Timothy A. Sanborn Cardiogenic Shock Timothy A. Sanborn ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AND VALVULOPLASTY Section Editor: Peter C. Block Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty Thomas M. Bashore Percutaneous Interventions in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Thomas M. Bashore Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Ralf Holzer, Qi-Ling Cao and Ziad M. Hijazi Section Editor: Warren Laskey Introduction to Statistics in Clinical Research Robert A. Harrington and Karen S. Pieper Economic Aspects of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Larry S. Dean PCI Guidelines Michael J. Lim