Globally recognized editors and contributors draw on their yearsof experience to provide practical information emphasizing thebasics of material selection and optimal angiographic setup forpurposes of the interventional procedure. Comprehensive chaptersaddress the different techniques of approaching complex coronarylesions such as chronic occlusions, bifurcations, and unprotectedleft main lesions.
George Dangas MD, PhD
Centre for Interventional Vascular Therapy
Division of Cardiology
Columbia University Medical Centre, USA
Peter Barlis MBBS, MPH, FRACP
Department of Invasive Cardiology
Royal Brompton Hospital
This new edition has been extensively revised and includes new international guidelines, grading criteria and normal data. The book presents an up-to-date discussion of echocardiography use in both acute and critical care settings and provides increased guidance for clinical interpretation, including how echocardiography can help inform surgical decisions. In addition, the content has been extended, particularly in the consideration of valve disease and cardiomyopathies.
Providing a pragmatic approach to clinical echocardiography, the book also covers examples of conditions requiring urgent clinical advice. It contains a summary of formulae as well as supporting online images and videos.