Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Ellis, Stephen G.; Holmes, Jr., David R.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 98
Updated to include the newest devices and procedures, this practical reference is a clinically oriented guide to interventional cardiology.
Chapters by the foremost experts present step-by-step approaches to specific clinical problems and offer guidelines for selecting the most appropriate device and technique. The authors' recommendations are backed by their extensive experience and by evidence-based clinical trials.
This third edition describes the latest stents and stenting procedures—including local drug delivery with coated stents—and provides state-of-the-art information on local myocyte injection, distal protection devices, peripheral vascular intervention, and new adjunctive therapies. The concluding chapter previews future developments in the field.