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Manual of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. A Step-by-Step Approach

  • Book

  • October 2020
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4894833

Manual of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A Step by Step Approach is a practical, easy to read reference guide on how to perform percutaneous coronary. Written by recognized experts in the field, this reference compiles the necessary steps, lists pitfalls to watch out for, and provides tactics on troubleshooting percutaneous coronary interventions. Written to bring a practical and easy to read approach, this book is perfect for interventional cardiologists, interventional and general cardiology fellows, cardiology researchers, physicians, cardiac catheterization laboratory personnel, technical staff, industry professionals and anyone interested in understanding the cutting-edge and rapidly evolving field of coronary PCI.

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Table of Contents

Part A: The steps
1. Planning
2. Monitoring
3. Medications
4. Access
5. Coronary and graft engagement
6. Coronary angiography
7. Selecting target lesion(s)
8. Wiring
9. Lesion preparation
10. Stenting
11. Access closure
12. Coronary physiology
13. Coronary intravascular imaging
14. Hemodynamic support

Part B: Complex lesion subsets
15. Ostial lesions
16. Bifurcations
17. Left main
18. Bypass grafts-prior CABG patients
19. Calcification
20. Acute coronary syndromes- thrombus
21. Chronic total occlusions
22. Other complex lesions
23. Balloon uncrossable and balloon undilatable lesions
24. Complex patient subgroups

Part C: Complications
25. Acute vessel closure
26. Perforation
27. Equipment loss and entrapment
28. Other complications: hypotension, radiation skin injury, contrast-induced acute kidney injury
29. Vascular access complications

Part D: Equipment
30. Equipment


Emmanouil Brilakis Director, Center for Complex Coronary Interventions, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Chairman, Center for Coronary Artery Disease, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FSCAI Dr. Brilakis is Director of the Center for Complex Coronary Interventions at the Minneapolis Heart Institute and the Center for. After graduating from Lycee Leonin de Patissia, Dr. Brilakis received his medical degree from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He trained in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic. He also completed a Masters in Clinical Research at the Mayo Clinic and a PhD in Clinical Research at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He served as Director of the VA North Texas Healthcare System Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories from 2004 to 2016. Dr. Brilakis leads a large clinical trial group investigating treatment of chronic total occlusions, prevention and treatment of saphenous vein graft disease, prevention and management of complications, intracoronary imaging, antiplatelet treatment optimization post coronary stenting, radiation safety in the catheterization laboratory, and implementation of novel technologies in healthcare. He is Associate Editor for Circulation and on the editorial board of several other journals and on the Board of Directors of the Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation. He has authored or co-authored over 600 manuscripts and the Manual of CTO Interventions, now in its 2nd edition. He and is lecturing and proctoring at several institutions in the United States and abroad.