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Complications of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures

SKU# 9781936287185

A Case-Based Atlas

Author: Issam D. Moussa MD, Antonio Colombo MD, Steven R. Bailey MD


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Complications of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures is a comprehensive atlas that covers the potential complications for the full range of interventional procedures. The emphasis throughout is on a practical, useful presentation with an "atlas" type of format. Each complication is presented first with a case example: case description how it was dealt with why it happened and a discussion of whether and how it could have been avoided in this case. Following is a broader presentation providing more context on why the specific complication may occur how to anticipate it how to avoid or minimize it if possible and how to address it if it occurs. Key points in bulleted format are presented as "Lessons" highlighted throughout the text.

Complications of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures is concise and presents information succinctly for efficient learning and quick clinical reference. A companion DVD presents selected video loops of the procedures.

Complications of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures Features:

  • Practical bullet point presentation, easy to learn from or review before procedures are performed
  • Hundreds of high quality images
  • Editors and contributors are internationally recognized interventional experts
  • Companion DVD of selected video loops for the procedures

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The accompanying DVD runs on Internet Explorer 9 and above, Firefox 3.5 and above, Safari 3 and above, Chrome 3 and above, Opera 10.5 and above, and all HTML 5 browsers.


Product Details 

  • Publication Date March 28, 2012
  • Page Count 344
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9781936287185
  • EISBN 9781617050473

Table of Contents 


Preface ; Contributors ; 1. Avoiding Complications During Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions: What Should We Learn From the Aviation Industry ; I. COMPLICATIONS OF PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS; 2. Transfemoral Access Complications ; 3. Closure Device Complications; 4. Transradial Vascular Access - Related Complications During Coronary Interventions ; 5. Complications of Coronary PCI: An Overview ; 6. Coronary Perforations ; 7. Abrupt Coronary Occlusion, Slow Flow, and No Reflow ; 8. Trapped Devices in the Coronary Arteries ; 9. Stent Thrombosis ; II. COMPLICATIONS OF VALVULAR AND STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE INTERVENTIONS; 10. Complications of Mitral Valvuloplasty ; 11. Complications of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation ; 12. Complications of Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Foramen Ovale ; 13. Complications of Ventricular Septal Defect Closure ; 14. Complications of Patent Arterial Duct Closure ; 15. Complications of Transcatheter Treatment of Aortic Coarctation ; 16. Complications of Paravalvular Leak Closure Interventions ; III. COMPLICATIONS OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR INTERVENTIONS ; 17. Complications of Carotid Artery Stenting ; 18. Complications of Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms ; 19. Complications of Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair ; 20. Complications of Renal Artery Interventions ; 21. Complications of Iliac and Superficial Femoral Artery Interventions ; 22. Complications of Infrapopliteal Complications ; Index