Reviews the current knowledge of interventional cardiology and covers such key topics as cardiac and peripheral intervention, case and equipment selection, adjunctive pharmacology, and device selection. Material is presented in concise, question/answer format.In this young patient, stent usage is preferred because stenting is associated with better long-term outcomes. Atherectomy techniques, such as rotational atherectomy and DCA, should be reserved for more complex lesion subsets. ... 1ii . c Drug-eluting stents have been hailed as a major breakthrough in percutaneous intervention. ... 1iii. e As drug-eluting stents work by releasing medications into the vessel wall, proper apposition with the vessel wall is critical to avoid uneven druganbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Concepts in Cardiovascular Intervention|
|Publisher||:||Remedica - 2004|