Cases in Structural Cardiac Intervention

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Weight 202 g
Dimensions 155 × 235 mm


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Springer London


About The Author

Varghese, Anitha

​​​Multimodality cardiovascular imaging is essential for interventional cardiac procedures and both fields are evolving rapidly. Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Interventions captures the current state of clinical utility and provides a unique visual aide for teaching, training, and education. The editors have brought together a variety of leading experts from across the United Kingdom to guide the interested viewer in the indications and practicalities of state-of-the-art techniques.  This book visually demonstrates the indications and methodology involved in several important cardiac  interventions that rely heavily on multimodality cardiovascular imaging for their success. Chapters cover topics such as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), device closure of paravalvular leaks in the mitral and aortic positions, and the adjunctive use of computed tomographic angiography in percutaneous coronary intervention. Visual  simplicity in combination with excellent narration from experts in the field results in a unique up-to-date educational tool.  This book will appeal to a wide range of professionals from clinicians to potential patients and the medical press interested in learning about important advances in cardiovascular medicine. This book combines visual, readily absorbed information on current cardiac imaging tests with the latest cardiac intervention techniques. It will appeal to a wide range of readers, from clinicians to potential patients. ​​Transcatheter aortic valve implantation.- Mitral valve repair: clips and balloons.- Paravalvular leak closures.- Septal ablation In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.- Atrial fibrillation ablation.- Left atrial appendage occluders.- Pulmonary valve implantation.- Device closure in patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects.- Percutaneous aortic coarctation repair.- Percutaneous coronary intervention.- Computed tomography angiography.- Perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance.- Myocardial contrast & stress echocardiography.

Anitha Varghese MD MRCP
Consultant Cardiologist

Neal Uren
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Peter F Ludman MA MD FRCP
Consultant Cardiologist
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

This book utilizes case studies to illustrate a variety of percutaneous strategies to treat important cardiac pathology that would previously have mandated cardiac surgery. A desire to minimize the invasiveness of interventions and reduce patient exposure to risk have been the main drivers in developing catheter-based techniques in preference to established surgical methods.

Cases in Structural Cardiac Interventions discusses how procedures will continue to increase in popularity as operator expertise grows and technology advances. It provides a useful resource for imaging and interventional cardiologists to work together in developing an inter-disciplinary team skill set that can be adapted towards specific percutaneous intervention in order to ensure optimal patient outcome. 

​​Combines visual, readily absorbed information on current cardiac imaging tests with the latest cardiac intervention techniques

Contributions from leading international experts in the field of Imaging and Cardiac Intervention

A unique up-to-date educational tool containing online procedural videos narrated by the experts in the field