Interventional Cardiology.
Interventional Cardiology
Publication Date: 2011
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451112993


This user-friendly review question book is geared to interventional cardiology board candidates either for initial certification or recertification. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this edition contains more than 1001 questions that mimic the actual exam to ensure highly targeted, high-yield preparation. Answers with concise explanations and  up-to-date references are included  to maximize understanding and retention. Indications for particular procedures - a major focus of the board exam - are integrated throughout the text, particularly in the context of ACC/AHA guidelines to help prepare every candidate.

Highlights of this edition include...

  • Over 1001 questions - hundreds of fully new questions
  • Content areas mimic the actual board exam
  • Highly focused chapters for time-efficient, high-yield preparation
  • New chapter covering pharmacogenomics and drug monitoring
  • Dedicated chapters covering ACC/AHA Guidelines-PCl, ACS, and STEMl
  • Up-to-date coverage of new drugs and devices
  • More than 400 angiograms and other illustrations
  • Selection of full-color images to reinforce some key concepts
  • Dedicated chapter on test-taking skills and strategies
  • Companion website with online access to all questions

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--NEW 101 additional questions
--NEW AVI clips
--Answers serve as mini chapter reviews
Debabrata Mukherjee MD, FACC
Professor and Vice-Chairman of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, TX

David J. Moliterno MD
Professor and Vice-Chairman of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jefferson Morris Gill Professor of Cardiology, Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Leslie Cho MD
Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Center, Section Head, Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Edition: NULL
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451112993
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 528
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 3.35

1 Vascular Biology
Pedro R. Moreno and Carlos Alviar
2 Anatomy and Physiology
Richard A. Lange and L. David Hills
3 Radiation Safety, Equipment, and Basic Concepts
John C. Gurley and David J. Moliterno
4 Inflammation and Arterial Injury
Harold L. Dauerman
5 Antiplatelet, Antithrombotic, and Thrombolytic Agents
David J. Moliterno and Tracy E. Macaulay
6 Pharmacogenics and Drug Monitoring
Dominick J. Angiolillo
7  Antiarrhythmics, Sedatives, and Lipid-lowering Agents
Steven P. Dunn and David J. Moliterno
8 Inotropes, Vasopressors, and Vasodilators
Tracy E. Macaulay and David J. Moliterno
9 Guide to Catheter Selection for Coronary Intervention
Timothy A. Mixon and Gregory J. Dehmer
10 Intravascular Contrast Agents
Michael C. Reed and Brahmajee K. Nallamothu
11 Elective Coronary Intervention
Sunil V. Rao
12  Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome
José G. Diez
13 Primary, Rescue, and Facilitated Angioplasty
Prashant Kaul and James E. Tcheng
14 Periprocedural Myocardial Infarction, Emboli Protection, and Mechanical Thrombectomy
Mendhi H. Shishehbor
15 Chronic Total Occlusions
David E. Kandzari and Dimitri Karmpaliotios
16 Ostial and Bifurcation Lesions
Antonio Columbo and Azeem Latib
17 Long Lesions and Diffuse Disease
Joel A. Garcia and Ivan P. Casserly
18 Restenosis and Percutaneous Options
Craig R. Narins
19 Atherectomy, Rotablation, and Laser
Robert J. Applegate
20 Stents and Stent Thrombosis
Thomas Pilgrim and Stephan Windecker
21 Drug-eluting Stents and Local Drug Delivery for the Prevention of Restenosis
Peter Wenaweser and Bernhard Meier
22 Percutaneous Infections in Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Grafts
Stephanie Noble and Marco Roffi
23 Closure Devices
Robert J. Applegate
24 Management and Intraprocedural and Postprocedural Complications
Ferdinand Leya
25 Qualitative and Quantitative Angiography
Raúl A. Schwartzman and Sorin J. Brener
26 Interventional Doppler and Pressure Monitoring
Morton J. Kern
27 Intravascular Ultrasound
Khaled M. Ziada
28 Approach to the Patient with Hemodynamic Compromise
Zoran S. Nedeljkovic and Alice K. Jacobs
29 Peripheral Interventional Procedures
Arun Kalyanasundaram and Samir Kapadia
30 Cerebrovascular Interventions
Debabrata Mukherjee
31Percutaneous Valve Repair and  Replacement
Thomas Gehrig and Thomas M. Bashore
32 Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Stephen A. Hart and Richard A. Krasuski
33 Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial  Septal Defect
Howard C. Herrmann
34 Percutaneous Balloon Pericardiotomy for  Patients with Pericardial Effusion  and Tamponade
Andrew O. Maree, Hani Jneid, and Igor F. Palacios
35 Percutaneous Alcohol Septal Ablation for  Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Evan Lau, Amy Elsass, and E. Murat Tuzcu
36 Chronic Stable Angina: American College  of Cardiology/American Heart Association  Guidelines
Bernard Gersh and Paul Sorajja
37 Practice Guidelines in Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes
Avi Shimony and Mark J. Eisenberg
38 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions:  ACC/AHA/SCAI Guidelines
Leslie Cho
39 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction:  ACC/AHA Guidelines
Brion M. Winston and David P. Faxon
40 Ethical Issues and Risks Associated with Catheterization and Interventional  Procedures
David C. Booth and Christopher Walters
41Statistics Related to Interventional  Cardiology Procedures
Eric Reyes, Karen Pieper, and Robert A. Harrington
42 Approach to Interventional Boards  and Test-Taking Strategies
Joseph D. Babb and Steven R. Daugherty


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