Colombo's Tips & Tricks with Drug Eluting Stents( Includes CD-ROM)
Antonio Colombo, Goran Stankovic
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Pub Date: 25 FEB 2005
Type: Hardback Book
Presenting the most comprehensive guide available for those involved in coronary artery stenting, internationally renowned interventional cardiologist Antonio Colombo - along with Goran Stankovic and other distinguished experts - draws from his vast experience to deliver proven tips and tricks for dealing with diseased coronary arteries.
Including discussions of both crushing and kissing techniques for bifurcation lesions, as well as stenting of tortuous vessels in the elderly, Colombo¿s Tips and Tricks with Drug Eluting Stents features:
in-depth case studies with detailed commentaries, providing readers with simple, succinct, beneficial advice based on personal experience
* hundreds of PowerPoint images included on 2 CD-ROMs
* an extensive range of references to the latest clinical data.
This immensely practical text, based directly on the personal experience of leaders in the rapidly-growing drug eluting stent arena, will undoubtedly be of tremendous use to both experienced and trainee interventionalists alike.
1. Drug-eluting Stent Platforms: a. Sirolimus-eluting Stents: From Clinical Trials to the Real World b. Taxus Tips & Tricks 2. General Approaches with DES 3. Lesion Specific Stenting (48 cases): a. Bifurcations b. Very Long Lesions c. Small Vessels d. Ostial Lesions e. Chronic Total Occlusions 4. Surgical Arena (17 cases): a. Left Main Stenting b. Multivessel Treatment 5. Special Subsets (14 cases): a. DES for In-stent Restenosis b. Saphenous Vein Grafts and Left Internal Mammary Artery 6. Special Procedures (10 cases): a. Atherectomy and Rotablation b. IVUS Guidance 7. Problems (16 cases): a. DES Complications b. DES Failures 8. A View from the USA 9. Non-invasive Evaluation 10. Drug-eluting Stents: Economic Considerations