Cath-Lab Practicals is a concise guide to a range of procedures performed in
the catheterisation laboratory.
The book is divided into thirteen chapters. Each technique covered includes step by step instructions on the procedure, indications and contraindications, management, and any likely complications. Topics covered include cath-lab operations, angiography, haemodynamics, vascular access and closure, antiplatelets and anticoagulants. Cath-lab equipment and laboratory safety are also reviewed in detail.
Enhanced by 50 illustrations and information tables, Cath-Lab Practicals is a useful guide for cardiologists and cardiac radiographers, in training and in practice.
- Concise guide to a range of cath-lab procedures
- Step by step instructions for various techniques
- Reviews required equipment and lab safety
- 50 illustrations and information tables
Chapter 1 Slippery When Wet: Broken Guidewire, Ruptured Balloon in Cath Lab Chapter 2 If You Break It - You Own It: Embolization of Cath Lab Hardware Chapter 3 Interventions for Left to Right Shunts: To Plug or not to Plug? That is the Question Chapter 4 Delicate Sound of Thunder: Coronary Perforations Chapter 5 Bark at the Moon: Technical Difficulties in Cath Lab Chapter 6 Honey I Shrunk the Stent: Issues in Stent Implantation Chapter 7 Cannulation Blues: Issues with Guide Catheter Chapter 8 Valvular Interventions: Keep Your Eyes on the Door and your Mind on the Procedure Chapter 9 Management of Resistant Thrombus: Catastrophe and the Cure Chapter 10 Complications of Rotablation and its Management Chapter 11 Extremely Sick Patient: Role of Cardiac Assist Devices Chapter 12 Complications of Radial Access Chapter 13 Momentary Lapse of Reason: Mortality in Cath Lab Index
Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, Delhi, India