The Left Atrium and the Left Atrial Appendage

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The Left Atrium and the Left Atrial Appendage SECTION 1 THE LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE FIGURE 1.1 Three-dimensional computerized tomographic arteriogram demonstrated above. Volume rendering has been done, and the mitral…

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Thoracic Aortic Endovascular Repair

May 3, 2019 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Thoracic Aortic Endovascular Repair

Thoracic Aortic Endovascular Repair Arnoud Kamman, MD Karen M. Kim, MD David M. Williams, MD Himanshu J. Patel, MD INTRODUCTION Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), introduced by Dake et al…

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Percutaneous Epicardial Techniques

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Percutaneous Epicardial Techniques Juan F. Viles-Gonzalez, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS André D’Avila, MD Percutaneous access to the pericardial cavity (pericardiocentesis) is typically performed for drainage of pericardial effusions. In the…

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Peripheral Interventions

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Peripheral Interventions Jayendrakumar S. Patel, MD Samir R. Kapadia, MD Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PHD INTRODUCTION Peripheral artery and venous disorders are becoming more prevalent and clinically apparent in…

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Interventions for Adult Structural Heart Disease

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Interventions for Adult Structural Heart Disease Hong Jun (Francisco) Yun, MD Stanley J. Chetcuti, MD PERCUTANEOUS REPAIR OF PARAVALVULAR LEAKS Because of an aging population, the burden of valvular heart…

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Percutaneous Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease

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Percutaneous Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease Hong Jun (Francisco) Yun, MD Stanley J. Chetcuti, MD TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE INTERVENTIONS Aortic stenosis is the most common valvular heart disease in developed…

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Coronary Stenting

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Coronary Stenting Mauro Moscucci, MD, MBA INTRODUCTION Since the first coronary angiography performed by Marvin Stones in 1958, the history of interventional cardiology has been characterized by the work of…

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Atherectomy, Thrombectomy, and Distal Protection Devices

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Atherectomy, Thrombectomy, and Distal Protection Devices Karim M. Al-Azizi, MD Aaron Kugelmass, MD ATHERECTOMY, THROMBECTOMY, AND DISTAL PROTECTION DEVICES Coronary artery disease is traditionally treated using balloon angioplasty and stenting….

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Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

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Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Mauro Moscucci, MD, MBA INTRODUCTION The development and evolution of cardiac catheterization into therapeutic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been the result of the work of…

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Intravascular Imaging

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Intravascular Imaging Masayasu Ikutomi, MD, PHD Yasuhiro Honda, MD, FAHA, FACC Peter J. Fitzgerald, MD, PHD, FACC Paul G. Yock, MD INTRODUCTION Coronary angiography provides critical information regarding the arterial…

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