Cardiac Catheterization Handbook

ISBN-10: 0323022472

ISBN-13: 9780323022477

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Morton J. Kern

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This one-of-a-kind handbook outlines the basics of cardiac catheterization as well as the care of patients undergoing the procedure. It provides clear, step-by-step instructions, and takes readers through a detailed review of equipment, individual techniques, and laboratory safety. The book's portable size makes it the preferred pocket reference! The 4th Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect all of the most recent advances including new interventional procedures, new technology, and new developments in this rapidly evolving field.
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Book details

List price: $76.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.25" wide x 5.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction to the Catheterization Laboratory
Indications for Cardiac Catheterization
Complications and Risks
Catheterization Laboratory Data
Preparation of the Patient
Special Preparations
Team Approach to Cardiac Catheterization
Equipment in the Catheterization Laboratory
Training Requirements
Environmental Safety in the Catheterization Laboratory
Arterial and Venous Access
Percutaneous Femoral Approach
Arm Approach
Use of Heparin During Cardiac Catheterization
Problems of Vascular Access
Arterial and Venous Access: Nurse-Technician Viewpoint
Equipment and Instruments Used for Access
Hemodynamic Data
Pressure Waves in the Heart
Right- and Left-Sided Heart Catheterization
Computations for Hemodynamic Measurements
Computations of Valve Areas from Pressure Gradients and Cardiac Output
Examples of Aortic and Mitral Valve Area Calculations
Use of Valve Resistance for Aortic Stenosis
Measurement of Cardiac Output
Fick Oxygen Consumption Method
Indicator Dilution Cardiac Output Principle
Angiographic Cardiac Output
Differences Among Cardiac Output Techniques
Intracardiac Shunts
Equipment Used for Hemodynamic Study
Hemodynamic Recording Techniques
Hemodynamic Examples and Artifacts
Electrocardiography in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Components of the Electrocardiogram
Angiographic Data
Coronary Arteriography
Problems and Solutions in the Interpretation of Coronary Angiograms
Ascending Aortography
Abdominal Aortography
Pulmonary Angiography
Peripheral Vascular Angiography
X-Ray Image
Digital Angiography
Radiation Safety
Injectors and Contrast Materials
Angiographic Catheters
Medications Used in Coronary Angiography
Electrophysiologic Studies and Ablation Techniques
Technical Aspects
Utility of Electrophysiologic Study for Specific Diagnosis
Catheter Ablation
Research Techniques
Quantitative Coronary Angiography and Ventriculography
Myocardial Blood Flow
Myocardial Metabolism
Coronary Sinus Catheterization
Doppler Coronary Flow Velocity Techniques
Combined Hemodynamic and Echocardiographic Methodologies
High-Fidelity Micromanometer-Tip Pressure Measurements
Physiologic Maneuvers in the Catheterization Laboratory
Special Techniques
Transseptal Heart Catheterization
Direct Transthoracic Left Ventricular Puncture
Endomyocardial Biopsy
Coronary Sinus Catheterization
Intravascular Foreign Body Retrieval
Transluminal Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Special Conditions
High-Risk Cardiac Catheterization
High-Risk Patient
Incidence of Complications in the High-Risk Patient
Management of Arrhythmias in High-Risk Patients
Cardiac Support Devices
Interventional Techniques
Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
Documentation in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Health Care Quality Standards to Reduce Medical Malpractice
Medical Record: General Points
Minimum Documentation in the Catheterization Laboratory
Charting Recommendations for Outpatient Catheterization
Documentation for Medical Treatment Problems or Complications: Events Requiring an Incident Report
Equipment Failure
Invasive Cardiovascular Examinations and Procedures
Heart Diagrams
Functional Anatomy of the Heart
Tables of Units, Calculations, and Conversions
Radiologic Configuration of Prosthetic Heart Valves
Basic Electrocardiography
Methods for Common Drugs
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