Percutaneous Treatment of Left Side Cardiac Valves A Practical Guide for the Interventional Cardiologist /

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and percutaneous mitral valve repair are emerging alternatives for high-risk patients with severe valve disease. Interventional cardiologists are faced with the challenge represented by these complex procedures. This practical guide specifically deals with a com...

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Main Author: Tamburino, Corrado.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ussia, Gian Paolo.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Milano : Springer Milan, 2010.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-1424-4
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Summary: Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and percutaneous mitral valve repair are emerging alternatives for high-risk patients with severe valve disease. Interventional cardiologists are faced with the challenge represented by these complex procedures. This practical guide specifically deals with a comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and approach to percutaneous treatment of left side cardiac valve disease and discusses the potential complications and expected or potential morbidity from the procedure. This book aims at providing interventional cardiologists with useful tips and tricks for percutaneous treatment of mitral and aortic valves in the light of recent advances.
Physical Description: XX, 308 p. 283 illus., 233 illus. in color. online resource.
ISBN: 9788847014244