Cath Lab Practicals

by Sundeep Mishra

This book focuses on the “Cath Lab Practicals”. The book “Cath Lab Practicals” is also discussed the complications and solutions in the cath lab. The manual on cath lab complications focuses primarily on the procedural-related complications and is a useful guide to gain familiarity with the options and the modalities to reduce the complication rate and to treat the complication safely if it occurs. The best way to take care of complications is to avoid them, and this can be achieved with proper preparation of the procedure components—the operator, device, patient, and lesion. This book is comprised total 13 chapters. The first and second chapters discuss the slippery when wet: broken guidewire, ruptured balloon in the cath lab and if you break it—you own it: embolization of cath lab hardware. Third to fifth chapters covers the interventions for the left to right shunts, delicate sound of thunder: coronary perforations and bark at the moon: technical difficulties in the cath lab. Sixth and seventh chapters are deals with the issues in stent implantation and issues with the guide catheter. Eighth and ninth chapters also highlight the valvular interventions and management of resistant thrombus. Tenth and eleventh chapters also discuss the complications of rotablation and its management, and extremely sick patient: the role of cardiac assist devices. Finally, the last two chapters provide the complications of radial access: children of a lesser god and momentary lapse of reason: mortality in the cath lab.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Mishra Sundeep All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352501854
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12986
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 184
Book Type Professional



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