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Coronary Artery Disease and The Evolution of Angioplasty Devices

Authors: King, M.W., Bambharoliya, T., Ramakrishna, H., Zhang, F.

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In this concise but authoritative book, the authors take the reader through the epidemiology, risk factors and the basic mechanism of coronary artery disease. In addition, they explain how coronary microvascular dysfunction can lead to angina, even after successful angioplasty following a heart attack. The methods for diagnosis and the options for treatment are explained, ending with a discussion of the evolution of coronary angioplasty from balloon catheters to novel, fully resorbable polymeric drug eluting stents. Enclosed is a list of currently available commercial devices, as well as a listing of experimental products under research and development, so that readers can appreciate the serious nature of this disease and have an understanding of how the medical device sector is attempting to address this major healthcare problem. Globally in 2010, ischemic heart disease was the cause of 13.3% of all deaths. In the US alone, the direct medical costs from coronary artery disease and stroke are currently estimated to be $126 billion per year, and are expected to rise to $309 billion by 2035.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coronary Artery Disease and The Evolution of Angioplasty Devices
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Materials
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-42443-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-42443-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-42442-8
Series ISSN
2192-1091
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 66
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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