Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine

Lasers in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery: Fundamentals and Techniques

Editors: Abela, George S. (Ed.)

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Following the advent of percutaneous balloon vel oped and are available for clinical use, as well angioplasty, interventional cardiovascular pro­ as those that are still in investigational phases. cedures have become of great interest to the Clinical case reports are presented by expert in­ cardiologist, radiologist, and cardiovascular vestigators on the use of various catheter systems surgeon. One of the most extensively explored in the coronary and peripheral circulation. alternatives to bypass surgery is laser-mediated Part V (Chapters 17-23) is the most up-to­ angioplasty. The fascination with laser radia­ date review of the clinical experience with vari­ tion has greatly contributed to its popularity, ous laser delivery systems. There is an emphasis but has also burdened it with unrealistic ex­ on patient selection, criteria for lesion choice, pectations. Many commercial laser systems are and follow-up data. A detailed description of available to the clinician and the researcher, laser recanalization techniques is presented for which often makes the choice of a laser system the various systems in the clinical setting.

Table of contents (34 chapters)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lasers in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery: Fundamentals and Techniques
Editors
  • George S. Abela
Series Title
Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine
Series Volume
103
Copyright
1990
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-1-4613-1489-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4613-1489-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-0440-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-8801-5
Series ISSN
0166-9842
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 480
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