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Indications and Techniques of Percutaneous Procedures:
Coronary, Peripheral and Structural Heart Disease
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Percutaneous and coronary interventions, used to treat narrow arteries of the heart caused by/found in those with coronary heart disease.
This book is a detailed guide for performing percutaneous procedures and it covers in-depth the procedures that cardiologists and interested specialists must be aware of in order to use the devices proficiently


Numerous step-by-step directions for using coronary devices

 Detailed guide for performing percutaneous procedures and it covers in-depth the procedures that cardiologists and interested specialists must be aware of in order to use the devices proficiently

A source of information on different coronary devices and products


1 Vascular anatomy.- 2 Catheters, guidewires, sheaths, and balloons.- 3 Complex coronary interventions.- 4 Fractional flow reserve and intravascular ultrasound.- 5 Peripheral interventions.- 6 Structural heart disease.


ISBN-13: 9781908517265
Publisher: Springer (Springer Healthcare Ltd.)
Publication date: February, 2012
Pages: 100

Subcategories: General Issues, General Practice, Pharmacology


Anthony A. Bavry is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of
Florida – Gainesville, Florida and Director of the Veteran Affairs Medical
Center Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Dr Bavry received his M.D.
degree from the University of Florida, with honors in research, and also an
M.P.H. degree focusing on Quantitative Methods from Harvard University.
Internal medicine residency was at the University of Arizona where he
also served as chief medicine resident. He then completed a fellowship in
cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology at the Cleveland
Clinic with specialized training in peripheral vascular and structural heart
disease and also was chief interventional cardiology fellow.
Dr Bavry’s career interests are acute presentations and prevention of
vascular disease. He has received several awards including the Florida
Heart Research – Stop Heart Disease Researcher of the Year Award in
2009. He has published numerous original outcomes research manuscripts
in the peer reviewed literature, edited several textbooks, and is
a team leader for clinical trial summaries for the American College of
Cardiology’s Cardiosource.

Dharam J. Kumbhani is currently Instructor in Medicine, and
Interventional Cardiology Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kumbhani received
his M.D. degree with honors from Grant Medical College and Sir J. J.
Group of Hospitals through the University of Mumbai. He received his
Masters of Science degree in Epidemiology from Harvard University. He
completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the University
of Pennsylvania, and then a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at
the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Kumbhani’s research interests include outcomes research in acute
coronary syndromes, and following structural heart disease and peripheral
interventions. He has received numerous research accolades and was the
runner up for the American College of Cardiology’s Young Investigator
Award in 2010. He has been nominated to the American College of
Epidemiology and the Sigma Xi Research Society. He has authored or
co-authored several peer-reviewed articles, including in the American
Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, American Journal of
Medicine, European Heart Journal, Journal of the American College
of Cardiology, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
He is a peer reviewer for a number of prestigious journals including
the Annals of Internal Medicine. He is a clinical trials team leader and
member of the editorial board for the American College of Cardiology’s
Cardiosource. He is also an Associate Faculty Member of the Faculty of
1000 Medicine.