by Bhargava Balram, Chandra Praveen, Yadav Rakesh, Sethi Rishi
The practice of interventional cardiology in India and around the world is presently undergoing rapid transformation. The number of procedures and the hospitals performing interventional cardiology are increasing exponentially. This is giving rise to a situation where most of the young interventional cardiologists feel a constant need for further learning under expert guidance. The NIC Handbook of Interventional Cardiology is a step by step guide to common procedures and problems in interventional cardiology. This book is organized into 19 chapters, The book begins with a brief history of coronary interventions, followed by instructions on the use of a range of interventional equipment and techniques. A separate chapter focusing on bioresorbable vascular scaffolds, a new technology made from a material that can be absorbed by the body, is also included. Further chapters offer step by step guidance on other interventions like carotid angioplasty and atrial septal defect closure. The NIC Handbook of Interventional Cardiology is ideal for interventional cardiologists who wish to update their knowledge.
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