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dc.contributor.editorForbes, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-20T15:25:16Z
dc.date.available2021-04-20T15:25:16Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifierONIX_20210420_9789535100843_1120
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/65762
dc.description.abstractThe field of performing transcatheter interventions to treat vascular lesions has exploded over the past 20 years. Not only has the technology changed, especially in the arena of balloon/stent devices, but the techniques of approaching complex lesions has evolved over the past decade. Lesions that no one would have imagined treating back in the 1990's are now being done routinely in the catheterization suite. This book provides an update on the current techniques and devices used to treat a wide variety of lesions. Though, at first, the outward appearance of the topics appears to be varied, they are all related by the common thread of treating vascular lesions. We hope, by publishing this book, to accomplish two things: First, to offer insight from experts in their field to treat, both medically and procedurally, complex vascular lesions that we frequently encounter. Secondly, we hope to promote increased communication between areas of medicine that frequently don't communicate, between adult interventional cardiologists, pediatric interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, and neurosurgeons. Much can be learned from our respective colleagues in these areas which can further our own world of interventions.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::M Medicine and Nursing::MN Surgeryen_US
dc.subject.otherCardiothoracic surgery
dc.titleAngioplasty, Various Techniques and Challenges in Treatment of Congenital and Acquired Vascular Stenoses
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.5772/1056
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy78a36484-2c0c-47cb-ad67-2b9f5cd4a8f6
oapen.relation.isbn9789535100843
oapen.relation.isbn9789535168270
oapen.imprintIntechOpen
oapen.pages250


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