Half Title Page.
Preface to the Eighth Edition.
Preface to the Website to the Eighth Edition.
1: General Principles.
2: Cardiac Catheterization History and Current Practice Standards.
3: Cineangiographic Imaging, Radiation Safety, and Contrast Agents.
4: Integrated Imaging Modalities in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
6: Adjunctive Pharmacology for Cardiac Catheterization.
7: Basic Techniques.
8: Percutaneous Approach, Including Transseptal and Apical Puncture.
9: Radial Artery Approach.
10: Cutdown Approach: Brachial, Femoral, Axillary, Aortic, and Transapical.
11: Diagnostic Catheterization in Childhood and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
12: Hemodynamic Principles.
13: Pressure Measurement.
14: Blood Flow Measurement: Cardiac Output and Vascular Resistance.
15: Shunt Detection and Quantification.
16: Calculation of Stenotic Valve Orifice Area.
17: Pitfalls in the Evaluation of Hemodynamic Data.
18: Angiographic Techniques.
19: Coronary Angiography.
20: Coronary Artery Anomalies.
21: Cardiac Ventriculography.
22: Pulmonary Angiography.
23: Angiography of the Aorta and Peripheral Arteries.
24: Evaluation of Cardiac Function.
25: Stress Testing During Cardiac Catheterization: Exercise, Pacing, and Dobutamine Challenge.
26: Measurement of Ventricular Volumes, Ejection Fraction, Mass, Wall Stress, and Regional Wall Motion.
27: Evaluation of Systolic and Diastolic Function of the Ventricles and Myocardium.
28: Evaluation of Tamponade, Constrictive, and Restrictive Physiology.
29: Special Catheter Techniques.
30: Evaluation of Myocardial and Coronary Blood Flow and Metabolism.
31: Intravascular Imaging Techniques.
32: Endomyocardial Biopsy.
33: Percutaneous Circulatory Support: Intra-AorticBalloon Counterpulsation, Impella, TandemHeart, and Extracorporeal Bypass.
34: Interventional Techniques.
35: Percutaneous Balloon Angioplasty and General Coronary Intervention.
36: Atherectomy, Thrombectomy, and Distal Protection Devices.
37: Intervention for Acute Myocardial Infarction.
38: Coronary Stenting.
39: General Overview of Interventions for Structural Heart Disease.
40: Percutaneous Therapies for Valvular Heart Disease.
41: Peripheral Intervention.
42: Intervention for Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
43: Cardiac Cell-Based Therapy: Methods of Application and Delivery Systems.
44: Aortic Endovascular Grafting.
45: Pericardial Interventions: Pericardiocentesis, Balloon Pericardiotomy, and Epicardial Approach to Cardiac Procedures.
46: Interventions for Cardiac Arrhythmias.
47: Clinical Profiles.
48: Profiles Profiles in Valvular Heart Disease.
49: Profiles in Coronary Artery Disease.
50: Profiles in Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism.
51: Profiles in Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure.
52: Profiles in Pericardial Disease.
53: Profiles in Congenital Heart Disease.
54: Profiles in Peripheral Arterial Disease.