Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Second Edition


ISBN: 978-1-60327-496-8 (Print) 978-1-60327-497-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Overview, Rationale, and Lexicon: Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-25

    Comparison of Reperfusion Strategies for ST Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction: Primary Coronary Intervention Versus Fibrinolysis

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-46

    Operator and Site Requirements for Primary Coronary Intervention

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-63

    Primary Coronary Intervention: The Technical Approach

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-83

    Primary Coronary Intervention in Community Hospitals with Off-Site Cardiac Surgery Backup: Rationale and Steps to Quality

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-99

    Reducing System and Process Barriers: The RACE to Improve Door to Balloon Performance

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-113

    Rescue Coronary Intervention for Failed Thrombolysis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 115-133

    Facilitated Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

  10. Chapter

    Pages 135-167

    Therapies Targeted at Preserving Microvascular Integrity and Preventing Reperfusion Injury

  11. Chapter

    Pages 169-194

    Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Receptor Blockade in Primary Coronary Intervention

  12. Chapter

    Pages 195-203

    Cell Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction

  13. Chapter

    Pages 205-213

    Health Economics of Primary PCI

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 215-225