Percutaneous Treatment of Left Side Cardiac Valves

A Practical Guide for the Interventional Cardiologist

  • Corrado Tamburino
  • Gian Paolo Ussia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Corrado Tamburino, Gian Paolo Ussia
    Pages 1-13
  3. Corrado Tamburino, Gian Paolo Ussia
    Pages 15-124
  4. Corrado Tamburino, Gian Paolo Ussia
    Pages 125-214
  5. Corrado Tamburino, Gian Paolo Ussia
    Pages 255-272
  6. Corrado Tamburino, Gian Paolo Ussia
    Pages 273-306

About this book


Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and percutaneous mitral valve repair are emerging alternatives for high-risk patients with severe valve disease. Interventional cardiologists are faced with the challenge represented by these complex procedures. This practical guide specifically deals with a comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and approach to percutaneous treatment of left side cardiac valve disease and discusses the potential complications and expected or potential morbidity from the procedure. This book aims at providing interventional cardiologists with useful tips and tricks for percutaneous treatment of mitral and aortic valves in the light of recent advances.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Corrado Tamburino
    • 1
  • Gian Paolo Ussia
    • 2
  1. 1.Ferrarotto HospitalUniversity of Catania, ETNA FoundationCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiology DivisionFerrarotto HospitalCataniaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Milan 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-1423-7
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-1424-4
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