Myocardial Laser Revascularization

Myocardial Laser Revascularization

Editor(s): Charles R. Bridges, Keith A. Horvath, Ray Chu-Jeng Chiu

Published Online: 5 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405122108

Online ISBN: 9780470994832

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994832

About this Book

Finally, there is a dependable guide to transmyocardial laser revasculariztion (TMR). In this groundbreaking volume, clinicians who pioneered the use of this innovative treatment share their insights on the indications, results, mechanisms, and limitations of the technique.


Under the careful editorial guidance of Drs. Bridges, Horvath, and Chiu, contributing authors explain:



  • the evolution, science, rationale, and limitations for TMR
  • how to select suitable candidates
  • anesthetic considerations and the role of transesophageal echo
  • TMR as a sole or combination therapy

Whether you are already practicing TMR or contemplating its addition to your therapeutic armamentarium, this concise reference will answer all your questions about this important new procedure.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Scientific and Historic Precedents (pages 1–15)

      OH Frazier, Marianne Bergheim and Kamuran A Kadipasaoglu

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