Chapter 5. Balloon Angioplasty

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology5,6,7,8,9,10,11,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director12,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect13,14,15,16,17,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs6,18 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network19
  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology5,6,7,8,9,10,11,
  2. Thomas Ischinger MD, PhD, FACC, FESC Professor1,
  3. Vo Thanh Nhan MD, PhD, FACC Associate Professor Director2,3 and
  4. Rajiv Kumar4

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch5

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Nguyen, T. N., Ischinger, T., Nhan, V. T. and Kumar, R. (2007) Balloon Angioplasty, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 6

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 7

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 8

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 9

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 10

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 11

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 12

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 13

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 14

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 15

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 16

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 17

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 18

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 19

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Interventional Cardiology Heart, Center, Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam

  3. 3

    Catheterization Laboratory, Cho Ray Hospital, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

  4. 4

    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  5. 5

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  6. 6

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  7. 7

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  8. 8

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  9. 9

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  10. 10

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  11. 11

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • balloon angioplasty;
  • perfusion balloon;
  • atherosclerotic plaque;
  • polyethylene terephtalate (PET);
  • intravascular ultrasound (IVUS);
  • collaterals;
  • vessel occlusion;
  • drug eluting stent (DES);
  • monorail system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Selection of Balloon

  • Advancement, Positioning And Inflation of Balloon

  • Angioplasty With Cutting Balloon

  • References