Chapter 9. Left Main

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology3,4,5,6,7,8,9,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director10,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect11,12,13,14,15,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs4,16 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network17
  1. Run Lin Gao MD Professor Advisor President Chief1,2,15

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch9

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

Gao, R. L. (2007) Left Main, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 4

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 5

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 6

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

  5. 7

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 8

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 9

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

  8. 10

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

  9. 11

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

  10. 12

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 13

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

  12. 14

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 15

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

  14. 16

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 17

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China

  2. 2

    Chinese Journal of Cardiology, Beijing, China

  3. 15

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

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:

  • plain balloon angioplasty (POBA);
  • LM bifurcation lesions;
  • T stenting;
  • balance-middle-weight (BMW) wire;
  • left ventricular dysfunction;
  • cardiac catheterization;
  • sirolimus-eluting stents;
  • mean perfusion pressure;
  • bypass cannulae

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Indications

  • Ostial and Mid-shaft Lesion

  • LM Bifurcation Lesions

  • Adjunctive Management

  • Exotic Complex Interventions for the Urban Weekend Warriors

  • References