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Intravascular Ultrasound Pocket Guide, Seventh Edition

Author(s): Robert J. Russo, MD, PhD, Director, Intravascular Imaging Program Director, Scripps Clinic, LaJolla, California
  • ISBN-13: 9780763766009
  • Spiral/paperback    108 pages      © 2011
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Written by a renowned cardiologist, Intravascular Ultrasound Pocket Guide, Seventh Edition is an easy-to-use pocket guide for physicians, medical students, and catheterization laboratory professionals. Completely revised and updated for the Seventh Edition, this compact reference provides useful information on interpreting coronary imaging through intravascular ultrasound images, available imaging products, and IVUS-related literature. Includes an updated image library highlighting diagnostic and interventional applications.

Part  1  Imaging
Chapter  1  Anatomy
Chapter  2  Pathology
Chapter  3  Calcium
Chapter  4  Stent
Chapter  5  Complications
Chapter  6  Peripheral Images
Chapter  7  Artifacts
Part  2  Application
Chapter  8  Guideline Update
Chapter  9  IVUS Coding
Chapter  10  IVUS Catheters
Chapter  11  Clinical Trials
Chapter  12  IVUS Criteria

Robert J. Russo, MD, PhD-Director, Intravascular Imaging Program Director, Scripps Clinic, LaJolla, California

Dr. Russo is Director of the Intravascular Imaging Program at Scripps Clinic and a member of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases. He is also Director of the Cardiac MRI program. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, and is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Prior to entering medicine, he received a doctorate in Microbiology from UCLA.

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Russo is committed to independent clinical research. During training he received a fellowship from the Hewitt Medical Research Foundation. Dr. Russo has been honored for his efforts to bridge basic cardiology research and clinical practice by being named as a Skaggs Clinical Scholar by The Scripps Research Institute.

Dr. Russo has presented the findings of his work at numerous scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He has authored many publications on the results of his research and is a frequently invited lecturer at scientific and clinical conferences.

  • Dr. Russo is obviously a skilled practicioner who sees amazing things via the ultrasound and diagnoses them with precison.  This is a helpful guide to nurses and other staff members who are involved in catheterization laboratories and want a bit of Dr. Russo's wisdom and diagnostic skills in their pockets.

    AORN Journal Review:
    Christian Schilling, BSN, RN, CNOR, RNAS-C
    Staff Nurse
    Rockingham Memorial Hospital