About the book
Angioplasty is considered an invasive technique developed for cardiovascular disease, such as atherosclerosis which is essentially the accumulation of a fatty substance in arteries. It causes complications when the build-up is so significant that it affects the blood flow through the arteries. The problem is simple, these plaques are capable of clogging an artery possibly preventing certain organs or body parts from receiving the necessary oxygen and nutrients needed for them to perform. This book aims to provide all common techniques and technology in the area of interventional cardiology for individuals considered new to angioplasty and in need of effective guidance to develop decent practices, prevent common drawbacks and become well-organized and self-assured practitioners. Understandable for a wide spectrum of audience, the book is planned to be a relevant source of information for trainees and specialists in the cardiac catheterization technology field.