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.
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Author Biography - Charles Bridges
Charles R. Bridges, MD, ScD. Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital. Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System Keith A Horvath, MD, Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Bethesda Ray Chu-Jeng Chiu, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Professor of Surgery and Chair Emeritus, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital