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Lesion-specific protocols

The following are "how to cath" protocols that are lesion-specific. They have been prepared by the cardiology trainees over the years to provide general guidelines to future trainees. References pertinent to each protocol have been cited.

(++) = published with permission from authors

Preparation and set up for catheterization (by D. Fruitman) (++)

Aortic valve stenosis (neonate) (by M. Crystal) (++)

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) (by R. Clegg) (++)

Balloon atrial septostomy (BAS) (by M. Crystal) (++)

Coarctation of aorta - Dilation & Stenting (by C. Almeida) (++)

Collateral vessel occlusion (by P. Larsson) (++)

Coronary angiography (by R. Han) (++)

Endomyocardial biopsy (by A. Floh) (++)

Fontan - Cath Lab (by M. Crystal) (++)

Pulmonary atresia/Ventriculoseptal defect (PA/VSD) with multiple aorto-pulmonary collaterals (MAPCAs) (by M. Ilina) (++)

Pericardiocentesis (by A. Jevremovic) (++)

Pre-bidirectional cavopulmonary connection (Pre-BCPC) (by T. Cavalle-Garrido) (++)

Pre-Fontan(by T. Cavalle-Garrido) (++)

Post Fontan (by S. Greenway) (++)

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary valve implant (percutaneous) (by C. Almeida) (++)

Pulmonary valve stenosis (by D. Wong) (++)

Sildenafil Cath Lab Protocol (by J. Reyes) (++)

Vascular ultrasounds - Stays Patch (by R. Han) (++)