Kern’s Cardiac Catheterization 7th Edition


For portable, quick access to information needed at the point of care in today’s cath lab, look no farther than Kern’s Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 7th Edition. This detailed, authoritative guide is ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, as well as for all members of the cardiac cath team. Highly readable and accessible, it helps you provide optimal patient care with reliable information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances in this fast-paced field.


“This is a comprehensive yet clear guide to cardiac catheterization. The expert authors present a learning platform and standardized book for interventionalists in training and practicing cardiologists.”

-Rikin Kadakia, Doctor of Medicine (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) Doody’s Review

Trusted, easy-to-use information for every member of the cardiac cath team

About the Author:

Dr. Sorajja joined Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute – Minneapolis in 2013. He was previously a professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic before he left to join Minneapolis Heart Institute®. Dr. Sorajja is the author of over 100 published manuscripts and book chapters, and is a national speaker in the areas of valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and complex hemodynamics. Dr. Sorajja’s special interest is structural heart interventions, such as transcatheter aortic replacement (TAVR), balloon valvuloplasty, paravalvular leak repair, percutaneous valve implantation, and other similar therapies.

Michael Lim, M.D. is a board certified interventional cardiologist with 20 years of and is Chief of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Hackensack University Medical Center. Prior to joining Hackensack Meridian Medical Group, Dr. Lim served as the Jack Ford Shelby Endowed Professor in Cardiology and Professor of Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Lim has held the role of principal investigator on numerous clinical trials for conditions including mitral valve disease, cardiogenic shock and coronary artery disease. Since 1990, he has contributed more than 100 publications to medical literature, including more than 30 book chapters. He has also served as an invited faculty member at numerous national conferences.

Morton J. Kern, MD, FSCAI, FAHA, FACC, Professor de Medicina da Universidade da Califórnia, Irvine, Orange, Califórnia; Chief of Medicine, Health Care System Veterans Long Beach, Long Beach, Califórnia;

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