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Hurst's the heart

Hurst's the heart

Author: Valentin Fuster
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: Along with a strong focus on patient care the new Hurst's The Heart includes a new look and organization. Each chapter has been systematically overhauled with an emphasis on streamlining the content for a focused presentation of the LATEST THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES and the EVIDENCE-BASED DATA that support them. CLINICAL GUIDELINES are included to equip you with the critical information for optimal  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valentin Fuster
ISBN: 9780071499286 0071499288 9780071499293 0071499296 9780071499309 007149930X 9780071478861 0071478868 9780071549424 0071549420
OCLC Number: 134991175
Description: xxxi, 2477, I-63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: A history of the heart --
The burden of increasing worldwide cardiovascular disease --
Functional anatomy of the heart --
Normal physiology of the cardiovascular system --
Principles of molecular cardiology --
Molecular and cellular biology of the normal, hypertrophied, and failing heart --
Biology of the vessel wall --
Molecular development of the heart --
Genetic basis for cardiovascular disease --
Tissue regeneration of the cardiovascular system and stem cells --
Clinical practice guidelines in cardiovascular disease --
The history, physical examination, and cardiac auscultation --
The resting electrocardiogram --
ECG exercise testing --
Cardiac roentgenography --
Echocardiography --
Cardiac catheterization, cardiac angiography, and coronary blood flow and pressure measurements --
Coronary intravascular ultrasound imaging --
Nuclear cardiology --
Computed tomography of the heart --
Magnetic resonance imaging of the heart --
Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of the vascular system --
Positron emission tomography for the noninvasive study and quantitation of myocardial blood flow and metabolism in cardiovascular disease --
Pathophysiology of heart failure --
The epidemiology and diagnosis of heart failure --
Diagnosis and management of heart failure --
Surgical treatment of heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical ventricular support --
Classification of cardiomyopathies --
Dilated cardiomyopathies --
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy --
Restrictive, obliterative, and infiltrative cardiomyopathies --
Myocarditis and specific cardiomyopathies --
Genetics of channelopathies I and clinical implications --
Anatomy of electrophysiology --
Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbances --
Approach to the patient with cardiac arrhythmias --
Atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and atrial tachycardia --
Supraventricular tachycardia: AV nodal reentry and Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome. Ventricular arrhythmias --
Bradyarrhythmias and pacemakers --
Long-term continuous electrocardiographic recording --
Techniques of electrophysiologic evaluation --
Antiarrhythmic drugs --
Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with catheter-ablative techniques --
Indications and techniques of electrical defibrillation and cardioversion --
The implantable cardioverter defibrillator --
Pediatric arrhythmias --
Diagnosis and management of syncope --
Sudden cardiac death --
Cardiopulmonary and cardiocerebral resuscitation --
Preventive strategies for coronary heart disease --
Atherothrombosis: role of inflammation --
Coronary thrombosis: local and systemic factors --
Coronary blood flow and myocardial ischemia --
Nonatherosclerotic coronary heart disease --
Definitions of acute coronary syndromes --
Pathology of myocardial ischemia, infarction, reperfusion, and sudden death --
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury --
Unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction --
ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction --
Pharmacologic therapy for acute coronary syndromes --
Percutaneous coronary intervention --
Mechanical interventions in acute myocardial infarction --
Diagnosis and management of patients with chronic ischemic heart disease --
Coronary bypass surgery --
Management of the patient after cardiac surgery --
Rehabilitation of the patient with coronary heart disease --
Epidemiology of hypertension --
Pathophysiology of hypertension --
Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension --
Pulmonary hypertension --
Pulmonary embolism --
Chronic cor pulmonale --
Acute rheumatic fever --
Aortic valve disease --
Mitral valve regurgitation including the mitral valve prolapse syndrome. Mitral valve stenosis --
Tricuspid valve, pulmonary valve, and multivalvular disease --
Prosthetic heart valves: choice of valve and management of the patient --
Antithrombotic therapy for valvular heart disease --
Cardiovascular diseases caused by genetic abnormalities --
Congenital heart diease in children and adolescents --
Congenital heart disease in adults --
Pericardial disease --
Infective endocarditis --
Perioperative evaluation and management of patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease who undergo noncardiac surgery --
Anesthesia and the patient with cardiovascular disease --
The connective tissue diseases and the cardiovascular system --
The diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients --
Diabetes and cardiovascular disease --
Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diet --
HIV/AIDS and the cardiovascular system --
Effect of noncardiac drugs, electricity, poisons, and radiation on the heart --
Adverse cardiovascular drug interactions and complications --
Effects of mood and anxiety disorders on the cardiovascular system --
Heart disease and pregnancy --
Traumatic heart disease --
The heart and kidney disease --
Exercise in health and cardiovascular disease --
The athlete and the cardiovascular system --
Aging and cardiovascular disease in the elderly --
Women and coronary artery disease --
Cardiovascular disease and ethnicity --
Air pollution and heart disease --
Diseases of the aorta --
Cerbrovascular disease and neurologic manifestations of heart disease --
The nonsurgical approach to carotid disease --
Diagnosis and management of diseases of the peripheral arteries and veins --
Surgical treatment of carotid and peripheral vascular disease --
Advances in the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral vascular disease --
Cost-effective strategies in cardiology --
Insurance issues in patients with heart disease --
Behavioral cardiology treatment approaches to heart disease --
Complementary and alternative medical therapy in cardiovascular care --
Social and societal issues of heart disease.
Other Titles: Heart
Responsibility: editors, Valentin Fuster [and others] ; associate editors, Spencer B. King III [and others].
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