A Practical Approach to Cardiovascular Medicine

A Practical Approach to Cardiovascular Medicine

By: Paul Wang (editor), Marco Perez (editor), Reza Ardehali (editor)Paperback

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Written, reviewed, and edited in a collaborative effort by cardiology fellows and faculty of one of the most prestigious academic centers in the country, this concise volume gives cardiology fellows the book they have long needed. Keeping coverage of the underlying pathophysiology and mechanism of disease to a minimum, the authors focus on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disorders. Practical and easily accessible at the time of decision making, the book relays important concepts through concise and to-the-point pearls and by utilizing algorithm charts and illustrations.

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About Author

Reza Ardehali, MD, PhD * Department of Internal Medicine * Division of Cardiology * Stanford University School of Medicine * Stanford, CA, USA Marco Perez, MD * Department of Internal Medicine * Division of Cardiology Stanford University School of Medicine * Stanford, CA, USA Paul Wang, MD * Department of Internal Medicine * Division of Cardiology Stanford University School of Medicine * Stanford, CA, USA

Contents

Contributors, viii List of Abbreviations, xi Foreword, xv Section I Preventive Cardiology. Chapter 1 Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, 3 Maulik Shah and Reza Ardehali Chapter 2 Dyslipidemia, 11 Karim Sallam and Reza Ardehali Chapter 3 Hypertension, 21 Christopher Woods and Richard Lafayette Section II Coronary Artery Disease. Chapter 4 Stable Angina, 35 Joshua Lehrer and William F. Fearon Chapter 5 Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction, 43 Joshua Lehrer and David P. Lee Chapter 6 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, 53 Yen Tibayan Section III Heart Failure. Chapter 7 Care of the Cardiomyopathic Patient, 69 Nicholas J. Leeper, Reza Ardehali, and Michael Fowler Chapter 8 Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure, 81 Matthew T. Wheeler and Roham T. Zamanian Chapter 9 Heart Transplantation, 94 Jesus Almendral, Robert Maranda, and Sharon Hunt Section IV Valvular and Vascular Disease. Chapter 10 Valvular Heart Disease, 119 Reza Ardehali and Ingela Schnittger Chapter 11 Diseases of the Aorta, 139 Michael Ho and David Liang Chapter 12 Peripheral Vascular Disease, 154 Andrew Wilson, Reza Ardehali, and John Cooke Section V Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death. Chapter 13 Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter, 165 Marco Perez and Amin Al-Ahmad Chapter 14 Supraventricular Tachycardia, 177 Marco Perez and Paul Zei Chapter 15 Ventricular Tachycardia, 194 Jeffrey Hsing and Henry Hsia Chapter 16 Bradycardia, 204 Jeffrey Hsing and Paul Wang Chapter 17 Syncope, 212 Farheen Shirazi and Karen Friday Section VI Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations. Chapter 18 Congenital Heart Disease, 227 Patrick Yue Chapter 19 Cardiology Consultation and Management of Perioperative Complications, 239 Azar Mehdizadeh and Stanley G. Rockson Chapter 20 Management of Pre- and Post-Cardiac Surgery Patients, 248 Mohammad Haghdoost and Ramin Beygui Section VII Specialized Testing and Therapeutics. Chapter 21 Adult Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 263 Anurag Gupta and Amin Al-Ahmad Chapter 22 ECG Interpretation, 272 Marco Perez and Victor F. Froelicher Chapter 23 Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography, 283 Shahriar Heidary and Ingela Schnittger Chapter 24 Noninvasive Stress Testing, 293 Arvindh Kanagasundram and Victor F. Froelicher Chapter 25 Cardiac MRI and CT, 303 Chandra Katikireddy and Michael V. McConnell Chapter 26 Clinical Cardiac Hemodynamics, 326 Shirley Park and Euan Ashley Chapter 27 Percutaneous Interventions, 340 Aiden O'Loughlin and Alan Yeung Chapter 28 Pacemakers and ICD Troubleshooting, 360 Marco Perez and Paul Wang Chapter 29 Introduction to Electrophysiology Studies, 370 Ronald Lo and Henry Hsia Index, 381

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/06/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781405180399
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9781405180399
  • weight: 728
  • ISBN10: 1405180390

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