Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine presents the latest advances in cardiology, covering all subspecialties including congenital heart disease, left main disease, heart failure, conservative medical therapy, surgical cardiology and much more. It is a comprehensive guide to this rapidly developing field of medicine.
The book helps students and practitioners comprehend the indications for cardiovascular diseases, the techniques of diagnoses and treatments, and the practical application and interpretation of cardiovascular computed tomography, echocardiography, radiography and nuclear imaging. It discusses in detail, surgical techniques for the treatment of acquired and congenital heart diseases, and vascular diseases of the aorta.
Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine places emphasis on technological advances which have improved the quality of surgical interventions in order to achieve better outcomes, making this book essential reading for both trainee and practising cardiologists.
Emphasis on recent advances in a rapidly developing field
Brings to light ethical issues surrounding medical practice and their medico-legal implications
800 pages of detailed, comprehensive instruction
Full colour illustrations throughout
Ashok Seth Chairman, Interventional Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi, India Sameer Shrivastava Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi, India Upendra Kaul, Executive Director, Interventional Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi, India
Rheumatic fever - Time for newer recommendations Pulmonary Hypertension -Evaluation and Optimizing therapy in the present era Pulmonary Embolism- anticoagulation/lytics or intervention for whom? Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease Syncope - An Update Infective endocarditis update Hypertension- Controversies in newer guidelines "Dyslipidemia - How low, what and when to administer Statin Induced Myopathy Atrial fibrillation update Newer Antiplatelets and anticoagulants: Filling it onto clinical practices Drug Management of Arrhythmias Chest Radiography and cardiovascular disease - Is it still relevant in era of other imaging modalities Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring Devices Exercise stress testing (stress echocardiography) Where does it stand with other modalities Three Dimensional Echocardiography CT Coronary Angiography in 2013: Redefining the gold standard for coronary angiography Role of Nuclear Imaging - for damaged ventricles ? Blood Banking for Patient Care has evolved Risk markers for Atherothrombosis Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Does The Garden Bias Exist What is Optimal Medical therapy and what does it achieve-Medical Management of Coronary artery disease-Is it a full circle travelled Optimal medical therapy-what does it mean and what does it deliver Complications of MI Heart Lung Machine for CABG-Should it be relegated to archives CABG in awake - A reality check Surgery on Aorta - current status and desires of a surgeon Preoperative anaesthetic considerations for adult cardiac patient undergoing noncardiac surgery Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Management of Advanced Heart Failure Diastolic Heart Failure Stem cells- New Horizons in cardiac Regenerative Medicine Left Main Stenting -Appropriate in Current Era Carotid Artery Interventions Cardiomyopathies - Revisit beyond 2013 Cardiac Tumours-A story of unbridled excitement Pregnancy and Heart Diseases- Advanced Management Fluid and electrolyte management in critically ill cardiac patientsTranscatheter Aortic Valve implantation (TAVI) - Status for low risk group Approach to acynotic congenital heart diseases Approach to cyanotic congenital heart disease - is it entirely surgical approach Pediatric cardiac intensive care: Expectations of the future Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease - In Search of Perfection! Role of a nurse in cardiac sciences Ethical and Legal issues in Cardiology Healthcare Quality