This textbook is a comprehensive guide to cardiology. Divided into five sections, the authors discuss clinical, non invasive and interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery and the future of cardiology. There are ninety chapters, each examining a different cardiac condition and its treatment.
Written by an extensive international author and editor team, this reference includes more than 300 colour images and illustrations.
Comprehensive textbook covering field of cardiology
Five sections discuss clinical, non invasive and interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery and the future
Includes more than 300 colour images and illustrations
Extensive international author and editor team
H K Chopra MD Sr Consultant Cardiologist, Moolchand Medcity, New Delhi, India Navin C Nanda MD Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease; Director, Heart Station/Echocardiography, Laboratories, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Section A: Clinical Cardiology Changing Epidemiology of CAD in Indians * Thrombolysis in Acute Mycardial Infarction * Epicardial Reperfusion * Beta Blockers * Anti Coagulants * Statins * Angiotensim Receptor Blockers * Heparin * Angiotensim Converting Enzyme Inhibitors * Antimicrobials in Cardiology * Polypill & CVD Protection * Acute Coronary Syndrome: Evolving Concepts * Acute Mycardial Infarction : An Overview * Nitrates and Cardiovascular Protection * Calcium Channel Blockers * Antithrombotics/ Antiplatelets * Presugrel & CVD Protection * Antiarrhythmic drugs * EECP: Clinical Applications * Lycopene and CVD Protection * Edible Oil & CAD Relationship * Cardiac Fitness * Blood Pressure and its measurement * History Of Blood Pressure Amplification between the Heart and Peripheral Arteries In Clinical Practice * Heart Rate Variability * Cardiac Rehabilitation * Hypertension * Risk factor Stratification in Hypertensive Patients * Dyslipidemias * Cardio-Metabolic Syndrome * Obesity and CVD Relationship * Dilated Cardiomyopathy * Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy * Restrictive Cardiomyopathy * Peripartum Cardiomyopathy * Pericarditis/Myocarditis * Infective Endocarditis * Deep Vein Thrombosis * Rheumatic Heart Diseases * Epidemiology of Congenital Heart Diseases * Pulmonary Embolism * Stroke in Cardiac Patients * Tobacco and Heart Relationship * Stress and Heart Relationship * Heart and Kidney Diseases: A Double Jeopardy * Oxidative Stress and CVD Protection * HRT and Heart * TB and Heart * Cardiac Syncope * Markers of Sudden Cardiac Death * Women and Heart Diseases * Heart and Transfat Relationship * CAD & Homocysteine Relationship * History of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation * Sildenafil in Pulmonary Hypertension Section B: Non Invasive Cardiology Echocardiography * Cardiac Imaging * Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography * Stress Echocardiography * Role of Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Catheter Interventions * Foetal Cardiology * Evolving Concept of Cardiac MRI and its Future * Nuclear Cardiology * Tele Medicine in Cardiology * Echocardiographic evaluation of Tricuspid Valve Section C: Interventional Cardiology Coronary Intervention * Venous Graft Intervention * Left Main Coronary Intervention * Radial Intervention * Pharmaco Invasive Approach in CAD * Intra Cardiac Intervention & Future Direction * Catheter Ablation * Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy * IVUS * Congenital Heart Diseases Interventions * Wide QRS Tachycardias * Periphral Vascular Interventions Section D: Cardiac Surgery Cardiac surgery * Valve Surgery * Surgery for Ischemic Heart Disease * Robotic Assisted Cardiac Surgery * Aortic Surgery * Heart Transplant * Surgery in CHD Section E: Future of Cardiology Thrombolytics * Thrombus, Thrombolytic Therapy and PCI in Cardiovascular Disorders * Balloon Valvotomy: New Frontiers * Intra Cardiac Echocardiography * Stem Cell Therapy * Future of Heart Transplant