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Braunwald's Heart Disease

A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, Single Volume

By Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby

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Format: Hardcover, 2040 pages, 10th Revised Edition
Published In: United States, 01 September 2014
2015 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Cardiology Category! Ideal for cardiologists who need to keep abreast of rapidly changing scientific foundations, clinical research results, and evidence-based medicine, Braunwald's Heart Disease is your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of contemporary cardiology. It helps you apply the most recent knowledge in personalized medicine, imaging techniques, pharmacology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and much more! In keeping with the rapid pace of advances in the field of cardiovascular medicine, the Expert Consult eBook is updated frequently with the results of late-breaking clinical trials, reviews of important new research publications, and updates on clinical practice authored by leaders in the field. These online supplements are selected and edited masterfully by Dr. Eugene Braunwald. Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in cardiology today, who synthesize the entire state of current knowledge and summarize all of the most recent ACC/AHA practice guidelines.Locate the answers you need fast thanks to a user-friendly, full-color design with more than 1,200 color illustrations. Take advantage of a robust update program that includes Hot off the Press commentary, Late-Breaking Clinical Trials, and Focused Reviews. Learn from leading international experts, including 53 new authors. Explore brand-new chapters, such as Principles of Cardiovascular Genetics and Biomarkers, Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Personalized Medicine.Access new and updated guidelines covering Diseases of the Aorta, Peripheral Artery Diseases, Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System, Heart Failure, and Valvular Heart Disease.Stay abreast of the latest diagnostic and imaging techniques and modalities, such as three-dimensional echocardiography, speckle tracking, tissue Doppler, computed tomography, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.Research coverage of important topics in cardiology, including atrial fibrillation, aortic stenosis, and pulmonary hypertension.Access online videos covering the scope of heart disease, including percutaneous coronary intervention, valvular heart disease, and cardiac magnetic resonance.Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices. Braunwald's Heart Disease continues to provide THE BEST cardiology information with expanded premium multimedia features, extensively revised content, and new global experts.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Fundamentals of Cardiovascular Disease 1. Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease 2. Heart Disease in Varied Populations 3. Ethics in Cardiovascular Medicine 4. Clinical Decision Making and Cost Effectiveness 5. Measurement and Improvement of Quality of Cardiovascular Care 6. Critical Evaluation of Clinical Trials Part 2 Genetics and Personalized Medicine 7. Overview of Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine 8. Principles of Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics 9. Drug Therapeutics and Personalized Medicine 10. Biomarkers, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Personalized medicine Part 3 Evaluation of the Patient 11. The History and Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach 12. Electrocardiography Guidelines: Electrocardiography 13. Exercise Stress Testing Guidelines: Exercise Stress Testing 14. Echocardiography Guidelines- Appropriate Use Criteria: Echocardiography 15. The Chest Radiograph in Cardiovascular Disease 16. Nuclear Cardiology Guidelines- Appropriate Use Criteria: Nuclear Cardiology 17. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Guidelines- Appropriate Use Criteria: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 18. Cardiac Computed Tomography Guidelines- Appropriate Use Criteria: Cardiac Computed Tomography 19. Cardiac Catheterization 20. Coronary Angiography and Intracoronary Imaging Guidelines: Coronary Arteriography Part 4 Heart Failure 21. Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation 22. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure 23. Clinical Assessment and Heart Failure 24. Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure 25. Management of Heart Failure Patients with Reduced Ejection Fraction Guidelines: Management of Heart Failure 26. Devices for Monitoring and Managing Heart Failure 27. Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction 28. Surgical Management of Heart Failure 29. Assisted Circulation in the Treatment of Heart Failure 30. Cardiovascular Regeneration and Gene Therapy 31. Care of Patients with End-Stage Heart Disease Part 5 Arrhythmias, Sudden Death, and Syncope 32. Genetic Bases of Cardiac Arrhythmias 33. Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiological Considerations 34. Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias Guidelines: Ambulatory Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Testing 35. Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias 36. Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Guidelines: Cardiac Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators 37. Specific Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment 38. Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Features, Mechanisms, and Management Guidelines: Atrial Fibrillation 39. Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death 40. Hypotension and Syncope Part 6 Preventive Cardiology 41. The Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis 42. Risk Factors and the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease 43. Systemic Hypertension: Mechanisms and Diagnosis 44. Systemic Hypertension: Therapy Guidelines: Treatment of Hypertension 45. Lipoprotein Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease 46. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease 47. Exercise-Based, Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation 48. Integrative Approaches to Management of Patients with Heart Disease Part 7 Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease 49. Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia 50. Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain 51. ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Pathology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Features 52. ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Management 53. Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Acute Coronary Syndrome 54. Stable Ischemic Heart Disease 55. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 56. Percutaneous Therapies for Structural Heart Disease in Adults 57. Diseases of the Aorta 58. Peripheral Arterial Diseases 59. Prevention and Management of Stroke 60. Endovascular Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease 61. Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System Part 8 Diseases of the Heart, Pericardium, and Pulmonary Vasculature Bed 62. Congenital Heart Disease 63. Valvular Heart Disease 64. Cardiovascular Infections: Infective Endocarditis and Device Infections 65. The Dilated, Restrictive, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies 66. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 67. Myocarditis 68. Chemical Cardiomyopathies 69. Cardiooncology: Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Therapeutics 70. Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals 71. Pericardial Diseases 72. Traumatic Heart Disease 73. Pulmonary Embolism 74. Pulmonary Hypertension 75. Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease Part 9 Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations 76. Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly 77. Cardiovascular Disease in Women 78. Pregnancy and Heart Disease 79. Exercise and Sports Cardiology 80. Perioperative Management in Noncardiac and Cardiac Surgery Part 10 Cardiovascular Disease and Disorders of Other Organs 81. Endocrine Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease 82. Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease 83. Rheumatic Fever 84. Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System 85. Tumors Affecting the Cardiovascular System 86. Psychiatric and Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease 87. Neurologic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease 88. Interface Between Renal Disease and Cardiovascular Illness 89. Cardiovascular Manifestations of Autonomic Disorders

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-This is a truly remarkable book, a phenomenal compendium of cardiovascular medicine is found within the covers of this book...It has matured into what is seemingly a comprehensive review of the speciality with the accent very much clinical care...without doubt this is a premium offering of an outstanding book for someone with a deep interest in cardiovascular medicine.- (Review of 9th Edition) "This is a truly remarkable book, a phenomenal compendium of cardiovascular medicine is found within the covers of this book...It has matured into what is seemingly a comprehensive review of the speciality with the accent very much clinical care...without doubt this is a premium offering of an outstanding book for someone with a deep interest in cardiovascular medicine." (Review of 9th Edition) "This is a truly remarkable book, a phenomenal compendium of cardiovascular medicine is found within the covers of this book...It has matured into what is seemingly a comprehensive review of the speciality with the accent very much clinical care...without doubt this is a premium offering of an outstanding book for someone with a deep interest in cardiovascular medicine." (Review of 9th Edition)

EAN: 9781455751341
ISBN: 1455751340
Publisher: Saunders
Dimensions: 28.27 x 22.05 x 6.78 centimetres (4.13 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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