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Manage cardiovascular problems more effectively with the most comprehensive resource available! A trusted companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Therapeutics, 4th Edition addresses pharmacological, interventional, and surgical management approaches for each type of cardiovascular disease. This practical and clinically focused cardiology reference offers a balanced, complete approach to all of the usual and unusual areas of cardiovascular disease and specific therapies in one concise volume, ...

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Overview

Manage cardiovascular problems more effectively with the most comprehensive resource available! A trusted companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Therapeutics, 4th Edition addresses pharmacological, interventional, and surgical management approaches for each type of cardiovascular disease. This practical and clinically focused cardiology reference offers a balanced, complete approach to all of the usual and unusual areas of cardiovascular disease and specific therapies in one concise volume, equipping you to make the best choices for every patient.


• Understand current approaches to treating and managing cardiovascular patients
for long-term health, for complex problems, and for unusual cardiac events.
Benefit from the substantial experience of Elliott M. Antman, MD, Marc S. Sabatine, MD, and a host of other respected authorities, who provide practical, evidence-based rationales for all of today's clinical therapies.
Expand your knowledge beyond pharmacologic interventions with complete coverage of the most effective interventional and device therapies being used today.
Easily reference Braunwald's Heart Disease, 9th Edition for further information on topics of interest.


• Make the best use of the latest genetic and molecular therapies
as well as advanced therapies for heart failure.
Cut right to the answers you need with an enhanced focus on clinically relevant information and a decreased emphasis on pathophysiology.
Stay current with ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines and the best ways to implement them in clinical practice.
Get an enhanced visual perspective with an all-new, full-color design throughout.
Access the complete contents online and download images at www.expertconsult.com.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This multi-author book contains comprehensive information on cardiovascular therapeutics, a rapidly changing field. Dr Antman is to be congratulated for bringing together 112 experts in their respective fields who collectively contribute 55 chapters. All aspects of cardiovascular therapeutics are covered." - Circulation

"Chapters deal with a specific diagnosis and provide a comprehensive discussion of options for management including drugs, interventions, and surgery. The studies that provide evidence for each treatment option are presented and complex concepts are communicated effectively with the use of charts, diagrams, and graphics.

This will be an invaluable tool for those interested in the management of cardiovascular disease."- Geoffrey Lewis, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) Doody Rating!

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Reviewer: Geoffrey F Lewis, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: A companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 9th edition, Bonow et al. (Elsevier, 2011), this book focuses on treatment options. Each section focuses on a particular disease process and presents the most recent treatment recommendations including pharmacological, interventional, and surgical techniques. This fourth edition is a much needed update to the 2007 edition.
Purpose: It presents an evidence-based approach to the management of patients with cardiovascular disease..
Audience: It is intended for students, physicians in training, allied healthcare providers, cardiologists, internists, and primary care physicians. The book will be most beneficial for cardiologists, as certain sections are applicable to their specialized practice. Others will also appreciate the sections focusing on medical management and preventive care for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Features: Chapters deal with a specific diagnosis and provide a comprehensive discussion of options for management including drugs, interventions, and surgery. The studies that provide evidence for each treatment option are presented and complex concepts are communicated effectively with the use of charts, diagrams, and graphics.
Assessment: This will be an invaluable tool for those interested in the management of cardiovascular disease.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455701018
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 832
  • Product dimensions: 11.10 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I DECISION MAKING AND THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES IN CARDIOVASCULAR

MEDICINE

Chapter 1 Tools for Assessment of Cardiovascular Tests and Therapies

Chapter 2 New Drug Development

Chapter 3 Device Development for Cardiovascular Therapeutics: Concepts and Regulatory Implications

Chapter 4 Pharmacogenetics

Chapter 5 Systems of Health Care

Chapter 6 Global Cardiovascular Therapy

PART II ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

Chapter 7 Pharmacologic Options for Treatment of Ischemic Disease

Chapter 8 Stable Ischemic Heart Disease/Chronic Stable Angina

Chapter 9 Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Chapter 10 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Chapter 11 Advances in Coronary Revascularization

PART III HEART FAILURE

Chapter 12 Pharmacologic Management of Heart Failure in the Ambulatory Setting

Chapter 13 Implantable Devices for the Management of Heart Failure

Chapter 14 Strategies for Management of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Chapter 15 Cardiac Transplantation and Circulatory Support Devices

Chapter 16 Regenerative Therapy for Heart Failure

Chapter 17 Hypertrophic, Restrictive, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies

PART IV ARRHYTHMIAS AND CONDUCTION DISTURBANCES

Chapter 18 Clinical Pharmacology of Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Chapter 19 Pharmacologic Management of Supraventricular Tachycardias

Chapter 20 Atrial Fibrillation

Chapter 21 Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Tachyarrhythmias

Chapter 22 Role of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Primary and Secondary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

Chapter 23 Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia and Cardiac Arrest

PART V DYSLIPOPROTEINEMIAS AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Chapter 24 Drugs for Elevated Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

Chapter 25 Therapy to Manage Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Elevated Triglycerides

Chapter 26 Cardiovascular Disease and Lifestyle Modification

Chapter 27 Steps Beyond Diet and Drug Therapy for Severe Hypercholesterolemia

PART VI HYPERTENSION

Chapter 28 Initial Evaluation and Approach to the Patient with Hypertension

Chapter 29 Pharmacologic Management of Hypertension

Chapter 30 Endocrine Causes of Hypertension

Chapter 31 Resistant Hypertension

Chapter 32 Hypertensive Crisis

Chapter 33 Hypertension in Pregnancy

Chapter 34 Management of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents

PART VII OTHER VASCULAR CONDITIONS

Chapter 35 Peripheral Artery Disease

Chapter 36 Cerebrovascular Disease

Chapter 37 Renal Artery Stenosis

Chapter 38 Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Chapter 39 Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Chapter 40 Aortic Disease

PART VIII OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS

Chapter 41 Pharmacologic Options for Treating of CardiovascularDisease During Pregnancy

Chapter 42 Care for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Chapter 43 Prevention and Treatment of Infective Endocarditis

Chapter 44 Treatment of Pericardial Disease

Chapter 45 Optimal Timing of Surgical and Mechanical Intervention in Native Valvular Heart Disease

Chapter 46 Surgery for Valvular Heart Disease

Chapter 47 Percutaneous Treatment for Valvular Heart Disease

Chapter 48 Manifestations, Mechanisms, and Treatment of HIV-Associated Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter 49 Rehabilitation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

PART IX APPENDIX

Cardiovascular Devices

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