Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases

by M. Gabriel Khan
     
 

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers

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Overview

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers these ailments and also includes in-depth analysis of less common and rare heart conditions to round out the volume's scope. Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will all find this resource an invaluable tool for quick reference before approaching the primary literature.

• Coverage of more than 200 topics, including: applied pharmacology of current and experimental cardiac drugs, gene therapy, MRI, electron-beam CT, PET scan put in perspective, cardiac tests costs and justification, and new frontiers in cardiovascular research
• More than 150 helpful figures and illustrations!
• Dr. Khan is a well-published and respected expert in heart and heart diseases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124060616
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
680
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.36(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Include:
Ageing Heart
Alcohol and the Heart
Altitute and Pulmonary Edema
Anatomy of the Heart and Circulation
Anderson Fabry Disease
Anemia
Aneurysm
Angina
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Angioplasty/Coronary Balloon
Antihistamines
Antioxidants
Antiplatelet Agent
Arginine
Arrhythmias/Palpitations
Artificial Heart
Aspririn for Heart Disease
Atherombosis/Atherosclerosis
Athletes and Sudden Cardiac Death
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Arterosclerosis
Beriberi Heart Disease
Blood Clots
Blood Pressure
Brugada Syndrome
B-type Natriuretic Peptide
Bundle Branch Block
Caffeine and the Heart
Calcium Antagonists
Carcinoid Heart Disease
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiopulmonary Resucitation (CPR)
Chagas' Disease
Chelation and Heart Disease
Chemotherapy-Induced Heart Disease
Cholesterol
Cocaine and the Heart and Arteries
Coenzyme Q10
Congenital Heart Disease
Contraception and Cardiovascular Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
C-Reactive Protein and the Heart
Cytochrome P450
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Depression and the Heart
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Diets and Heart Disease
Diuretics
Down Syndrome
Dyslipidemia
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography and Heart Disease
Embryology
Endocrine Disorders
Erectile Dysfunction
Exercise and the Heart
Fish/Fish Oils
Heart Attacks
Heart Failure
Hemochromatosis
Herbal Products
HIV and the Heart
Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertension
Hypertrophy
Kawasaki Disease
Miscellaneous Disorders
Murmurs
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Pacemakers
Patent Foramen Ovale
Pericarditis and Myocraditis
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Race and Cardiovascular Disease
Sleep and the Heart
Stents for Coronary Artery Disease
Stress and Heart Disease
Stroke/Cerebrovascular Accident
Syncope
Takayasu Ateritis
Tests for Heart Disease
Thyroid Heart Disease
Type A Behavior
Valve Diseases
Ventricular Fibrillation
Women and Heart Disease and Stroke

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