Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine / Edition 5

Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine / Edition 5

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by Eugene Braunwald

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Elsevier Health Sciences
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New Edition Due 01/2001
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13.75(w) x 9.39(h) x 3.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1The History1
Ch. 2Physical Examination of the Heart and Circulation15
Ch. 3Echocardiography53
Ch. 4Electrocardiography108
Ch. 5Exercise Stress Testing153
Ch. 6Cardiac Catheterization177
Ch. 7Radiology of the Heart204
Ch. 8Coronary Arteriography240
Ch. 9Nuclear Cardiology273
Ch. 10Newer Cardiac Imaging Techniques: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography317
Ch. 11Relative Merits of Imaging Techniques349
Ch. 12Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation360
Ch. 13Pathophysiology of Heart Failure394
Ch. 14Assessment of Cardiac Function421
Ch. 15Clinical Aspects of Heart Failure: High-Output Heart Failure; Pulmonary Edema445
Ch. 16Drugs Used in the Treatment of Heart Failure471
Ch. 17Management of Heart Failure492
Ch. 18Heart and Heart-Lung Transplantation515
Ch. 19Assisted Circulation and the Mechanical Heart534
Ch. 20Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiological Considerations548
Ch. 21Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Pharmacological, Electrical, and Surgical Techniques593
Ch. 22Specific Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment640
Ch. 23Cardiac Pacemakers and Antiarrhythmic Devices705
Ch. 24Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death742
Ch. 25Pulmonary Hypertension780
Ch. 26Systematic Hypertension: Mechanisms and Diagnosis807
Ch. 27Systemic Hypertension: Therapy840
Ch. 28Syncope and Hypotension863
Ch. 29Congenital Heart Disease in Infancy and Childhood877
Ch. 30Congenital Heart Disease in Adults963
Ch. 31Acquired Heart Disease in Infancy and Childhood988
Ch. 32Valvular Heart Disease1007
Ch. 33Infective Endocarditis1077
Ch. 34The Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis1105
Ch. 35Dyslipidemia and Other Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease1126
Ch. 36Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia1161
Ch. 37Acute Myocardial Infarction1184
Ch. 38Chronic Coronary Artery Disease1289
Ch. 39Interventional Catheterization Techniques1366
Ch. 40Rehabilitation of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease1392
Ch. 41The Cardiomyopathies and Myocarditides1404
Ch. 42Primary Tumors of the Heart1464
Ch. 43Pericardial Diseases1478
Ch. 44Traumatic Heart Disease1535
Ch. 45Diseases of the Aorta1546
Ch. 46Pulmonary Embolism1582
Ch. 47COR Pulmonale1604
Ch. 48Principles of Cardiovascular Molecular and Cellular Biology1626
Ch. 49Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease1650
Ch. 50The Aging Heart: Structure, Function, and Disease1687
Ch. 51Coronary Artery Disease in Women1704
Ch. 52Medical Management of the Patient Undergoing Cardiac Surgery1715
Ch. 53Cost-Effective Strategies in Cardiology1741
Ch. 54General Anesthesia and Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Heart Disease1756
Ch. 55Rheumatic Fever1769
Ch. 56Rheumatic Diseases and the Heart1776
Ch. 57Hematologic-Oncologic Disorders and Heart Disease1786
Ch. 58Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease1809
Ch. 59Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease1843
Ch. 60Neurologic Disorders and Heart Disease1865
Ch. 61The Heart in Endocrine and Nutritional Disorders1887
Ch. 62Renal Disorders and Heart Disease1914
Ch. 63Practice Guidelines in Cardiovascular Medicine1939

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