Mayo Clinic Cardiology: Concise Textbook / Edition 4

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The fourth edition of IMayo Clinic Cardiology: Concise Textbook continues the tradition of all previous editions: a succinct yet comprehensive teaching and learning textbook rather than an overwhelming reference work. This new edition continues to bridge the gap between currently available texts: more than a bare-bones compilations of lists of facts that do not address the fundamental concepts of the practice of cardiology and not so encyclopedic a tome that it goes into the minute detail of a traditional reference work.

Organized to present a comprehensive overview of the field of cardiology in an accessible, reader-friendly format that can be covered in about 12 months, this new edition contains roughly 50% new material, the cardiac pharmacology section has been completely reworked, cardiovascular trials have been included, and the entire book has been updated to reflect current practice guidelines and recent developments. The book is peppered throughout with numerous tables and clinical pearls that aid the student, as well as the teacher, to remain focused.

Mayo Clinic Cardiology is based on the original syllabus for the Mayo Cardiovascular Review Course, one of the premiere teaching courses in cardiology in the United States. The content evolves entirely from Mayo Clinic physicians and reflects the expert cardiovascular care provided, from common conditions to those that are very rare, even more tertiary referral centers.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Dharmendrakumar A Patel, MD MPH(Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: Organized to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the field of cardiology, this book aims to bridge the gap between bare bones review books and classic textbooks. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a succinct yet comprehensive book rather than an overwhelming reference on cardiology.
Audience: This concise book is specifically aimed at cardiology fellows in training and practicing clinicians seeking initial certification or recertification on the cardiovascular boards.
Features: Written by the experts in the field, each chapter in this book presents a solid framework of concepts with sufficient depth to make the subject interesting yet concise. These chapters are organized in an accessible, reader-friendly format that can be reviewed in a limited amount of time. The book contains more than 1,000 illustrations, many of which are in color, to supplement the text. In addition, highlighted text with summary points in each chapter facilitates review of key facts. The fourth edition has been updated to reflect current practice guidelines and cardiovascular trials, and contains updated or completely reworked sections.
Assessment: Based on the original syllabus for the Mayo Cardiovascular Review Course, this book offers an excellent resource for those preparing for the certification exams as well as for trainees and clinicians wanting to update their knowledge of cardiovascular diseases.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199915712
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 11/12/2012
  • Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1120
  • Sales rank: 1,104,907
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic

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Table of Contents

I. Fundamentals of Cardiovascular Disease
1 Cardiovascular Examination
2 Applied Anatomy of the Heart and Great Vessels
3 Evidence-Based Medicine and Statistics in Cardiology
4 Noncardiac Surgery in Patients With Heart Disease
5 Essential Molecular Biology

II. Noninvasive Imaging
6 Restrictions on Drivers and Aircraft Pilots With Cardiac Disease
7 Principles of Echocardiography
8 Stress Echocardiography
9 Transesophageal Echocardiography
10 Nuclear Imaging
11 Positron Emission Tomography
12 Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
13 Cardiac Radiography
14 Atlas of Congenital Heart Defects
15 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Clinical Medicine
16 Stress Test Selection

III. Electrophysiology
17 Electrocardiographic Diagnoses: Criteria and Definitions of Abnormalities
18 Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology
19 Indications for Invasive and Noninvasive Electrophysiologic Testing
20 Heritable Cardiomyopathies and Channelopathies Clinical Presentations, Genetics, and Implications of Genetic Testing
21 Pediatric Arrhythmias
22 Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
23 Supraventricular Tachycardia
24 Ventricular Tachycardia and Ectopy
25 Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease
26 Evaluation and Management of Pregnancy Associated Arrhythmias
27 Syncope: Diagnosis and Treatment
28 Pacemakers
29 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
30 Technical Aspects of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Troubleshooting
31 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Trials and Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death
32 Heart Disease in Athletes
33 Autonomic Function Testing
34 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
35 Intracardiac Electrophysiology Tracings

IV. Valvular Heart Disease
36 Valvular Stenosis
37 Valvular Regurgitation
38 Rheumatic Heart Disease
39 Carcinoid and Drug-Related Heart Disease
40 Prosthetic Heart Valves
41 Surgery for Cardiac Valve Disease
42 Pathogenesis of Valvular Heart Disease
43 Epidemiology of Valvular Heart Diseases
V. Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Disease
44 Peripheral Vascular Disease
45 Cerebrovascular Disease and Carotid Artery Stenting
46 The Aorta
47 Renal Artery Disease
48 Pathophysiology of Arterial Thrombosis
49 Treatment and Prevention of Arterial Thrombosis
50 Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
51 Vasculitis
52 Marfan Syndrome

VI. Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors
53 Coronary Artery Disease Epidemiology
54 Metabolic Syndrome
55 Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis
56 Dyslipidemia
57 Lipid-Lowering Medications and Lipid-Lowering Clinical Trials
58 Novel Biomarkers for Coronary Artery Disease Risk
59 Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease
60 Stroke
61 Hypertension
62 Heart Disease in Women
63 Heart Disease in the Elderly

VII. Myocardial Infarction
64 Cardiac Biomarkers
65 Acute Coronary Syndrome
66 Chronic Stable Angina
67 Right Ventricular Infarction
68 Adjunctive Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction
69 Arrhythmia Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction
70 Mechanical Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction
71 Cardiogenic Shock
72 Reperfusion Strategy for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Fibrinolysis Versus Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
73 Fibrinolytic Trials in Acute Myocardial Infarction
74 Risk Stratification After Myocardial Infarction
75 Cardiac Rehabilitation
76 Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
77 Pericardial Disease
78 Pulmonary Embolism
79 Pulmonary Hypertension
80 Pregnancy and the Heart
81 Adult Congenital Heart Disease
82 HIV Infection and the Heart
83 Infective Endocarditis
84 Systemic Disease and the Heart
85 Cardiac Tumors
86 Sleep Apnea for Cardiology Boards
87 Cardiovascular Trauma
88 Acute Brain Injury and the Heart
89 Noncardiac Anesthesia in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

IX. Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure
90 Reflex and Humoral Control of the Circulation
91 Systolic Heart Function
92 Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
93 Heart Failure: Diagnosis and Evaluation
94 Right Ventricular Failure
95 Pharmacologic Therapy of Systolic Ventricular Dysfunction and Heart Failure
96 Mechanical Ventricular Assist Devices
97 Myocarditis
98 Dilated Cardiomyopathy
99 Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
100 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
101 Cardiac Transplantation

X. Invasive/Interventional Cardiology
102 Coronary Anatomy and Angiographic Views
103 Coronary Artery Physiology and Intracoronary Imaging
104 Principles of Interventional Cardiology
105 Structural Heart Disease Intervention Transcutaneous Aortic Valve and Mitral Valve Procedures
106 Catheter Closure of Intracardiac Shunts
107 Invasive Hemodynamics
108 Atlas of Hemodynamic Tracings

XI. Appendix
109 Preparing for Cardiology Examinations

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