McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Cardiology / Edition 1

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An all-in-one review for the cardiology boards – complete with a CD-ROM with 600+ board-style questions

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Cardiology is the ideal cardiology primer – whether you’re studying for board certification or seeking a thorough review of current thinking in cardiovascular medicine. You’ll find everything you need in one all-inclusive package: a CD-ROM with hundreds of board-style questions and thorough explanations; bulleted practical points at the beginning of each chapter; tables, charts, graphs, references and suggested reading; and more than 1000 illustrations – many in full color.

Everything you need to pass the boards or keep abreast of this ever-changing field:

  • Coverage of all specialty topics in general cardiology –- from prevention and imaging to heart failure
  • Companion CD-ROM with 600+ questions in the exam style with detailed answer explanations
  • Streamlined bulleted presentation and numerous tables and charts
  • Suggested Reading or references at the end of each chapter
  • Content that reflects mainstream thinking rather than a limited single-center perspective

Content that spans all major areas of Cardiology:

General Topics, Pulmonary, Preventive Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Intervention, Imaging, Heart Failure, Electrophysiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Aorta and Vascular Diseases, Special Topics (Cardiac Tumors, HIV and Heart, Infective Endocarditis).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071614085
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/9/2011
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1078
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD, MBA, FACP, FACC, FRCP (Edin.)

Editor-in-Chief, Heart Failure Clinics of North America

Associate Editor,American College of Cardiology

Cardiosource Review Journal

Vice-Chief & Assistant Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Professor of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University

Attending Cardiologist, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital

Columbus, Ohio

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Table of Contents

Series Editors
SECTION I: General Topics I
1. The Cardiovascular History and Physical Exam
2. Ethics in Cardiovascular Medicine
3. Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Disease
4. Heart Disease in the Elderly
5. Performance Measures in General Cardiology
6. Biostatistics for the Clinical Cardiologists
7. Molecular Biology of Cardiovascular Disease
8. Pre-Op Evaluation of Noncardiac Surgery
9. Acute Brain Injury and Heart Disease
10. Pericardial Diseases
11. Cardiovascular Trauma as Seen by the Cardiologist
12. Twelve-Lead Electrocardiography
13. The Athlete's Heart
14. Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
15. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
16. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease
17. Critical Care for the Cardiologist
18. Pulmonary Embolism
19. Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing
20. Dyslipidemia
21. Hypertension
22. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
23. Endothelial Dysfunction
24. The Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)
25. Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease
26. The Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis
27. Coronary Artery Disease
28. Novel Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis
29. Chronic Stable Angina
30. Unstable Coronary Syndromes: Important Updates in the 2007 ACC/AHA Guidelines for UA/NSTEMI
31. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
32. Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction
33. Fibrinolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction
34. Risk Stratification and Post-Myocardial Infarction Therapy
35. Cardiogenic Shock
36. Invasive Hemodynamics
37. Atlas of Cardiovascular Hemodynamics
38. Coronary Artery Physiology: Intracoronary Ultrasonography, Coronary Flow Velocity and Pressure Measurements
39. Cardiovascular Physiology Pressure-Volume Loops
40. ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
41. PTCA and CABG in Stable Coronary Artery Disease
42. Revascularization in Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevated Myocardial Infarction
43. Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury
44. Adjunctive Pharmacology for PCI
45. Endomyocardial Biopsy
46. Chest Radiography: What the Cardiologist Needs to Know
47. Basics of Ultrasound Physics
48. Essentials of Echocardiography
49. Transesophageal Echocardiography
50. Stress Echocardiography
51. Positron Emission Tomography
52. Nuclear Cardiac Imaging: A Primer
53. Cardiovascular Nuclear Stress Testing
54. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Angiography
55. Selection of Stress Testing
56. Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure
57. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure
58. Diastolic Heart Failure
59. Medical Management of Systolic Heart Failure
60. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
61. Devices for Heart Failure
62. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
63. Myocarditis
64. Heart Transplantation
65. Surgical Therapy for Heart Failure
66. Sudden Cardiac Death and Ventricular Arrhythmias
67. Cardiac Electrophysiology Study: Basic Concepts and Techniques
68. Supraventricular Tachycardia
69. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter
70. Wide Complex Tachycardia: Ventricular Versus Supraventricular Tachycardia
71. Pacemakers and Defibrillators
72. Syncope
73. Valvular Stenosis
74. Valvular Regurgitation
75. Prosthetic Valve Evaluation and Management
76. Drug-Related Valvular Heart Disease
77. Carcinoid Heart Disease
78. Surgeon's Perspective on Aortic and Valves
79. Cardiovascular Genetics
80. Essential Echocardiographic Images in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
81. Catheter Closure of Intracardiac Shunts
82. Diseases of Aorta
83. Atheroslerotic Renal Artery Stenosis
84. Peripheral Arterial Disease
85. Carotid Artery Disease
86. Pathophysiology of Arterial Thrombosis
87. Treatment of Arterial Thrombosis
88. Acute and Chronic Venous and Lymphatic Disease
89. Cardiac Tumors
90. HIV and Heart
91. Infective Endocarditis

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