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McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Cardiology [NOOK Book]


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 ...

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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: 9780071614092
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 11/17/2011
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1078
  • File size: 46 MB
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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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