Stress Testing: Principles and Practice / Edition 4

Stress Testing: Principles and Practice / Edition 4

by Myrvin H. Ellestad, Ronald H. Selvester, Fred S. Mishkin, Frederick W. James
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803600550

ISBN-13: 9780803600553

Pub. Date: 06/01/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

These are exciting times as the proliferation of new information augments our understanding of ischemic heart disease. Reports on how coronary flow is regulated have changed our expectation in many ways. Even before the third Edition of stress testing: Principles and Practice it was apparent that coronary perfusion was more dependent on vasomotion than we had…  See more details below

Overview

These are exciting times as the proliferation of new information augments our understanding of ischemic heart disease. Reports on how coronary flow is regulated have changed our expectation in many ways. Even before the third Edition of stress testing: Principles and Practice it was apparent that coronary perfusion was more dependent on vasomotion than we had heretofore believed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600553
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Edition description:
Ed. 4
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1History of Stress Testing1
2Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Responses to Exercise11
3Physiology of Cardiac Ischemia43
4Indications77
5Contraindications, Risks, and Safety Precautions85
6Paramaters to Be Measured103
7Stress Echocardiography127
8Stress Testing Protocol135
9Memorial Heart Institute Protocol157
10Stress Testing After Myocardial Infarction169
11Stress Testing After Surgical Intervention and Coronary Angioplasty179
12ECG Patterns and Their Significance189
13Rhythm and Conduction Disturbances in Stress Testing241
14Predictive Implications271
15Stress Testing in Women309
16Exercise Testing in Congestive Heart Failure319
17Chest Pain and Normal Coronary Arteries327
18Blood Pressure Measurements During Exercise335
19Silent Myocardial Ischemia353
20Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation367
21Pediatric Exercise Testing381
22Radionuclide Techniques in Stress Testing413
23Metabolic Abnormalities and Drugs481
24Computer Technology and Exercise Testing513
Index535

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