The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review

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Overview

The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review offers thorough preparation for board certification and recertification exams in cardiology. It is written by distinguished clinicians from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and based on the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's popular annual Intensive Review of Cardiology course.

In 62 chapters, the book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of every area of contemporary cardiovascular medicine. Emphasis is on board relevant clinical material and accurate real-world clinical decision making. More than 400 illustrations and numerous tables facilitate quick review. Board-format questions with answers and explanations appear at the end of each section.

The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review offers thorough preparation for board certification and recertification exams in cardiology. It is written by distinguished clinicians from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and based on the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's popular annual Intensive Review of Cardiology course. In 62 chapters, the book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of every area of contemporary cardiovascular medicine. Emphasis is on board relevant clinical material and accurate real-world clinical decision making. More than 400 illustrations and numerous tables facilitate quick review. Board-format questions with answers and explanations appear at the end of each section.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781759427
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Pages: 896

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTALS: Essential Cardiac Physiology Including Flow Volume Loops / Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology / Cardiac Biochemistry / Essential Normal Coronary Artery Anatomy Including Variants / Important Cardiac Physical Findings / Statistics, Epidemiology and Trial Design / Essential Cardiac Pathology Including Cardiac Tumors / The Science of Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging / Nuclear Primer

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: Chest Pain Evaluation / Coronary Artery Disease: Demographics and Incidence / Fundamentals of Atherosclerosis / Hyperlipidemia / Stable Angina and Surgical Revascularization Strategies / Unstable Coronary Syndromes / Acute Myocardial Infarction / Thrombolytic Therapy / Percutaneous Intervention / Risk Stratification and Post-MI Therapy / Complications of MI / Primer of Hemodynamic Measurements / ECG Stress Testing / Nuclear Stress Testing / Stress Echocardiography

VALVULAR HEART DISEASE: Aortic and Pulmonary Valve Disease / Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Disease / Infective Endocarditis / Prosthetic Valves

CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND CARDIOMYOPATHY: Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure / Medical Treatment of Heart Failure / Heart Transplantation / Devices in Heart Failure / Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy / Myocarditis and Dilated Cardiomyopathy / Pulmonary Hypertension / Diastolic Heart Failure / The Chest X-Ray / MRI/CT

AORTA PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE Diseases of the Aorta / Peripheral Vascular Disease / Cerebrovascular Disease

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: Common Cyanotic and Acyanotic Abnormalities / Essential Echocardiographic Images in Adult Congenital Heart Disease / Genetics and Cardiovascular Medicine

HYPERTENSION/PULMONARY DISEASE: Hypertension / Selected Topics in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine for an Intensive Review of Cardiology

CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: Twelve-Lead Electrocardiography / Sudden Cardiac Death and Ventricular Tachycardia / EP Testing Including His Bundle Electrograms / Supraventricular Rhythm Disturbances / SVT vs VT / Pacemakers and Defibrillators / Syncope

MISCELLANEOUS/PERICARDITIS: Pericardial Disease / Effects of Systemic Disease on the Heart and Cardiovascular System / Pregnancy and Heart Disease / Gender and Heart Disease / Non-cardiac Surgery Preoperative Evaluation

PHARMACOLOGY: Antiarrhythmic Drugs / Essential Pharmacodynamics / Cardiovascular Medicine: Essential Pharmaceuticals / Cardiac Drug Interactions

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