Year Book of Cardiology 2012

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The Year Book of Cardiology brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in cardiology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Topics include discussions of coronary heart disease, cardiac surgery, non-coronary heart disease in adults, pediatric cardiovascular disease, hypertension, ...

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Overview

The Year Book of Cardiology brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in cardiology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Topics include discussions of coronary heart disease, cardiac surgery, non-coronary heart disease in adults, pediatric cardiovascular disease, hypertension, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances and electrophysiology. The Year Book of Cardiology publishes annually in June.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323088749
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/29/2012
  • Series: Year Books Series , #2012
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Journals Represented xi

Introduction xiii

1 Hypertension 1

Guidelines and Overviews 1

Epidemiological Studies 31

Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk 47

Miscellaneous 57

Clinical Trials 87

2 Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease 111

Tetralogy of Fallot 111

Transposition of the Great Arteries 117

Fontan Operation 119

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 126

Pulmonary Atresia/Intact Ventricular Septum 132

Surgical Therapy 135

Follow-up and Outcome Studies 138

Coarctation, Interrupted Arch 141

Miscellaneous 143

3 Cardiac Surgery 155

Coronary Artery Disease 155

Valve Disease 164

Transplantation/Ventricular Assist Devices 169

Outcomes and Quality Assessment 171

Miscellaneous 174

4 Coronary Heart Disease 181

Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction 181

Chronic Coronary Artery Disease 210

Coronary Bypass Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 216

Epidemiology 245

Miscellaneous 261

Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes 284

5 Non-Coronary Heart Disease in Adults 291

Congestive Heart Failure Therapy and Technology 291

Medical Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure 321

Pathogenesis and Prognosis 345

Myocarditis and Cardiomyopathy 358

Valvular Heart Disease and Infective Endocarditis 375

Miscellaneous 407

6 Cardiac Arrhythmias, Conduction Disturbances, and Electrophysiology 427

Atrial Fibrillation 427

Devices 452

Sudden Cardiac Death 474

Miscellaneous 484

Article Index 493

Author Index 505

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