This newly revised and expanded reference documents the ascendancy of silent coronary artery disease from an esoteric phenomenon in the early 1970s to a key component of the ischemic spectrum in the new millennium.
Containing nearly 500 citations, including work published in 1998 and 1999, the Fourth Edition of Silent Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
Written by a pioneer in the field and including more than 140 tables, drawings, and photographs, Silent Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction, Fourth Edition continues to be crucial for cardiologists, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, internists, family physicians specializing in cardiology, public health physicians, physiologists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
Table of Contents
Pathophysiology of Silent Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiac Pain Mechanisms Alterations in Sensitivity to Pain in Patients with Silent Myocardial Ischemia The Sequence of Events During Episodes of Myocardial Ischemia: Where Does Pain Fit In?
Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Myocardial Blood Flow Disturbances During Episodes of Silent Myocardial Ischemia: Is Less Myocardium at Jeopardy Than During Symptomatic Ischemia?
Prevalence of Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease
Prevalence of Silent Myocardial Ischemia Prevalence and Distinguishing Features of Silent Myocardial Infarctions
Detection of Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease
What Can Be Learned from Standard Diagnostic Procedures?
Ambulatory Electrocardiography (Holter Monitoring)
Exercise Testing Combining the Exercise Test with Other Procedures Cardiac Catheterization
Prognosis in Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease
Prognosis in Patients with Silent Myocardial Ischemia Relation of Silent Myocardial Ischemia to Sudden Death, Silent Myocardial Infarction, and Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Prognosis After Silent Myocardial Infarction and Myocardial Infarction Without Preceding Angina
Management of Patients with Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease
Medical Treatment of Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease Surgical Treatment of Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease