Education in Heart, Volume 2

  • ID: 2221645
  • Book
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Education in Heart is designed to bring practising cardiologists up to date in key areas of cardiology where there have been new advances.

The attractive, user friendly design is widely acclaimed, and the quality of the peer reviewed articles, written by internationally respected specialists, makes them an ideal source for continuing professional development.

Volume II covers the major subspecialties, including:

  • Coronary disease
  • Heart failure
  • The cardiomyopathies
  • Valve disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Imaging techniques
  • General cardiology
  • Hypertension

Each section contains focused articles on topics that test the expertise and knowledge of the reader. This series represents an important new departure in providing high quality educational material to qualified cardiologists as well as those in training. The collection in three self contained volumes covers a comprehensive range of clinical areas that will also be invaluable in the practical situation.

This purchase entitles you to online access to ALL Education in Heart material on the Heart website [external URL] for one year

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Citation Index.

Contributors.

Introduction.

Acute myocardial infarction: failed thrombolysis.

Acute myocardial infarction: primary angioplasty.

Role of stenting in coronary revascularisation.

Treatment strategies for heart failure: ß blockers and antiarrhythmics.

Angiotensin receptor blockers for chronic heart failure.

What causes the symptoms of heart failure?.

Differential diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy and constrictive pericarditis.

The diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Balloon valvuloplasty.

Patients with asymptomatic mild/moderate aortic stenosis undergoing coronary artery bypass.

Endocarditis: problems – patients being treated for endocarditis and not doing well.

Prosthetic valve endocarditis.

Endocrine basics.

Surgery of valve disease.

Radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular arrhythmias.

Implantable cardioverter–defribrillators.

Permanent pacing: new indications.

Ventricular tachycardia: diagnosis of broad QRS complex tachycardia.

Haemodynamic calculations in the catheter laboratory.

Heart disease and pregnancy.

Dizziness and syncope in adolescence.

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

Transoesophageal Echo–Doppler in cardiology.

Cardiac tumours: diagnosis and management.

Endothelial function and nitric oxide: clinical relevance.

Diabetic heart disease: clinical considerations.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension: new ideas and perspectives.

Diseases of the thoracic aorta.

Management of pericardial effusion.

Cardiovascular complications of renal disease.

The athlete′s heart.

Acute pulmonary embolism 1: pathophysiology, clinical presentation and diagnosis.

Acute pulmonary embolism 2: treatment.

Anatomic basis of cross–sectional echocardiography.

Matching the right drug to the right patient in essential hypertension.

Essential hypertension: the heart and hypertension.

Index

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