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Cardiology Secrets. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 4015895
  • Book
  • May 2017
  • 525 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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For more than 30 years, The Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Cardiology Secrets, 5th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

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I. DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS AND PROCEDURES

- Cardiovascular Physical Diagnosis

- Cardiac Murmurs and Heart Sounds

- Electrocardiography (ECGs)

- Chest X-ray

- Exercise Stress Testing

- Ambulatory ECG monitors

- Echocardiography

- Nuclear Cardiology

- Cardiac PET

- Cardiac MRI

- Cardiac CT

- Swan-Ganz Catheters and Cardiac Hemodynamics

- Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, FFR, IVUS and OCT

II. CHEST PAINS, CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

- Chest Pain and Angina

- Chronic Stable Angina

- Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

- ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

- Cardiogenic Shock

- Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Stents

- Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

III. HEART FAILURE AND CARDIOMYOPATHIES

- Myocarditis

- Dilated Cardiomyopathy

- Diastolic Dysfunction (Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction)

- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

- Restrictive and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy

- Heart Failure: Acute (In-hospital) Management

- Heart Failure: Long Term Management

- Heart Transplantation

IV. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

- Aortic Stenosis

- Aortic Regurgitation

- Mitral Regurgitation and Mitral Valve Prolapse

- Mitral Stenosis

- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

- Endocarditis and Endocarditis Prophylaxis

V. ARRHYTHMIAS

- Atrial Fibrillation

- Supraventricular Tachycardia

- Ventricular Arrhythmias

- Cardiac Pacing for Bradycardia, Atrioventricular Block, and Heart Failure

- Implanatable Cardiac Defibrillators

- Cardiac Arrest

VI. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION

- Hypertension

- Hyperlipidemia

- Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

- Smoking Cessation

- Exercise and the Heart

VII. THE HEART IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS AND CONDITIONS

- Cardiac Manifestations of AIDS

- Cardiac Manifestations of Rheumatologic Disorders

- Cardio-Oncology

- Cocaine and the Heart

- Heart Disease in the Elderly

- Heart Disease in Pregnancy

- Heart Disease in Women

- Sleep Apnea and the Heart

VIII. PERIPHERAL VASCULAR AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE

- Peripheral Arterial Disease

- Aortic Aneurysm

- Aortic Dissection

- Carotid Artery Disease

- Ischemic Stroke

- Hemorrhagic Stroke and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

IX. VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE

- DVT Prophylaxis and Treatment

- Pulmonary Embolism

- Hypercoagulability States

X. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN CARDIOLOGY

- Adult Congenital Heart Disease

- Cardiac Tumors

- Hypertensive Crisis

- Oral Anticoagulation Therapy

- Pericardits, Pericardial Constriction, and Pericardial Tamponade

- Preoperative Evaluation for Cardiac Risk

- Pulmonary Hypertension

- Syncope

- Traumatic Heart Disease
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Levine, Glenn N. Professor
Medicine-Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US.

Brief Author Bio: (150 words limit per author/editor) Dr. Glenn N. Levine is Master Clinician and Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Levine is recognized locally, regionally, nationally and internationally for his teaching, lecturing, and educational abilities, and for his expertise in cardiovascular disease, including acute coronary syndromes (heart attack), acute and critical cardiac care, coronary revascularization (stenting) and guidelines on cardiovascular care.
Dr. Levine is the recipient of 6 Baylor College of Medicine Fulbright & Jaworski, and Norton Rose Fulbright, faculty excellence awards, including those in teaching, educational leadership, and enduring educational materials. He was awarded the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine Master Clinician Lifetime Award, recognizing his clinical skills and abilities to educate others on the management of patients with cardiovascular disease. In 2019, Dr. Levine was awarded the Robertson Presidential Award for Educational Excellence, Baylor College of Medicine's highest and most prestigious award. Dr. Levine's clinical and educational leadership have also been recognized by the American Heart Association, who awarded him their Distinguished Achievement Award, and by the American College of Cardiology, who selected him to receive the prestigious Gifted Educator Award, a national award bestowed upon only one cardiologist each year.
Dr. Levine has authored or edited a total of 13 educational textbooks and handbooks, including books on ECG and arrhythmia diagnosis and treatment, medical pharmacotherapy, evaluation and treatment of common cardiovascular conditions, and a 1000+ page textbook and atlas on cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Levine has led and first-authored six American Heart Association Scientific Statements, including the management of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (coronary stenting), sexual activity in patients with heart disease, mediation and cardiovascular risk reduction, and pet ownership and cardiovascular risk. (From https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/glenn-levine-m-d/b17f494c-ffed-11e2-be68-080027880ca6)
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