McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Cardiology

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Cardiology

Paperback McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review

By (author) Ragavendra R. Baliga

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 1250 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 277mm x 43mm | 2,903g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071614087
  • ISBN 13: 9780071614085
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • Sales rank: 713,347

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An all-in-one review for the cardiology boards -- complete with a CD-ROM with 600+ board-style questions McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Cardiology is the ideal cardiology primer -- whether you're studying for board certification or seeking a thorough review of current thinking in cardiovascular medicine. You'll find everything you need in one all-inclusive package: a CD-ROM with hundreds of board-style questions and thorough explanations; bulleted practical points at the beginning of each chapter; tables, charts, graphs, references and suggested reading; and more than 1000 illustrations -- many in full color. Everything you need to pass the boards or keep abreast of this ever-changing field:< Coverage of all specialty topics in general cardiology --- from prevention and imaging to heart failure Companion CD-ROM with 600+ questions in the exam style with detailed answer explanations Streamlined bulleted presentation and numerous tables and charts Suggested Reading or references at the end of each chapter Content that reflects mainstream thinking rather than a limited single-center perspective Content that spans all major areas of Cardiology: General Topics, Pulmonary, Preventive Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Intervention, Imaging, Heart Failure, Electrophysiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Aorta and Vascular Diseases, Special Topics (Cardiac Tumors, HIV and Heart, Infective Endocarditis).

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Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD, MBA, FACP, FACC, FRCP (Edin.) Editor-in-Chief, Heart Failure Clinics of North America Associate Editor,American College of Cardiology Cardiosource Review Journal Vice-Chief & Assistant Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Professor of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Attending Cardiologist, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital Columbus, Ohio

Table of contents

Series Editors Contributors Preface Acknowledgments SECTION I: General Topics I 1. The Cardiovascular History and Physical Exam 2. Ethics in Cardiovascular Medicine 3. Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Disease 4. Heart Disease in the Elderly 5. Performance Measures in General Cardiology 6. Biostatistics for the Clinical Cardiologists 7. Molecular Biology of Cardiovascular Disease SECTION II: GENERAL TOPICS II 8. Pre-Op Evaluation of Noncardiac Surgery 9. Acute Brain Injury and Heart Disease 10. Pericardial Diseases 11. Cardiovascular Trauma as Seen by the Cardiologist 12. Twelve-Lead Electrocardiography 13. The Athlete's Heart SECTION III: PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE 14. Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease 15. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 16. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease 17. Critical Care for the Cardiologist 18. Pulmonary Embolism 19. Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing SECTION IV: PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY 20. Dyslipidemia 21. Hypertension 22. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease 23. Endothelial Dysfunction 24. The Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) 25. Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease SECTION V: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 26. The Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis 27. Coronary Artery Disease 28. Novel Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis 29. Chronic Stable Angina SECTION VI: ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES 30. Unstable Coronary Syndromes: Important Updates in the 2007 ACC/AHA Guidelines for UA/NSTEMI 31. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) 32. Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction 33. Fibrinolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction 34. Risk Stratification and Post-Myocardial Infarction Therapy 35. Cardiogenic Shock SECTION VII: INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY 36. Invasive Hemodynamics 37. Atlas of Cardiovascular Hemodynamics 38. Coronary Artery Physiology: Intracoronary Ultrasonography, Coronary Flow Velocity and Pressure Measurements 39. Cardiovascular Physiology Pressure-Volume Loops> 40. ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) 41. PTCA and CABG in Stable Coronary Artery Disease 42. Revascularization in Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevated Myocardial Infarction 43. Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury 44. Adjunctive Pharmacology for PCI 45. Endomyocardial Biopsy SECTION VIII: IMAGING 46. Chest Radiography: What the Cardiologist Needs to Know 47. Basics of Ultrasound Physics 48. Essentials of Echocardiography 49. Transesophageal Echocardiography 50. Stress Echocardiography 51. Positron Emission Tomography 52. Nuclear Cardiac Imaging: A Primer 53. Cardiovascular Nuclear Stress Testing 54. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Angiography 55. Selection of Stress Testing SECTION IX: HEART FAILURE 56. Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure 57. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure 58. Diastolic Heart Failure 59. Medical Management of Systolic Heart Failure 60. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy 61. Devices for Heart Failure 62. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 63. Myocarditis 64. Heart Transplantation 65. Surgical Therapy for Heart Failure SECTION X: ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY 66. Sudden Cardiac Death and Ventricular Arrhythmias 67. Cardiac Electrophysiology Study: Basic Concepts and Techniques 68. Supraventricular Tachycardia 69. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter 70. Wide Complex Tachycardia: Ventricular Versus Supraventricular Tachycardia 71. Pacemakers and Defibrillators 72. Syncope SECTION XI: VALVULAR HEART DISEASE 73. Valvular Stenosis 74. Valvular Regurgitation 75. Prosthetic Valve Evaluation and Management 76. Drug-Related Valvular Heart Disease 77. Carcinoid Heart Disease 78. Surgeon's Perspective on Aortic and Valves SECITON XII: CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE 79. Cardiovascular Genetics 80. Essential Echocardiographic Images in Adult Congenital Heart Disease 81. Catheter Closure of Intracardiac Shunts SECTION XIII: AORTA AND VASCULAR DISEASE 82. Diseases of Aorta 83. Atheroslerotic Renal Artery Stenosis 84. Peripheral Arterial Disease 85. Carotid Artery Disease 86. Pathophysiology of Arterial Thrombosis 87. Treatment of Arterial Thrombosis 88. Acute and Chronic Venous and Lymphatic Disease SECTION XIV: SPECIAL TOPICS 89. Cardiac Tumors 90. HIV and Heart 91. Infective Endocarditis Index