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Current cardiology reports

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Vol 1, 1999 -
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Vol 1, 1999 -
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1534-3170
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Cardiology
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Chronic coronary artery disease : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease

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James A. de Lemos and Torbjørn Omland. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2018.
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Featuring expert guidance from Drs. James de Lemos and Torbjørn Omland, as well as other globally known leaders in cardiology, Chronic Coronary Artery Disease covers every aspect of managing and treating patients suffering from chronic coronary syndromes. This brand-new companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease was designed as a stand-alone reference for physicians treating patients who present with complex, unique challenges, offering the latest information on the use of imaging modalities in di…
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de Lemos, James A.
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James A. de Lemos and Torbjørn Omland
Alternate Title
Braunwald's chronic coronary artery disease
Coronary artery disease
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
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1 online resource, 520 p.
ISBN
9780323428804
Subjects (MeSH)
Chronic Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart - Diseases
Cardiology
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
Featuring expert guidance from Drs. James de Lemos and Torbjørn Omland, as well as other globally known leaders in cardiology, Chronic Coronary Artery Disease covers every aspect of managing and treating patients suffering from chronic coronary syndromes. This brand-new companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease was designed as a stand-alone reference for physicians treating patients who present with complex, unique challenges, offering the latest information on the use of imaging modalities in diagnosis and treatment, advances in interventional and surgical approaches to revascularization, new medications to improve symptoms and outcomes in chronic CAD, and much more.
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Genomic and precision medicine : cardiovascular disease

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edited by Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Huntington F. Willard. (3rd ed.) --London, UK: Elsevier , c2018.
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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease, Third Edition, focuses on the applications of genome discovery on the broad spectrum of cardiovascular disorders. Each chapter is organized for the application of genomics and personalized medicine tools and technologies to a) Risk Assessment and Susceptibility, b) Diagnosis and Prognosis, c) Pharmacogenomics and Precision Therapeutics, and d) Emerging and Future Opportunities in the field.
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Ginsburg, Geoffrey S
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edited by Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Huntington F. Willard
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3rd ed.
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 336 p.
ISBN
9780128018125
Subjects (MeSH)
Genetics, medical - methods
Precision Medicine - methods
Proteomics - methods
Specialty
Cardiology
Genetics, Medical
Precision Medicine
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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease, Third Edition, focuses on the applications of genome discovery on the broad spectrum of cardiovascular disorders. Each chapter is organized for the application of genomics and personalized medicine tools and technologies to a) Risk Assessment and Susceptibility, b) Diagnosis and Prognosis, c) Pharmacogenomics and Precision Therapeutics, and d) Emerging and Future Opportunities in the field.
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Psychological, Emotional, Social and Cognitive Aspects of Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Riccardo Proietti, Gian Mauro Manzoni, Giada, Pietrabissa, Gianluca Castelnuovo, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book reveals aspects of the management of patients with implantable cardiac devices beyond the direct cardiovascular benefits. With approximately 600,000 new pacemakers implanted each year, electrical therapy of the heart has rapidly evolved over recent years. New technology is continuously introduced into the market for the treatment of electrical heart disease with optimized performance and implemented design. While much attention has mainly focused on the biomedical aspects of electrica…
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Proietti, Riccardo
Manzoni, Gian Mauro
Pietrabissa, Giada
Castelnuovo, Gianluca
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Riccardo Proietti, Gian Mauro Manzoni, Giada, Pietrabissa, Gianluca Castelnuovo, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 296 pages) : 11 illus., 5 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319557212
9783319557199 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Pacemaker, Artificial
Psychiatry
Cardiology
Abstract
This book reveals aspects of the management of patients with implantable cardiac devices beyond the direct cardiovascular benefits. With approximately 600,000 new pacemakers implanted each year, electrical therapy of the heart has rapidly evolved over recent years. New technology is continuously introduced into the market for the treatment of electrical heart disease with optimized performance and implemented design. While much attention has mainly focused on the biomedical aspects of electrical therapy, the psychological, emotional, social and cognitive aspects of the implantable devices have been largely overlooked. Psychological, Emotional, Social and Cognitive Aspects of Implantable Cardiac Devices considers the impact that these devices have on quality of life (QoL) and psychological disorders, including anxiety and depression. It has collected, appraised and condensed the results of all empirical studies that have investigated, even marginally, the relationships between the implantable devices and any psychological, emotional, social and cognitive dimension and is thus a cornerstone for all involved in device utilization (physicians, nurses, technicians, industry representatives) that need to understand this topic.
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1. Cognitive Functioning in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator/Pacemaker Recipients -- 2. Neuropsychological Functioning After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Surgery -- 3. Psychosocial Concerns in Patients Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator -- 4. Comparison of Health-Related Quality of Life Between Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Pacemaker Recipients -- 5. Psychological Indices in Patients After Multiple Shocks with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Psychotherapy -- 6. Sexual Function in Adults with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators/Pacemaker Recipients -- 7. Critical Appraisal of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Complications and Management -- 8. Psychological Effects of Device Recalls and Advisories in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators -- 9. ICD in Children and Youth -- 10. Psycho-educational Support Interventions for Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator -- 11. eHealth and mHealth to Manage Distress in Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator -- 12. Quality of Life of Patients Over 80 Years Old with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators -- 13. Importance of Counselling ICD Patients: The Role of Cardiac Physiologists -- 14. The Patient’s Informal Caregiver -- 15. Ethical Aspects of Withdrawing Cardiac Device Therapy at End of Life -- 16. Natural Kinds, Similarity, and Individual Cases: Ontological Presuppositions and Ethical Implications -- 17. Patient ICD Support Groups -- 18. Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: The Road to Resilience.
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Indian pacing and electrophysiology journal

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Vol 14, 2014 -
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0972-6292
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Cardiology
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Pocket atlas of echocardiography

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Thomas Boehmeke, Ralf Doliva. (2nd ed.) --Stuttgart: Thieme , c2018.
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Boehmeke, Thomas
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Doliva, Ralf
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Thomas Boehmeke, Ralf Doliva
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Echocardiography
Place of Publication
Stuttgart
Publisher
Thieme
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9783132417229
9783132417236 (eISBN)
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography - methods
Heart Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Specialty
Cardiology
Ultrasonography
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Imaging and patient position -- Transducer and imaging planes -- Parasternal long-axis view -- Parasternal short-axis view -- Apical windows -- Suprasternal window -- Subcostal window -- M-mode echocardiography -- Doppler echocardiography -- Valvular heart disease -- Coronary heart disease -- Cardiomyopathies -- Prosthetic valves -- Carditis -- Septal defects -- Hypertensive heart diseases -- Intracardiac masses.
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Essential echocardiography : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease

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[edited by] Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, Linda D. Gillam ; illustration editor, Bernard E. Bulwer. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Echocardiography remains the most commonly used imaging technique to visualize the heart and great vessels, and this clinically oriented text by Drs. Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, and Linda D. Gillam helps you make the most of its diagnostic and prognostic potential for your patients. Part of the highly regarded Braunwald’s family of cardiology references, Essential Echocardiography expertly covers basic principles of anatomy and physiology, the appearance of normal variants across a wide r…
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Solomon, Scott D.
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[edited by] Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, Linda D. Gillam ; illustration editor, Bernard E. Bulwer.
Alternate Title
Braunwald's essential echocardiography
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 432 p.
ISBN
9780323392266
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography
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Cardiology
Ultrasonography
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Complemented by: Braunwald's heart disease / edited by Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby, Robert O. Bonow, Eugene Braunwald. 10th edition. 2015.
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Echocardiography remains the most commonly used imaging technique to visualize the heart and great vessels, and this clinically oriented text by Drs. Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, and Linda D. Gillam helps you make the most of its diagnostic and prognostic potential for your patients. Part of the highly regarded Braunwald’s family of cardiology references, Essential Echocardiography expertly covers basic principles of anatomy and physiology, the appearance of normal variants across a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, and the hands-on approaches necessary to acquire and interpret optimal echocardiographic images in the clinical setting.
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Structural heart cases : a color atlas of pearls and pitfalls

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Paul Sorajja. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Using a practical, case-based format, this superbly illustrated atlas by Dr. Paul Sorajja is a comprehensive collection of more than 130 professional experiences in treating structural heart disease. Organized by pathology, each case presents key clinical points for practitioners at all levels, from beginner to expert. Cases are provided by interventionalists and surgeons with extensive hands-on experience, and edited by experts in the field.
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Sorajja, Paul
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Paul Sorajja
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A colour atlas of pearls & pitfalls
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 318 p.
ISBN
9780323546959
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Heart Diseases
Specialty
Cardiology
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Pathology
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Using a practical, case-based format, this superbly illustrated atlas by Dr. Paul Sorajja is a comprehensive collection of more than 130 professional experiences in treating structural heart disease. Organized by pathology, each case presents key clinical points for practitioners at all levels, from beginner to expert. Cases are provided by interventionalists and surgeons with extensive hands-on experience, and edited by experts in the field.
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Circulation : arrhythmia and electrophysiology

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Vol 1(5), 2008 - Vol 7, 2014.
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Lippincott
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Vol 1(5), 2008 - Vol 7, 2014.
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0009-7322
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Cardiology
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Portuguese journal of cardiology

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2174-2049
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Cardiology
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Clinical research in cardiology supplements

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Vol 1, 2006 - Vol 7, 2012.
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1861-0714
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Cardiology
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Cardiology consult manual

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Hanna Z. Mieszczanska, Adam S. Budzikowski, editors. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2018.
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Mieszczanska, Hanna Z.
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Hanna Z. Mieszczanska, Adam S. Budzikowski, editors
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 456 p.
ISBN
9783319897257
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiology - methods
Cardiovascular Diseases
Specialty
Cardiology
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Kaplan's essentials of cardiac anesthesia for noncardiac surgery : a companion to Kaplan's cardiac anethesia

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editor Joel A. Kaplan, Brett Cronin, Timothy M. Maus. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Patients with cardiac conditions routinely present for noncardiac surgeries, requiring special protocols for perioperative assessment and management by the anesthesiologist. Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Noncardiac Surgery: A Companion to Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia provides current, easily accessible information in this complex area, ideal for general anesthesiologists and non-cardiac subspecialists. From preoperative assessment through postoperative care, this practical reference cove…
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Kaplan, Joel A
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editor Joel A. Kaplan, Brett Cronin, Timothy M. Maus
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Essentials of cardiac anaesthesia for noncardiac surgery
A companion to Kaplan's cardiac anaethesia
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 504 p.
ISBN
9780323567169
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesia
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Cardiology
Surgical Procedures, Operative
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Patients with cardiac conditions routinely present for noncardiac surgeries, requiring special protocols for perioperative assessment and management by the anesthesiologist. Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Noncardiac Surgery: A Companion to Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia provides current, easily accessible information in this complex area, ideal for general anesthesiologists and non-cardiac subspecialists. From preoperative assessment through postoperative care, this practical reference covers all perioperative approaches to today’s patients with cardiac conditions.
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Arrhythmias in adult congenital heart disease : a case-based approach

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by Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, Gary D. Webb. (1st ed.) --St. Louis, MI: Elsevier , c2019.
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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, and Gary Webb. This easy-to-read reference presents a case-based approach to this fascinating and complex field.
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Balaji, Seshadri
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by Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, Gary D. Webb
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
St. Louis, MI
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 200 p.
ISBN
9780323485685
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - surgery
Congenital Abnormalities
Subjects (LCSH)
Arrhythmia
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - surgery
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, and Gary Webb. This easy-to-read reference presents a case-based approach to this fascinating and complex field.
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Critical heart disease in infants and children

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Ross M. Ungerleider, Jon N. Meliones, Kristen Nelson McMillan ... [et al.]. (3rd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Now in brilliant full color and reflecting recent significant changes in the field, Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children, 3rd Edition, keeps you abreast of the skills and knowledge required to safely care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in the ICU. Pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists from leading centers around the world provide a well-rounded perspective on basic scientific principles, medical and pharmacologic treat…
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Ungerleider, Ross M.
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Ross M. Ungerleider, Jon N. Meliones, Kristen Nelson McMillan ... [et al.]
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Critical heart disease in infants & children
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 960 p.
ISBN
9781455707607
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Critical Care
Heart Diseases - therapy
Infant
Specialty
Cardiology
Critical Care
Pediatrics
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Now in brilliant full color and reflecting recent significant changes in the field, Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children, 3rd Edition, keeps you abreast of the skills and knowledge required to safely care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in the ICU. Pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists from leading centers around the world provide a well-rounded perspective on basic scientific principles, medical and pharmacologic treatments, surgical techniques, and equipment.
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Practical Manual of Tricuspid Valve Diseases

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Osama I. Soliman, Folkert J. ten Cate, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of tricuspid valve disease and an overview of different therapeutic options such as surgical and percutaneous approaches, current clinical trials and registries in the field of tricuspid valve disease. The book has an educational goal with key messages highlighted at the end of each chapter to assist comprehension of the often complex concepts. Practical Manual of Tricuspid Valve Diseases assists the clinician in dealing with different manifestations …
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Soliman, Osama I.
ten Cate, Folkert J.
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Osama I. Soliman, Folkert J. ten Cate, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 402 p.) : 149 illus., 121 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319582290
9783319582283 (print ed.)
9783319582306 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Valve Diseases - diagnosis
Heart Valve Diseases - therapy
Tricuspid Valve - physiopathology
Specialty
Cardiology
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive overview of tricuspid valve disease and an overview of different therapeutic options such as surgical and percutaneous approaches, current clinical trials and registries in the field of tricuspid valve disease. The book has an educational goal with key messages highlighted at the end of each chapter to assist comprehension of the often complex concepts. Practical Manual of Tricuspid Valve Diseases assists the clinician in dealing with different manifestations of tricuspid valve disease and providing help for choosing the best option for the management of these patients. It therefore serves as the standard reference regarding all aspects of tricuspid valve disease in adults and will be of importance to all medical professionals involved in the management of these patients.
Contents
Part I. Anatomical and pathological perspective -- Anatomy and Pathology of the Tricuspid Valve -- Part II. Clinical perspective -- Clinical recognition of tricuspid valve disease -- Tricuspid regurgitation in patients with heart transplant -- Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients with Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators -- Part III. Non-invasive imaging perspective -- Tricuspid valve disease: imaging using transthoracic echocardiography -- Imaging of the tricuspid valve: transoesophageal echocardiography -- A surgeon's view on echocardiographic imaging of the tricuspid valve -- Imaging of the tricuspid Valve: magnetic resonance imaging -- Tricuspid valve disease—a computed tomographic assessment -- Tricuspid annulus measurements—dynamic changes in health and disease -- Imaging of the right ventricle: overview of imaging modalities for assessing RV volume and function -- Part IV. Hemodynamic perspective -- Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary artery pressure, tips and tricks -- Right heart catheterization for hemodynamic evaluation of right sided heart disease -- Part V. Therapeutic perspective -- Pharmacotherapy of tricuspid valve disease -- Tricuspid valve interventions: heart team discussion, when, who and what? -- Tricuspid valve disease: Surgical outcome -- Tricuspid valve disease: surgical techniques -- Transcatheter interventions for tricuspid regurgitation: rationale, overview of current technologies, and future perspectives -- Catheter-based therapy for tricuspid valve disease: practical considerations for interventionalists.
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Clinical Cases in Heart Failure

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Ravi V. Shah, Siddique A. Abbasi, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This concise practical guide is designed to facilitate the clinical decision-making process by reviewing a number of cases and defining the various diagnostic and management decisions open to clinicians. It is well illustrated and diverse in scope, enabling the reader to obtain relevant clinical information regarding both standard and unusual cases in heart failure in a rapid, easy to digest format. Clinical cases are a key component in modern medical education, assisting the trainee or recerti…
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Shah, Ravi V.
Abbasi, Siddique A.
Responsibility
Ravi V. Shah, Siddique A. Abbasi, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 120 p.) : 15 illus., 14 illus. in color
Series Title
Clinical cases in cardiology
ISBN
9783319658049
9783319658032 (print ed.)
9783319658056 (print ed.)
ISSN
2523-3009
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Heart Failure
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This concise practical guide is designed to facilitate the clinical decision-making process by reviewing a number of cases and defining the various diagnostic and management decisions open to clinicians. It is well illustrated and diverse in scope, enabling the reader to obtain relevant clinical information regarding both standard and unusual cases in heart failure in a rapid, easy to digest format. Clinical cases are a key component in modern medical education, assisting the trainee or recertifying clinician to work through unusual cases using best practice techniques. Cardiology is a key discipline in this regard and is a highly visual subject requiring the reader to describe often very subtle differences in the presentation of patients and define accurately the diagnostic and management criteria on which to base their clinical decision-making. This title therefore provides valuable assistance to trainees and clinicians alike in evaluating pati ents and defining an appropriate procedure for each case covered.
Contents
1. New-Onset LV Dysfunction -- 2. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy -- 3. Acute Decompensated Heart Failure -- 4. Valvular Disease and Heart Failure: Mitral Regurgitation -- 5. Valvular Disease and Heart Failure: Aortic Stenosis -- 6. Low Output Heart Failure -- 7. Management of Stage D Heart Failure -- 8. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. -- 9. Management of Cardiogenic Shock.
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The Clinical Application of Homocysteine

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Seema Bhargava. --Singapore: Springer , c2018.
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This book helps clinicians to optimally and appropriately utilize homocysteine levels in the diagnosis, prediction and management of and research into vascular disease and many other conditions. It also familiarizes readers with the pathophysiology and clinical implications of hyperhomocysteinemia. Laboratory investigations are gaining importance in the diagnosis and prognosis of patients, and as such, scientists and laboratorians are constantly attempting to identify new markers that will help…
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Bhargava, Seema
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Seema Bhargava
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
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1 online resource (xix, 96 p.) : 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811076329
9789811076312 (print ed.)
9789811076336 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Homocysteine
Homocysteinemia
Specialty
Biochemistry
Cardiology
Abstract
This book helps clinicians to optimally and appropriately utilize homocysteine levels in the diagnosis, prediction and management of and research into vascular disease and many other conditions. It also familiarizes readers with the pathophysiology and clinical implications of hyperhomocysteinemia. Laboratory investigations are gaining importance in the diagnosis and prognosis of patients, and as such, scientists and laboratorians are constantly attempting to identify new markers that will help in earlier diagnosis and better prognostication of conditions with high morbidity and mortality, as well as high prevalence. According to the WHO, developing countries are home to 80% of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke—conditions with a mortality second only to cancer. Intensive research in these areas has resulted in the identification of homocysteine (declared the 'marker of the millennium') and several new markers for the diagnosis and prediction of CAD and stroke. The book is a valuable resource for clinicians and consultants in practice, as well as for postgraduate and undergraduate students of medicine, biotechnology and biochemistry.
Contents
Part I: Homocysteine and Homocysteinemia -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Homocysteine: Discovery and Metabolism -- Part II: Clinical Implications of Homocysteinemia -- 3. Homocysteine in Occlusive Vascular Disease -- 4. Homocysteinemia and Hypertension -- 5. Homocysteinemia and Its Neurological Effects -- 6. Homocysteinemia in Nephrology Practice -- 7. Homocysteinemia and Oncology -- 8. Homocysteinemia and Otology -- 9. Homocysteinemia and Bones -- 10. Hydrogen Sulphide: The Body’s Inherent Defence Against Homocysteinemia -- 11. Homocysteine and Epigenetics -- 12. J Food Fortification.
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Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Disease

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Jawahar L. Mehta, Jean McSweeney, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book reviews all aspects of the diagnosis and management of heart disease in women, covering areas such as gender differences in metabolic syndrome, hypertension and atherogenesis. Gender differences in cardiovascular diseasesáare widespread, but while gender medicine takes into account the effects of sex and gender on the health of women and men, traditionally, women have been underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials, in management of different cardiac diseases and drug use. Gen…
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Mehta, Jawahar L.
McSweeney, Jean
Responsibility
Jawahar L. Mehta, Jean McSweeney, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 361 p.) : 22 illus., 17 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319711355
9783319711348 (print ed.)
9783319711362 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - etiology
Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy
Risk Factors
Sex Factors
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This book reviews all aspects of the diagnosis and management of heart disease in women, covering areas such as gender differences in metabolic syndrome, hypertension and atherogenesis. Gender differences in cardiovascular diseasesáare widespread, but while gender medicine takes into account the effects of sex and gender on the health of women and men, traditionally, women have been underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials, in management of different cardiac diseases and drug use. Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Diseaseádeals with the gender-specific differences in cardiac physiology and diseases and brings into perspective the critical significance of gender in management of cardiovascular disease presentations and management. As such it is of enormous use to all clinical staff who manage women with cardiovascular disease.
Contents
1. Atherosclerosis and Gender-Related Differences -- 2. Gender Differences in Metabolic Syndrome -- 3. Hypertension in Women -- 4. Sex-Based Differences in Risk Determinants and Management of Heart Failure -- 5. Gender Differences in Cardiomyopathies -- 6. Cardiovascular Risks of Impaired Fertility and Assisted Reproductive Therapy -- 7. Gender Differences in the Gut Microbiome and How These Affect Cardiovascular Diseases -- 8. Angina and Ischemia in Women with No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease -- 9. Microvascular Angina as a Cause of Ischemia: An Update -- 10. Gender and Racial/Ethnic Differences in CVD Risk: Behavioral and Psychosocial Risk and Resilience -- 11. Sex-Specific Differences in Acute Myocardial Infarction -- 12. The Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women -- 13. Gender Differences in Outcome After Coronary Revascularization -- 14. Sex Differences in Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 15. Gender Differences in Atrial Fibrillation: Incidence, Mechanistic Basis of the Differences and Treatment Options -- 16. Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Drugs -- 17. Cardiovascular Side Effects of Breast Cancer Therapy -- 18. Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases in Women and Reduction Strategies in India -- 19. Regional Differences in HD in Women.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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T1-Mapping in Myocardial Disease : Principles and Applications

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Phillip C. Yang, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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Location
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This book details the advances in cardiac MRI that have enabled quantitative tissue characterization of the myocardium using myocardial and blood T1 measurements, which have enabled reliable detection of diffuse pathological processes in both the cardiomyocytes and the interstitial cells of the myocardium. Evaluation of the native myocardial and interstitial fibrosis, and measurement of the extracellular volume fraction has allowed an unprecedented opportunity to elucidate the pathology, diagno…
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Other Authors
Yang, Phillip C.
Responsibility
Phillip C. Yang, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 113 p.) : 47 illus., 41 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319911106
9783319911090 (print ed.)
9783319911113 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathies - diagnostic imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - methods
Specialty
Cardiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
This book details the advances in cardiac MRI that have enabled quantitative tissue characterization of the myocardium using myocardial and blood T1 measurements, which have enabled reliable detection of diffuse pathological processes in both the cardiomyocytes and the interstitial cells of the myocardium. Evaluation of the native myocardial and interstitial fibrosis, and measurement of the extracellular volume fraction has allowed an unprecedented opportunity to elucidate the pathology, diagnosis and prognosis of cardiovascular disease. T1-Mapping in Myocardial Disease: Principles and Applications reviews a wide spectrum of significant cardiovascular disease and provides relevant guidance for the clinical implementation of this innovative technique. The specific topics covered include principles of T1-mapping in cardiovascular disease and the role of T1-mapping in hypertensive heart disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cardiotoxicity from cancer treatment, cardiacfibrosis, left ventricular hypertrophy in aortic stenosis, peri-infarct injury in ischemic cardiomyopathy, and stem cell therapy. This comprehensive coverage of the utility of T1-mapping in cardiovascular diseases will greatly appeal to the entire cardiovascular medicine and imaging communities.
Contents
Fundamentals of Cardiac T1 Mapping -- T1 Mapping in Cardiac Hypertrophy -- T1 Mapping in Cardiomyopathy from Cancer Treatment -- Comparison of T1 Mapping by Cardiac MRI to Non-Cardiac MRI Methods to Evaluate Cardiac Fibrosis -- T1 Mapping in Aortic Stenosis -- T1 Mapping in Peri-Infarct Injury in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy -- T1 Mapping in Stem Cell Therapy -- T1 Mapping in Uncommon Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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