Controversies in Diseases of the Aorta, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics


  • John Elefteriades, MD

This issue is organized on a debate format, with experts in the field arguing the pros and cons of active controversies that challenge modern management of aortic disease.  Among the controversies discussed are genetic testing, use of biomarkers, optimal methods of brain protection in aortic arch surgery, and pre-enrollment echocardiogram to exclude aortic disease for all young adults engaging in vigorous athletic or strength training.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1801-0