Netter's Cardiology

With coverage on virtually every topic in cardiovascular medicine, the authors have distilled massive amounts of information down to the most needed facts, using Netter artwork to illustrate the most salient points and bring the information to life. Readers get quick access to essential information for diagnosis and treatment of most cardiovascular problems. Concise chapters provide depth and insight into complex medical problems for accurate diagnosis and selection of therapy using the latest technology and therapeutic approaches.


Published: June 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-929007-70-7


    Section Editor: E. Magnus Ohman

    Chapter 1: The History and Physical Examination 2
    Marschall S. Runge and E. Magnus Ohman

    Chapter 2: Coronary Atherosclerosis 18
    Cam Patterson and Marschall S. Runge

    Chapter 3: Electrocardiography 29
    Leonard S. Gettes

    Chapter 4: Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging 42
    Christopher D. Chiles, Steven W. Falen, and Park W. Willis IV

    Chapter 5: Diagnostic Coronary Angiography 53
    George A. Stouffer

    Chapter 6: Use of Diagnostic Testing 64
    Anthony Mathur and Peter Mills

    Section Editor: Christoph Bode

    Chapter 7: Chronic Coronary Artery Disease 74
    Venu Menon

    Chapter 8: Acute Coronary Syndromes 84
    Steven R. Steinhubl

    Chapter 9: Acute Myocardial Infarction 93
    Christoph Bode and Markus Frey

    Chapter 10: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 103
    Bruce R. Brodie and Tift Mann

    Chapter 11: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery 112
    Brett C. Sheridan and Michael R. Mill

    Section Editor: Richard A. Walsh

    Chapter 12: Dilated Cardiomyopathy 120
    Kirkwood F. Adams, Jr and Stephanie H. Dunlap

    Chapter 13: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 128
    Parag Kale and Richard A. Walsh

    Chapter 14: Restrictive Cardiomyopathy 135
    Thomas M. Bashore

    Chapter 15: Hereditary Cardiomyopathies 151
    José Ortiz and Richard A. Walsh

    Chapter 16: Myocarditis 159
    Paresh K. Patel and Daniel J. Lenihan

    Chapter 17: Management of Congestive Heart Failure 167
    Carla A. Sueta and Kirkwood F. Adams, Jr

    Chapter 18: Cardiac Transplantation 175
    Michael R. Mill and Brett C. Sheridan

    Section Editors: William E. Sanders, Jr and Richard G. Sheahan

    Chapter 19: Atrial Fibrillation 184
    Richard G. Sheahan and Marschall S. Runge

    Chapter 20: Ventricular Tachycardia 196
    Richard G. Sheahan

    Chapter 21: Bradyarrhythmias 205
    Bryon E. Rubery and William E. Sanders, Jr

    Chapter 22: Cardiac Syncope 214
    Richard G. Sheahan

    Chapter 23: Sudden Cardiac Death 221
    Jeff P. Steinhoff, Sanjeev Shah, and Richard G. Sheahan

    Chapter 24: Medical Treatment of Tachyarrhythmias 230
    William E. Sanders, Jr and Ali Akbary

    Chapter 25: Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
    of Supraventricular and Ventricular Arrhythmias 238
    Nitish Badhwar, William E. Sanders, Jr, and Melvin M. Scheinman

    Chapter 26: Cardiac Pacemakers and Defibrillators 247
    Margaret C. Herbst and William E. Sanders, Jr

    Section Editor: Thomas M. Bashore

    Chapter 27: Aortic Stenosis 256
    Timothy A. Mixon and Gregory J. Dehmer

    Chapter 28: Aortic Insufficiency 265
    Timothy A. Mixon and Gregory J. Dehmer

    Chapter 29: Mitral Valve Disease 274
    Thomas R. Griggs

    Chapter 30: Mitral Valve Prolapse 283
    Lee R. Goldberg and Park W. Willis IV

    Chapter 31: Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease 290
    David A. Tate

    Chapter 32: Infective Endocarditis 296
    Lisa B. Hightow and Meera Kelley

    Chapter 33: Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty 308
    Thomas M. Bashore

    Chapter 34: Surgical Treatment for Valvular Heart Disease 324
    Peter J. K. Starek

    Section Editor: George A. Stouffer

    Chapter 35: Pericardial Disease: Clinical Features and Treatment 334
    Christopher D. Chiles and George A. Stouffer

    Chapter 36: Pericardial Disease: Diagnosis and Hemodynamics 346
    Thomas M. Bashore

    Section Editor: Cam Patterson

    Chapter 37: Angiogenesis and Atherosclerosis 362
    Cam Patterson

    Chapter 38: Diagnostic Techniques in Vascular Disease 367
    Alan L. Hinderliter and Walter A. Tan

    Chapter 39: Hypertension 376
    Alan L. Hinderliter and Romulo E. Colindres

    Chapter 40: Renal Artery Stenosis 386
    George A. Stouffer, Christopher R. Kroll, and Walter A. Tan

    Chapter 41: Interventional Approaches for Peripheral Arterial Disease 397
    Walter A. Tan and Matthew A. Mauro

    Chapter 42: Surgery for Peripheral Vascular Diseases 406
    Robert Mendes, Mark A. Farber, and Blair A. Keagy

    Section Editor: G. William Henry

    Chapter 43: An Approach to Children With
    Suspected Congenital Heart Disease 418
    G. William Henry

    Chapter 44: Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease 429
    John L. Cotton and G. William Henry

    Chapter 45: Cardiac Catheter Interventions for Congenital Heart Disease 443
    Gregory H. Tatum and Elman G. Frantz

    Chapter 46: Surgical Interventions for Congenital Heart Disease 456
    Alden M. Parsons, G. William Henry, and Michael R. Mill

    Chapter 47: Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease 467
    Scott H. Buck

    Chapter 48: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
    in Children With Congenital Heart Disease 479
    James P. Loehr

    Chapter 49: Kawasaki Disease 484
    Blair V. Robinson

    Chapter 50: Congenital Coronary Anomalies 491
    S. Adil Husain, Brett C. Sheridan, and Michael R. Mill

    Section Editor: David R. Clemmons

    Chapter 51: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy 498
    Eileen A. Kelly

    Chapter 52: Aging and the Cardiovascular System 507
    Walter A. Tan

    Chapter 53: Neuromuscular Diseases and the Heart 517
    Ajmal Masood Gilani and Colin D. Hall

    Chapter 54: Cardiovascular Manifestations of Endocrine Diseases 528
    David R. Clemmons

    Chapter 55: Connective Tissue Diseases and the Heart 543
    Yevgeniy Sheyn and Mary Anne Dooley

    Chapter 56: Cardiac Tumors 554
    Hanna Kelly and Mark A. Socinski

    Chapter 57: Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboembolic Disease 562
    Timothy C. Nichols and Thomas R. Griggs

    Chapter 58: Substance Abuse and the Heart 573
    David A. Tate

    Chapter 59: HIV and the Heart 578
    Kristine B. Patterson and Joseph J. Eron

    Section Editor: Marschall S. Runge

    Chapter 60: Cardiovascular Epidemiology 586
    Georgeta D. Vaidean

    Chapter 61: Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Special Populations 594
    Eileen A. Kelly and Sidney C. Smith, Jr

    Chapter 62: Genetics in Cardiovascular Disease 601
    Marschall S. Runge

    Chapter 63: Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health 609
    Chin K. Kim, Srikanth Ramachandruni, Eileen M. Handberg, Richard S. Schofield,
    Edith E. Bragdon, and David S. Sheps

    Chapter 64: Lipid Abnormalities and Risk Factor Reduction 619
    Ross J. Simpson, Jr and Sidney C. Smith, Jr

    Chapter 65: Cardiovascular Effects of Air Pollutants 627
    Wayne E. Cascio, Milan J. Hazucha, Philip A. Bromberg, and Robert B. Devlin

    Index 633


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