Netter's Cardiology


  • Marschall Runge, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Magnus Ohman, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2004
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-929007-70-7

Table of Contents

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