Cardiology Secrets

Cardiology Secrets

5th Edition - March 4, 2017
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  • Author: Glenn Levine
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323478700
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323478779

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For more than 30 years, The Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Cardiology Secrets, 5th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

Key Features

  • The Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective – now with an improved organization that makes information even easier than ever to find.

  • Written by global experts and thought leaders in cardiovascular disease.

  • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice.

  • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.

Table of Contents

  • I. DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS AND PROCEDURES

    1. Cardiovascular Physical Diagnosis
    2. Cardiac Murmurs and Heart Sounds
    3. Electrocardiography (ECGs)
    4. Chest X-ray
    5. Exercise Stress Testing
    6. Ambulatory ECG monitors
    7. Echocardiography
    8. Nuclear Cardiology
    9. Cardiac PET
    10. Cardiac MRI
    11. Cardiac CT
    12. Swan-Ganz Catheters and Cardiac Hemodynamics
    13. Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, FFR, IVUS and OCT
    14. II. CHEST PAINS, CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

    15. Chest Pain and Angina
    16. Chronic Stable Angina
    17. Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes
    18. ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    19. Cardiogenic Shock
    20. Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Stents
    21. Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
    22. III. HEART FAILURE AND CARDIOMYOPATHIES

    23. Myocarditis
    24. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
    25. Diastolic Dysfunction (Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction)
    26. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    27. Restrictive and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
    28. Heart Failure: Acute (In-hospital) Management
    29. Heart Failure: Long Term Management
    30. Heart Transplantation
    31. IV. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

    32. Aortic Stenosis
    33. Aortic Regurgitation
    34. Mitral Regurgitation and Mitral Valve Prolapse
    35. Mitral Stenosis
    36. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
    37. Endocarditis and Endocarditis Prophylaxis
    38. V. ARRHYTHMIAS

    39. Atrial Fibrillation
    40. Supraventricular Tachycardia
    41. Ventricular Arrhythmias
    42. Cardiac Pacing for Bradycardia, Atrioventricular Block, and Heart Failure
    43. Implanatable Cardiac Defibrillators
    44. Cardiac Arrest
    45. VI. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION

    46. Hypertension
    47. Hyperlipidemia
    48. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
    49. Smoking Cessation
    50. Exercise and the Heart
    51. VII. THE HEART IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS AND CONDITIONS

    52. Cardiac Manifestations of AIDS
    53. Cardiac Manifestations of Rheumatologic Disorders
    54. Cardio-Oncology
    55. Cocaine and the Heart
    56. Heart Disease in the Elderly
    57. Heart Disease in Pregnancy
    58. Heart Disease in Women
    59. Sleep Apnea and the Heart
    60. VIII. PERIPHERAL VASCULAR AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE

    61. Peripheral Arterial Disease
    62. Aortic Aneurysm
    63. Aortic Dissection
    64. Carotid Artery Disease
    65. Ischemic Stroke
    66. Hemorrhagic Stroke and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
    67. IX. VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE

    68. DVT Prophylaxis and Treatment
    69. Pulmonary Embolism
    70. Hypercoagulability States
    71. X. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN CARDIOLOGY

    72. Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    73. Cardiac Tumors
    74. Hypertensive Crisis
    75. Oral Anticoagulation Therapy
    76. Pericardits, Pericardial Constriction, and Pericardial Tamponade
    77. Preoperative Evaluation for Cardiac Risk
    78. Pulmonary Hypertension
    79. Syncope
    80. Traumatic Heart Disease

Product details

  • No. of pages: 525
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: March 4, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323478700
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323478779
  • About the Author

    Glenn Levine

    Brief Author Bio: (150 words limit per author/editor) Dr. Glenn N. Levine is Master Clinician and Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Levine is recognized locally, regionally, nationally and internationally for his teaching, lecturing, and educational abilities, and for his expertise in cardiovascular disease, including acute coronary syndromes (heart attack), acute and critical cardiac care, coronary revascularization (stenting) and guidelines on cardiovascular care. Dr. Levine is the recipient of 6 Baylor College of Medicine Fulbright & Jaworski, and Norton Rose Fulbright, faculty excellence awards, including those in teaching, educational leadership, and enduring educational materials. He was awarded the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine Master Clinician Lifetime Award, recognizing his clinical skills and abilities to educate others on the management of patients with cardiovascular disease. In 2019, Dr. Levine was awarded the Robertson Presidential Award for Educational Excellence, Baylor College of Medicine’s highest and most prestigious award. Dr. Levine’s clinical and educational leadership have also been recognized by the American Heart Association, who awarded him their Distinguished Achievement Award, and by the American College of Cardiology, who selected him to receive the prestigious Gifted Educator Award, a national award bestowed upon only one cardiologist each year. Dr. Levine has authored or edited a total of 13 educational textbooks and handbooks, including books on ECG and arrhythmia diagnosis and treatment, medical pharmacotherapy, evaluation and treatment of common cardiovascular conditions, and a 1000+ page textbook and atlas on cardiovascular disease. Dr. Levine has led and first-authored six American Heart Association Scientific Statements, including the management of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (coronary stenting), sexual activity in patients with heart disease, mediation and cardiovascular risk reduction, and pet ownership and cardiovascular risk. (From https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/glenn-levine-m-d/b17f494c-ffed-11e2-be68-080027880ca6)

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor Medicine-Cardiology Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, US