Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2-Volume Set

Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2-Volume Set

11th Edition - January 9, 2018
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  • Authors: Peter Libby, Douglas Zipes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323555937
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323462990
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323463423

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Trusted by generations of cardiologists for the latest, most reliable guidance in the field, Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 11th Edition, remains your #1 source of information on rapidly changing clinical science, clinical and translational research, and evidence-based medicine. This award-winning text has been completely updated, providing a superior multimedia reference for every aspect of this fast-changing field, including new material about almost every topic in cardiology.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

    2 Ethical Decisions in Cardiovascular Medicine

    3 Clinical Decision Making in Cardiology

    4 Measurement and Improvement of Quality of Care: Relevance to Cardiovascular Clinical Practice

    5 Critical Evaluation of Clinical Trials

    6 Personalized and Precision Cardiovascular Medicine

    7 Principles of Cardiovascular Genetics

    8 Drug Therapeutics and Personalized Medicine

    9 Biomarkers and Their Use in Precision Medicine

    10 The History and Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach

    11 Evaluation and Management of the Noncardiac Surgical Patient

    12 Electrocardiography

    13 Exercise Testing

    14 Echocardiography

    Appropriate Use Criteria: Echocardiography

    15 The Chest Radiograph in Cardiovascular Disease

    16 Nuclear Cardiology

    17 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

    18 Cardiac Computed Tomography

    Appropriate Use Criteria: Multimodality Imaging in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and Heart Failure

    19 Cardiac Catheterization

    20 Coronary Angiography and Intracoronary Imaging

    21 Approach to the Patient With Heart Failure

    22 Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation

    23 Pathophysiology of Heart Failure

    24 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure

    Guidelines: The Hospitalized Patient With Heart Failure

    25 Management of Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction

    Guidelines: Management of Heart Failure with a Reduced Ejection Fraction

    26 Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction

    Guidelines: Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction

    27 Devices for Monitoring and Managing Heart Failure

    Guidelines: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Implantable Cardioverter- Defibrillators for Heart Failure with a Reduced Ejection Fraction

    28 Surgical Management of Heart Failure

    29 Mechanical Circulatory Support

    30 Cardiovascular Regeneration and Repair

    31 Management of Patients with Advanced Heart Failure

    32 Approach to the Patient with Cardiac Arrhythmias

    33 Genetics of Cardiac Arrhythmias

    34 Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias

    35 Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias

    Guidelines: Ambulatory Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Testing

    36 General Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias

    37 Supraventricular Arrhythmias

    38 Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Features, Mechanisms, and Management

    Guidelines: Atrial Fibrillation

    39 Ventricular Arrhythmias

    40 Bradycardia Arrhythmias

    41 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

    Guidelines: Cardiac Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators

    42 Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death

    43 Hypotension and Syncope


    44 The Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis

    45 Risk Markers and the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

    46 Systemic Hypertension: Mechanisms and Diagnosis

    47 Systemic Hypertension: Management

    Guidelines: Treatment of Hypertension

    48 Lipid Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

    Guidelines: Management of Lipids

    49 Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Diseases

    50 Obesity and Cardiometabolic Disease

    51 Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System

    Guidelines: Diabetes and Heart Disease

    52 Environmental Exposures and CVD

    53 Exercise and Sports Cardiology

    54 Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation

    55 Complementary Approaches to Heart Disease Management

    56 Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain

    57 Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia

    58 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Pathology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Features

    59 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Management

    Guidelines: Management of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

    60 Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Guidelines: Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

    61 Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

    Guidelines: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

    62 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

    Guidelines: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

    63 Diseases of the Aorta

    Guidelines: Diseases of the Aorta

    64 Peripheral Arterial Diseases

    Guidelines: Peripheral Arterial Diseases

    65 Prevention and Management of Ischemic Stroke

    66 Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease

    67 Approach to the Patient with VHD

    68 Aortic Valve Disease

    69 Mitral Valve Disease

    70 Tricuspid, Pulmonic, and Multivalvular Disease

    71 Prosthetic Heart Valve

    72 Transcatheter Therapies for Valvular Heart Disease


    73 Cardiovascular Infections


    74 Rheumatic Fever

    75 Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult and Pediatric Patient


    76 Catheter-Based Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease

    77 The Dilated, Restrictive, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies

    78 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    79 Myocarditis

    80 Drug and Toxin-Induced Cardiomyopathies

    81 Cardio-oncology

    82 Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals

    83 Pericardial Diseases

    Traumatic Heart Disease

    84 Pulmonary Embolism

    85 Pulmonary Hypertension

    86 Chronic Lung Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

    87 Sleep Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease

    88 Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly

    89 Cardiovascular Disease in Women

    90 Pregnancy and Heart Disease

    Guidelines: Pregnancy and Heart Disease

    91 Heart Disease in Varied Populations

    92 Endocrine Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

    93 Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease

    94 Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System

    95 Tumors Affecting the Cardiovascular System

    96 Psychiatric and Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

    97 Neurologic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

    98 Interface Between Renal and Cardiovascular Diseases

    99 Cardiovascular Manifestations of Autonomic Disorders

Product details

  • No. of pages: 2128
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: January 9, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323555937
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323462990
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323463423
  • About the Authors

    Peter Libby

    Peter Libby, MD, will assume the role of lead editor on the 12th edition. Dr Libby previously edited the 8th edition. He is Senior Advisor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences and Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is a world-renowned leader in cardiology

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Advisor, Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences, Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Douglas Zipes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Distinguished Professor, Division of Cardiology and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

    About the Editors

    Robert Bonow

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

    Douglas Mann

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lewin Chair and Professor of Medicine and Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri

    Gordon Tomaselli

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Executive Vice President; Chief Academic Officer; Dean Montefiore Medicine; Professor, Department of Medicine Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York