Key Features

  • Presents more than 170 full-color and black-and-white images that depict the clinical appearance
    of disease, pathologic specimens, and major investigational procedures such as ECG, ultrasound, radiography, and modern nuclear scanning.
  • Examines a wide variety of issues, including cardiologic investigation, congenital disease, and principles of therapy.
  • Features a consistent chapter design, with summaries of each condition's incidence, clinical features, differential diagnosis, management, and prognosis on left-hand pages and 4 to 6 illustrations on the facing right-hand pages.
  • Offers a broad selection of review questions to help readers practice for exams and build confidence.
  • Delivers a convenient pocket size for instant reference anywhere.

Table of Contents

1. Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease
2. Coronary Heart Disease Syndromes
3. Coronary Heart Disease Syndromes: Angina Pectoris
4. Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome (NSTEACS)
5. Variant/Prinzmetal's Angina
6. ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
7. Acute Heart Failure
8. Chronic Heart Failure
9. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
10. Myocarditis/Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
11. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
12. Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
13. Aortic Stenosis
14. Aortic Regurgitation
15. Mitral Regurgitation
16. Mitral Stenosis
17. Infective Endocarditis
18. Pericarditis/Pericardial Effusion
19. Constrictive Pericarditis
20. Premature Beats (Extrasystoles)
21. Atrial Fibrillation
22. Atrial Flutter
23. Junctional Tachycardia (AVNRT/AVRT)
24. Ventricular Tachycardia
25. Sudden Cardiac Death
26. Cardiac Syncope
27. Pacemakers
28. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
29. Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
30. Pulmonary Stenosis/Peripheral Pulmonic Stenosis
31. Coarctation of the Aorta
32. Patent Ductus Arteriosus/Sinus of Valsalva Fistula
33. Eisenmenger's Syndrome
34. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm/Aortitis
35. Aortic Dissection
36. Pulmonary Embolism
37. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
38. Cardiac Tumours



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Churchill Livingstone
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