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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I: Physical Examination

Ch 1 CV Physical Exam

Ch 2 Heart Murmurs

Section II: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

Ch 3 Electrocardiogram

Ch 4 Chest Radiographs

Ch 5 Echocardiography

Ch 6 Exercise Stress Testing

Ch 7 Nuclear Cardiology

Ch 8 Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Ambulatory Monitors and Implantable Loop Recorders

Ch 9 Cardiac CT Angiography

Ch 10 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Ch 11 Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Ch 12 Bedside Hemodynamic Monitoring

Ch 13 Endomyocardial Biopsy

Ch 14 Catherization, Cardiac Angiography, IVUS and FFR

Section III: Chest Pains, Angina, CAD and Acute Coronary Symptoms

Ch 15 Chest Pains and Angina

Ch 16 Chronic Stable Angina

Ch 17 Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Ch 18 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Ch 19 Cardiogenic Shock

Ch 20 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

Ch 21 Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Section IV: CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, MYOCARDITIS, AND CARDIOMYOPATHIES

Ch 22 Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Ch 23 Congestive Heart Failure: Evaluation and Long Term Management

Ch 24 Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Ch 25 Myocarditis

Ch 26 Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Ch 27 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Ch 28 Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Ch 29 Cardiac Transplantation

Section V: VALVULAR DISEASE, STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE, AND ENDOCARDITIS

Ch 30 Aortic Valve Disease

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323112321
Print ISBN:
9781455748150
eBook ISBN:
9781455748747