Table of Contents

Cardiology

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) 1

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Aldosteronism (hyperaldosteronism) 171

Angina (Angina pectoris) 3

Angina, unstable 63

Aortic dissection

Aortic insufficiency (aortic regurgitation) 5

Aortic stenosis 7

Aortic valve disease

Atrial fibrillation 9

Atrial flutter (AFL)

Atrial myxoma

Atrial septal defect (ASD) 11

Bundle branch block 13

Cardiac pacemaker and debrillator

Cardiac tamponade 15

Cardiopulmonary circulation

Carotid stenosis

Claudication (poor circulation) 17

Coarctation of aorta

Complete heart block (third-degree heart block) 19

Congestive heart failure (CHF)  21

Coronary artery bypass surgery

Coronary artery disease (CAD)  23

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) 25

Diagnostic heart catheterization

Dilated cardiomyopathy 27

Electrical injury

Endocarditis (infective endocarditis; subacute bacterial endocarditis) 513

Exercises and cardiovascular health

Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 29

female

Heart, anatomy of

High blood pressure (hypertension) 33

child

High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia; hypercholesterolemia) 31

High triglyceride levels (high blood lipid levels)

Hypertension (high blood pressure) 33

pulmonary

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 35

Hypothermia

Long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Lymphedema (lymphatic obstruction)

Marfan’s syndrome, child 857

Mitral regurgitation 37

Mitral stenosis 39

Mitral valve disease

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) 41

Myocarditis 43

Percutaneous coronary intervention

Pericarditis 45

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) 47

Pheochromocytoma 217

Preeclampsia (toxemia; pre

Details

No. of pages:
1048
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416060383
Electronic ISBN:
9781455746675