Specialist Training in Cardiology

1st Edition


  • Paul Kalra
  • Henry Purcell
    • Print ISBN 9780723433217

    Key Features

    • Series aimed at specialist registrar level
    • Succinct style making use of bullet points, boxes, tables etc.
    • Highly accessible four-colour design

    Table of Contents

    Cardiovascular disease epidemiology. Basic cardiac pathophysiology. Cardiovascular risk factors. Cardiac investigations. Echocardiography. Nuclear imaging. Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. Cardiovascular disease markers. Management of stable ischaemic heart disease. Management of acute coronary syndromes. Valvular heart disease. Chronic heart failure. Cadiomyopathies. Electrophysiology and arrhythmias. Hypertension including hypertensive crisis. Grown-up congenital heart disease. Aortic dissection. Management of pulmonary embolism.. Pulmonary hypertension. Pericardial disease. Cardiovascular co-morbidity with renal disease. Cerebrovascular disease and the cardiac patient. Endocrinological abnormalities in cardiovascular disease. Fitness to fly. Atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation.


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    © 2006
    Mosby Ltd.
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    About the editors

    Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell MB, PhD, is Senior Fellow in Cardiology at The Royal Brompton Hospital in London. He lectures widely and has published many peer-reviewed research papers and abstracts. He was a member of the British Cardiac Society Working Group producing guidelines on management of patients with acute coronary syndromes without peristent ECG ST segment elevation (2001). He is co-editor of the British Journal of Cardiology and on several editorial boards and has co-edited the text Specialist Training in Cardiology, published by Elsevier/Mosby. He is also a reviewer for many international journals in cardiovascular medicine.