Key Features

  • Gain a rich clinical view of all aspects of the cardiovascular system in one comprehensive volume, conveyed through beautiful illustrations and radiologic images.
  • Clearly see the connection between basic science and clinical practice with an integrated overview of normal structure and function as it relates to pathologic conditions.
  • Grasp current clinical concepts regarding development, pediatrics, and adult medicine captured in classic Netter illustrations, as well as new illustrations created by artist-physician Carlos Machado, MD, and others working in the Netter style.
  • Quickly understand complex topics thanks to a concise text-atlas format that provides a context bridge between primary and specialized medicine.
  • Benefit from matchless Netter illustrations that offer precision, clarity, detail and realism as they provide a visual approach to the clinical presentation and care of the patient.

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Anatomy

    1. Thorax: Lungs In Situ: Anterior View
    2. Thorax: Heart In Situ
    3. Thorax: Mediastinum: Cross Section
    4. Thorax: Pericardial Sac
    5. Exposure of the Heart: Anterior Exposure
    6. Exposure of the Heart: Base and Diaphragmatic Surfaces
    7. Atria and Ventricles: Right Atrium and Right Ventricle
    8. Atria and Ventricles: Left Atrium and Left Ventricle
    9. Atria and Ventricles: Atria, Ventricles and Interventricular Septum
    10. Valves: Cardiac Valves Open and Closed
    11. Valves: Valves and Fibrous Skeleton of Heart
    12. Specialized Conduction System of Heart
    13. Coronary Arteries and Cardiac Veins: Sternocostal and Diaphragmatic Surfaces
    14. Coronary Arteries and Cardiac Veins: Arteriovenous Variations
    15. Innervation of Heart: Nerves of Heart
    16. Innervation of Heart: Schema of Innervation

Section 2 - Physiology

    1. Cardiovascular Examination: Events in the Cardiac Cycle: Left Ventricle
    2. Cardiovascular Examination: Important Components of Cardiac Examination
    3. Cardiovascular Examination: Positions for Cardiac Auscultation
    4. Cardiovascular Examination: Areas of Cardiac Auscultation
    5. Cardiovascular Examination: Murmurs
    6. Neural and Humoral Regulation of Cardiac Function
    7. Physiologic Changes During Pregnancy
    8. Cardiac Catheterization: Vascular Access
    9. Cardiac Catheterization: Left-Sided Heart Catheterization
    10. Cardiac Catheterization: N


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About the author

C. Richard Conti

Affiliations and Expertise

C. Richard Conti M.D. MACC, FESC, FAHA Emeritus Professor of Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida