Valvular Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, 4th Edition

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By Catherine M. Otto, MD and Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS
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9781455758401
Publication Date
20-09-2013
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  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.
  • Apply today's best medical and surgical approaches with comprehensive, expert guidance on today's full range of clinical heart disease treatments.
  • Provide appropriate care to pediatric and pregnant patients with focused chapters on the unique needs of these special populations.

Internationally renowned cardiologists Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Robert O. Bonow help you to apply all of the latest scientific knowledge and clinical strategies with Valvular Heart Disease, a companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease. This indispensable resource for your everyday practice provides all of the knowledge you need to give your patients the most accurate diagnoses, the best possible heart disease treatment options, and the expert care they deserve.


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  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.
  • Apply today's best medical and surgical approaches with comprehensive, expert guidance on today's full range of clinical heart disease treatments.
  • Provide appropriate care to pediatric and pregnant patients with focused chapters on the unique needs of these special populations.
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ISBN 9781455758401
Author Information By Catherine M. Otto, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Heart, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology. Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA and Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL
Table of Content

1. Epidemiology of Valvular Heart Disease

2. Three-Dimensional Anatomy of the Aortic and Mitral Valves

3. Cellular and Molecular Basis of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease

4. Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Calcific Valve Disease

5. Left Ventricular Adaptation to Pressure and/or Volume Overload

6. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease

7. Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease for Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography

8. Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography

9. Basic Principles of Medical Therapy in the Patient with Valvular Heart Disease

10. Risk Assessment for Valvular Heart Disease

11. Aortic Stenosis

12. Aortic Regurgitation

13. The Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortic Disease

14. Surgical Approach to Diseases of the Aortic Valve and the Aortic Root

15. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

16. Imaging Guidance of Transcatheter Valve Procedures

17. Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease

18. Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease

19. Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

20. Mitral Regurgitation: Timing of Surgery

21. Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement

22. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement

23. Intraoperative Echocardiography for Mitral Valve Surgery

24. Diseases of the Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valves

25. Infective Endocarditis

26. Prosthetic Heart Valves

27. Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy

Appendix 1: ACC/AHA Guidelines Classification and Levels of Evidence

Appendix 2: ESC Guidelines Classification and Levels of Evidence

Index

Publication Date 20-09-2013
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