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Hurst's the heart
editors, Valentin Fuster ... [et al.] ; associate editors, Spencer B. King III ... [et al.].
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks RC667 .H88 2008 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Heart
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780071499286 (2 vol. set : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0071499288 (2 vol. set : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071499293 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0071499296 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071499309 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 007149930X (v. 2 : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071478861 (single vol. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0071478868 (single vol. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071549424 (Single ed. book : hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0071549420 (Single ed. book : hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 134991175
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

A history of the heart -- The burden of increasing worldwide cardiovascular disease -- Functional anatomy of the heart -- Normal physiology of the cardiovascular system -- Principles of molecular cardiology -- Molecular and cellular biology of the normal, hypertrophied, and failing heart -- Biology of the vessel wall -- Molecular development of the heart -- Genetic basis for cardiovascular disease -- Tissue regeneration of the cardiovascular system and stem cells -- Clinical practice guidelines in cardiovascular disease -- The history, physical examination, and cardiac auscultation -- The resting electrocardiogram -- ECG exercise testing -- Cardiac roentgenography -- Echocardiography -- Cardiac catheterization, cardiac angiography, and coronary blood flow and pressure measurements -- Coronary intravascular ultrasound imaging -- Nuclear cardiology -- Computed tomography of the heart -- Magnetic resonance imaging of the heart -- Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of the vascular system -- Positron emission tomography for the noninvasive study and quantitation of myocardial blood flow and metabolism in cardiovascular disease -- Pathophysiology of heart failure -- The epidemiology and diagnosis of heart failure -- Diagnosis and management of heart failure -- Surgical treatment of heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical ventricular support -- Classification of cardiomyopathies -- Dilated cardiomyopathies -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- Restrictive, obliterative, and infiltrative cardiomyopathies -- Myocarditis and specific cardiomyopathies -- Genetics of channelopathies I and clinical implications -- Anatomy of electrophysiology -- Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbances -- Approach to the patient with cardiac arrhythmias -- Atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and atrial tachycardia -- Supraventricular tachycardia: AV nodal reentry and Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome --Mitral valve stenosis -- Tricuspid valve, pulmonary valve, and multivalvular disease -- Prosthetic heart valves: choice of valve and management of the patient -- Antithrombotic therapy for valvular heart disease -- Cardiovascular diseases caused by genetic abnormalities -- Congenital heart diease in children and adolescents -- Congenital heart disease in adults -- Pericardial disease -- Infective endocarditis -- Perioperative evaluation and management of patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease who undergo noncardiac surgery -- Anesthesia and the patient with cardiovascular disease -- The connective tissue diseases and the cardiovascular system -- The diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients -- Diabetes and cardiovascular disease -- Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diet -- HIV/AIDS and the cardiovascular system -- Effect of noncardiac drugs, electricity, poisons, and radiation on the heart -- Adverse cardiovascular drug interactions and complications -- Effects of mood and anxiety disorders on the cardiovascular system -- Heart disease and pregnancy -- Traumatic heart disease -- The heart and kidney disease -- Exercise in health and cardiovascular disease -- The athlete and the cardiovascular system -- Aging and cardiovascular disease in the elderly -- Women and coronary artery disease -- Cardiovascular disease and ethnicity -- Air pollution and heart disease -- Diseases of the aorta -- Cerbrovascular disease and neurologic manifestations of heart disease -- The nonsurgical approach to carotid disease -- Diagnosis and management of diseases of the peripheral arteries and veins -- Surgical treatment of carotid and peripheral vascular disease -- Advances in the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral vascular disease -- Cost-effective strategies in cardiology -- Insurance issues in patients with heart disease -- Behavioral cardiology treatment approaches to heart disease -- Complementary and alternative medical therapy in cardiovascular care -- Social and societal issues of heart disease.Ventricular arrhythmias -- Bradyarrhythmias and pacemakers -- Long-term continuous electrocardiographic recording -- Techniques of electrophysiologic evaluation -- Antiarrhythmic drugs -- Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with catheter-ablative techniques -- Indications and techniques of electrical defibrillation and cardioversion -- The implantable cardioverter defibrillator -- Pediatric arrhythmias -- Diagnosis and management of syncope -- Sudden cardiac death -- Cardiopulmonary and cardiocerebral resuscitation -- Preventive strategies for coronary heart disease -- Atherothrombosis: role of inflammation -- Coronary thrombosis: local and systemic factors -- Coronary blood flow and myocardial ischemia -- Nonatherosclerotic coronary heart disease -- Definitions of acute coronary syndromes -- Pathology of myocardial ischemia, infarction, reperfusion, and sudden death -- Molecular and cellular mechanisms of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury -- Unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction -- ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Pharmacologic therapy for acute coronary syndromes -- Percutaneous coronary intervention -- Mechanical interventions in acute myocardial infarction -- Diagnosis and management of patients with chronic ischemic heart disease -- Coronary bypass surgery -- Management of the patient after cardiac surgery -- Rehabilitation of the patient with coronary heart disease -- Epidemiology of hypertension -- Pathophysiology of hypertension -- Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Pulmonary embolism -- Chronic cor pulmonale -- Acute rheumatic fever -- Aortic valve disease -- Mitral valve regurgitation including the mitral valve prolapse syndrome --