2014 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Cardiology category
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.
".This textbook is a key to all of us for rational decision-making and the optimal management of patients with valvular heart disease." Reviewed by Perfusion, Apr 2015
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.
Update your knowledge of these increasingly common heart diseases with brand-new chapters covering 3-dimensional anatomy of the aortic and mitral valves; clinical and genetic risk factors for calcific valve disease; risk assessment for aortic and mitral valve surgery; image-guided transcatheter valve procedures; optimal timing of valve interventions; state-of-the-art valve surgery; and much more.
Apply the most current standards of practice with summaries of the ACC/AHA and new ESC valvular heart disease guidelines in each chapter.
Vividly visualize heart valve anatomy and dysfunction, as well as important techniques and procedures, thanks to a multitude of detailed illustrations, full-color images, and online video content.
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Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 488
Weight: 1637 g
Dimensions: 281 x 222 x 25 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
"This textbook - the fourth edition of "Valvular Heart Disease" - is the leading textbook in this field, providing the knowledge which conforms to the current guideline recommendations of the American and European Society of Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
"The editors of "Valvular Heart Disease" are among the world's leaders in this field and they have selected outstanding authors who discuss, in depth, different topics of VHD. They systematically cover the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical findings, imaging, natural history and treatment options." Reviewed by Perfusion, Apr 2015