Hurst's the Heart, Volume 1

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Valentin Fuster, John Willis Hurst
McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, 2004 - Medical - 2472 pages
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Enhance your clinical decision-making today—with the landmark volume that continues to define cardiology!

Setting an even higher standard…

*This description refers to the single-volume of Hurst’s THE HEART, 11/e.

There’s no mistaking the commanding coverage of Hurst’s THE HEART. Turn to any page, and you’ll see the solid focus on patient care, up-to-the-minute perspectives on therapeutic and technological advances, and expert authorship acclaimed by cardiology residents, fellows, and physicians. Now, the 11th Edition of Hurst’s THE HEART takes this tradition of excellence to a whole new level.

World-renowned cardiologist Valentin Fuster has spearheaded an ambitious revision of Hurst’s THE HEART, making this not-to-be-missed resource even more timely and complete, more visually appealing, and more essential to your daily practice than ever before. Whether the topic is coronary bypass surgery, angina, or advances in minimally invasive treatment, you’ll find the latest therapeutic strategies and supporting evidence-based data—all presented by a preeminent international group of thought leaders.

Review some of the strengths of this legendary reference: A-to-Z coverage of diagnosis and treatment procedures; an overview of current ACC/AHA guidelines; unmatched interpretation of clinical trials and cardiology data found in the Human Genome Project; first-rate color images of the normal and diseased heart…all supported by abundant pedagogy that includes chapter outlines, practice guidelines, algorithms, and more. If you thought this kind of resource could benefit you and your patients before, you’ll be amazed by what awaits you in the 11th edition … one look is all you’ll need to see why the new edition of Hurst’s THE HEART will prove indispensable to the way you practice cardiology.

New to the 11th Edition!
*Approximately 1/3 of the chapters revised or rewritten to reflect new cardiology trends in such fast-moving areas as hypertension, congenital heart disease in adults, and infectious endocarditis
*Important ACC/AHA guidelines for conditions such as hypertension and heart failure integrated into appropriate chapters
*More prominent and clearly defined sections on treatment
*Updated coverage of electrophysiology
*Expanded interventional cardiology chapters that include the most recent information—including procedures related to stent implants
*More in-depth coverage of clinical trials
*A more compact, streamlined organization, aided by the addition of summary material
*Dramatically increased use of tables, charts, and figures that provide at-a-glance access to key information
*Enhanced art program, with sharper, more precise images featured throughout
*And much more!

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About the author (2004)

Valentin Fuster, MD
Director, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

R. Wayne Alexander, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Robert A. O’Rourke, MD
Charles Conrad Brown Distinguished Professor in Cardiovascular Disease
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX

Robert Roberts, MD
Executive Director, Baylor Cardiac Institute
Baylor College of Medicine
Dept. of Medicine, Section of Cardiology
Houston, TX

Spencer B. King, III, MD
J.B. and Dottie Fuqua Chair of Cardiology
The Fuqua Heart Center
Co-Director, Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Insatiate
Atlanta, Georgia

Eric N. Prystowsky, MD
Director
Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory
St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana

Ira S. Nash, MD
Associate Director
The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY 10029

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