Pathophysiology of Heart Disease: A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty

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Leonard S. Lilly
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011 - Medical - 461 pages
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Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, Pathophysiology of Heart Disease is a comprehensive, clear, concise, and easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This best-selling text is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.
  

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Great cardio pathophys book

User Review  - ummedstudent - Overstock.com

Extremely well-written and easy to read. Covers material in the right amount of depth for an M2 student. Really helped me to understand the subject better and was an excellent study aid for outside of class. Read full review

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Clear, concise introduction to the pathophysiology, clinical consequences, and treatment of heart disease in the United States. I highly recommend this text to medical school students, and as a future reference for physicians alike. Read full review

Contents

Table of Contents
17
CHAPTER 15
86
Table of Contents
102
CHAPTER 8
120
Basic Cardiac Structure and Function 1 Valvular Heart Disease
190
CHAPTER 9
198
Mechanisms of Heart Heart Failure
216
Sounds and Murmurs 28 Neal Anjan Chatterjee and Michael A Fifer
226
The Cardiomyopathies
244
Cardiac Imaging and Catheterization 44 Christopher T Lee G William Dec and Leonard S Lilly
261
Clinical Aspects of Cardiac Arrhythmias
279
CHAPTER 13
301
Diseases of the Peripheral Vasculature
339
Congenital Heart Disease
361
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Lilly is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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