Braunwald's heart disease: a textbook of cardiovascular medicine, Volume 2

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W.B. Saunders, 2005 - Medical - 2183 pages
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With 35 new chapters as well as comprehensive updates throughout, the New Edition of the cardiology masterwork represents the most complete revision to date. Hundreds of world authorities synthesize all of the developments that are revolutionizing practicefrom the newest findings in molecular biology and genetics to the latest imaging modalities, interventional procedures, and medications. Plus, it now features an exciting full-color layout with many new illustrations, a brand-new section on preventive cardiology, 20 new contributors, and a wealth of e-dition options to meet any reference need.

  • Presents 35 new chapters that cover some of the hottest topics in the field, including end of life issues - the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease - obesity and diabetes - cardiac regeneration - sleep apnea - and more.
  • Offers meticulous revisions and updates of all other chapters.
  • Features a bold new full-color designwith over 2,500 illustrations of breathtaking clarity.
  • Comes with a bonus CD-ROM with all of the text's illustrations for use in PowerPoint®, plus additional video clips.
  • Also available as a stand-alone web site and as a single or 2-volume set e-dition.

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