Braunwald's Heart Disease E-Book: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 25, 2011 - Medical - 2048 pages

Braunwald’s Heart Disease remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of contemporary cardiology. Edited by Drs. Robert O. Bonow, Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, and Peter Libby, this dynamic, multimedia reference helps you apply the most recent knowledge in molecular biology and genetics, imaging, pharmacology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and much more. Weekly updates online, personally selected by Dr. Braunwald, continuously keep you current on the most important new developments affecting your practice. Enhanced premium online content includes new dynamic cardiac imaging videos, heart sound recordings, and podcasts. With sweeping updates throughout, and contributions from a "who’s who" of global cardiology, Braunwald’s is the cornerstone of effective practice.

  • Continuously access the most important new developments affecting your practice with weekly updates personally selected by Dr. Braunwald, including focused reviews, "hot off the press" commentaries, and late-breaking clinical trials.
  • Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in cardiology today, who synthesize the entire state of current knowledge and summarize all of the most recent ACC/AHA practice guidelines.
  • Locate the answers you need fast thanks to a user-friendly, full-color design with more than 1,200 color illustrations.
  • Search the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com.
  • Stay on top of the latest advances in molecular imaging, intravascular ultrasound, cardiovascular regeneration and tissue engineering, device therapy for advanced heart failure, atrial fibrillation management, structural heart disease, Chagasic heart disease, ethics in cardiovascular medicine, the design and conduct of clinical trials, and many other timely topics.
  • Hone your clinical skills with new dynamic cardiac imaging videos, heart sound recordings, and podcasts at www.expertconsult.com.
 

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Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
1
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS
57
EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT
107
HEART FAILURE
459
ARRHYTHMIAS SUDDEN DEATH AND SYNCOPE
653
PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY
897
ATHEROSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
1049
DISEASES OF THE HEART PERICARDIUM AND PULMONARY VASCULATURE BED
1411
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS
1727
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DISORDERS OF OTHER ORGANS
1829
Disclosure Index
1963
Index
1
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Peter Libby, MD, will assume the role of lead editor on the 12th edition. Dr Libby previously edited the 8th edition. He is Senior Advisor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences and Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is a world-renowned leader in cardiology

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