Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Fifth Edition
Acute Aortic Disease
Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Plaque Rupture
Valvular Heart Disease
By Theodore E. Warkentin, Andreas Greinacher
October 23, 2012
Although first reported in 1973, immune heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) remains one of the most frequent and devastating adverse drug reactions encountered by physicians. This thoroughly updated fifth edition from international experts Professors Warkentin and Greinacher is the gold standard...
By Eric R. Bates
March 20, 2008
Reperfusion Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction provides a comprehensive review of reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Professor Eric R. Bates and his international team of contributors examine current and future reperfusion therapies for STEMI, in ...
By John Elefteriades
March 23, 2007
Covering the pathophysiology, imaging, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of aortic aneurysms and dissections, this source helps physicians effectively examine and evaluate affected individuals in clinical or emergency care settings. Offering a wide array of illustrations, x-rays, and operative...
By Malcolm K Robinson, Abraham Thomas
March 07, 2006
Although cardiovascular disease remains the leading proximate cause of death in the United States, it is now estimated that obesity may be equivalent to smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in America. In light of these statistics, this reference presents our current understanding of ...
By Kenneth L. Baughman, William A. Baumgartner
March 02, 2006
Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease is an expansive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in children and adults. Written by leading specialists, this source guides the clinician through the possible causes of heart disease and emphasizes potentially reversible ...
By Peter Kowey, Gerald Naccarelli
November 16, 2004
Filling a gap in the literature, this all-encompassing reference explores the epidemiology, mechanisms, and pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation and compiles the latest diagnostic and treatment practices for patient care. The book summarizes the most recent advances in symptom relief, drug ...
By David L. Brown
February 25, 2002
Illustrating the development and determinants of possible plaque rupture, Cardiovascular Plaque Rupture provides an in-depth review of the pathology, etiology, cellular and molecular biology, diagnosis, and treatment of plaque in the cardiovascular system-exploring the roles of physical stress, ...
By Nanette Wenger
June 29, 1999
This detailed reference provides practical strategies and a scientific foundation for designing and implementing cardiac rehabilitation services to relieve the symptoms of cardiovascular disease patients through exercise training and risk reduction and secondary prevention, improve quality of life,...
By S. C. Mockrin
January 02, 1996
Provides detailed discussions of the most recent developments in gene mapping and manipulation to improve the diagnosis, detection, prevention, and treatment of various cardiovascular diseases--including hypertension, arrhythmias, inherited cariomyopathies, hyperlipidemia, aortic aneurysms, Marfan ...
By Muayed AI Zaibag, Carlos M. G. Duran
March 04, 1994
This useful reference provides up-to-the-minute coverage of every aspect of valvular heart disease-presenting etiology, pathophysiology, and symptomatology in detail as well as current methods of diagnosis and treatment.Examines specific problems in valvular heart disease such as endocarditis, ...