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Practical Cardiovascular Pathology, 2nd edition

2nd Edition

By Mary Sheppard

CRC Press

344 pages | 425 Color Illus.

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The second edition of Practical Cardiovascular Pathology provides an essential text and colour atlas helping all general pathologists to identify a wide range of cardiovascular conditions rapidly and accurately in both their diagnostic and autopsy work.

With many new conditions explained, and numerous new illustrations, the second edition of this highly-acclaimed text will continue to be invaluable to all pathologists and trainees.

Table of Contents

Cardiac autopsy and cardiac examination

The coronary arteries atherosclerosis and ischaemic heart disease

Valve disease

Infective endocarditis

Cardiac hypertrophy, heart failure and cardiomyopathy


Cardiac tumours

Diseases of the aorta

Deaths following cardiac surgery and invasive interventions

Investigation of sudden cardiac death

About the Author

Mary N Sheppard MD FRCPath is Consultant Cardiac Pathologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, Director CRY Centre for Cardiac Pathology, Imperial College, London

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Cardiology