1st Edition

Valvular Heart Disease

Edited By Muayed AI Zaibag, Carlos M. G. Duran Copyright 1994
    750 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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, pregnancy, arrhythmias, rheumatic disease, acute regurgitation, and surgery in children and the elderly!
    Reviewing the latest invasive and non-invasive diagnostic techniques and analyzing the wide variety of management choices, Valvular Heart Disease

  • explicates the pathology, echocardiography, and the radiological examination of valvular diseases
  • discusses each of the heart valves
  • elucidates possible pitfalls in diagnosis and management
  • shows how to assess left and right ventricular function and how to time surgery
  • illustrates the benefits and drawbacks of medical, interventional, and surgical management, including balloon catheter, valvotomy, and valve repair
  • supplies an in-depth overview of conservative therapy
  • and more!
  • Morphological Aspects of Cardiac Valve Dysfunction, William C. Roberts
    Acute Rheumatic Fever, Elia M. Ayoub and Adnan S. Dajani
    Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease, Maie S. Shahed and A. Jamil Tajik
    Radiological Examination in Valvular Heart Disease, Richard Coulden and Martin J. Lipton
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation, Muayed Al Zaibag and Murtada A. Halim
    Mitral Valve Stenosis, Muayed Al Zaibag and Murtada A. Halim
    Aortic Valve Regurgitation, Muayed Al Zaibag
    Aortic Valve Stenosis, Jeffrey M. Isner
    Tricuspid Valve, Paulo A. Ribeiro
    Congenital Valvular Heart Disease in Pediatrics, Charles E. Mullins
    Acute Mitral and Aortic Valve Regurgitation, Kenneth R. Jutzy and Muayed Al Zaibag
    Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Prolapse, Pravin M. Shah
    Infective Endocarditis, Anilkumar Mehra and Shahbudin H. Rahimtoola
    Electrocardiographic Changes and Complicating Arrhythmias in Valvular Heart Disease, Moh'd Ali Habbab and Nabil El-Sherif
    Pregnancy and Valvular Heart Disease, Celia M. Oakley
    Assessment of Left and Right Ventricular Function in Valvular Heart Disease, Ramesh C. Bansal, K. Chandrasekaran, and Muayed Al Zaibag
    Timing of Surgery in Chronic Aortic and Mitral Regurgitation, Daniel L. Kulic and Shahbudin H. Rahimtoola
    Conservative Valve Surgery, Carlos M. G. Duran
    Prosthetic Valve Replacement, Mario Albertucci and Robert B. Karp
    Valvular Surgery in Children, John A. Odell and Susan M. Vosloo
    Valve Surgery in the Elderly, Dennis F. Pupello
    Thromboembolic and Bleeding Complications of Prosthetic Heart Valves, L. Henry Edmunds, Jr.
    The Valve Clinic, Begonia Gometza, Elias Saad, and Carlos M. G. Duran


    Muayed AI Zaibag, Carlos M. G. Duran