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Valvular Heart Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Muayed AI Zaibag, Carlos M. G. Duran

CRC Press

760 pages

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Hardback: 9780824788612
pub: 1994-03-04
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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!
  • Table of Contents

    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

    About the Series

    Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

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    Subject Categories

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