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Author ʼOṅʻ Mratʻ, Samatha Ūʺ.

Title Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine : a Case-Based Approach with Expert Commentary
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Series Challenging Concepts
Challenging Concepts
Contents Cover; Contents; Expert faculty profiles; Speciality trainee contributors; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Coronary heart disease; Case 1 Coronary artery bypass graft surgery vs percutaneous coronary intervention; Case 2 Can a rash cause stent thrombosis?; Case 3 Triple antithrombotic therapy after coronary stenting for chronically anticoagulated patients: too much of a good thing?; Case 4 A closer look at lipid management following an acute coronary syndrome; Chapter 2: The endocardium and valvular heart disease; Case 5 Management of prosthetic heart valves in pregnancy
Case 15 The sparkly heartChapter 4: Heart rhythm disturbances; Case 16 Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation; Case 17 Ventricular tachycardia in a 'normal' heart; Case 18 Dual-chamber vs single-chamber pacing: the debate continues; Case 19 Reflex syncope: to pace or not to pace?; Chapter 5: Adult congenital heart disease; Case 20 Cryptogenic stroke; Case 21 Surgically-corrected tetralogy of Fallot and associated arrhythmias; Chapter 6: General cardiovascular medicine; Case 22 A case of refractory systemic hypertension; Case 23 Syncope secondary to pulmonary arterial hypertension: an ominous sign?
Case 24 Cardiovascular preoperative risk assessment: a calculated gamble?Case 25 The role of cardiac rehabilitation following cardiac surgery; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Case 6 Symptomatic aortic stenosis: new horizons in managementCase 7 Assessment and management of mitral regurgitation; Case 8 Streptococcus mutans endocarditis: a cautionary tale; Case 9 A word to the wise: not all chest pain is ischaemic; Chapter 3: The myocardium and cardiomyopathy; Case 10 Assessment and management of the breathless patient; Case 11 Cardiac transplantation; Case 12 Young patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: how to decide on implantable defibrillators; Case 13 Myocarditis: an in. ammatory cardiomyopathy; Case 14 Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
Summary A comprehensive guide to the assessment, diagnosis, investigation and management of complex clinical scenarios in cardiovascular medicine. This book contains 25 challenging concepts in cardiovascular medicine covering all subspecialty areas including general cardiology, intervention, cardiac imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure and cardiomyopathies, cardiac devices, transplant medicine, epidemiology, heart disease in pregnancy and congenital heart disease. Each case provides an in-depth review of current practice, the application of national and international guidelines and a summary of ev
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Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Case studies.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Haldar, Shouvik.
Redwood, Simon.
ISBN 0191503541 (electronic bk.)
9780191503542 (electronic bk.)