Essentials of Clinical Cardiology

by Jayant C Bhalerao

The book focuses on various essential facts of clinical cardiology. It gives a detail description on the aspects of various cardiac diseases along with their clinical features, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and complications. Some of the cardiac disorders discussed in the book are coronary artery disease, acute myocardial infarction, right ventricular infarction, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, congestive heart failure, acute circulatory collapse, atrial arrhythmia, ventricular arrhythmia and rheumatic fever. Moreover, other cardiac disorders like valvular heart disease, mitral regurgitation, aortic regurgitation, tricuspid valve disorders & bacterial endocarditis and diseases of the aorta & cardiac tumors are also discussed in the book. Other topics such as application of genetics and genomics to cardiovascular disease, heart transplant, stem cell therapy, risk assessment in noncardiac surgical procedures, heart catheterization, nuclear imaging in cardiology, exercise electrocardiographic testing, artificial pacemakers, thrombolytic therapy and lipid metabolism are also covered. A proper knowledge and understanding of cardiac physiology and anatomy will help a physician to take a decision in the diagnosis and treatments of various cardiac disorders.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Bhalerao Jayant C USA
ISBN 9789350903087
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11932
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 204
Book Type Professional


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