Chest Pain.- Dyspnea.- Palpitations.- Edema.- Syncope.- Approach to Claudication.- Coronary Artery Disease.- Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease.- Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease.- Stable Angina.- Unstable Angina.- Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.- Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.- Hypertension.- Primary Hypertension.- Approach to Secondary Hypertension.- Congestive Heart Failure.- Heart Failure Due to Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction.- Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function.- Arrhythmias.- Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia.- Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial Flutter.- Ventricular Tachycardia.- Bradycardia.- Valvular Heart Disease.- Infectious Endocarditis.- Mitral Regurgitation.- Aortic Regurgitation.- Mitral Stenosis.- Aortic Stenosis.- Tricuspid.- Pulmonary Valve Disease.- Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Neoplasms.- Acute Pericarditis.- Pericardial Effusion.- Pericardial Constriction.- Aortic & Major Vascular Diseases.- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.- Nondissecting Thoracic Aneurysms.- Aortic Dissection.- Cerebrovascular Disease.- Deep Venous Thrombosis.- Lower Extremity Ischemia.- Pulmonary Vascular Diseases.- Pulmonary Embolism.- Pulmonary Hypertension & Cor Pulmonale.- Diagnosis & Management.- Congenital Heart Disease in Adults.- Management of Chronic Anticoagulation.- Assessing & Minimizing Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery.- Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient.- Complementary & Alternative Medicine.
This thoroughly updated new edition of the classic practical textbook provides a user-friendly, authoritative guide to evaluation of common cardiovascular symptoms and evaluation and management of common cardiovascular conditions. Coverage also includes clinical challenges such as management of chronic anticoagulation, assessing and minimizing cardiac risk in noncardiac surgery, and management of the cardiac surgery patient. Numerous tables and algorithms help readers find information quickly and aid in clinical decision-making.
Practical Cardiology, Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders reflects the current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines and provides a concise yet comprehensive handbook presents practical information on the common cardiovascular problems that clinicians encounter daily.
Ragavendra Baliga, MBBS, MBA, FACC, FRCP (Edin), FACP, is Associate Division Director and Professor of internal medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Baliga was a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, and completed two more advanced fellowships in cardiac specialties: one at Boston University Medical Center and one at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Baliga's clinical interests include general cardiology, hypertension, elevated cholesterol and heart failure. His research focuses on heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertension, atherosclerosis and angina.
Kim Eagle is the Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine and director of the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System. From 1986 to 1994, Eagle served The Massachusetts General Hospital where he was promoted to associate director of Clinical Cardiology and associate professor of Medicine at Harvard. Since his recruitment to the University of Michigan, he oversees a vigorous outcomes research program focusing on quality, cost-effectiveness, use of practice guidelines in cardiovascular care, evaluation and management of acute coronary syndromes, the evaluation and management of aortic dissection, and the use of modern mathematical models to assess outcomes and risk. He maintains an active inpatient and outpatient practice and is working with colleagues in creating the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. His outcomes research team has led quality improvement initiatives across the state of Michigan in acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and coronary angioplasty.