by David R Ramsdale (The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) & Simon Modi (The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK)
100 Challenges in Cardiology comprises one hundred well-illustrated clinical scenarios covering a wide spectrum of cardiology cases — hypertension, stable and unstable angina, non-ST elevation and ST-elevation myocardial infarction, coronary intervention, percutaneous aortic and mitral valve treatment, ASD closure, complications of MI, valvular heart disease, pericardial disease, cardiomyopathies, HOCM ablation, haemodynamic assessment in catheterisation laboratory, aortic dissection, infective endocarditis and its complications. Cardiac pacing, arrhythmia diagnosis and management, electrophysiology, CT and MRI scans, and transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography images are also included for interpretation.
This book will serve as an ideal study aid for medical students and junior
doctors who are preparing for their clinical examinations in medicine as it
presents the relevant investigations corresponding to each case in an interesting
and easy-to-read Q&A format concerning diagnosis and management. This text
will also be particularly useful for clinical fellows and specialist senior
house officers and registrars who are training in cardiology and its subspecialties.
By solving the problems posed by these challenging cases, the reader will gain
additional knowledge as well as extra practice in diagnosis and treatment strategies
in this exciting specialty of cardiology.
Readership: Medical students and junior doctors who are preparing for clinical examinations; clinical fellows, specialist senior house officers and registrars who are training in cardiology; general physicians; general practitioners; ancillary and technical staff in cardiology.