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By Kanu Chatterjee, Byron F. Vandenberg

ISBN-10: 9351528529

ISBN-13: 9789351528524

Universal difficulties in Cardiology is a entire consultant to universal cardiology issues. each one illness is defined by means of its pathophysiology, scientific presentation, analysis, hazards, remedy and administration. The ebook is split into 23 chapters, every one overlaying a particular ailment, from chest ache and high blood pressure, to pericardial ailments and cardioembolic stroke. a whole differential analysis and research is supplied with each one symptom. details on cardiovascular chance and non cardiac surgical procedure, preoperative cardiac diagnostic trying out, preoperative evaluate of sufferers with valvular center ailment, and revascularisation sooner than noncardiac surgical procedure is additionally supplied. universal difficulties in Cardiology covers perioperative administration of coronary stents, beta-blockade, statin use, pacemakers and anticoagulation administration, in addition to preoperative evaluation of applicants for kidney and liver transplantation. Edited through Kanu Chatterjee, medical Professor of drugs on the collage of Iowa and Emeritus Professor of drugs on the collage of California, this authoritative and finished publication is a perfect source for postgraduates, interns, normal physicians and practicing cardiologists. Key issues * finished consultant to universal cardiology problems * layout sincerely provides pathophysiology, presentation analysis, hazards, therapy and administration * complete color illustrations, photographs and tables all through * Edited via US established professional within the box of cardiology

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