Internationally renowned cardiologists Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Robert O. Bonow help you to apply all of the latest scientific knowledge and clinical strategies with Valvular Heart Disease, a companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. This indispensable resource for your everyday practice provides all of the knowledge you needto give your patients the most accurate diagnoses, the best possible heart disease treatment options, and the expert care they deserve.
Update your knowledge of these increasingly common heart diseases
with brand-new chapters covering 3-dimensional anatomy of the aortic and mitral valves; clinical and genetic risk factors for calcific valve disease; risk assessment for aortic and mitral valve surgery; image-guided transcatheter valve procedures; optimal timing of valve interventions; state-of-the-art valve surgery; and much more.
Apply the most current standards of practice with summaries of the ACC/AHA and new ESC valvular heart disease guidelines in each chapter.
Vividly visualize heart valve anatomy and dysfunction, as well as important techniques and procedures, thanks to a multitude of detailed illustrations, full-color images, and online video content.
Search the full text and access all the images online at Expert Consult.
Apply today's best medical and surgical approaches
with comprehensive, expert guidance on today's full range of clinical heart disease treatments.
Provide appropriate care to pediatric and pregnant patients with focused chapters on the unique needs of these special populations.
By Catherine M. Otto, MD, J. Ward Kenndey-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Heart Valve Disease Clinic; Associate Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Robert O. Bonow, MD, Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg Shool of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. With titles available across a variety of media—print, online and handheld, we are able to supply the information you need in the most convenient format.