Valvular Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, 4th Edition
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"…This textbook is a key to all of us for rational decision-making and the optimal management of patients with valvular heart disease." By Perfusion, Apr 2015Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- 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.
"This textbook - the fourth edition of "Valvular Heart Disease" - is the leading textbook in this field, providing the knowledge which conforms to the current guideline recommendations of the American and European Society of Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
The editors of "Valvular Heart Disease" are among the world's leaders in this field and they have selected outstanding authors who discuss, in depth, different topics of VHD. They systematically cover the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical findings, imaging, natural history and treatment options." By Perfusion, Apr 2015
By Catherine M. Otto, MD, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Director, Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease, Seattle, Washington
and Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology, Director, Center for Cardiovascular Innovation, Northwestern University Feinberg Shool of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois