Cardiology In Focus

Cardiology In Focus

By Glyn Thomas, MD, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Newham General Hospital, London, England; and Andrew A. Grace, MD, PhD, MRCP, FACC, British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge; Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge


1. Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease
2. Coronary Heart Disease Syndromes
3. Coronary Heart Disease Syndromes: Angina Pectoris
4. Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome (NSTEACS)
5. Variant/Prinzmetal's Angina
6. ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
7. Acute Heart Failure
8. Chronic Heart Failure
9. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
10. Myocarditis/Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
11. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
12. Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
13. Aortic Stenosis
14. Aortic Regurgitation
15. Mitral Regurgitation
16. Mitral Stenosis
17. Infective Endocarditis
18. Pericarditis/Pericardial Effusion
19. Constrictive Pericarditis
20. Premature Beats (Extrasystoles)
21. Atrial Fibrillation
22. Atrial Flutter
23. Junctional Tachycardia (AVNRT/AVRT)
24. Ventricular Tachycardia
25. Sudden Cardiac Death
26. Cardiac Syncope
27. Pacemakers
28. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
29. Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
30. Pulmonary Stenosis/Peripheral Pulmonic Stenosis
31. Coarctation of the Aorta
32. Patent Ductus Arteriosus/Sinus of Valsalva Fistula
33. Eisenmenger's Syndrome
34. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm/Aortitis
35. Aortic Dissection
36. Pulmonary Embolism
37. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
38. Cardiac Tumours

Questions
Answers
Index