Cardiology Secrets, 4th Edition

Cardiology Secrets

4th Edition

By Glenn N. Levine, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Care Unit, Michael E. DeBakey Medical Center, Houston, Texas


Table of Contents

Section I: Physical Examination

Ch 1 CV Physical Exam

Ch 2 Heart Murmurs

Section II: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

Ch 3 Electrocardiogram

Ch 4 Chest Radiographs

Ch 5 Echocardiography

Ch 6 Exercise Stress Testing

Ch 7 Nuclear Cardiology

Ch 8 Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Ambulatory Monitors and Implantable Loop Recorders

Ch 9 Cardiac CT Angiography

Ch 10 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Ch 11 Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Ch 12 Bedside Hemodynamic Monitoring

Ch 13 Endomyocardial Biopsy

Ch 14 Catherization, Cardiac Angiography, IVUS and FFR

Section III: Chest Pains, Angina, CAD and Acute Coronary Symptoms

Ch 15 Chest Pains and Angina

Ch 16 Chronic Stable Angina

Ch 17 Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Ch 18 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Ch 19 Cardiogenic Shock

Ch 20 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

Ch 21 Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Section IV: CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, MYOCARDITIS, AND CARDIOMYOPATHIES

Ch 22 Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Ch 23 Congestive Heart Failure: Evaluation and Long Term Management

Ch 24 Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Ch 25 Myocarditis

Ch 26 Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Ch 27 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Ch 28 Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Ch 29 Cardiac Transplantation

Section V: VALVULAR DISEASE, STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE, AND ENDOCARDITIS

Ch 30 Aortic Valve Disease

Ch 31 Mitral Stenosis, Mitral Regurgitation and Mitral Valve Prolapse

Ch 32 Prosthetic Heart Valves

Ch 33 Endocarditis and Endocarditis Prophylaxis

SECTION VI: ARRHYTHMIAS

Ch 34 Atrial Fibrillation

Ch 35 Supraventricular Tachycardia

Ch 36 Ventricular Tachycardia

Ch 37 Cardiac Pacemakers and Resynchronization Therapy

Ch 38 Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators

Ch 39 Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support

SECTION VII: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION

Ch 40 Hypertension

Ch 41 Hypercholesterolemia

Ch 42 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Ch 43 Smoking Cessation: A Priority For the Cardiac Patient


Ch 44 Exercise and the Heart

SECTION VIII: MISCELLANEOUS CARDOVASCULAR SYMPTOMS AND DISEASES

Ch 45 Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Ch 46 Cardiac Manifestations of HIV/AIDS

Ch 47 Cardiovascular Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders and the Vasculitides

 

Ch 48 Cardiac Tumors

Ch 49 Cocaine and the Heart

Ch 50 Deep Vein Thrombosis

Ch 51

 

Ch 52 Hypertensive Crisis

Ch 53 Oral Anticoagulation

Ch 54 Pericardits, Pericardial Constriction, and Pericardial Tamponade

Ch 55 Peripheral Arterial Disease

Ch 56 Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation

Ch 57 Pulmonary Embolism

Ch 58 Pulmonary Hypertension

Ch 59 Stroke and TIA

Ch 60 Syncope

Ch 61 Traumatic Heart Disease