Management of Cardiovascular Disease, An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

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Deborah Wolbrette
This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Deborah Wolbrette, MD is devoted to Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Wolbrette has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics:  Syncope due to Autonomic Dysfuncti ...view more
This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Deborah Wolbrette, MD is devoted to Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Wolbrette has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics:  Syncope due to Autonomic Dysfunction:  Diagnosis and Management; 2013 Lipid Guidelines; 2014 Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure (JNC8); How to Follow Patients with Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease; The New Anticoagulants; Management of Atrial Fibrillation; Indications for Pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators and Resynchronization Therapy; Current Status of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR); Chest Pain Evaluation:  When to Order Troponin and Stress Tests/Cost Analysis; Indications for Cardiac MRI; Current Management of Heart Failure:  When to Refer to Heart Failure Specialist and When is Hospice the Best Option; and Emerging Role of Digital Technology/Remote Monitoring in the Care of Cardiac Patients.
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This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Deborah Wolbrette, MD is devoted to Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Wolbrette has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics:  Syncope due to Autonomic Dysfunction:  Diagnosis and Management; 2013 Lipid Guidelines; 2014 Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure (JNC8); How to Follow Patients with Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease; The New Anticoagulants; Management of Atrial Fibrillation; Indications for Pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators and Resynchronization Therapy; Current Status of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR); Chest Pain Evaluation:  When to Order Troponin and Stress Tests/Cost Analysis; Indications for Cardiac MRI; Current Management of Heart Failure:  When to Refer to Heart Failure Specialist and When is Hospice the Best Option; and Emerging Role of Digital Technology/Remote Monitoring in the Care of Cardiac Patients.

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By Deborah Wolbrette, MD, Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute