Topics in Structural Heart Disease

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Topics in Structural Heart Disease

SKU# 9781933864594

Author: Bruce B. Lerman MD, Craig T. Basson MD, PhD


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"In order to provide the latest and most sophisticated treatment, cardiology physicians must possess current knowledge of a vast amount of translational research in the pathophysiology of structural heart disease and its associated disorders as well as recent advances in diagnostic techniques and pharacogenic and interventional therapies.

Topics in Structural Heart Disease provides expert reviews and assessment of the most recent clinical research and on current trends in evaluation, diagnosis, and clinical management.

Reviews include assessment of emerging data and indications of likely key advances with significant impact on clinical practice in the near future.

This volume is a must-have for every cardiologist needing to be fully current on recent advances in structural heart disease and its associated disorders.

About the Series

Developed by expert faculty at the Cornell Division of Cardiology, the Emerging Concepts in Cardiology series edited by Craig T. Basson and Bruce B. Lerman, provides "state of the art" reviews of each topic from a clinical perspective, with expert analysis of current clinical research and emerging basic and traditional research issues all in concise, attractive and well-illustrated texts.


Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 11, 2009
  • Page Count 190
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9781933864594
  • EISBN 9781935281757

Table of Contents 

"1. CT Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease, Fay Y. Lin and James K. Min, 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Assessment of the Post Myocardial Infarction Heart, Sidney Glasofer and Jonathan W. Weinsaft, 3. Exercise Electrocardiography: The Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Heart Rate, Paul Kligfield, Joy M. Gelbman, and Peter M. Okin, 4. ECG Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: Detection and Prognosis, Seth R. Bender and Peter M. Okin, 5. Diabetes, Richard B. Devereux and Giovanni de Simone, 6. Non-Invasive Assessment of Peripheral Vascular Disease, Ingrid Hrilijac, 7. Cardiac Causes of Stroke, Jorge Kizer, 8.Cardiovascular Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Mary J. Roman, 9.Tetralogy of Fallot in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient, Kirsten O. Healy and Gina LaRocca"