By Navin C., M.D. Nanda, Nurgul, M.D. Keser, Muzaffer Elmas
Hardcover: 513 pages
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub; 1 edition (January 31, 2015)
Written by internationally renowned physicians, scientists and cardiologists, Heart Disease in Women addresses the myths and facts about cardiovascular disease in women, one of the most common causes of death in women globally. The book is organised into eight detailed sections, beginning with prevention and risk factors, followed by investigation, diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease. The following sections cover a other conditions, including heart failure, arrhythmias, rheumatic heart disease, and congenital cardiac lesions in pregnancy. A complete chapter is dedicated to non-invasive testing, including echocardiography and stress myocardial perfusion imaging. The final part deals with miscellaneous topics such as the "unmet challenge" of Peripheral Arterial Disease, the use of ankle- brachial index, cardiovascular implications of cancer in women and, significantly, an update on recent literature concerning heart disease in women. The book provides a thorough analysis of every aspect of heart disease in women, making it an essential reference for all cardiologists and physicians. Key Points Edited by recognised cardiology expert Navin C Nanda from the University of Alabama, USA Highly illustrated with more than 500 colour images Updates cardiologists on the most recent advances in the field Comprehensive coverage of an extensive range of heart conditions
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