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9780763723859

Dx/Rx : Valvular Heart Disease

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763723859

  • ISBN10:

    0763723851

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-11-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Tightly organized into a super-condensed outline bulleted format, this handy, pocket-sized manual details precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and treatment of Valvular Heart Disease. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information. Current, quick, and concise, For instant access on the ward or in the clinic!   ALSO AVAILABLE FOR YOUR PDA! Based on Dx/Rx: Valvular Heart Disease, The PDA version provides quick access to information from the book, including tables and figures.  for more information, please contact your Publisher's Representative at 800-832-0034.  

Table of Contents

Editor's Prefacep. ix
Prefacep. xi
General Considerations in Valvular Heart Diseasep. 1
Epidemiologyp. 1
Clinical Manifestationsp. 2
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 2
History and Physical Examinationp. 2
Noninvasive Diagnostic Studiesp. 3
Invasive Diagnostic Studiesp. 4
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 4
Referencesp. 10
Aortic Valve Diseasep. 11
Aortic Stenosisp. 11
Etiologyp. 11
Pathophysiologyp. 14
Natural Historyp. 16
Clinical Presentationp. 17
Physical Examinationp. 19
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 21
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 28
Controversies in Managementp. 34
Aortic Valve Sclerosisp. 35
Aortic Regurgitationp. 35
Etiologyp. 36
Pathophysiologyp. 37
Natural Historyp. 39
Clinical Presentationp. 40
Physical Examinationp. 41
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 43
Cardiac Catheterizationp. 49
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 50
Referencesp. 55
Mitral Valve Diseasep. 61
Mitral Stenosisp. 61
Etiologyp. 61
Pathophysiologyp. 61
Natural Historyp. 63
Clinical Presentationp. 64
Physical Examinationp. 65
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 66
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 74
Mitral Regurgitationp. 82
Etiologyp. 82
Pathophysiologyp. 83
Natural Historyp. 86
Clinical Presentationp. 86
Physical Examinationp. 87
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 89
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 96
Mitral Valve Prolapsep. 102
Etiologyp. 102
Pathophysiologyp. 102
Natural Historyp. 103
Clinical Presentationp. 104
Physical Examinationp. 104
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 106
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 107
Referencesp. 109
Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Diseasep. 113
Tricuspid Regurgitationp. 113
Etiologyp. 113
Pathophysiologyp. 116
Clinical Presentationp. 116
Physical Examinationp. 117
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 118
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 121
Tricuspid Stenosisp. 123
Etiologyp. 123
Pathophysiologyp. 123
Clinical Presentationp. 124
Physical Examinationp. 124
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 125
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 126
Pulmonic Regurgitationp. 127
Etiologyp. 127
Pathophysiologyp. 127
Clinical Presentationp. 127
Physical Examinationp. 127
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 128
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 130
Pulmonic Stenosisp. 130
Etiologyp. 130
Pathophysiologyp. 130
Clinical Presentationp. 131
Physical Examinationp. 131
Diagnostic Evaluationp. 132
Therapeutic Considerationsp. 132
Referencesp. 133
Prosthetic Heart Valvesp. 137
Introductionp. 137
Mechanical Heart Valvesp. 137
Caged-Ball Valvesp. 137
Tilting-Disc Valvesp. 138
Bileaflet Valvesp. 139
Bioprosthetic Heart Valvesp. 139
Homografts and Autograftsp. 141
Choice of a Prosthetic Heart Valvep. 142
Mechanical Valvesp. 142
Bioprosthetic Valvesp. 142
Clinical Featuresp. 144
Assessment and Follow-upp. 144
Anticoagulationp. 147
Complicationsp. 148
Infective Endocarditisp. 148
Structural Valve Failurep. 149
Prosthetic Obstructionp. 150
Thromboembolismp. 151
Hemorrhagep. 152
Hemolysisp. 153
Valve Prosthesis-Patient Mismatchp. 154
The Pregnant Woman with a Mechanical Heart Valvep. 155
Referencesp. 157
Appendixp. 161
Indexp. 163
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