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  • ISBN: 9780313376061 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0313376069 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780313376078 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0313376077 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xx, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, 2013.

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Subject: Heart > Diseases > Popular works.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Heart.
MEDICAL / Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Reference.
Herzkrankheit.
Cardiology > history.
Heart Diseases.
Coronary Disease.
Arrhythmias, Cardiac.
Heart Arrest.

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Heart Disease
Heart Disease
by de Silva, Regis A.
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Heart Disease

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Series Forewordp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Chapter 1History of Cardiologyp. 1
    Early Concepts of the Circulationp. 2
    Discovery of the Circulationp. 4
    Development of Quantitative Methods in Cardiologyp. 5
    The Cardiac Examination and Invention of the Stethoscopep. 7
    Research in Cardiac Physiologyp. 8
    Development of Electrophysiologyp. 10
        Early Experimental Workp. 10
        Invention of the Electrocardiogramp. 11
        Clinical Applications of the EKGp. 13
        The Artificial Pacemakerp. 14
    Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Deathp. 15
    Modern Cardiac Diagnostic Methodsp. 17
    Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Surgeryp. 18
    Other Important Discoveriesp. 20
    Summaryp. 21
Chapter 2Structure and Function of the Heart and Circulatory Systemp. 23
    Functions of the Circulatory Systemp. 26
    Architecture of the Heartp. 27
        The Atriap. 28
        The Ventriclesp. 28
        The Heart Valvesp. 31
        The Coronary Arteriesp. 33
        The Great Vessels and the Peripheral Circulationp. 34
        The Conduction System of the Heartp. 35
        The Pericardiump. 39
        The Circulation of Bloodp. 39
    Summaryp. 42
Chapter 3Disorders of Coronary Circulationp. 43
    Origins of CADp. 44
    Symptoms of CADp. 46
    Diagnosis of CADp. 49
    Treatment for CADp. 51
        Medical Treatmentp. 52
        Percutaneous Coronary Interventionp. 56
        Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgeryp. 59
        Lifestyle Changesp. 60
        Coronary Artery Spasmp. 61
        Follow-up Treatmentp. 62
    Summaryp. 63
Chapter 4Diseases of the Heart Valvesp. 65
    The Structure and Function of Valvesp. 67
    Disorders of the Valvesp. 70
    Causes of Valve Diseasep. 71
        Aortic Valve Diseasep. 71
        Pulmonary Valve Diseasep. 73
        Mitral Valve Prolapsep. 73
        Marfan Syndromep. 74
        Ebstein's Anomalyp. 75
        Rheumatic Heart Diseasep. 75
        Infective Endocarditisp. 76
        Connective Tissue Diseasep. 77
        Diet and Medicationsp. 77
        Radiation Therapyp. 77
    Symptoms and Diagnosisp. 77
    Treatmentp. 78
    Summaryp. 79
Chapter 5Disorders of the Heart Muscle and Congestive Heart Failurep. 81
    Systolic Dysfunctionp. 83
        Causesp. 83
        Symptomsp. 85
        Diagnosisp. 86
    Diastolic Dysfunctionp. 87
        Causesp. 87
        Symptomsp. 87
        Diagnosisp. 88
    Treatment of Congestive Heart Failurep. 88
        Treatment Strategyp. 88
        Medical Treatment for CHFp. 89
        Invasive Procedures for CHFp. 91
        Surgical Treatment for CHFp. 92
    End-of-Life Carep. 93
Chapter 6Disorders of Cardiac Rhythmp. 95
    Atrial Arrhythmiasp. 97
        Atrial Premature Beatsp. 97
        Atrial Tachycardia (Supraventricular Tachycardia)p. 97
        Atrial Fibrillationp. 98
        Nodal (Junctional) Rhythmp. 103
        Heart Blockp. 103
    Ventricular Arrhythmiasp. 104
        Ventricular Premature Beatsp. 104
        Ventricular Tachycardiap. 104
        Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythmp. 105
        Ventricular Fibrillationp. 105
    Summaryp. 106
Chapter 7Congenital Heart Diseasep. 107
    Congenital Heart Defects Presenting in Early Lifep. 108
    Heart Defects Emerging Later in Lifep. 108
    Disorders Causing Functional Abnormalitiesp. 109
    Causes of Congenital Heart Diseasep. 110
        Genetic Causesp. 111
        Infections and Other Diseasesp. 112
        Drugs and Chemicalsp. 113
        Radiationp. 113
    Types of Congenital Heart Diseasep. 114
        Patent Foramen Ovalep. 115
        Atrial Septal Defectp. 117
        Ventricular Septal Defectp. 117
        Atrioventricular Canal Defectp. 119
        Patent Ductus Arteriosusp. 119
        Tetralogy of Fallotp. 120
        Biscuspid Aortic Valvep. 120
        Coarctation of the Aortap. 121
        Hypoplastic Heart Syndromesp. 121
        Transposition of the Great Arteriesp. 122
    Signs and Symptomsp. 122
    Diagnosis and Treatmentp. 123
        Clinical Examinationp. 123
        Diagnostic Testingp. 123
        Genetic Testingp. 124
    Ethical and Moral Issuesp. 124
    Summaryp. 125
Chapter 8Tests for Heart Diseasep. 127
    Tests That Examine Electrical Functions of the Heartp. 128
        Electrocardiographyp. 128
        Holter Monitoringp. 130
        Telemetry of the EKGp. 131
        Electrophysiological Testingp. 131
    Tests That Examine Anatomical and Mechanical Functions of the Heartp. 132
        Exercise Stress Testingp. 132
        Stress Tests with Imagingp. 137
        Complicationsp. 138
        Echocardiographyp. 139
        Cardiac Catheterizationp. 141
        Radiological Studies of the Heartp. 143
    Summaryp. 145
Chapter 9External and Implantable Cardiac Devicesp. 147
    General Considerationsp. 148
    Pacemakers and What They Dop. 150
    External Temporary Pacing of the Heartp. 152
    Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillatorsp. 153
    Artificial Hearts and Ventricular Assist Devicesp. 154
    Other Mechanical Devicesp. 155
    Complicationsp. 155
    Ethical and Legal Issuesp. 156
    Summaryp. 157
Chapter 10Surgical Treatment for Heart Diseasep. 159
    The Operating Roomp. 161
    Preparation for Surgeryp. 163
    The Operative Procedurep. 163
    Cardiac Surgery for Selected Conditionsp. 166
        Coronary Bypass Surgeryp. 166
        Valve Surgeryp. 170
        Congenital Heart Defectsp. 171
        Heart Transplantsp. 172
        Pericardial Diseasep. 175
    Postoperative Recovery Periodp. 176
    Complications of Cardiac Surgeryp. 178
        Non-Life-Threatening Complicationsp. 178
        Major and Life-Threatening Complicationsp. 179
    Summaryp. 180
Chapter 11Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitationp. 181
    Early History of Resuscitationp. 184
    Evolution of Defibrillation in the 20th Centuryp. 186
    Electrophysiology of Cardiac Arrestp. 188
    Causes of Sudden Cardiac Deathp. 190
        Coronary Artery Diseasep. 190
        Cardiomyopathyp. 191
        Genetic Electrical Abnormalitiesp. 191
        Idiopathic Causesp. 192
        Drugs and Chemicalsp. 192
        Dietary Causesp. 193
        Hypothermiap. 194
        Trauma to the Chestp. 194
        Electrocutionp. 194
        Asystolep. 195
    Defibrillator Devicesp. 196
        External Defibrillatorsp. 196
        Automated External Defibrillatorsp. 197
        Implantable Defibrillatorsp. 198
        Wearable External Defibrillatorsp. 198
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)p. 198
        What Is CPR?p. 199
        How Is CPR Done?p. 199
        CPR in the Communityp. 200
        Indications for CPRp. 201
        Neurological Damage from Cardiac Arrestp. 201
        Contraindications to CPRp. 202
    Summaryp. 203
Chapter 12Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease and Preventive Strategiesp. 205
    Concept of Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Diseasep. 208
        The Framingham Studyp. 208
    Major Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Diseasep. 209
        Age, Sex, and Heredityp. 210
        Cholesterol Profilep. 212
        Symptomsp. 213
        Diagnosisp. 213
        Smokingp. 218
        High Blood Pressurep. 219
        Inactivity and Obesityp. 220
        Diabetesp. 221
        Contributory Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Diseasep. 222
    Prevention of CVDp. 227
        Primary Prevention of Heart Diseasep. 228
        Secondary Prevention of Heart Diseasep. 230
        Cardiovascular Disease in Womenp. 231
    Summary of Studies Related to This Chapterp. 234
Chapter 13Future Trends in Heart Diseasep. 235
    Genomics and Geneticsp. 239
    Stem Cells and Heart Repairp. 241
    Surgical Treatmentsp. 242
    Prediction of Myocardial Infarctionp. 243
    Sudden Cardiac Deathp. 244
    Drug Developmentp. 245
    Longevity Researchp. 246
    Summaryp. 247
Time Linep. 249
Glossaryp. 257
Useful References and Websitesp. 264
Indexp. 265

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