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

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Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: History of cardiology : Early concepts of the circulation ; Discovery of the circulation ; Development of quantitative methods in cardiology ; The cardiac examination and invention of the stethoscope ; Research in cardiac physiology ; Development of electrophysiology: Early experimental work, Invention of the electrocardiogram, Clinical applications of the EKG, The artificial pacemaker ; Myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death ; Modern cardiac diagnostic methods ; Interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery ; Other important discoveries -- Structure and function of the heart and circulatory system : Functions of the circulatory system ; Architecture of the heart: The atria, The ventricles, The heart valves, The coronary arteries, The great vessels and the peripheral circulation, The conduction system of the heart, The pericardium, The circulation of blood -- Disorders of coronary circulation : Origins of CAD ; Symptoms of CAD ; Diagnosis of CAD ; Treatment for CAD: Medical treatment, Percutaneous coronary intervention, Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, Lifestyle changes, Coronary artery spasm, Follow-up treatment -- Diseases of the heart valves : The structure and function of valves ; Disorders of the valves ; Causes of valve disease: Aortic valve disease, Pulmonary valve disease, Mitral valve prolapse, Marfan syndrome, Ebstein's anomaly, Rheumatic heart disease, Infective endocarditis, Connective tissue disease, Diet and medications, Radiation therapy ; Symptoms and diagnosis ; Treatment --
Summary, etc.: "Disease conditions that affect the human heart and the methods used to diagnose and treat them are all covered in one concise volume"--
Subject: Heart Diseases Popular works
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Heart
MEDICAL / Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS / Reference
Cardiology history
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Arrest
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