ECG Time Series Variability Analysis: Engineering and Medicine 1st Edition

Divided roughly into two sections, this book provides a brief history of the development of ECG along with heart rate variability (HRV) algorithms and the engineering innovations over the last decade in this area. It reviews clinical research, presents an overview of the clinical field, and the importance of heart rate variability in diagnosis. The book then discusses the use of particular ECG and HRV algorithms in the context of clinical applications.

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Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacing and Sudden Death (Cardiovascular Medicine) 1st ed.

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Cardiac CT 2nd ed

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become a highly accurate diagnostic modality that continues to attract increasing attention. This extensively illustrated book aims to assist the reader in integrating cardiac CT into daily clinical practice, while also reviewing its current technical status and applications. Clear guidance is provided on the performance and interpretation of imaging using the latest technology, which offers greater coverage, better spatial resolution, and faster imaging while also providing functional information about cardiac diseases. The specific features of scanners from all four main vendors, including those that have only recently become available, are presented. Among the wide range of applications and issues discussed are coronary calcium scoring, coronary artery bypass grafts, stents, and anomalies, cardiac valves and function, congenital and acquired heart disease, and radiation exposure. Upcoming clinical uses of cardiac CT, such as hybrid imaging, preparation and follow-up after valve replacement, electrophysiology applications, myocardial perfusion and fractional flow reserve assessment, and plaque imaging, are also explored.

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Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment (Contemporary Cardiology)

An authoritative guide to clinical management of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Using an evidence-based approach, the authors apply the latest epidemiological findings and diagnostic tools to the evaluation of stable chest pain and acute ischemic syndromes in women, and detail the therapeutic effectiveness of various treatments in women, such as coronary revascularization, electrophysiology, exercise training and cardiac rehabilitation, and menopausal hormone therapy. Additional chapters examine the effects of gender bias in diagnosis and treatment, the role of gynecologists as primary care physicians for women, health technology assessment in an era of managed care, and the problems of analyzing cost-effectiveness in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease in women.

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Right Ventricular Physiology, Adaptation and Failure in Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This book spans topics in both congenital and acquired right heart disease providing readers with detailed information on the physiology, anatomy and myocardial mechanics of the right ventricle (RV), while describing the use of echo and MRI imaging to diagnose, and new developments in surgery and cardiac catheterization to treat.

Right Ventricular Physiology, Adaptation and Failure in Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease includes extensive discussion of RV-pulmonary interactions, pulmonary hypertension and ventricular-ventricular interactions, including specific topics in embryology, fetal RV function, RV mechanics, pathophysiology of RV adaptation/ failure, molecular aspects of RV dysfunction, congenital heart disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary valve replacement, stem cell and future therapies.​ It is thus important reading for all cardiovascular medicine professionals, but especially pediatric cardiologists and surgeons, those who manage t

hese patients in the cardiac care unit and investigators studying the RV.

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Cardiovascular Health: How Conventional Wisdom is Failing Us 1st Edition

We all think we are well-informed about cardiovascular health. But is what we think we know really accurate? Here, a renowned cardiologist describes the biological processes leading to heart and blood vessel disease. He challenges the conventional view that risk factors, poor diet, and lack of exercise are the biggest culprits. Each of these widely-described risk factors is individually discussed and Dr. Cohn concludes that their role in affecting cardiovascular health is often overstated. He promotes a greater emphasis on an individual’s personal and largely inherited cardiovascular health by simple assessment of the function and structure of the arteries and heart. By identifying early disease likely to progress he advocates for early intervention, often with drug therapy, to slow disease progression and prevent symptoms of cardiovascular disease.

ThroHe concludes that health care providers can better treat patients with medications that slow the biological processes that contribute to the development of artery and heart disease. These medications lower blood pressure and cholesterol, but their main effect is to slow progression of disease even in those whose blood pressure and cholesterol levels are not elevated. He describes a strategy for identifying and treating these early abnormalities before symptoms develop. Ultimately, early diagnosis and treatment, he argues, can contribute to better prevention and the slowing of cardiovascular disease progression that would otherwise shorten our lives.

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Color Atlas of Local and Systemic Signs of Cardiovascular Disease 1st Edition

This brief guide to visual diagnosis helps the novice develop — and the veteran refresh — crucial skills that can spare the patient unnecessary testing and bring the physician one step closer to an accurate diagnosis.

Dr Saksena draws on his years of experience in teaching and training to show you the physical signs of cardiovascular disease that can be spotted by visual examination. For each sign, a color photograph is paired with explanatory text that:

  • describes the significant features of the sign
  • explains its use in diagnosis
  • identifies the likeliest causes

 

The book provides corroboration of physical signs and other diagnostic information whenever possible and offers extensive references for further study.

After an opening chapter on general observations, the author describes signs that can be found in the face, ear, mouth and nose, neck, hand, upper extremity, thorax and back, abdomen, and lower extremity. An appendix covers rarer syndromes associated with cardiovascular disease.

Whether you are just developing your diagnostic skills or want to be better able to identify signs of cardiovascular disease, you can count on this atlas for dependable advice.

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Critical Pathways in Cardiovascular Medicine (Board Review) Second Edition

Critical Pathways in Cardiovascular Medicine, Second Edition presents evidence-based, cost-effective critical pathways for diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disorders in the pre-hospital setting, emergency department, inpatient setting, and outpatient setting. All pathways in this edition have been updated to reflect the latest findings regarding best practices in all areas of cardiovascular care. Coverage includes new pathways for pre-hospital care, public access defibrillation for cardiac arrest, emergency department management of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, aortic aneurysm, hyperglycemia, peripheral artery disease and claudication, implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment for ventricular tachycardia, and long-term management of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.

“This is a compilation of best practices, order sets, and critical pathways in cardiovascular medicine from hospitals across the United States….The purpose is to present a concise and standardized approach to the cardiovascular patient incorporating the most recent clinical guidelines in an attempt to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs and hospital length of stay….

“This book uses flow charts, graphs, tables, and preprinted order sets as a guideline to the management of the cardiovascular patient in an attempt to standardize care in a cost-effective, evidence-based format. Chapters include current recommendations along with the level of supporting evidence and results of pertinent clinical trials….

“Given the surprising underutilization of beta blockers and/or ACE inhibitors in ACS patients, this book underscores the need for a basic, standardized approach to the cardiovascular patient. Although ‘cookbook’ in nature, this book provides reviews of the current literature, outcome expectations, and best practices from institutions that we would not otherwise be privy to, as a catalyst for personal practice improvement.” Doody’s Book Review Service (Weighted Numerical Score: 91, 4 Stars)

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Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Heart Failure: A Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine Approach 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This book provides the most up to date information on every aspect of clinical care relating to patients with advanced heart failure who require mechanical circulatory support as a treatment strategy. The book begins with an extensive description of the preoperative patient selection process as well as preoperative medical optimization, including bridge to bridge strategies with short-term devices. The book then transitions into a description of a variety of surgical implantation techniques with special considerations for reoperative surgery. A chapter on intraoperative anesthesia management is specifically focused on intraoperative issues relating to MCS patients. Subsequent chapters focus on perioperative management as well as long-term management of patients on MCS, including optimization of a patient’s LVAD speed. A dedicated chapter on the diagnosis of device thrombosis as well as surgical techniques and outcomes associated with device exchanges is also included. The book also summarizes the national and international outcomes data for using MCS as a bridge to transplant and destination therapy. There is also a chapter on the utility of stem cells as an adjunct technique for inducing myocardial recovery. Finally, the book has chapters on complications of MCS, management of right ventricular failure, and the future of MCS.

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