Category: Diagnosis & Treatment Cardiolog

Close Window Preface Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Cardiology is designed to be a concise discussion of the essential knowledge needed to diagnose and manage cardiovascular diseases. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Cardiology cannot be considered a condensed textbook because detailed pathophysiologic discussions are omitted; there are no chapters on diagnostic techniques; and rare or obscure entities […]

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Cardiology, 3rd Edition Michael H. Crawford Preface   Copyright   Authors CONTENTS Chapter 1 Approach to Cardiac Disease Diagnosis Chapter 2 Lipid Disorders Chapter 3 Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease Chapter 4 Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Chapter 5 Acute Myocardial Infarction Chapter 6 Cardiogenic Shock Chapter 7 Aortic Stenosis Chapter 8 Aortic Regurgitation Chapter 9 Mitral Stenosis Chapter 10 Mitral Regurgitation Chapter 11 Tricuspid & Pulmonic […]

Close Window Authors Cedela Abdulla, MD Department of Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Houston, Texascedela_a@yahoo.comThe Athlete’s Heart Richard W. Asinger, MD Director of Cardiology Division – HCMC, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesotaasing001@umn.eduLong-Term Anticoagulation for Cardiac Conditions Nitish Badhwar, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, […]

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    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 8. Aortic Regurgitation > Essentials of Diagnosis Following a long asymptomatic period, presentation with heart failure or angina. Wide pulse pressure with associated peripheral signs. Diastolic decrescendo […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 9. Mitral Stenosis > Essentials of Diagnosis Exertional dyspnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea, or fatigue (later stages). Opening snap, loud S1 (closing snap), diastolic rumbling murmur; with […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 7. Aortic Stenosis > Essentials of Diagnosis Angina pectoris. Dyspnea (left ventricular heart failure). Effort syncope. Systolic ejection murmur radiating to the carotid arteries. Carotid upstroke delayed […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 6. Cardiogenic Shock > Essentials of Diagnosis Tissue hypoperfusion: Depressed mental status, cool extremities, decreased urinary output. Hypotension: Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg. Reduced cardiac […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 5. Acute Myocardial Infarction > Essentials of Diagnosis Chest discomfort, usually described as “pressure,” “dull,” “squeezing,” or “aching.” Characteristic electrocardiographic changes. Elevated biomarkers, such as troponin. Imaging […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 36. Evaluation & Treatment of the Perioperative Patient > Evaluation & Treatment of the Perioperative Patient: Introduction The prevalence of cardiovascular disease and the death rate associated […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 4. Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction > Essentials of Diagnosis New or worsening symptoms (angina, pulmonary edema) or signs (electrocardiographic [ECG] changes) of myocardial ischemia. Absence or […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 35. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections > Aneurysms Essentials of Diagnosis Ascending aortic diameter > 4 cm on imaging study. Descending aortic diameter > 3.5 cm on […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 34. The Athlete’s Heart > Essentials of Diagnosis History of athletic training and performance. Enhanced exercise ability (O 2max > 40 mL/kg/min). Resting bradycardia. Increased left ventricular […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 33. Connective Tissue Diseases & the Heart > Introduction The connective tissue diseases are immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, primarily of the musculoskeletal system; however, they frequently also involve […]

    Print   Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies.  All rights reserved. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology > Chapter 31. Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy > Essentials of Diagnosis Pregnancy. History of heart disease. Symptoms and signs of heart disease. Echocardiographic or other objective evidence of heart […]

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