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TitleDiagnosis and Therapy of Coronary Artery Disease [electronic resource] / edited by Peter F. Cohn
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1985
Edition Second Edition
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Descript XVI, 517 p. online resource


Because the increasing complexities of diagnosยญ testing and training, for example) are of necesยญ ing and treating coronary artery disease are at sity discussed in more than one chapter with times overwhelming for many physicians, the appropriate cross referencing. Special attention purpose of this book is to bring together in one has been directed at making the references as comprehensive yet reasonably concise text a current as possible. Since the aim of the book is to do more than just update the concepts, the scholarly but clinically oriented analysis of the reader is also informed of the pertinent controยญ major aspects of coronary artery disease. The book is mainly intended for internists versies in the field. The word controversy is used in its most liberal form, so as to include areas of and clinical cardiologists as well as for those in training for these respective disciplines, but it disagreement or of uncertainty as well as should also be of interest to primary care physiยญ changes in traditional views. Each of the conยญ cians responsible for the management of paยญ tributors has been asked to identify specifically tients with coronary artery disease. Each of the the most important of the controversies in his contributors-whether cardiologist, radiologist, particular area of interest and to address himself or surgeon-has been selected for his special to these issues in the course of the chapter


I. Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease -- 1. Effects of myocardial ischemia on regional myocardial function in the experimental animal -- 2. Pathophysiology of coronary artery disease in humans -- 3. The epidemiology of coronary artery disease -- II. Diagnosis and Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease -- 4. Evaluation of anginal syndromes using standard clinical procedures -- 5. Detection of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities in coronary artery disease -- 6. Exercise testing -- 7. Echocardiography -- 8. Nuclear cardiology -- 9. Cardiac catheterization and coronary arteriography -- 10. Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction -- III. Prevention and Therapy of Coronary Artery Disease -- 11. Prevention of coronary atherosclerosis -- 12. Therapy of angina pectoris -- 13. Therapy of acute myocardial infarction -- 14. Surgical treatment of coronary artery disease -- 15. Therapy of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities in coronary artery disease -- 16. Rehabilitation following myocardial infarction -- 17. Psychosocial aspects of coronary artery disease -- 18. Nonatherosclerotic coronary artery disease

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