CT of the Heart 2nd edition
This book is a comprehensive and richly-illustrated guide to cardiac CT, its current state, applications, and future directions. Accordingly, the focus of the text has shifted from a technology-centric to a more patient-centric appraisal. While the specifications and capabilities of the CT system itself remain front and center as the basis for diagnostic success, much
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Cardiovascular Disease Diet Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors 2nd edition
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a major cause of early death and disability across the world. The major markers of risk—including high blood cholesterol, smoking, and obesity—are well known, but studies show that such markers do not account for all cardiovascular risk. Written by a team of renowned experts in the field, this comprehensive and accessible
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Type 2 Diabetes Cardiovascular and Related Complications and Evidence-Based Complementary Treatments
Approximately 29 million Americans are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes annually. Of that number, only about 36 percent (10.44 million diabetes sufferers) achieve satisfactory medical outcomes and would need additional help—rarely available—to reliably control their glucose levels. Contrary to popular belief, although anti-diabetic medications can lower sugar levels, nevertheless they have a poor performance track
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Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Analysis
This book covers the state-of-the-art approaches for automated non-invasive systems for early cardiovascular disease diagnosis. It includes several prominent imaging modalities such as MRI, CT, and PET technologies. There is a special emphasis placed on automated imaging analysis techniques, which are important to biomedical imaging analysis of the cardiovascular system. Novel 4D based approach is
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Pocket ECGs Quick Information Guide
This book is a portable, easy to view, quick reference pocket guide. It puts the key points about how to recognize the various dysrhythmias and cardiac conditions at the fingertips of the practitioner allowing them to quickly identify what they see in the field and/or clinical setting. It is also a useful tool in the
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Tips and Tricks to Avoid Failure
Table of contents : Foreword……Page 6 Preface……Page 8 Contents……Page 10 Contributors……Page 14 1 The Anatomy of the Aortic Valvar Complex……Page 18 2 Accumulation of Worldwide Experience with Postmortem Studies of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation—What Should We Be Avoiding?……Page 35 3 Imaging—How Can It Help Before Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation?……Page 57 4 Risk Stratification for Transcatheter
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Advances in Treatments for Aortic Valve and Root Diseases
This book describes the different aspects of aortic valve and root diseases including comprehensive discussion of the state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging options, disease risk stratification, selection of candidates for valve repair or percutaneous intervention, and most recent therapeutic options. The growing prevalence of valvular heart disease represents a major challenge in terms of short- and long-term
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