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100 questions & answers about valvular heart disease /
Ramdas G. Pai, Padmini Varadarajan.
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.
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x, 98 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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0763753874, 9780763753870
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.
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0763753874
9780763753870
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7611265
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Ramdas G. Pai, MD, Director of Cardiac Imaging Center, Director Heart Valve Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA Padmini Varadarajan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
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Empower Yourself! Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with valvular heart disease, or have a friend or relative with valvular heart problems, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Valvular Heart Disease gives authoritative, practical a
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Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with valvular heart disease, or have a friend or relative with valvular heart problems, this book offers help. It gives answers to your questions about treatment options, and provides sources of support from both the doctor's and patient's viewpoints.
Main Description
Empower Yourself!Whether you’re a newly diagnosed with a valvular heart disease, or have a friend or relative with valvular heart problems, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Valvular Heart Disease gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, sources of support, and includes topics like improved surgical techniques, noninvasive techniques for surveillance of left ventricular function, guidelines for the timing of surgery, and the role of drug therapy in the management of valvular heart disease. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
Main Description
Empower Yourself! Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with valvular heart disease, or have a friend or relative with valvular heart problems, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Valvular Heart Disease gives authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, and provides sources of support from both the doctor's and patient's viewpoints. Included are improved surgical procedures, noninvasive techniques for surveillance of left ventricular function, guidelines for the timing of surgery, and the role of drug therapy in the management of valvular heart disease. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.
Main Description
Empower Yourself!Whether you’re a newly diagnosed with a valvular heart disease, or have a friend or relative with valvular heart problems, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Valvular Heart Disease gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, sources of support, and includes topics like improved surgical techniques, noninvasive techniques for surveillance of left ventricular function, guidelines for the timing of surgery, and the role of drug therapy in the management of valvular heart disease. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
The Basicsp. 1
Questions 1-6
Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosisp. 11
Questions 7-53
Treatment Decisionsp. 41
Questions 54-57
Surgical Managementp. 45
Questions 58-67
Specific Valve Problemsp. 57
Questions 68-99
Question 100
Glossaryp. 87
Indexp. 93
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