Valvular heart disease /
edited by Muayed Al Zaibag, Carlos M.G. Duran.
New York : M. Dekker, c1994.
xv, 723 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
0824788613 (acid-free paper)
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New York : M. Dekker, c1994.
0824788613 (acid-free paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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BIOSIS, March 1994
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This useful reference provides up-to-the-minute coverage of every aspect of valvular heart disease-presenting etiology, pathophysiology, and symptomatology in detail as well as current methods of diagnosis and treatment. Examines specific problems in valvular heart disease such as endocarditis, pregnancy, arrhythmias, rheumatic disease, acute regurgitation, and surgery in children and the elderly! Reviewing the latest invasive and non-invasive diagnostic techniques and analyzing the wide variety of management choices, Valvular Heart Disease explicates the pathology, echocardiography, and the radiological examination of valvular diseases discusses each of the heart valves elucidates possible pitfalls in diagnosis and management shows how to assess left and right ventricular function and how to time surgery illustrates the benefits and drawbacks of medical, interventional, and surgical management, including balloon catheter, valvotomy, and valve repair supplies an in-depth overview of conservative therapy and more!
Table of Contents
Morphological Aspects of Cardiac Valve Dysfunction
Acute Rheumatic Fever
Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease
Radiological Examination in Valvular Heart Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve
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