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By Michael Crawford

The most up-to-date medical advances in cardiology at your fingertips!

"This turns out to be useful as a short reference, best suited for physicians in education, scientific scholars and midlevels facing cardiac sufferers. three Stars."--Doody's evaluate Service

Presented within the easy-to-use present layout, this ebook covers the entire significant ailment entities and healing demanding situations in cardiology. Concise, but complete, it truly is ideal for board evaluation in addition to for all facets of middle ailment care.

  • Covers each very important administration factor in cardiology
  • comprises specific issues comparable to center affliction in being pregnant and the athlete's middle
  • constant bankruptcy template that comes with diagnostic suggestions, prevention ideas, remedy, and analysis
  • All chapters written by way of specialists within the box
  • one hundred eighty+ illustrations, together with ECGs, imaging examples, drawings, tables, and charts
  • displays the most up-tp-date instructions in sufferer care
  • up to date all through, together with the most recent drug info
  • NEW chapter: middle Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Emphasis on must-know info makes it ideal for board review

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Figure 2–3. Model of steps in therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC). (Source: Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults: Executive summary of the Third Report of the NCEP Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). JAMA. ) Table 2–3. 1 Major Risk Factors (exclusive of LDL-cholesterol) Cigarette smoking Hypertension (blood pressure ≥ 140/90 mm Hg or on antihypertensive medication) Low HDL-C (< 40 mg/dL)2 Family history of premature CAD (CAD in male first-degree relative < 55 years; CAD in female first-degree relative < 65 years) Age (men ≥ 45 years; women ≥ 55 years) Categories of Risk alcohol use are frequently overlooked.

Clinical utility of Doppler echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging in the estimation of left ventricular ᮢ APPROACH TO CARDIAC DISEASE DIAGNOSIS 13 filling pressures: a comparative simultaneous Doppler-catheterization study. Circulation. 2000 Oct 10;102(15):1788–94. [PMID: 11023933] Sampson UK et al. Diagnostic accuracy of rubidium-82 myocardial perfusion imaging with hybrid positron emission tomography/ computed tomography in the detection of coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Mar 13;49(10):1052–8.

C. HDL and Lipoprotein(a) Low HDL is a strong predictor of CAD and increased cardiovascular mortality. The major causes of reduced serum LDL Goal (mg/dL) CAD and CAD risk equivalents < 100 Multiple (2+) risk factors < 130 0–1 risk factor < 160 Table 2–4. Categories of Triglyceride Levels. Category Triglyceride Levels Optimal < 150 mg dL Borderline 150–199 mg/dL 1 Diabetes is regarded as a CAD risk equivalent. HDL cholesterol ≥ 60 mg/dL counts as a "negative" risk factor; its presence removes one risk factor from the total count.

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