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Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases - M. Gabriel Khan

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases

Hardcover Published: 5th December 2005
ISBN: 9780124060616
Number Of Pages: 680

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The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers these ailments and also includes in-depth analysis of less common and rare heart conditions to round out the volume's scope. Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will all find this resource an invaluable tool for quick reference before approaching the primary literature.
* Coverage of more than 200 topics, including: applied pharmacology of current and experimental cardiac drugs, gene therapy, MRI, electron-beam CT, PET scan put in perspective, cardiac tests costs and justification, and new frontiers in cardiovascular research
* More than 150 helpful figures and illustrations
* Dr. Khan is a well-published and respected expert in heart and heart diseases

"The book is a great resource for medical students and persons with limited or no medical background who may have research interests in specific topics and wish to learn more. The entries are written in plain language, and the author explains complicated medical terms and concepts succinctly and thoroughly. .each chapter features an excellent bibliography for those seeking more detailed information. Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is well illustrated, with figures and tables that complement the text and clearly depict concepts that are complex for the novice. Khan's vast experience and knowledge of the cardiovascular system are evident throughout. Overall, the book is a well-written, thoughtfully organized, comprehensive compendium that will serve readers well. Targeted towards non-medical professionals working in fields related to heart disease, it would also be useful for medical students and residents who wish to learn more about the cardiovascular system." - Ritesh Gupta, MD, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham for JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) 2006 "...a thorough and easy-to-navigate guide to the diseases that kill more than 12 million people worldwide each year. A valuable resource for sales teams, brand teams, and researchers alike, this text includes in-depth analysis of even the least common and rare heart conditions." -PHARMAVOICE, Sept-Nov 2006

Ageing Heart Alcohol and the Heart Altitute and Pulmonary Edema
Anatomy of the Heart and Circulation Anderson Fabry
Disease Anemia Aneurysm
Angina Angiotensin-Converting
Enzyme Inhibitors Angioplasty
Coronary Balloon Antihistamines
Antioxidants Antiplatelet Agent
Arginine Arrhythmias
Palpitations Artificial Heart
Aspririn for Heart Disease Atherombosis
Atherosclerosis Athletes and Sudden Cardiac Death Atrial
Fibrillation Atrial
Septal Defect Arterosclerosis Beriberi Heart Disease
Blood Clots
Blood Pressure
Brugada Syndrome
B-type Natriuretic
Peptide Bundle
Branch Block Caffeine and the Heart
Calcium Antagonists
Carcinoid Heart Disease
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Resucitation (CPR)
Chagas' Disease
Chelation and Heart Disease
Chemotherapy-Induced Heart Disease
Cholesterol Cocaine and the Heart and Arteries
Coenzyme Q10 Congenital Heart Disease
Contraception and Cardiovascular Disease
Coronary Artery
Bypass Surgery C-Reactive Protein and the Heart Cytochrome
P450 Deep Vein Thrombosis Depression and the Heart Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Diets and Heart Disease
Diuretics Down Syndrome Dyslipidemia
Electrocardiography and Heart Disease
Embryology Endocrine Disorders
Erectile Dysfunction Exercise and the Heart Fish
Fish Oils
Heart Attacks
Heart Failure
Herbal Products HIV and the Heart Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertrophy Kawasaki Disease
Miscellaneous Disorders
Murmurs Nonsteroidal
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Pacemakers Patent
Foramen Ovale
Pericarditis and Myocraditis
Pulmonary Arterial
Hypertension Race and Cardiovascular Disease
Sleep and the Heart Stents for Coronary Artery Disease
Stress and Heart Disease Stroke
Cerebrovascular Accident Syncope Takayasu Ateritis Tests for Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Type A Behavior Valve Diseases
Ventricular Fibrillation Women and Heart Disease and Stroke
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ISBN: 9780124060616
ISBN-10: 0124060617
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 680
Published: 5th December 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.74