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Cardiology Board Review

Cardiology Board Review

Ramdas G. Pai, Padmini Varadarajan, Sudha M. Pai

ISBN: 978-1-118-69898-3

Jan 2018

592 pages

Description

This compact but comprehensive board review includes everything you need to successfully prepare for the ABIM Cardiology Board Review examination.
  • Features over 1200 questions with answers and clear explanations
  • Includes over 400 accompanying images
  • Covers all key areas of cardiology practice, from history/physicial examination through all major diseases/disorders, along with special topics, e.g. consultative cardiology, covered on the exam 
  • Complements standard textbook reading
  • Written by an internationally-recognized, well-respected and well-published senior cardiologist, expert in valvular heart disease and cardiovascular imaging

Preface ix

1 History and Physical Examination 1
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2 Electrocardiography 13
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3 Chest X-Ray in Cardiology 5
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4 Stress Testing and Risk Stratification of Asymptomatic Subjects 80
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5 Echocardiography 95
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6 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging 150
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7 Cardiac Computed Tomography 172
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8 Cardiac Catheterization 199
Prabhdeep S. Sethi

9 Acute Coronary Syndromes 210
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10 Chronic Coronary Artery Disease 229
Padmini Varadarajan

11 Heart Failure, Transplant, Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Pulmonary Hypertension 245
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12 Cardiomyopathies 270
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13 Hypertension 288
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14 Diabetes Mellitus 298
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15 Lipids 305
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16 Valvular Heart Disease 318
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17 Adult Congenital Heart Disease 351
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18 Pericardial Disea ses 376
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19 Aortic Diseases 385
Ahmed Shafter and AshishMukherjee

20 Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease 403
Prabhdeep S. Sethi

21 Peripheral Vascular Disease 416
Ahmed Shafter and AshishMukherjee

22 Cardiac Arrhythmias 435
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23 Pacemakers and Defibrillators 463
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24 Cardiac Masses 468
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25 Systemic Disorders Affecting the Heart 501
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26 Interdisciplinary Consultative Cardiology 505
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27 Heart Disease and Pregnancy 515
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28 Racial and Gender Disparities 521
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29 Pharmacological Principles of Cardiac Drugs 524
Christopher Hauschild and Lily Yam

30 Anticoagulation 535
Padmini Varadarajan

31 Aspirin and Antiplatelet Therapy 547
Christopher Hauschild and Lily Yam

32 Statistical Concepts 553
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33 Genetics 562
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34 Cardiac Emergencies and Resuscitation 565
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Index 571