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Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems, 4th Edition

Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems, 4th Edition


Patients with complex cardiovascular problems pose a special management challenge for both the specialist and the non-specialist. This book helps you approach difficult cases with the confidence to strategically map care, understand the risk profile of your patient, and make effective treatment decisions.

  • Dependable and succinct content provides  high yield information for the busy cardiologist
  • Take home call outs, and critical thinking boxes provide candid advice on incorporating guidelines and evidence based medicine into your practice
  • New convenient pocket-sized format
  • New chapter addressing cardiovascular problems in women
  • Discussion of high risk factors for and strategic care mapping encourage clinical focus
  • Clinical pearls offer expert advice on topical issues
  • Includes emerging trends and clinical trials keeping you up to date

List of Contributors, vii

Foreword to the Third Edition, xvii

Preface, xix

Acknowledgements, xxi

1 Hyperlipidemia, 1
Vien T. Truong, Kim N. Huynh, Tam Ngo, Sara Shah, Hau Van Tran, Chisalu Nchekwube, Nabeel Ali and Faisal Latif

2 Hypertension, 30
Udho Thadani and Nguyen Duc Cong

3 Stable Coronary Artery Disease, 50
Mohammed Haris Umer Usman, Lê Hoàg Dúc Toàn, Lê Th.i Ngo. c Trâm, Huynh Th.i Thu Truc, An Huynh and Aman Amanullah

4 Acute Coronary Syndrome, 86
Udho Thadani, Quang Tuan Nguyen and Han Yaling

5 ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, 113
Thach Nguyen, Xu Bo, Faisal Latif, Ho Thuong Dung, Duane Pinto, Pham Manh Hung, Michael Gibson and Runlin Gao

6 Heart Failure (Stages A, B and C), 141
Dan Le, Trong Ha Le, Vo˜ Minh Vîe. t, Bao V. Ho, Tuan D. Nguyen, Khalid Numan Al Azza, Hau Van Tran and Gianluca Rigatelli

7 Acute Decompensated and Chronic Stage D Heart Failure, 169
Patrick Campbell, Selim R. Krim, Thach Nguyen, Marvin Eng, Yidong Wei and Hau Van Tran and Hector Ventura

8 Atrial Fibrillation, 198
Mihail Gabriel Chelu, Ali Oto, Tuan D. Nguyen, Phan Dinh Phong, Tung Mai, Tom Bump and Rajasekhar Nekkanti

9 Ventricular Tachycardia, 233
Sorin Lazar, Bao V. Ho, Phillip Tran, Pham Nhu Hung, Thomas Bump and Evgeny Shlyakhto

10 Syncope, 266
Christopher M. Bianco, Rajasekhar Nekkanti, Faisal Latif, Phan Nam Hung, Phillip Tran, Hy Tat An and Thach Nguyen

11 Aortic Stenosis, 299
Rajiv Goswami, Phillip Tran, Nguyen Lan Hieu, Aravinda Nanjundappa and Neal Kleiman

12 Mitral Regurgitation, 329
Deepak Joshi, Rajasekhar Nekkanti, Marvin H. Eng, Madhur Roberts, Ngoc Quang Nguyen, Xian Kai Li and Michael Rinaldi

13 Cardiovascular Problems in Elderly Patients, 364
Daniel E. Forman and Nanette Wenger

14 Cardiovascular Problems in Women, 379
Kahroba Jahan, Ainol Shareha Sarar, Nisa Arshad, Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Amsa Arshad, Sajaj Agarwal, Thach Nguyen and Kwan Lee

Index, 406