Cardiology: An Illustrated Textbook (Volume 1)

Kanu Chatterjee, Barry London, Donald Heistad, Richard E Kerber

The second edition of Kanu Chatterjee’s Cardiology: An Illustrated Textbook includes the chapters on Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology; The History and Physical Examination; Cardiovascular Imaging Techniques; Cardiovascular Electrophysiology; Coronary Artery Disease; Pulmonary Vascular Disease; Peripheral Vascular Disease; Valvular Heart Disease; Heart Failure; Pericardial Disease; Congenital and Inherited Cardiovascular Disease; and their Prevention. Many of the chapters have been updated to include the significant advances since the publication of the previous edition.

Chapter 53 to Chapter 112 available in Volume 2.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Cardiac Anatomy
Chapter 2: Cardiac Function in Physiology and Pathology
Chapter 3: Coronary Circulation in Physiology and Pathology
Chapter 4: Diuretics
Chapter 5: Angiotensin, Aldosterone, and Renin Inhibition in Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 6: Positive Inotropic Drugs
Chapter 7: Antilipid Agents
Chapter 8: Antithrombotic and Antiplatelet Agents
Chapter 9: History
Chapter 10: Physical Examination
Chapter 11: Plain Film Imaging of Adult Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 12: Electrocardiogram
Chapter 13: ECG Exercise Testing
Chapter 14: The Left Ventricle
Chapter 15: Ventricular Function: Assessment and Clinical Application
Chapter 16: Transthoracic Echocardiography
Chapter 17: Stress Echocardiography
Chapter 18: Transesophageal Echocardiography
Chapter 19: Real Time Three-dimensional Echocardiography
Chapter 20: Intravascular Coronary Ultrasound and Beyond
Chapter 21: Cardiac Computed Tomography
Chapter 22: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Chapter 23: Cardiac Hemodynamics and Coronary Physiology
Chapter 24: Cardiac Biopsy
Chapter 25: Swan–Ganz Catheters: Clinical Applications
Chapter 26: Coronary Angiography and Catheter-based Coronary Intervention
Chapter 27: Arrhythmia Mechanisms
Chapter 28: Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Chapter 29: Electrophysiology Studies
Chapter 30: Syncope
Chapter 31: Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 32: Supraventricular Tachycardia
Chapter 33: Clinical Spectrum of Ventricular Tachycardia
Chapter 34: Bradycardia and Heart Block
Chapter 35: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 36: Long QT, Short QT and Brugada Syndromes
Chapter 37: Surgical and Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Chapter 38: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Chapter 39: Ambulatory Electrocardiographic Monitoring
Chapter 40: Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation
Chapter 41: Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death
Chapter 42: Cardiocerebral Resuscitation for Primary Cardiac Arrest
Chapter 43: Coronary Heart Disease: Risk Factors
Chapter 44: Changing Focus in Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases
Chapter 45: Chest Pain
Chapter 46: Acute Coronary Syndrome I: Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Chapter 47: Acute Coronary Syndrome II: ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Complications and Postmyocardial Infarction Care
Chapter 48: Management of Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease and Stable Angina
Chapter 49: Variant Angina
Chapter 50: Cardiogenic Shock in Acute Coronary Syndromes
Chapter 51: Acute Right Ventricular Infarction
Chapter 52: Surgical Therapy in Chronic Coronary Artery Disease