Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, Pathophysiology of Heart Disease delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This best-selling text is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations.
A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.
--NEW: Conversion of approximately 20 1-color line drawings to 2-color to make more use of 2-color
--NEW: Redrawing of approximately 15 existing 2-color line drawings to improve quality and presentation and consistency throughout book
--NEW: Improved consistency of coverage and level of detail from chapter to chapter as well as in chapter summaries
--NEW: Updated coverage
--Chapter outlines, end-of-chapter summaries, suggested readings lists
--Chapters grouped by major cardiovascular disorders
--Consistent chapter organization: Etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnostic Approach, Treatment
--Numerous diagrams, images, and tables
CHAPTER 1 Basic Cardiac Structure and Function Ken Young Lin, Elazer R. Edelman, Gary Strichartz, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 2 The Cardiac Cycle: Mechanisms of Heart Sounds and Murmurs Henry Jung and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 3 Cardiac Imaging and Catheterization Henry Jung, Ken Young Lin, and Patricia Challender Come CHAPTER 4 The Electrocardiogram Stephen R. Pomedli and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 5 Atherosclerosis Jordan B. Strom and Peter Libby CHAPTER 6 Ischemic Heart Disease June-Wha Rhee, Marc S. Sabatine, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 7 Acute Coronary Syndromes June-Wha Rhee, Marc S. Sabatine, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 8 Valvular Heart Disease Christopher A. Miller, Patrick T. OÃ†Gara, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 9 Heart Failure Neal Anjan Chatterjee and Michael A. Fifer CHAPTER 10 The Cardiomyopathies Christopher T. Lee, G. William Dec, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 11 Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias Ranliang Hu, William G. Stevenson, Gary R. Strichartz, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 12 Clinical Aspects of Cardiac Arrhythmias Ranliang Hu, William G. Stevenson, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 13 Hypertension Christopher T. Lee, Gordon H. Williams, and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 14 Diseases of the Pericardium Yin Ren and Leonard S. Lilly CHAPTER 15 Diseases of the Peripheral Vasculature Fan Liang and Mark A. Creager CHAPTER 16 Congenital Heart Disease David D. Berg and David W. Brown CHAPTER 17 Cardiovascular Drugs Cyrus K. Yamin, Christopher A. Miller, Elliott M. Antman, Gary R. Strichartz, and Leonard S. Lilly Index