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Valvular heart disease by Catherine M. Otto

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Published by W.B. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heart Valve Diseases -- therapy,
  • Heart Valve Diseases -- diagnosis,
  • Heart Valve Diseases -- pathology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCatherine M. Otto.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC685.V2 O78 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 598 p. :
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21486787M
ISBN 100721697879
LC Control Number2003054475
OCLC/WorldCa52595535

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The chapter on valvular heart disease (VHD) adds new listings specific to VHD. The awarding of disability is appropriate for all patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis and for other types of severe VHD associated with severe symptomatic impairment. Disease severity is determined by the echocardiogram and functional impairment by a careful history and physical examination and in some. Providing a comprehensive overview of contemporary thinking about valvular heart diseases, this book will be of great value not only to cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, but also to medical. The focus of this guideline is the diagnosis and management of adult patients with valvular heart disease (VHD). Guideline. AHA/ACC Focused Update of the AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease.   Written by a highly experienced and internationally recognized group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and researchers, Valvular Heart Disease offers .

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm: Contents: Etiology and prevalence of valvular heart disease--Pathology and etiology of heart disease--Echocardiographic evaluation of valvular heart disease--Cardiac catheterization and angiography for evaluation of valvular disease--Other diagnostic approaches- .   With aortic sclerosis, valvular hemodynamics are within normal limits, with an aortic valve velocity of less than m/s. 8,9 Several studies have documented clinical factors associated with calcific aortic valve disease that are similar to atherosclerotic heart disease, with an increase in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Cited by: Valvular Heart Disease - CRC Press Book This useful reference provides up-to-the-minute coverage of every aspect of valvular heart disease-presenting etiology, pathophysiology, and symptomatology in detail as well as current methods of diagnosis and es specific problems in valvular heart disease such as endocarditis, pregn. Valvular Heart Disease aims to give readers exposure to guideline-directed therapy and therapeutic decisions and is relevant to trainee and practising cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, and cardiac radiologists.