By Catherine M. Otto MD FACC FAHA, Robert O. Bonow MD MS MACC FAHA

Across the world popular cardiologists Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Robert O. Bonow assist you to use all the most recent clinical wisdom and scientific ideas with Valvular center disorder, a better half to Braunwalds center illness. This imperative source in your daily perform presents the entire wisdom you want to provide your sufferers the main exact diagnoses, the absolute best middle affliction treatment plans, and the professional care they deserve. practice todays most sensible scientific and surgical techniques with complete, specialist suggestions on todays complete diversity of scientific middle affliction remedies. supply applicable care to pediatric and pregnant sufferers with centred chapters at the targeted wishes of those detailed populations. replace your wisdom of those more and more universal middle illnesses with brand-new chapters overlaying three-dimensional anatomy of the aortic and mitral valves scientific and genetic probability components for calcific valve disorder threat evaluation for aortic and mitral valve surgical procedure image-guided transcatheter valve techniques optimum timing of valve interventions cutting-edge valve surgical procedure and masses extra. practice the most up-tp-date criteria of perform with summaries of the ACC/AHA and new ESC valvular center disorder directions in every one bankruptcy. Vividly visualize center valve anatomy and disorder, in addition to very important thoughts and strategies, because of a mess of exact illustrations, full-color photographs, and on-line video content material. seek the total textual content and entry the entire photos on-line at professional seek advice. Your buy entitles you to entry the website till the subsequent variation is released, or until eventually the present variation isn't any longer provided on the market via Elsevier, whichever happens first. Elsevier reserves definitely the right to supply an appropriate alternative product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based digital model) may still entry to the website be discontinued.

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