Heart disease: A textbook of cardiovascular medicine

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9780721619415: Heart disease: A textbook of cardiovascular medicine

The New Edition of this incontrovertible champion among cardiology references brings all of the clinical know-how you need. World authorities synthesize all of the remarkable developments that are revoluntionizing cardiology practice*from the newest findings in molecular genetics through the latest imaging modalities, interventional procedures, and medications.

  • An increased emphasis on molecular genetics, vascular biology and basic electrophysiology
  • The latest non-invasive and invasive examination approaches and diagnostic imaging techniques
  • The newest methods for the treatment of heart failure
  • An entirely new section devoted to atherosclerosis
  • New techniques for the evaluation and management of extracoronary vascular disease and unstable angina
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An acclaimed reference plus a state-of-the-art web site where you can search the entire contents of the book, access weekly updates, and more

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Dr. Peter Libby is a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Libby received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now BWH). He also completed a research fellowship in cellular physiology at HMS. Dr. Libby is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. The author of over 370 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Libby's clinical and research interests include vascular biology, atherosclerosis and preventative cardiology. The research laboratory that Dr. Libby directs studies the messengers created by the body that may produce arterial plaque and blockages, as well as normal and abnormal function of smooth muscle and endothelial cells. Boston Magazine named Dr. Libby a top cardiologist. His research has received funding from the American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Libby has received research recognitions on four continents including the highest basic research awards from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology, the Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology, and the Anitchkow award from the European Atherosclerosis Society.

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