Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (Single Volum E)

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9780721619538: Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (Single Volum E)

The Fifth Edition of the definitive reference on heart disease--has been assiduously revised and updated! Dr. Braunwald has added 23 new chapters and 22 renowned new contributors to bring readers the state of the art in the field of cardiology. From examination and circulatory function to diseases of the heart and broader perspectives on heart disease and cardiologic practice, this classic resource remains authoritative, user-friendly, and complete.

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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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