Braunwald's Heart Disease: International Edition,
Edition 12 A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine
By Peter Libby, MD, PhD, Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, Douglas L. Mann, MD, Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC, Scott D. Solomon, MD and Eugene Braunwald, MD, MD(Hon), ScD(Hon), FRCP

Publication Date: 22 Nov 2021

Current, comprehensive, and evidence-based, Braunwald’s Heart Disease remains the most trusted reference in the field and the leading source of reliable cardiology information for practitioners and trainees worldwide. The fully updated 12th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with dependable, state-of-the-art coverage of new drugs, new guidelines, more powerful imaging modalities, and recent developments in precision medicine that continue to change and advance the practice of cardiovascular medicine. Written and edited by global experts in the field, this award-winning text is an unparalleled reference for every aspect of this complex and fast-changing area.

Key Features

  • Offers balanced, dependable content on rapidly changing clinical science, clinical and translational research, and evidence-based medicine.
  • Includes 60 new contributing authors and 12 new chapters that cover Artificial intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine; Influenza, Pandemics, COVID-19, and Cardiovascular Disease; Tobacco and Nicotine Products in Cardiovascular Disease; Impact of Healthcare Policy on Quality, Outcomes, and Equity in Cardiovascular Disease; Impact of the Environment on Cardiovascular Health, and more.
  • Features a new introductory chapter, Cardiovascular Disease: Past, Present, and Future by Eugene Braunwald, MD, offering his unique, visionary approach to the field of cardiology.
  • Provides cutting-edge coverage of key topics such as proteomics and metabolomics, TAVR, diabetocardiology, and cardio-oncology.
  • Contains 1,850 high-quality illustrations, radiographic images, algorithms, and charts.
  • Highlights the latest AHA and ACC guidelines to clearly summarize diagnostic criteria and clinical implications.
About the author
By Peter Libby, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine; Douglas L. Mann, MD, Washington University, School of Medicine; Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, Executive Vice President; Chief Academic Officer; Dean Montefiore Medicine; Professor, Department of Medicine Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York; Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC, Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Scott D. Solomon, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and Eugene Braunwald, MD, MD(Hon), ScD(Hon), FRCP, Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Founding Chairman, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women ’s Hospital,Boston, Massachusetts
Table of Contents
Part I Foundations of Cardiovascular Medicine
1 Cardiovascular Disease: Past, Present, and Future
2 Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
3 Impact of the Environment on Cardiovascular Health
4 Clinical Trials in Cardiovascular Medicine
5 Clinical Decision-Making in Cardiology
6 Impact of Health Care Policy on Quality, Outcomes, and Equity in Cardiovascular Disease
Part II Individualizing Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease
7 Applications of Genetics to Cardiovascular Medicine
8 Proteomics and Metabolomics in Cardiovascular Medicine
9 Principles of Drug Therapeutics, Pharmacogenomics, and Biologics
10 Biomarkers and Use in Precision Medicine
11 Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine
12 Wearable Devices in Cardiovascular Medicine
Part III Evaluation of The Patient
13 History and Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach
14 Electrocardiography
15 Exercise Physiology and Exercise Electrocardiographic Testing
16 Echocardiography
17 Chest Radiography in Cardiovascular Disease
18 Nuclear Cardiology
19 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
20 Cardiac Computed Tomography
21 Coronary Angiography and Intravascular Imaging
22 Invasive Hemodynamic Diagnosis of Cardiac Disease
23 Anesthesia and Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Heart Disease
Part IV Preventive Cardiology
24 The Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis
25 Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
26 Systemic Hypertension: Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
27 Lipoprotein Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease
28 Cardiovascular Disease Risk of Nicotine and Tobacco Products
29 Nutrition and Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases
30 Obesity: Medical and Surgical Management
31 Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System
32 Exercise and Sports Cardiology
33 Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation
34 Integrative Approaches to the Management of Patients with Heart Disease
Part V Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
35 Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain
36 Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia
37 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Pathophysiology and Clinical Evolution
38 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Management
39 Non–ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes
40 Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
41 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
42 Diseases of the Aorta
43 Peripheral Artery Diseases
44 Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease
45 Prevention and Management of Ischemic Stroke
Part VI Heart Failure
46 Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation
47 Pathophysiology of Heart Failure
48 Approach to the Patient with Heart Failure
49 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure
50 Management of Heart Failure Patients with Reduced Ejection Fraction
51 Heart Failure with Preserved and Mildly Reduced Ejection Fraction
52 The Dilated, Restrictive, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies
53 Cardiac Amyloidosis
54 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
55 Myocarditis
56 Cardio-Oncology: Managing Cardiotoxic Effects of Cancer Therapies
57 Cardio-Oncology: Approach to the Patient
58 Devices for Monitoring and Managing Heart Failure
59 Mechanical Circulatory Support
60 Cardiac Transplantation
Part VII Arrhythmias, Sudden Death, and Syncope
61 Approach to the Patient with Cardiac Arrhythmias
62 Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias
63 Genetics of Cardiac Arrhythmias
64 Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias
65 Supraventricular Tachycardias
66 Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Features, Mechanisms, and Management
67 Ventricular Arrhythmias
68 Bradyarrhythmias and Atrioventricular Block
69 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
70 Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death
71 Hypotension and Syncope
Part VIII Diseases of the Heart Valves
72 Aortic Valve Stenosis
73 Aortic Regurgitation
74 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
75 Mitral Stenosis
76 Mitral Regurgitation
77 Tricuspid, Pulmonic, and Multivalvular Disease
78 Transcatheter Therapies for Mitral and Tricuspid Valvular Heart Disease
79 Prosthetic Heart Valves
80 Infectious Endocarditis and Infections of Indwelling Devices
81 Rheumatic Fever
Part IX Diseases of the Myocardium, Pericardium, and Pulmonary Vasculature Bed
82 Congenital Heart Disease in the Adolescent and Adult
83 Catheter-Based Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease in Adults
84 Cardiomyopathies Induced by Drugs or Toxins
85 Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals
86 Pericardial Diseases
87 Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis
88 Pulmonary Hypertension
89 Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiac Disease
Part X Cardiovascular Disease in Select Populations
90 Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults
91 Cardiovascular Disease in Women
92 Pregnancy and Heart Disease
93 Heart Disease in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations
Part XI Cardiovascular Disease and Disorders of Other Organs
94 Endemic and Pandemic Viral Illnesses and Cardiovascular Disease: Influenza and COVID-19
95 Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease
96 Endocrine Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease
97 Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System
98 Tumors Affecting the Cardiovascular System
99 Psychiatric and Psychosocial Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease
100 Neuromuscular Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease
101 Interface Between Renal Disease and Cardiovascular Illness
102 Cardiovascular Manifestations of Autonomic Disorders
Book Reviews

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"This is the 12th edition of this leading textbook of cardiovascular medicine. The book provides a comprehensive, carefully curated, up-to-date overview of the fundamental pathophysiologic mechanisms in the field of cardiovascular disease."

©Doody’s Review Service, 2022, Luna Khanal, MD (East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine) Doody's Score: 4 Stars!

"The quality and content of this book is unparalleled. This book is an invaluable resource for practicing physicians and all healthcare providers. It is a must-read book for anyone who wants to learn about cardiovascular diseases."

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Doody's Score: 5 Stars!


Book details
ISBN: 9780323824682
Page Count: 2032
Retail Price : £140.99

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