Lilly: Pathophysiology of Heart Disease 5th Edition: A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty

Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, Pathophysiolgy of Heart Disease is a comprehensive, clear, concise, and easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This best-selling text is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations.
A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.

  • Chapter outlines, end-of-chapter summaries, suggested readings lists.
  • Chapters grouped by major cardiovascular disorders.
  • Clinical boxes
  • Consistent chapter organization: Etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnostic Approach, Treatment.
  • Numerous diagrams, images, and tables.

New to this edition
  • NEW: Conversion of approximately 20 1-color line drawings to 2-color to make more use of 2-color.
  • NEW: Redrawing of approximately 15 existing 2-color line drawings to improve quality and presentation and consistency throughout book.
  • NEW: Improved consistency of coverage and level of detail from chapter to chapter as well as in chapter summaries.
  • NEW: Updated coverage.

CHAPTER 1 Basic Cardiac Structure and Function
CHAPTER 2 The Cardiac Cycle: Mechanisms of Heart Sounds and Murmurs
CHAPTER 3 Cardiac Imaging and Catheterization
CHAPTER 4 The Electrocardiogram
CHAPTER 5 Atherosclerosis
CHAPTER 6 Ischemic Heart Disease
CHAPTER 7 Acute Coronary Syndromes
CHAPTER 8 Valvular Heart Disease
CHAPTER 9 Heart Failure
CHAPTER 10 The Cardiomyopathies
CHAPTER 11 Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias
CHAPTER 12 Clinical Aspects of Cardiac Arrhythmias
CHAPTER 13 Hypertension
CHAPTER 14 Diseases of the Pericardium
CHAPTER 15 Diseases of the Peripheral Vasculature
CHAPTER 16 Congenital Heart Disease
CHAPTER 17 Cardiovascular Drugs

Product Details
  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Fifth, North American Edition edition (November 3, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1605477230
  • ISBN-13: 978-1605477237
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 7 x 0.9 inches
List Price: $46.50

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