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  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
    Abnormal Heart Rhythms
    Editor Francisco R. Breijo-Marquez
    ISBN 978-953-51-2148-0
    138 pages, August, 2015
    We know a lot of things about cardiac rhythms and their abnormalities, but there are some things that are still waiting to be discovered and, therefore, require more study. In this book, the authors put a little light on those matters, which are not ...
  • Cardiac Surgery - A Commitment to Science, Technology and Creativity
    Cardiac Surgery - A Commitment to Science, Technology and Creativity
    Editor Miguel Angel Maluf and Paulo Roberto Barbosa Evora
    ISBN 978-953-51-1228-0
    188 pages, February, 2014
    In this book it is shown how this specialty has evolved over the past 20 years, with significant advances in diagnosis and palliative and definitive techniques for correction of cardiovascular diseases. The book contains 10 cahpters, which are sho ...
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias - Mechanisms, Pathophysiology, and Treatment
    Cardiac Arrhythmias - Mechanisms, Pathophysiology, and Treatment
    Editor Wilbert S. Aronow
    ISBN 978-953-51-1221-1
    160 pages, February, 2014
    This book is useful for physicians taking care of patients with cardiac arrhythmias and includes six chapters written by experts in their field. Chapter 1 discusses basic mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias. Chapter 2 discusses the chronobiological as ...
  • Carotid Artery Disease - From Bench to Bedside and Beyond
    Carotid Artery Disease - From Bench to Bedside and Beyond
    Editor Rita Rezzani
    ISBN 978-953-51-1214-3
    230 pages, January, 2014
    This book will bring out the state of art of carotid stenosis in the basic and clinical approaches for better understanding of the mechanisms and useful therapies for these disease. We hope that would be a new current trend understanding new aspects ...
  • Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Manual
    Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Manual
    Editor Jose A. Morales Gonzalez
    ISBN 978-953-51-1201-3
    80 pages, November, 2013
    The purpose of this publication is to systematize the knowledge necessary to make Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Cardiorespiratory Resuscitation (CRR) known to nursing health specialists, which translates as a set of temporary and internation ...
  • Hot Topics in Echocardiography
    Hot Topics in Echocardiography
    Editor Angelo Squeri
    ISBN 978-953-51-1204-4
    146 pages, November, 2013
    Echocardiography is still the most used imaging technique for the evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function and today it plays an essential role in daily decision making. The echocardiographic technology and its applications have widely developed i ...
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pulmonary Hypertension
    Editor Jean M. Elwing and Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1165-8
    242 pages, July, 2013
    This volume presents overviews as well as in depth reviews of many aspects of the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) especially PH related to thromboembolic disease. Saleem Sharieff presents a compre ...
  • Arteriovenous Fistulas - Diagnosis and Management
    Arteriovenous Fistulas - Diagnosis and Management
    Editor Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris
    ISBN 978-953-51-1178-8
    210 pages, July, 2013
    Arteriovenous fistulas are shunts between arteries and veins that can be found in many organs of the human body such as the brain, skin, eye and lung. These lesions can be symptomatic by causing ischemia, through the process of the steal phenomenon, ...