Umashankar Lakshmanadoss

Mercy Health

Dr. Umashankar Lakshmanadoss completed his training from Madras Medical College, India, and from the University of Rochester, NY, USA. He served as director of inpatient medical consult service at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then joined the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA, USA. Then he pursued training in cardiac electrophysiology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and continued his advanced cardiac electrophysiology training at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He served as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, where he also serves as the director of complex arrhythmia ablation program. His research interest is in the field of clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Currently, he is the Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab at Mercy Health, Cincinnati, USA.

4books edited

4chapters authored

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The first edition of this book will provide a comprehensive overview of ischemic heart disease, including epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications and prognosis. Also discussed are current treatment options, protocols and diagnostic procedures, as well as the latest advances in the field. The book will serve as a cutting-edge point of reference for the basic or clinical researcher, and any clinician involved in the diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease. This book is essentially designed to fill the vital gap existing between these practices, to provide a textbook that is substantial and readable, compact and reasonably comprehensive, and to provide an excellent blend of "basics to bedside and beyond" in the field of ischemic heart disease. The book also covers the future novel treatment strategies, focusing on the basic scientific and clinical aspects of the diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease.

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