MGH Cardiology Board Review, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 144714483X
  • ISBN-13: 9781447144830
  • DDC: 616.120076
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 633 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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MGH Cardiology Board Review is intended for physicians studying for the Cardiology Board Examination (Initial Certification or Re-certification) and for any busy practitioners who would like to review high-yield cardiology such as those in cardiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, family practice, or even surgery. Designed for those on the go, each section is meant to be completed in 30 minutes; and at 30 minutes a day, the reader will have a complete overview of up-to-date information in 30 days. Each section has a concise didactic followed by a questions section with an identical format to the Cardiovascular Board Examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine.This book is from the Massachusetts General Hospital's Cardiology Division, one of the most respected cardiology programs in the world and is its first Cardiology review book.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Ace the Boards.
1: History and Physical Examination.
2: Cardiac Noninvasive Imaging: Chest Radiography, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography of the Heart.
3: Acute Coronary Syndrome.
4: Chronic Coronary Artery Disease.
5: Hypertension.
6: Lipoprotein Disorders.
7: Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome.
8: Nuclear Cardiology and Exercise Stress Testing.
9: Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Arteriography and Intravascular Diagnostics.
10: Vascular Disease and Venous Thromboembolism.
11: Diseases of the Aorta.
12: Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Pregnancy.
13: Basic Statistics.
14: Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure.
15: Chronic and End-Stage Heart Failure.
16: Valvular Heart Disease.
17: Dilated, Restrictive/Infiltrative, and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies.
18: Pericardial Diseases and Hemodynamics.
19: Tumors of the Heart.
20: Myocarditis.
21: Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD).
22: Pulmonary Hypertension.
23: Supraventricular Arrhythmias.
24: Ventricular Arrhythmias and Defibrillators.
25: Bradycardia and Pacemakers/CRT.
26: Syncope.
27: Ischemic Stroke, Muscular Dystrophy and Friedreich’s Ataxia.
28: Coma After Cardiac Arrest: Management and Neurological Prognostication.
29: Infective Endocarditis, Device Infections, and Cardiac Manifestations of HIV.
30: Perioperative Cardiovascular Management.
31: Cardiac Manifestations of Rheumatologic Diseases.
32: Cardiovascular Disease in Endocrine Disorders.
33: Pharmacology.
34: ACLS.
35: Imaging Studies Section (Echocardiograms, Ventriculograms, Aortograms and Angiograms).
36: Electrocardiography.