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Controversies in Cardiology

  • John A. Ambrose
  • Alfredo E. Rodríguez

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Special Situations of Controversial, Increased, or Unknown Cardiovascular Risk

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tushar Acharya, Prakash C. Deedwania
      Pages 3-19
    3. Sanjum S. Sethi, Michael E. Farkouh
      Pages 43-54
    4. Pablo Rengifo-Moreno, Igor F. Palacios
      Pages 69-79
  3. Cardiovascular Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Josephine Warren, Jennifer Yu, Liliana Rosa Grinfeld, Roxana Mehran
      Pages 111-132
  4. Cardiovascular Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Luís Henrique Wolff Gowdak, Eulógio E. Martinez
      Pages 147-162
    3. David Antoniucci
      Pages 175-185
    4. Neil Ruparelia, Alaide Chieffo, Antonio Colombo
      Pages 237-253
    5. Josephine Warren, Usman Baber, Roxana Mehran
      Pages 271-285
    6. Hiroyoshi Mori, Kazuyuki Yahagi, Renu Virmani, Michael Joner, Aloke V. Finn
      Pages 287-305
    7. Scot Garg, Patrick W. Serruys
      Pages 307-331
    8. A. Matías Rodríguez-Granillo, Omar Santaera, Alfredo E. Rodríguez
      Pages 333-347
    9. Francesco Costa, Marco Valgimigli
      Pages 361-371
    10. Pranav Kansara, Konstantinos Kossidas, Sandra Weiss, William S. Weintraub
      Pages 373-384
    11. Alec Vahanian, Dominique Himbert, Bernard Iung
      Pages 385-397
    12. John A. Ambrose, Alfredo E. Rodríguez
      Pages 399-403
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 405-417

About this book

Introduction

This book considers several clinical and interventional topics for which there is either uncertainty, continued debate and/or no consensus based on current guidelines. Leading international experts explore each controversy, probing the existing evidence and current opinions. Each chapter outlines the unresolved issues and includes a balanced and scholarly discussion of the subject, concluding with possible solutions and learned opinions on the subject.

While there are many guidelines in cardiology, new and on-going trials that address new treatments indicate that there are still many unanswered questions. Controversies in Cardiology provides a concise approach to aid busy cardiologists and trainees in choosing the most suitable management solutions and correctly applying these to their patients.

Keywords

Atherosclerosis CABG Cardiovascular Risk Myocardial Infarction PCI Vulnerable Plaque

Editors and affiliations

  • John A. Ambrose
    • 1
  • Alfredo E. Rodríguez
    • 2
  1. 1.UCSF FresnoFresnoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Interventional CardiologyOtamendi HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20415-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-20414-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-20415-4
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