A Handbook Of Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Disease

by Alok Ranjan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/21/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781477290576
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781477290569
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781477290552

About the Book

"A Handbook of Tricuspid And Pulmonary Valve Disease" contains a detailed description of the diseases of these two valves. A detailed description of Ebstein's Anomaly Of Tricuspid vale is highlight of this book. Etiology, pathogenesis and hemodynamics of diseases of both valves have been dealt in simple and comprehensible manner. Special effort has been made to explain the clinical features (Symptoms and signs) of disease. Probably the clinical features is the forgotten art in the newer text books. However, the author has taken a special interest to include a detailed description of clinical features. The treatment section includes description about the various interventions (catheter based as well as surgical) and it also includes the ACC / AHA guidelines. Like his previous two handbooks (A handbook of Rheumatic Fever and A Handbook of Aortic valve Disease), this book also has extensive description of all aspects of the disease. A small chapter about 'Straight Back Syndrome' has also been included in this book. All in all, the book promises to be a great reference book for Aortic Valve disease and is worth having it on shelf for easy reading. The point wise and concise writing has made this book specially useful for students and exam going students

About the Author

The author is an interventional cardiologist. He has completed his cardiology training from prestigious G S Seth Medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India. He has worked as cardiology fellow in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow for 1 year. After completion of fellowship he has been practicing cardiology in Gujarat, India for ten years. He has vast experience in management of Rheumatic heart disease (RHD). RHD is still quite common in India and is a major cause of admission in hospitals. The author has rich experience of balloon valvuloplasties. He has already published two handbooks from Authorhouse. Both these handbooks (A handbook of Rheumatic Fever and A Handbook of Aortic valve Disease) are related to this book.