Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach

Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach

Editor(s): Thach N. Nguyen, Dayi Hu, Moo-Hyun Kim, Cindy L. Grines

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405140317

Online ISBN: 9780470750858

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750858

About this Book

What the practicing cardiologist really needs is a text that emphasizes unbiased, up to date information and that places this information into an appropriate context. The third edition of Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, carefully edited by Dr Thach N. Nguyen and his co-Editors, does precisely this". From the Foreword by Eugene Braunwald, MD, Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Patients with complex cardiovascular problems pose a special management challenge for both the specialist and the non-specialist. To make the best treatment decisions and avoid potential problems, you need to stay on top of ever-changing standards of care. Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, Third Edition, supplies dependable information you can use in daily practice.

Conveniently boxed summaries give you immediate access to:


  • Critical thinking - presenting new concepts

  • Evidence-based medicine - the key results of important clinical trials

  • Emerging trends - how new information can be applied to improve practice

  • Clinical pearls - advice from master clinicians

  • Take home messages - succinct summaries of each chapter

This concise text offers candid advice on incorporating evidence-based data concerning:


  • Acute coronary syndrome

  • ST segment elevation myocardial infarction

  • Hypotension and shock in acute myocardial infarction

  • Care of the patient undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

  • Care of the patient undergoing non-cardiac surgery

  • Pulmonary hypotension

  • Heart failure

  • Ventricular tachycardia

  • Atrial fibrillation

  • Mitral regurgitation

  • Ischemic stroke

  • Syncope

  • Congenital heart disease in adults

Keep Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, Third Edition, close at hand for the frequent consultation it is sure to receive.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Acute Coronary Syndrome (pages 1–18)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Tan Huay Cheem, Bikash Agarwal, Rupesh Shah, James Nguyen and Nguyen Lan Viet

    3. Chapter 2

      ST-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 19–49)

      Thach N. Nguyen, C. Michael Gibson, Borce Petrovski, Prakash Makam, Nguyen Duc Cong and Pham Gia Khai

    4. Chapter 3

      Hypotension and Cardiogenic Shock in Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 51–70)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Sim Kui Hian, Nikola Bakraceski, Haiyun Wu and Shiwen Wang

    5. Chapter 4

      Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (pages 71–101)

      Thach N. Nguyen, David Jayakar, Felix Gozo and Vijay Dave

    6. Chapter 5

      Care For Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery (pages 103–127)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Gianluca Rigatelli, Loan T. Pham, Vo Thanh Nhan and Kim Eagle

    7. Chapter 6

      Integrated Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (pages 129–189)

      Huy Van Tran, Olabode Oladeinde, Nguyen Hai Thuy, Huynh Van Minh, Dao Duy An, Dat Nguyen Tran, Thach N. Nguyen, Adolphus Anekwe and Matthew J. Sorrentino

    8. Chapter 8

      Heart Failure (pages 219–253)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Loan T. Pham, Pham Nguyen Vinh, Norbert Lingling D. Uy, Gaurav Kumar and Hoang Pham

    9. Chapter 9

      Ventricular Tachycardia (pages 255–286)

      Thomas Bump, Pham Quoc Khanh, Pham Nhu Hung, Ta Tien Phuoc, Abdul Wase and Vuong Duthinh

    10. Chapter 11

      Mitral Regurgitation (pages 319–343)

      Jui-Sung Hung, Kean-Wah Lau, Zee-Pin Ding, Do Doan Loi, Pham Manh Hung and Thach N. Nguyen

    11. Chapter 12

      Stroke (pages 345–370)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Marc Simaga, Sundeep Mangla, Rajiv Kumar and Sanjeev V. Manira

    12. Chapter 13

      Syncope (pages 371–404)

      Brian Olshansky, Dayi Hu, Pham Quoc Khanh, Pham Nhu Hung, Ta Tien Phuoc and Thach N. Nguyen

    13. Chapter 14

      Congenital Heart Disease in Adults (pages 405–437)

      Thach N. Nguyen, Nguyen Lan Hieu, Huynh Tuan Khanh, Zhang Shuang Chuan and Heidi M. Connolly

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