Yale University School of Medicine Heart 
Book

 
Medical Editors: Barry L. Zaret, M.D., Marvin Moser, M.D., Lawrence S. Cohen, M.D.

Editorial Director: Genell J. Subak-Sharpe, M.S.

FRONT MATTER
Title Page/Verso/Foreward/Acknowledgements/Contributors
Color Atlas

Part I - THE HEART AND HOW IT WORKS
Chapter 1 The Heart and Circulation - Henry S. Cabin, M.D. (pgs 3-10)
Chapter 2 What Can Go Wrong - Lawrence S. Cohen, M.D. (pgs 11-20)

Part II - HOW TO LOWER YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE
Chapter 3 Cardiovascular Risk Factors - Henry R. Black, M.D. (pgs 32-36)
Chapter 4 The Role of Cholesterol - Jonathan Isaacsohn, M.D. (pgs 37-50)
Chapter 5 Adopting a Healthful Diet - Michele Fairchild, M.A., R.D. and Virginia Utermohlen, M.D. (pgs 51-70)
Chapter 6 Smoking, Alcohol and Drugs - Raphael Zahler, M.D., PH.D., and Caroline Pisselli, R.N., M.B.A. (pgs 71-84)
Chapter 7 Exercise - Frans J. Th.Wackers, M.D. (pgs 85-94)
Chapter 8 Stress, Behavior, and Heart Disease - Matthew M. Burg, PH.D. (pgs 94-104)

Part III - STEPS IN MAKING DIAGNOSIS
Chapter 9 Heart Disease Symtoms - Lawrence S. Cohen, M.D. (pgs 107-114)
Chapter 10 Diagnosis - Barry L. Zaret, M.D. (pgs 115-130)

Part IV - MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
Chapter 11 Heart Attacks and Coronary Artery Disease - Lawrence Deckelbaum, M.D. (pgs 133-148)
Chapter 12 High Blood Pressure - Marvin Moser, M.D. (pgs 149-166)
Chapter 13 Heart Valve Disease - Jeffrey R. Bender, M.D. (pgs 167-176)
Chapter 14 Heart Failure - Robert Soufer, M.D. (pgs 177-184)
Chapter 15 Heart Muscle Disease - Forrester A. Lee, M.D. (pgs 185-194)
Chapter 16 Heart Rhythm Disorders - Craig A. McPherson, M.D., and Lynda E. Rosenfeld, M.D. (pgs 195-204)
Chapter 17 Peripheral Vascular Disease - Michael D. Ezekowitz, M.D., Ph.D. (pgs 205-214)
Chapter 18 Stroke - Lawrence M. Brass, M.D. (pgs 215-234)

Part V - SPECIAL SITUATIONS
Chapter 19 Women and Heart Disease - Lynda E. Rosenfeld, M.D. (pgs 237-246)
Chapter 20 Heart Disease in the Young - Charles S. Kleinman, M.D. (pgs 247-262)
Chapter 21 Heart Disease in the Elderly - Lawrence H. Young, M.D. (pgs 263-272)
Chapter 22 Racial and Ethnic Differences in Heart Disease - Adrian Ostfeld, M.D. (pgs 273-280)

Part VI - METHODS OF TREATMENT
Chapter 23 Cardiovascular Drugs - Lawrence Cohen, M.D., Lawrence Deckelbaum, M.D., Jonathan Isaacsohn, M.D., Forrester A. Lee, M.D., Craig A. McPherson M.D., Marvin Moser M.D., and Lynda E. Rosenfeld, M.D. (pgs 283-304)
Chapter 24 Coronary Angioplasty and Interventional Cardiology - Michael W. Cleman, M.D. (pgs 305-312)
Chapter 25 Heart Surgery - John C. Baldwin, M.D., John A. Elefteriades, M.D., and Grary Knopf, M.D. (pgs 313-330)
Chapter 26 Pacemakers and Antitachycardia Devices - William Batsford, M.D. (pgs 331-338)
Chapter 27 Cardiac Emergencies - Michael Remetz, M.D. (pgs 339-348)
Chapter 28 Cardiac Rehabilitation - Barry L. Zaret, M.D. (pgs 349-358)
Chapter 29 The Patient as a Consumer - Marvin Moser, M.D. (pgs 359-362)

Part VII - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMMON HEART DISORDERS

Part VIII - APPENDIX
Glossary
Directory of Resources
Selected Bibliography
Index

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