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Sex differences in Cardiac Diseases

Sex differences in Cardiac Diseases Book
Author : Niti R. Aggarwal,Malissa J. Wood
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-01-29
ISBN : 0128193700
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Significant biological differences exist between men and women that contribute to sex-specific differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation, response to therapy, and prognosis. It is essential for clinicians to be cognizant of these sex-specific differences in order to reduce the disparity in diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases in both genders. Sex Differences in Cardiac Disease provides a timely review of the contemporary data on these sex-specific differences in pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and management of cardiovascular diseases that fills a void for clinicians in practice and training. With contributions from renowned experts in the field and guideline writers, the text provides a state-of-the-art review of each topic encompassing the full spectrum of CVD in men and women. Sex-specific guideline-based recommendations are highlighted when available. Tailored to meet the needs of the busy clinicians and researchers, this text provides concise practical data to care for men and women at risk for or with CVD. The book serves as an essential resource for researchers, cardiologists, obstetricians, gynecologists, internists, family practitioners, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and respective trainees who treat men and women with CVD. Provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art text written by internationally renowned experts in the field of CVD disease, serving as an indispensable resource for clinicians and researchers Enables the reader to understand the sexual dimorphism in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of the full spectrum of cardiovascular issues including ischemic heart disease, valvular disorders, arrhythmias, and heart failure Provides a concise evidence-based practical review of medical topics, with key points and eye-catching visual infographics to meet the needs of the busy clinicians, policy makers and researchers.

Sex and Gender Aspects in Clinical Medicine

Sex and Gender Aspects in Clinical Medicine Book
Author : Sabine Oertelt-Prigione,Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-11-15
ISBN : 9780857298324
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book is a concise, easy to read professional text with a focus on practical aspects. All chapters include tables on sex/gender differences in symptoms and management and a series of suggestions to the novice in the field. Chapters are specialty-specific. The focus is not on women’s health, but the presentation of differences in clinical symptoms, management and outcomes in women and men. Gender Medicine strives to employ the knowledge about these differences to improve diagnosis, better understand pathogenesis and advance patient-oriented therapy.

Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Book
Author : Jahangir Moini,Matthew Adams,Anthony LoGalbo
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-04-28
ISBN : 1000554961
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Diabetes mellitus is a global epidemic with severe complications that can be of great cost. This book focuses on the complications of hypertension, heart attack or heart failure, stroke, blindness, nephropathy, neuropathy, amputations, and death, along with the prevalence and prevention of disease development. It explains distribution of the disease by age and gender, such as the development of type II diabetes in relation to obesity, which is more prevalent in younger age groups. Global mortality and costs of complications are significant, as the disease affects all ages, races, and ethnicities, making this book an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and students everywhere. Key Features A useful ready reference for students, physicians, and healthcare professionals detailing the latest diagnostic tests and treatments of diabetes and its complications Explains how heart failure and stroke are deadly complications of diabetes along with kidney failure and life-threatening infections Establishes how cancer is linked to diabetes – a fact many people are not aware of – this book details the six types of cancer that may result from the disease, along with an individualized focus on the different "areas" of issues that occur from diabetes Discusses the effect of diabetes on the minds of patients, in relation to depression, anxiety, panic, PTSD, eating disorders, delirium, and dementia

Aortic Valve Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book

Aortic Valve Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  E Book Book
Author : Marie-Annick Clavel,Philippe Pibarot
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-12-03
ISBN : 0323711626
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This issue of Cardiology Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Marie-Annick Clavel and Philippe Pibarot, focuses on Aortic Valve Disease. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Pathophysiology of Aortic Stenosis and future perspectives for medical therapy, Assessment of Aortic Stenosis Severity, Assessment of Cardiac Damage in Aortic stenosis, Aortic Stenosis with Other Concomitant Valvular Disease (AR, MR, TR), Biomarker in Aortic Stenosis, Aortic stenosis guidelines: evidence gaps and changing concepts, Heart Valve Clinics and Heart Valve Centers, Frailty and Multi-Comorbidities in Aortic Stenosis, Procedures and Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, Patient selection and Work-up for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Procedures and Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Sex differences in the Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Aortic Stenosis, Implications of Aortic stenosis in Pregnancy and Non-Cardiac Surgery.

Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Disease

Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Disease Book
Author : Jawahar L. Mehta,Jean McSweeney
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-03-02
ISBN : 3319711350
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book reviews all aspects of the diagnosis and management of heart disease in women, covering areas such as gender differences in metabolic syndrome, hypertension and atherogenesis. Gender differences in cardiovascular diseases are widespread, but while gender medicine takes into account the effects of sex and gender on the health of women and men, traditionally, women have been underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials, in management of different cardiac diseases and drug use. Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Disease deals with the gender-specific differences in cardiac physiology and diseases and brings into perspective the critical significance of gender in management of cardiovascular disease presentations and management. As such it is of enormous use to all clinical staff who manage women with cardiovascular disease.

Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women Book
Author : Hanna Z. Mieszczanska,Gladys P. Velarde
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2014-03-24
ISBN : 1447155173
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the US, with more women dying from heart disease than men. Women may have different presentation from men and often need a different approach to diagnosis and treatment. There are also unique topics of management of heart disease in women, including issues during pregnancy, lactation, and menopause. Many different health care providers, as well as cardiologists are involved in treating these patients. A manual reviewing diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease in women would help providers without specific cardiology training to deliver care with greater efficiency. A practical and comprehensive guide geared towards these providers would be a highly practical and valuable resource that would be utilized in everyday practice in offices that include urban clinics, general medicine offices, obstetrics and gynecology offices, as well as in the surgical subspecialties. This book will be a highly practical resource that can be directly applied to the issues that arise in everyday practice. There is no available book on the market that focuses on a broader approach to cardiac disease in women or focuses on non-cardiology providers (and their trainees) who have the need to know more about treatment of cardiovascular disease in women.​

How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice

How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice Book
Author : Marjorie Jenkins,Connie B. Newman
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-12-02
ISBN : 0128167505
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Guide to Patient Care enables primary care clinicians by providing a framework to understand differences and better care for patients in their practice. Each chapter covers a subspecialty in medicine and discusses the influence of sex hormones on disease, along with sex and gender-based differences in clinical presentation, physical examination, laboratory results, treatment regimens, comorbidities and prognosis. Illustrative case examples and practical practice points help each chapter come alive. A special chapter on communication differences between men and women assists clinicians in their conversations with patients. This book fills an important need by applying years of research findings to sex and gender specific medical care and demonstrating that an individualized approach to patient care will lead to improved detection, treatment and prevention of disease. Explores the effects of sex and gender on disease presentation, treatment and prognosis, and how these differences influence clinical decision-making Provides practical guidance that helps clinicians implement a more individualized approach to patient care Contains information on diseases in each major specialty, as well as chapters on communication, pharmacology and public health challenges

Color Atlas and Synopsis of Womens Cardiovascular Health

Color Atlas and Synopsis of Womens Cardiovascular Health Book
Author : Martha Gulati
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2014-07-22
ISBN : 0071786228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A combination color atlas and synoptic text on the unique risk factors and cardiovascular issues specific to women Recent research has demonstrated important sex differences in the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of cardiovascular disease in women. There are important risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women that differ from men, and risk assessment tools that should be routinely incorporated into clinical practice by cardiologists treating women. Color Atlas and Synopsis of Women's Cardiovascular Health covers all of these topics and also provides concise, expert guidance on the diagnosis and management of the female cardiac patient. Enriched by more than 100 photographs (many in full color) and nearly 100 line drawings, Color Atlas and Synopsis of Women's Cardiovascular Health addresses many important issues related to women's cardiovascular health. With contributions from more than a dozen expert authors, Color Atlas and Synopsis of Women's Cardiovascular Health is destined to become a landmark reference on the issues of cardiac disease in women. TOPICS INCLUDE: Defining patterns of ischemic heart disease Cardiac surgery Noninvasive imaging as a tool for accurate diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in women Sex-specific issues in cardiac surgery Unique cardiac issues related to women with pulmonary hypertension Cardiac issues that can arise during pregnancy

Sex Differences in Heart Disease

Sex Differences in Heart Disease Book
Author : Bohuslav Ostadal,Naranjan S. Dhalla
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-11-15
ISBN : 3030586774
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality in men and women. Unfortunately, women have traditionally been excluded from clinical trials, and female animals have been used less or sex was not reported in basic research studies. Until recently, consideration of both sexes was not required in clinical and preclinical studies focusing on cardiovascular diseases. However, the number of clinical and experimental papers dealing with sex differences and heart disease significantly increases during the last years. This trend is obviously the result of at least two facts: the number of examples of different behavior of the male and female heart under physiological and pathological conditions is steadily increasing and there were controversial reports on the beneficial and adverse effect of hormonal replacement therapy. Detailed molecular and cellular mechanisms of these differences are still unknown but one is clear already today: sex differences are so important that they should be considered by the selection of optimum diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in clinical practice. The book presents 16 manuscripts on sex differences of heart disease, as developed by several investigators; the volume is organized in four parts. Part I, dealing with sex differences in cardiac ischemic injury, includes 5 chapters on experimental aspects of cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury, the role of testosterone, and clinical aspects of ischemic heart disease. Part II is devoted to sex differences in heart failure and includes four chapters. Discussion in this part of the book is centered around the sex differences in heart failure due to volume overload. Part III of this volume includes four papers on risk factors of cardiovascular diseases, namely hypertension and obesity, and, finally, three chapters in part IV deal with sex differences of cardiac mitochondria under different pathological conditions. We believe this book will be very useful for cardiovascular scientists, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other health professionals.

Evidence Based Cardiology Consult

Evidence Based Cardiology Consult Book
Author : Kathleen Stergiopoulos,David L. Brown
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-11-01
ISBN : 1447144414
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book will provide a detailed evidence-based approach to key issues in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients with concurrent medical issues. It will provide a clinical focus with practical advice on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease supported by an expert’s summary, without duplicating other texts. Each chapter will be structured similarly in the following sections: (1) Introduction, (2) Pathophysiology, (3) Diagnosis (4) Management (5) Key Points, (6) Summary of the key guidelines from professional societies where available. The recommendations will have a firm background in the AHA/ACC or ESC recommendations for the management of patients. The intention is to create a comprehensive book rather than a pocketbook or manual. We hope this book will serve as an up to date reference for the practicing clinician. Each of the approximately 40 chapters will have at most 5000 words and 5 -7 high quality figures or illustrations each. Only the highest quality authors will be recruited from the United States and Europe. The emphasis will be on depth of information yet ease of access. This necessitates an approach whereby not a single word, sentence or page of the book will be wasted. Brief where it needs to be brief, detailed where detail is required, this will be a true all-encompassing clinician reference.

Women s Health in Clinical Practice

Women s Health in Clinical Practice Book
Author : Amy Lynn Clouse,Katherine Sherif
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-01-01
ISBN : 1597454699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book clearly elucidates many of the key issues found in the disparate literature on sex-based differences in health and illness. It provides primary care clinicians with a practical, up-to-date source of information that can lead to optimal, targeted care for women. Among the topics examined in this comprehensive volume are treating and preventing osteoporosis, diabetes, cervical cancer, eating disorders, and more.

Controversies in Cardiology

Controversies in Cardiology Book
Author : John A. Ambrose,Alfredo E. Rodríguez
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-09-10
ISBN : 3319204157
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book will consider several clinical and interventional topics for which there is uncertainty, continued debate and/or no consensus based on current guidelines. While there are numerous guidelines in cardiology, new and on-going trials that address new drugs treatments and procedures raise many unanswered questions. Furthermore, most practicing cardiologist taking care of the patients are likely unable to digest all of these studies or guidelines and necessarily correctly apply them to their patients. If one considers in the guidelines the frequent use of Level C (consensus), there are many areas or situations where no trial exists. Also, when applying the results of a trial to an individual patient, there can be uncertainty of how this patient should be managed based on the present body of evidence.

Professionalism in Medicine

Professionalism in Medicine Book
Author : John Spandorfer
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0521879329
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book highlights concepts of professionalism in medicine such as ethical issues and both clinical and non-clinical challenges in patient care.

Sex Specific Analysis of Cardiovascular Function

Sex Specific Analysis of Cardiovascular Function Book
Author : Peter L. M. Kerkhof,Virginia M. Miller
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-07-26
ISBN : 331977932X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book gathers together contributions from internationally renowned authors in the field of cardiovascular systems and provides crucial insight into the importance of sex- and gender-concepts during the analysis of patient data. This innovative title is the first to offer the elements necessary to consider sex-related properties in both clinical and basic studies regarding the heart and circulation on multiscale levels (i.e. molecular, cellular, electrophysiologically, neuroendocrine, immunoregulatory, organ, allometric, and modeling). Observed differences at (ultra)cellular and organ level are quantified, with focus on clinical relevance and implications for diagnosis and patient management. Since the cardiovascular system is of vital importance for all tissues, Sex-Specific Analysis of Cardiovascular Function is an essential source of information for clinicians, biologists, and biomedical investigators. The wide spectrum of differences described in this book will also act as an eye-opener and serve as a handbook for students, teachers, scientists and practitioners.

MGH Cardiology Board Review

MGH Cardiology Board Review Book
Author : Hanna K. Gaggin,James L. Januzzi Jr.
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-11-11
ISBN : 3030457923
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This comprehensively revised new edition prepares the reader for the cardiology board examination, as well as provide a concise review of the essentials of general cardiology and the less common but clinically relevant topics in a dynamic and time-efficient manner, augmenting existing learning. It uses board-style questions and answers at the end of each topic, enabling readers to test their learning and commit key concepts to long-term memory. Instructive figures and tables are used to consolidate teaching points. This book also contains practical tips from recent board exam takers and other resources in order to make best use of the reader’s limited time. In the MGH Cardiology Board Review, the Editors have compiled the expertise of over 60 experienced authors in a succinct volume, applying methods thoroughly tested in Board Review. In addition, two very important sections on ECGs and images are included, contents of which are derived from the board examination answer keys, the very ones that readers are expected to know. Plans on how to best approach board examination preparation and what additional resources to go to are provided. In short, this book has all the strengths to ensure your success on the boards exam.

Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging E Book

Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging  E Book Book
Author : Marcelo Fernando Di Carli
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2021-11-17
ISBN : 0323763049
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Recent years have seen numerous advances in cardiovascular nuclear medicine technology, leading to more precise diagnoses and treatment and an expanded understanding of the molecular basis for cardiac disease. Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging is a one-stop, comprehensive guide to the diagnostic and clinical implications of this complex and increasingly important technology. Part of the Braunwald family of renowned cardiology references, it provides cutting-edge coverage of multimodal cardiac imaging along with case vignettes and integrated teaching content—ideal for cardiologists, cardiology fellows, radiologists, and nuclear medicine physicians. Features all the latest cardiovascular nuclear medicine studies with practical, evidence-based implications for personalized patient evaluation and treatment. Presents a consistent, patient-centered approach using integrated case vignettes correlated with specific nuclear medicine imaging findings. Discusses patient assessment criteria, risk factor criteria, pathology, evaluation criteria, outcomes, and other clinical implications. Covers a full range of imaging technologies, including SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and CT/MR hybrid radionuclide cardiovascular imaging studies. Addresses emerging clinical applications of nuclear imaging techniques for precision-based medicine, including targeted molecular imaging and cell therapies. Includes sections on instrumentation/principles of imaging; protocols and interpretation; applications in coronary artery disease, special populations, and heart failure; artificial intelligence, and more. Contains guidelines and appropriate use documents to provide appropriate context for clinicians. Features hundreds of high-quality figures including multimodal cardiac imaging studies, anatomic illustrations, and graphs. Provides Key Point summaries, 50 procedural videos, and 100 multiple-choice questions and answers to reinforce understanding and facilitate review.

Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology

Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology Book
Author : Babbette LaMarca,Barbara T. Alexander
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-04-09
ISBN : 0128131985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology is a comprehensive look into the often overlooked and underappreciated fundamental sex differences between men and women and how those differences affect the cardiovascular system. It covers cardiovascular function, anatomy, cell signaling and the development of pathology. With contributions from world-renowned research investigators, this up-to-date reference compiles critical knowledge on cardiovascular sex differences, providing researchers and clinicians with a better understanding of the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in both men and women. Identifies the fundamental sex differences in the physiology and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system Describes cell signaling pathways involved in sex-associated cardiovascular function and diseases Puts the sex differences in cardiovascular diseases in the forefront to improve cardiovascular prognoses

Vascular Disease in Women

Vascular Disease in Women Book
Author : Caitlin Hicks,Linda Harris
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-07-16
ISBN : 012823105X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Vascular Disease in Women highlights the epidemiology, natural history and treatment of vascular disease, specifically as it pertains to women. The book provides a thorough overview of what is known and waht is now known about vascular disease in women and highlights opportunities for further education and research on this topic. The book will serve as an essential reference for both clinicians and researchers, discussing the disease prevalence, treatment options, and treatment outcomes for vascular disease in women and explores the need for future research in vascular disease specifically as it pertains to women. • Provides a comprehensive overview of vascular disease as it affects women • Includes contributions from world-renowned vascular surgeons of both genders, who have a vested interest in women’s vascular health • Covers what is known and not known about vascular disease in women, prompting further research in the area for what is still unknown

SCAI Interventional Cardiology Board Review Book

SCAI Interventional Cardiology Board Review Book Book
Author : Morton J. Kern,Peter B Berger,Peter C Block,Lloyd W. Klein
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2006-10
ISBN : 0781761972
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by members of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), this book is a comprehensive yet concise review for board certification and recertification exams in interventional cardiology. It covers all the topics that are on the interventional cardiology board examination, including important clinical trials likely to be tested on the exam. More than 180 illustrations and numerous tables for easy study are included.

Microcirculation

Microcirculation Book
Author : Maria Dorobantu,Lina Badimon
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-04
ISBN : 303028199X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This comprehensive reference book of coronary microcirculation broadly covers theoretical aspects, clinical cases and therapeutic considerations from an innovative perspective. Topics covered include: ischemic heart disease, silent cerebral damage, heart failure, left ventricular hypertrophy arrhythmias, and cerebral and renal microcirculation. Microcirculation: From Bench to Bedside underlines the clinical importance of addressing coronary microcirculation with relevant clinical examples that are often encountered by practitioners. It therefore provides a critical resource on microcirculation for both specialist and non-specialist practitioners.