Table of Contents

Global burden of cardiovascular disease.
Ethical decisions in cardiovascular medicine.
Clinical decision making in cardiology.
Measurement and improvement of quality of care: relevance to cardiovascular clinical practice.
Critical evaluation of clinical trials.
Personalized and precision cardiovascular medicine.
Principles of cardiovascular genetics.
Drug therapeutics and personalized medicine.
Biomarkers and their use in precision medicine.
The history and physical examination: an evidence-based approach.
Evaluation and management of the noncardiac surgical patient-.
Exercise testing.
Appropriate use criteria: echocardiography.
The chest radiograph in cardiovascular disease.
Nuclear cardiology.
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
Cardiac computed tomography.
Appopriate use criteria: multimodality imaging in stable ischemic heart disease and heart failure.
Cardiac catheterization.
Coronary angiography and intracoronary imaging.
Approach to the patient with heart failure.
Mechanisms of cardiac contraction and relaxation.
Pathophysiology of heart failure.
Diagnosis and management of acute heart failure.
Guidelines: the hospitalized patient with heart failure.
Management of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Guidelines: management of heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction.
Heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction.
Guidelines: heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction.
Devices for monitoring and managing heart failure.
Guidelines: cardiac resynchronization therapy and implantable cardioverter- defibrillators for heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction.
Surgical management of heart failure.
Mechanical circulatory support.
Cardiovascular regeneration and repair.
Management of patients with advanced heart failure.
Approach to the patient with cardiac arrhythmias.
Genetics of cardiac arrhythmias.
Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias.
Diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias.
Guidelines: ambulatory electrocardiographic and electrophysiological testing.
General therapy for cardiac arrhythmias.
Supraventricular arrhythmias.
Atrial fibrillation: clinical features, mechanisms, and management.
Guidelines: atrial fibrillation.
Ventricular arrhythmias.
Bradycardia arrhythmias.
Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
Guidelines: cardiac pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators.
Cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death.
Hypotension and syncope. Guidelines.
The vascular biology of atherosclerosis.
Risk markers and the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Systemic hypertension: mechanisms and diagnosis.
Systemic hypertension: management.
Guidelines: treatment of hypertension..
Lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease.
Guidelines: management of lipids.
Nutrition and cardiometabolic diseases.
Obesity and cardiometabolic disease.
Diabetes and the cardiovascular system.
Guidelines: diabetes and heart disease.
Environmental exposures and CVD.
Exercise and sports cardiology.
Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation.
Complementary approaches to heart disease management.
Approach to the patient with chest pain.
Coronary blood flow and myocardial ischemia.
St-elevation myocardial infarction: pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical features.
St-elevation myocardial infarction: management.
Guidelines: management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes.
Guidelines: unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.
Stable ischemic heart disease.
Guidelines: stable ischemic heart disease.
Percutaneous coronary intervention.
Guidelines: percutaneous coronary intervention.
Diseases of the aorta.
Guidelines: diseases of the aorta.
Peripheral arterial diseases.
Guidelines: peripheral arterial diseases.
Prevention and management of ischemic stroke.
Treatment of noncoronary obstructive vascular disease.
Approach to the patient with VHD.
Aortic valve disease.
Mitral valve disease.
Tricuspid, pulmonic, and multivalvular disease.
Prosthetic heart valve.
Transcatheter therapies for valvular heart disease.
Cardiovascular infections.
Rheumatic fever.
Congenital heart disease in the adult and pediatric patient.
Catheter-based treatment of congenital heart disease.
The dilated, restrictive, and infiltrative cardiomyopathies.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Drug and toxin-induced cardiomyopathies.
Cardiovascular abnormalities in HIV-infected individuals.
Pericardial diseases.
Traumatic heart disease.
Pulmonary embolism.
Pulmonary hypertension.
Chronic lung disorders and cardiovascular disease.
Sleep disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular disease in the elderly.
Cardiovascular disease in women.
Pregnancy and heart disease.
Guidelines: pregnancy and heart disease.
Heart disease in varied populations.
Endocrine disorders and cardiovascular disease.
Hemostasis, thrombosis, fibrinolysis, and cardiovascular disease.
Rheumatic diseases and the cardiovascular system.
Tumors affecting the cardiovascular system.
Psychiatric and behavioral aspects of cardiovascular disease.
Neurologic disorders and cardiovascular disease.
Interface between renal and cardiovascular diseases.
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