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Chan / Embil Endocarditis

Diagnosis and Management

2006, 258 Seiten, Kartoniert, Previously published in hardcover, Format (B × H): 178 mm x 254 mm, Gewicht: 522 g
ISBN: 978-1-4471-6109-7
Verlag: Springer, Berlin

Chan / Embil Endocarditis

Endocarditis: Diagnosis and Management is an important resource of clinical information that provides relevant information on the diagnosis and management of endocarditis. It is useful to all practitioners who are involved in the care of these critically ill patients.



Weitere Infos & Material

Historical Perspectives and Basic Principles.- Perspectives on the History of Endocarditis.- Pathologic Findings: Valvular Destruction, Perivalvular Abnormalities, and Extracardiac Findings.- Changing Populations: The Elderly, Injection Drug Users, Health-Care-Associated and Immunocompromised Patients.- Microbiology of Infective Endocarditis and Microbiologic Diagnosis.- Prophylaxis of Endocarditis.- Diagnosis and Management Approaches.- Diagnostic Approach to Endocarditis.- Role of Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Management of Endocarditis.- Surgical Management: Indications and Technical Issues.- Treatment of Native Valve Endocarditis: General Principles and Therapy for Specific Organisms.- Clinical Dilemmas.- Blood-Culture-Negative Endocarditis.- Prosthetic Valve and Other Cardiovascular Device-Related Endocarditis.- Pediatric Infective Endocarditis and Congenital Heart Disease.- Systemic Embolism in Endocarditis: Incidence, Risk Factors, Clinical Significance, and Treatment Strategies.- Neurological Complications of Endocarditis: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms and Management Issues.

Chan, Kwan-Leung

Dr. Kwan Chan is a cardiologist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He earned a BSc, MSc and his medical degree from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dr. Chan was certified as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine (1983) and Cardiology (1984). He is currently the Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory. His research interests include valvular heart disease, infective endocarditis and aortic diseases. He has a special interest in the application of ultrasound in the study of cardiac structure and function and has been actively involved in CME in this area.


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