ABOUT THIS BOOK
Contributors to this volume examine the history of cardiology, stressing the source of ideas that have guided cardiology to the present. The lives of the scientists and physicians are emphasized, as are their successes and failures, their struggles and disappointments. Chapters cover. - Cardiac Catheterization - Echocardiography and the Doppler method - Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Congenital Heart Disease - Transplantation of the Heart - Artherosclerosis - Coronary Artery Disease - Coronary Artery Surgery - Isotopes in Cardiology - Myocardial Failure - Valvular Surgery - Hypertension and Hypertensive Heart Disease - Molecular Biology and Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases - Electrophysiology - History of Cardiology at the Bedside Contributors to this volume include: Dr. Donald Baim, Dr. John Baldwin, Dr. Arnold M. Katz, Dr. Berndt Luderitz, and Dr. Alexander Nadas.