Valvular heart disease


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© Springer-Verlag London 2014. Valvular heart disease is a growing public health concern - as our population ages, the prevalence of valvular heart disease will only rise. The expansive topic encompasses numerous disease entities, complex hemodynamics, invasive and noninvasive testing, and involved management decisions. In addition, perhaps more so than any other topic in cardiology, the diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease is dependent on the history and physical examination. Such complexity makes valvular heart disease a prime topic for cardiology board examinations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Elmariah, S; Januzzi, JL; Flynn, AW; Mehrotra, P; Palacios, IF

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • MGH Cardiology Board Review

Start / End Page

  • 271 - 297

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781447144823

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4471-4483-0_16

Citation Source

  • Scopus