Posted by: saadessa | فبراير 26, 2008

Endocarditis: Diagnosis and Management

Endocarditis Diagnosis and Management
With 62 Figures including 43 Color Plates
259 PDF pages (upto Book page 258)
includes forward, preface, contents & full 6 page index
[no front or back cover in the pdf]
Each of the 14 chapters starts with a case study & ends with References

Contents
Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi

Section 1 Historical Perspectives and Basic Principles

1 Perspectives on the History of Endocarditis. . . . . . . . . . 1
Allan Ronald

2 Pathologic Findings: Valvular Destruction, Perivalvular Abnormalities, and Extracardiac Findings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
John P. Veinot

3 Changing Populations: The Elderly, Injection Drug Users,
Health-Care-Associated and Immunocompromised Patients . . . 23
Yasmin Maor and Ethan Rubinstein

4 Microbiology of Infective Endocarditis and Microbiologic Diagnosis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Stuart J. Skinner and Stephen E. Sanche

5 Prophylaxis of Endocarditis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Donald C. Vinh and John M. Embil

Section 2 Diagnosis and Management Approaches

6 Diagnostic Approach to Endocarditis . . . . . . 63
James W. Tam, Rizwan A. S. Manji, Nasir Shaikh, and Andrew Morris

7 Role of Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography
in the Management of Endocarditis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Chris Johnson and Kwan-Leung Chan

8 Surgical Management: Indications and Technical Issues . . . . . . . . . . 105
Thierry G. Mesana and Bijan Jahangiri

9 Treatment of Native Valve Endocarditis: General Principles and Therapy for Specific Organisms . . . . . . . 121
Donald C. Vinh and John M. Embil
Section 3 Clinical Dilemmas

10 Blood-Culture-Negative Endocarditis . . . . . . . . . 185
Stephanie Smith and ThomasJ. Marrie

11 Prosthetic Valve and Other Cardiovascular Device-Related
Endocarditis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
Wendy Sligl and Karen Doucette

12 Pediatric Infective Endocarditis and Congenital Heart Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
Sarah Forgie

13 Systemic Embolism in Endocarditis: Incidence, Risk Factors,
Clinical Significance, and Treatment Strategies. . . . . . . . . 229
Omid Salehian and Kwan-Leung Chan

14 Neurological Complications of Endocarditis:
Pathophysiologic Mechanisms and Management Issues . . . . . . . 241
Christopher R. Skinner

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253

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