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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Causes, Treatment and Research $95.00
Editors: Ikram Kammoun (Department of Cardiology, Ariana Hospital, University ElManar, Tunis, Tunisia)
Book Description:
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common form of genetically inherited cardiovascular disease, with a prevalence of one in 500 individuals.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is characterized by both increased ventricular wall thickness in the absence of other causative conditions and potentially fatal arrhythmias.
Tunisian authors, together with recognized specialists in this field from Italy, France, and Austria, offer a broad and detailed discussion of diagnosis, risk stratification and management of HCM.
This book describes recent advances in genetics which provide screening options for affected families, making it essential for modern cardiologists to understand the diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic implications of HCM genetic testing.
The diagnostic and prognostic role of cardiac imaging in HCM, with reference to echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance, is detailed within this book as well.
The greatest challenge in the management of HCM is identifying individuals who are at an increased risk of sudden cardiac death. This book offers an overview of the most recent data available concerning this stratification.
The obstructive form of HCM is also dealt with in this book with a description of the different catheter-based techniques for septal reduction.
Finally, the topic of management of pregnant women with HCM is addressed. (Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Recent Advances in Genetic Testing for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Sinda Zarrouk-Mahjoub, MD, Josef Finsterer, MD, Mouna HadjBrahim, MD, and Ikram Kammoun, MD, Genomics Platform, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis ElManar University, Tunis, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 2. Focus on Diagnosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Leila Abid, MD, and Salma Charfeddine, MD, Department of Cardiology, Sfax University, Sfax, Tunisia)

Chapter 3. Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Françoise Hidden-Lucet, MD and Estelle Gandjbakhch, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, ICAN University Hospital Institute, APHP, Paris, France, and others)

Chapter 4. Mitral Valve Abnormalities Identified by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Patients with Hypertrophied Cardiomyopathy
(Henda Neji, MD, Monia Attia, MD, Saoussen Hantous-Zannad, MD, Ines Baccouche, MD, and Khaoula Ben Miled M’rad, MD, Imaging Department, Tunis ElManar University, Tunis, Tunisia)

Chapter 5. Echocardiographic Predictors of Unfavourable Outcome in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Ikram Kammoun, MD, Sonia Marrakchi, MD, Emna Bennour, MD, and Salem Kachboura, MD, Department of Cardiology, Tunis ElManar University, Ariana, Tunisia)

Chapter 6. Risk Stratification of Sudden Cardiac Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Sonia Marrakchi, MD, Ikram Kammoun, Emna Bennour, Françoise Hidden Lucet, and Salem Kachboura, Department of Cardiology, Tunis ElManar University, Ariana, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 7. Catheter-Based Techniques for Septal Reduction in Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Marouane Boukhris, MD, Salvatore D. Tomasello, MD, Alfredo R. Galassi, MD, and Salem Kachboura, Department of Cardiology, Tunis ElManar University, Ariana, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 8. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Pregnancy
Emna Bennour, Ikram Kammoun, Sonia Marrakchi, and Salem Kachboura, Department of Cardiology, Tunis ElManar University, Ariana, Tunisia)


      Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2018 - 1st quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-53613-004-1
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