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"Cardiovascular Medicine" Third Edition

Texas Heart Institute Library and Learning Resource Center book collection includes the latest edition of the renowned textbook, Cardiovascular Medicine. See reference for availability.

Cardiovascular Medicine, Third Edition
"The premier resource of its kind," launched March 2007.

About the Book

Cardiovascular Medicine / [Edited by] James T. Willerson, Jay N. Cohn, Hein J.J. Wellens, and David R. Holmes, Jr. 3rd edition. Springer, 2007.

  • Hardcover 2,928 pages
  • 1,800 illustrations (600 in color)
  • ISBN: 978-1-84628-188-4

Review of Features

Cardiovascular Medicine, Third Edition offers up-to-date, user-friendly guidance on the evaluation, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of heart and vascular disease.

The book is relevant to the practice of every cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, diabetologist, and cardiac radiologist, as well as every physician who manages cardiac patients.

The book and accompanying DVD package provide comprehensive coverage of every aspect of cardiovascular medicine from cardiac signs and symptoms and the full range of cardiac imaging techniques through management of peripheral vascular disease and the genetic basis for cardiovascular disease to preventive cardiology.

Special features of this edition include

  • The DVD-ROM containing video imagery for selected chapters, the full text of the book, plus an interactive heart sounds presentation which comprises more than 100 individual heart sounds with correlated videos, imaging, and a full narrative.
  • 1,800 + illustrations, with extensive use of color.
  • FREE quarterly e-updates at

A full review of the book, the table of contents, and sample pages are available at Springer publishing's website: In addition, you can join the official blog for the textbook to receive regular updates and contribute to the professional discussion.


A copy is available at the Texas Heart Institute Library.

You may order a copy of the book from

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