The book gives a comprehensive and impressive account of all that concerns heart disease as relevant to the non-medical man. The book begins by describing the structure and functioning of the human heart so as to understand the aberrations in the right perspective. This is followed by a discussion on risk factors for coronary artery disease and insight into the entire clinical spectrum from angina to heart attack. Widely performed procedures such as coronary angioplasty and bypass surgery are vividly described. The reader is then appraised of disorders in heart rhythm pump function and the lesser known forms of heart disease such as birth-defects valve diseases and infections afflicting the heart. Useful tips are given on a heart-friendly diet exercise for fitness sex-life of heart patients how to meditate and understanding the cardiac investigations.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||General Reference & Social Science|
|About the Author||NA|
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