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Cardiovascular Disorders

  • Joseph Varon
  • Pilar Acosta
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Abstract

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing more than 1,000 patients every day. Recent advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of some of these disorders, as well as new therapeutic techniques, have greatly improved our ability to treat these patients.

Keywords

Myocardial Infarction Atrial Fibrillation Congestive Heart Failure Aortic Valve Mean Arterial Pressure 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA

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