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Books, Journals, New Media
December 4, 2002

Cardiovascular MedicineTextbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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edited by Eric J. Topol, 2nd ed, includes CD-ROM, 2210 pp, with illus, $169, ISBN 0-7817-3225-5, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

JAMA. 2002;288(21):2749-2750. doi:10.1001/jama.288.21.2749

The second edition of Topol's Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine is divided between a 2210-page textbook and an accompanying CD-ROM. Of the 193 contributors, 39 are on staff at the Cleveland Clinic, the rest expert clinicians and scientists from around the world. As in the first edition, there are eight sections: "Preventive Cardiology," "Clinical Cardiology," "Cardiovascular Imaging," "Electrophysiology and Pacing," "Invasive Cardiology and Surgical Techniques," "Heart Failure and Transplantation," "Molecular Cardiology," and "Vascular Biology and Medicine."

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