Cardiovascular Pathology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive and contemporary treatise on the pathology of cardiovascular diseases, combining presentations of detailed pathology of cardiovascular diseases coupled with discussions of contemporary insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of these conditions. Twenty-two chapters cover general topics, including cardiovascular genetics, heart failure, and transplantation, and specific congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases, therapeutic interventions, and forensic aspects. New chapters address the scope of practice and training in cardiovascular pathology, with a focus on major diagnostic approaches used in contemporary practice and research in cardiovascular pathology, and a perspective on the field of cardiovascular regenerative medicine linked to the basic pathobiology of cell-based therapy.
Cardiovascular Pathology provides a unique combination of details of pathological anatomy essential for pathologists involved in the evaluation of cardiovascular specimens and cardiovascular diseases, and is an excellent reference for anyone interested in the natural history and therapeutic advances in the cardiovascular field. The book's content makes clear that cardiovascular pathologists will continue to have an important role in defining the impact of new therapeutic approaches on the outcomes of patients with cardiovascular diseases.