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The Woman’s Heart: An Owner’s Guide

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Winter


by John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’81, FW ’83, the William W.L. Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Teresa Caulin-Glaser, M.D. (Prometheus Books) In this guide, the authors focus on the unique factors affecting women’s cardiovascular health. Topics include such diseases of the heart as mitral valve prolapse, symptoms of heart disease that women need to know, cardiac tests, medications and surgery, and the ways in which pregnancy and childbirth affect women’s hearts.

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