The leading authorities in cardiology bring you the Silver Anniversary Edition of the Gold Standard of Cardiology. This new edition now features four-colour text and illustrations, new illustrations and imaging coverage, as well as extensive cross referencing to related issues. New features in this edition include clinical practice points in all chapters, a new section on preventive cardiology, new chapters on obesity, diabetes, toxins in the heart and cardiac regeneration and a new chapter on end of life. Joining Braunwald, Zipes and Libby on this edition is Robert Bonow from Northwestern University. This edition has been extensively revised and includes over 20 new contributors.