Franklin B Saksena

MD, FACC, FAHA, FRCP(C), FACP Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

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Ranganathan, Narasimhan.

The art and science of cardiac physical examination : with heart sounds and pulse wave forms on CD / by Narasimhan Ranganathan, Vahe Sivaciyan, Franklin B. Saksena. p. ; cm. -- (Contemporary cardiology) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1-58829-776-4 (alk. paper)

1. Heart—Examination. 2. Heart--Diseases--Diagnosis. 3. Heart--Sounds. I. Sivaciyan, Vahe. II. Saksena, Franklin B. III. Title. IV. Series: Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)

[DNLM: 1. Heart Diseases--diagnosis. 2. Heart Function Tests--methods. 3. Heart Sounds--physiology. 4. Physical Examination—methods. WG 141 R196 2006] RC683.R25 2006 616.1'2075--dc22

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