Drug & Device Selection in Heart Failure

Drug & Device Selection in Heart Failure

by Prakash C Deedwania, Paul J Mather

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Overview

This book provides a review of the most recent advances in drugs and devices used for the treatment of heart failure, helping clinicians select the best evidence-based therapy for patients. Beginning with an introduction to the most up to date understanding of the pathophysiology of heart failure, the following chapters provide detailed discussion on different therapeutic techniques. Written by experienced cardiologists from San Francisco and Philadelphia, this useful guide features numerous ECG charts, illustrative diagrams and tables. Key points Review of advances in drugs and devices for treatment of heart failure Comprehensive update of pathophysiology of heart failure Written by experienced cardiologists from the USA Includes numerous ECG charts, diagrams and tables

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789350907238
Publisher: Jp Medical Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Pages: 251
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Renewed Understanding of the Pathophysiology of Heart Failure Kanu Chatterjee 1

2 New Diuretics in Heart Failure Jagroop S Basraon Prakash C Deedwania 10

3 Guideline-Based Standard Therapy for Heart Failure: The Role of RAAS Blockers and Beta Blockers Prakash C Deedwania Enrique Carbajal 25

4 Emerging Role of Aldosterone Receptor Blockers in Heart Failure Manjunath C Harlapur Prakash C Deedwania 43

5 Inotropic Therapy for Heart Failure: Past, Present, and Future Paul J Hauptman Patrick McCann 56

6 Hospitalization for Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Classification, and Management Considerations Muthiah Vaduganathan Mihai Gheorghiade 78

7 Traditional Mechanical Support Raphael E Bonita Kariann Abbate 97

8 Percutaneous Mechanical Support Raphael E Bonita Kariann Abbate 110

9 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Toshima Okabe Behzad B Pavri 124

10 Sudden Cardiac Death and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Toshima Okabe Behzad B Pavri 156

11 Atrial Arrhythmias in Heart Failure Sumeet K Chhabra Daniel R Frisch 184

12 Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure Andrew Yin Reginald T Ho 203

13 Heart Transplantation Gordon R Reeves Paul J Mather 218

14 Heart Failure Anne P Canny 237

Index 247

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