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Management of Heart Failure / Edition 1

Management of Heart Failure / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780470753798
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Barry Greenberg, University of California San Diego

Denise Barnard, University of California San Diego

Sanjiv Narayan, University of California San Diego

John Teerlink, University of California San Diego

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Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Section 1 Prevention and evaluation of heart failure.

1 Preventing heart failure (Barry H. Greenberg, MD and DeniseD. Barnard, MD).

2 Biomarkers in heart failure (Leo Slavin, MD, Thomas K. Ro,MD and Alan S. Maisel, MD, FACC).

3 Imaging the failing heart (Nico R. Van de Veire, MD, PhDand Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD).

Section 2 Treatment modalities.

4 Neurohormonal blocking agents in the treatment of patientswith left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure (RuchikaDutta, MD and Barry H. Greenberg, MD).

5 Digoxin, diuretics, and vasodilators in heart failure (DawnLombardo, MD).

6 Management of comorbidity in chronic heart failure (JustinA. Ezekowitz, MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC and Michael A. McDonald, MD,FRCPC).

7 Emerging therapies for heart failure (Barry H. Greenberg,MD and John G.F. Cleland, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC).

Section 3 Device and anti-arrhythmic therapy of heartfailure.

8 Preventing sudden cardiac arrest in the heart failure patient(Sanjiv M. Narayan, MB, MD, FRCP, FACC).

9 Cardiac resynchronization therapy: indications for treatmentand strategies for optimizing results (Sanjiv M. Narayan, MB,MD, FRCP, FACC).

10 Treatment of atrial arrhythmias in heart failure patients(Mark D. O'Neill, MB, BCh, BAO, DPhil; Matthew Wright, MBBS,PhD; Pierre Jaís, MD; Sebastien Knecht, MD; Isabelle Nault,MD; Seiichiro Matsuo, MD; Shinsuke Miyazaki, MD; Andrej Pernat, MD;Amir Jadidi, MD; Frederic Sacher, MD; D. Wyn Davies, MD, FRCP,FHRS; Jacques Clèmenty, MD; Michel Haïssaguerre, MD andM'eleze Hocini, MD).

11 Devices for following heart failure patients (Philip B.Adamson, MD, FACC).

Section 4 Individualizing treatment of heart failure.

12 Recognising and managing the patient with heart failure andpreserved ejection fraction (Margaret M. Redfield, MD).

13 Treating systolic heart failure (Vijay U. Rao, MD, PhD andJohn R. Teerlink, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC).

14 Treatment of acutely decompensated heart failure (John R.Teerlink, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC).

15 Management of advanced heart failure (RonaldFreudenberger, MD).


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"Cardiologists from the US and Britain, but also specialists from Canada and the Netherlands offer a comprehensive guide to current approaches and practices for preventing and evaluating heart failure, treatment modalities, device and anti-arrhythmic therapy, and individualizing treatment." (Booknews, 1 February 2011)

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