Drug & Device Selection in Heart Failure

Drug & Device Selection in Heart Failure

By: Prakash C. Deedwania (author), Paul J. Mather (author)Paperback

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Description

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

About Author

Prakash C Deedwania MD FACC FACP FASH FAHA Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System, University of California, San Francisco, USA Paul J Mather MD FACC FACP Professor of Medicine, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center, Jefferson Heart Institute, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Contents

Renewed Understanding of the Pathophysiology of Heart Failure New Diuretics in Heart Failure Guideline-Based Standard Therapy for Heart Failure: The Role of RAAS Blockers and Beta Blockers Emerging Role of Aldosterone Receptor Blockers in Heart Failure Inotropic Therapy for Heart Failure: Past, Present, and Future Hospitalization for Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Classification, and Management Considerations Traditional Mechanical Support Percutaneous Mechanical Support Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Sudden Cardiac Death and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Atrial Arrhythmias in Heart Failure Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure Heart Transplantation Heart Failure

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789350907238
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 251
  • ID: 9789350907238
  • weight: 545
  • ISBN10: 9350907232

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