This manual is a comprehensive guide to heart failure for clinicians. Beginning with an introduction to its epidemiology and diagnosis, the following sections provide in depth discussion on the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of different aspects of heart failure. The final chapters cover cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and therapies and palliative care for end stage heart failure.
Written by internationally recognised specialists from the University of Iowa, this practical guide includes more than 200 images and illustrations.
Comprehensive guide to heart failure for practising cardiologists
Includes chapter on cardiopulmonary exercise testing
Internationally recognised author team
More than 200 images and illustrations
Kanu Chatterjee MBBS FRCP (London & Edin) FCCP FACC MACP Professor Mark Anderson MD PhD Professor of Medicine & Physiology, Head, Dept of Internal Medicine; Director of Cardiovascular Research Centre Donald Heistad MD Zahn Professor of Cardiology (Internal Medicine & Pharmacology) Richard E Kerber MD Professor All at The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
Heart Failure: Epidemiology Heart Failure: Diagnosis Systolic Heart Failure (Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction) Diastolic Heart Failure (Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction) Anemia in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure (Prevalence, Mechanism, Significance and Treatment) Hyponatremia and Congestive Heart Failure Cardiorenal Syndrome: The Interplay between Cardiac and Renal Function in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure Acute Heart Failure Syndromes Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and Training in Heart Failure Hibernating Myocardium Advanced Cardiac Therapies for End Stage Heart Failure: Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care in Heart Failure