Left Ventricular Assist Devices  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics   E Book

Left Ventricular Assist Devices An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : John A. Elefteriades
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2011-11-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455712045


Left Ventricular Assist Devices An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a surgically implanted pump that helps the left ventricle pump blood to the rest of the body. The purpose of this issue is to let cardiologists know about the latest devices, their complications, and the clinical situations in which they are most beneficial....

Mechanical Circulatory Support  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book

Mechanical Circulatory Support An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Palak Shah
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2018-10-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323641609


Mechanical Circulatory Support An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

This issue of Cardiology Clinics, edited by Drs. Palak Shah and Jennifer Cowger, will focus on Mechanical Circulatory Support. Topics include, but are not limited to, The Evolution of Mechanical Circulatory Support, Continuous-flow Device Engineering and Pump Technology, Surgical Implantation: Perspective and Techniques, Temporary Circulatory Support and ECMO, Durable MCS Candidate Selection, Perioperative Management of the Right and Left Ventricle, Quality of Life, Frailty and Cognitive Impairment in the MCS Candidate, Microbiology and Infections in VAD recipients, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Cerebrovascular Accident, Antithrombotic Strategies and Device Thrombosis, Impact of MCS on Post-Transplant Outcomes, Hemodynamic Pump-Patient Interactions & VA...

Right Ventricular Function and Failure  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  E Book

Right Ventricular Function and Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Jerry D. Estep
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-05-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323760010


Right Ventricular Function and Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

This issue of Cardiology Clinics will cover Right Ventricular Function and Failure. Curated by Drs. Jerry D. Estep and Miriam Jacob, this issue will explore topics in the field that are relevant for practicing clinicians. This issue is one of four selected each year by the series editorial board: Jamil A. Aboulhosn, David M. Shavelle, Terrence D. Welch, and Audrey H. Wu. The volume will include articles on: pathophysiology of acute and chronic right heart failure, right heart failure: a hemodynamic review, right heart failure causes and epidemiology, right heart failure and the cardiorenal syndrome, the role of multimodality imaging and RV failure, short term percutaneous mechanical circulatory support to treat acute right heart failure, defining and...

Heart Failure  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics

Heart Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics


  • Author : Howard J Eisen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-02-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323277839


Heart Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics Book Description :

Over 5.7 million people in America carry a diagnosis of heart failure, the incidence of which approaches 1 in 100 people over the age of 65. The cost to society is estimated at $29 billion annually and over 1.1 million hospital admissions. For hospitalized heart failure patients, the 30-day readmission rate approaches 25%. As our population ages these numbers are expected to grow. This issue of Cardiology Clinics helps practitioners to manage patients at all ACC/AHA stages of heart failure and addresses key issues that include sudden cardiac death, arrhythmias, acute decompensated heart failure, and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction....

Faces of Right Ventricular Failure  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics

Faces of Right Ventricular Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics


  • Author : James A. Goldstein
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455743926


Faces of Right Ventricular Failure An Issue of Cardiology Clinics Book Description :

Although heart failure typically begins with the left side of the heart, it is also important for cardiologists to understand right-sided heart failure, which is the inability of the right side of the heart to adequately pump venous blood into the pulmonary circulation. Right heart failure causes a back-up of fluid in the body, resulting in swelling and edema. This issue covers the normal right ventricle (RV), imaging of the RV, RV failure in a variety of settings, and tratmen tof RV failure, including interventions....

Diabetes Kidney Heart Disease  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  Ebook

Diabetes Kidney Heart Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics Ebook


  • Author : Silvi Shah
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-07-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323681223


Diabetes Kidney Heart Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics Ebook Book Description :

This issue of Cardiology Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Silvi Shah and Charuhas V. Thakar, will focus on Diabetes/Kidney/Heart Disease. Topics include, but are not limited to, Cardiorenal syndrome-Pathophysiology; Cardiorenal syndrome- treatment; Hypertensive Emergencies; Contrast induced acute kidney injury; Acute Kidney Injury, Heart failure, and health outcomes; Hypertension management in CKD/ESRD/DM; Arrhythmias/ICD/LVAD, Afib, and dialysis; Apol1 and blood pressure changes/hypertension; Novel ant-diabetic therapies and CV reduction; and Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy....

Cardiovascular Emergencies  Part II  An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics  E Book

Cardiovascular Emergencies Part II An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics E Book


  • Author : Giovanni Esposito
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-07-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323754514


Cardiovascular Emergencies Part II An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics E Book Book Description :

This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, guest edited by Giovanni Esposito and Michinari Hieda, will cover key topics in Cardiovascular Emergencies. This is part two of a two-part issue and is one of four issues selected each year by our series consulting editor, Dr. Eduardo Bossone. Topics discussed in this issue will include: Case Report in the ER, Cardiac Energetics in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Emergency in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices or Heart Transplantation, Cardiac Emergency in Patients just before Going to Left Ventricular Assist Device, Cardiac Emergency in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Acute Aortic Syndrome, Multimodality Imaging in Cardiovascular Emergencies, Biomarkers in the Emergenc...

STEMI Interventions  An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics   E Book

STEMI Interventions An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Sameer Mehta
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455747139


STEMI Interventions An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

In ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the coronary artery is completely blocked by a blood clot. It is the most serious type of heart attack. The best treatment for STEMI patients is to have the blocked artery opened by balloon inflation within 90 minutes of arriving at a hospital. The 90-minute window is called “door-to-balloon time. The shorter the door-to-balloon time, the greater the chance of survival. Treatment of this life-threatening illness is reviewed in this issue....

Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics   E Book

Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Gagan Sahni
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-08-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455747085


Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

Pregnancy stresses the heart and circulatory system. During pregnancy, blood volume increases by 30 to 50 percent. The amount of blood the heart pumps each minute also increases by 30 to 50 percent, and heart rate increases as well. These changes cause the heart to work harder, as do labor and delivery. This issue covers diagnosis and treatment of cardiac symptoms and cardiac emergencies during pregnancy....

Percutaneous Ventricular Support  An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics

Percutaneous Ventricular Support An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics


  • Author : Howard Cohen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-07-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455775972


Percutaneous Ventricular Support An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics Book Description :

This issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics reviews percutaneous circulatory support device use in several situations, including left and right ventricular shock, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and infarct size reduction. Keep up to date with the latest developments in this rapidly evolving field....