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....

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...

Imaging the Failing Heart  An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics  Ebook

Imaging the Failing Heart An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics Ebook


  • Author : Mani Vannan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-04-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323677981


Imaging the Failing Heart An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics Ebook Book Description :

This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, guest edited by Mani A. Vannan, will focus on Imaging the Failing Heart. Topics include, but are not limited to, The Healthcare Burden of Heart Failure; Nomenclature, Classification, Stages of Heart Failure; Left Ventricular Size and Ejection Fraction; Left Ventricular Wall Thickness and Mass; Myocardial Strain and Dyschrony; Myocardial Scar and Fibrosis; Left Atrial size and Function; Right Ventricular Size and Function; Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation; Diastolic Function; Intraventricular Flow; Resting and Exercise Doppler Hemodynamics; Ultrasound of the Lung; Role of Imaging in Specific Cardiomyopathies; and Interventional Imaging in Heart Failure....

Pulmonary Hypertension  An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics   E Book

Pulmonary Hypertension An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics E Book


  • Author : Srinivas Murali
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-08-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455747108


Pulmonary Hypertension An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics E Book Book Description :

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries, which carry blood from the heart to the lungs to pick up oxygen. The changes resulting from PH make it difficult for the heart to push blood through the pulmonary arteries, causing the heart to become weak and possibly to develop failure. Understanding the causes and treatment of PH can help heart failure specialists prevent heart failure due to PH....

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....

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....

Adult Congenital Heart Disease  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  E Book

Adult Congenital Heart Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Curt J Daniels
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-08-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323761215


Adult Congenital Heart Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

This issue of Cardiology Clinics will cover Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Curated by Dr. Curt J. Daniels, 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: ACHD Epidemiology and Work Force, Access and Delivery of ACHD Care, Atrial Septal Defect, Bicuspid Aortic Valve and ACHD Aortopathy, Coarctation of the Aorta, Ebstein Anomaly, Tetralogy of Fallot, Single Ventricle and Fontan Physiology, ACHD Transcatheter Therapy, ACHD Electrophysiology ̧ ACHD Cardiothoracic Surgery, Psychosocial Aspects of ACHD, Congenital Heart Disease...

Pulmonary Hypertension  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  E Book

Pulmonary Hypertension An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Ronald J. Oudiz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-08-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323459600


Pulmonary Hypertension An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

This issue of the Cardiology Clinics entitled "Pulmonary Hypertension" is an in-depth review on the subject edited by Dr. Ronald J. Oudiz. The topics covered will include: classification of pulmonary hypertension, epidemiology and pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management in Groups I-V. There are also sections devoted to issues faced in pediatrics and pregnancy, as well as a section on patient support, among other topics....

Atrial Fibrillation  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics  E Book

Atrial Fibrillation An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book


  • Author : Hakan Oral
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-11-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323323680


Atrial Fibrillation An Issue of Cardiology Clinics E Book Book Description :

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. This issue of Cardiology Clinics examines following facets of atrial fibrillation: epidemiology and societal impact, risk factors and genetics, mechanisms, diagnosis and follow-up, rate versus rhythm control, antiarrhythmic drug therapy, catheter ablation, surgery, antithrombotic and anticoagulant therapy, left atrial appendage exclusion, management of patients with heart failure and structural heart disease, and novel treatment paradigms....

Vascular Disease  An Issue of Cardiology Clinics

Vascular Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics


  • Author : Leonardo C. Clavijo
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-12-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323354547


Vascular Disease An Issue of Cardiology Clinics Book Description :

The entire spectrum of vascular disease is examined in this issue of Cardiology Clinics. Topics include carotid artery disease, endovascular interventions for thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurismal disease, critical limb ischemia, contemporary treatment of venous thromboembolic disease, renal artery stenosis, resistant hypertension, advances in peripheral arterial disease revascularization, stroke interventions, medical management of PAD, pre-operatory evaluation of vascular patients....