Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

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Written by recognized leaders in the field, Congestive Heart Failure, Third Edition is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all basic and clinical aspects of heart failure. Coverage includes an entire section on pharmacologic therapy and a twenty-chapter section on clinical approaches to acute and chronic heart failure. This edition has new chapters on impact and treatment of comorbidities, prevention of sudden cardiac death, rationale for use of anticoagulants, ultrafiltration, use of mechanical devices, and gene and cell therapy. Readers will find up-to-date information on genetics, surgical therapies, ventricular synchronization, defibrillator therapy, mechanical approaches to atrial fibrillation, left ventricular assist devices, ventricular support and ventricular remodeling surgery, and myocardial regeneration/cell transplantation.However, the Duke Cardiovascular Disease Database observational data strongly support the concept that surgical revascularization ... mitral valve repair, epicardial lead placement for ^synchronization, and cardiac restraint device placement as well as revascularization, ... blockade, antiplatelet and lipid- lowering therapy, and consideration for implantable cardioverter defibrillator (lCD ) placement.

Title:Congestive Heart Failure
Author:Jeffrey D. Hosenpud, Barry H. Greenberg
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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