Clinical Approach to Diastolic Heart Failure


  • Allan Klein, MD, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Mario Garcia, MD, FACC, Director of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging, Mount Siani School of Medicine, New York, NY

This reference thoroughly equips you to successfully diagnose and manage even the most complex incidences of diastolic heart failure and their comorbidities. It examines the basic mechanisms of this condition through discussions of both cellular and anatomic causes; guides you through non-invasive techniques for diagnosis, including echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI; and provides expert advice on pharmacologic management. Case examples on the accompanying CD-ROM provide a greater understanding of the diagnostic process.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3754-5