Advanced Heart Failure, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323448468, 9780323448659

Advanced Heart Failure, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics, Volume 12-3

1st Edition

Authors: James Fang Michael Givertz
eBook ISBN: 9780323448659
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323448468
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th July 2016

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface: Advanced Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure: Time to Raise Awareness
    2. Advanced Heart Failure: Prevalence, Natural History, and Prognosis
    3. Cardiorenal Interactions
    4. Cardiohepatic Interactions: Implications for Management in Advanced Heart Failure
    5. Frailty in Advanced Heart Failure
    6. Tailoring Therapies in Advanced Heart Failure
    7. Temporary Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support in Advanced Heart Failure
    8. Role of Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Management of Advanced Heart Failure
    9. Changing Role of Heart Transplantation
    10. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure
    11. Home Inotropes and Other Palliative Care
    12. Recovery Versus Remission: Clinical Insights
    13. Novel Biological Therapies Targeting Heart Failure: Myocardial Rejuvenation


This issue of the Heart Failure Clinics, edited by Drs. James Fang and Michael Givertz, is entitled "Advanced Heart Failure" and covers a wide array of topics relating to the subject. The issue will delve into the prevalence, history and prognosis of advanced heart failure; cardiorenal interactions; cardiohepatic interactions; the role of temporary mechanical circulatory support; guided therapy; the role of heart transplantation; palliative care; frailty; and novel biological techniques, among other topics.


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About the Authors

James Fang Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Executive Director, Cardiovascular Service Line, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Utah Health Science Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Michael Givertz Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts