Key Features

  • Covers the basic mechanisms of diastolic heart problems from both cellular and anatomic perspectives.
  • Chapters covering modalities helpful in assessment of diastolic function such as: echocardiography, cardiac MRI, radionuclide ventriculography, and invasive hemodynamic measurements.
  • Features in-depth assessments of all diagnostic methods for diastolic heart failure, including rationales for their use.
  • Examines contributing conditions that play a role in diastolic heart failure and offers guidance on their management.
  • Offers pharmacologic strategies for multiple problem management.
  • Includes a bonus CD-ROM featuring clinical cases of diagnostic methods for heart failure.

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416037545
Electronic ISBN:
9781437711004