Heart Failure, An Issue of Medical Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455738922, 9781455748501

Heart Failure, An Issue of Medical Clinics, Volume 96-5

1st Edition

Authors: Prakash Deedwania
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455738922
eBook ISBN: 9781455748501
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th September 2012

Description

This important issue of Medical Clinics provides essential updates in heart failure.  The following topics are covered: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and general approach for heart failure; symptoms, signs, diagnostic studies, and prognostic significance of systolic versus diastolic heart failure; the appropriate use of biomarkers; oral versus intravenous diuretic therapy; guideline-based therapy including RAAS blockade, beta-blockade, and aldosterone antagonist, appropriate use of AICD and biventricular pacing; role of ventricular assist device; pathophysiological consideration and management approaches in acute decompensated heart failure; pathophysiology and current approaches to cardiorenal syndrome; heart failure with other comorbidities including diabetes, obesity, anemia, and cancer; heart failure and atrial fibrillation; and the role of disease management strategies in heart failure.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455748501
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455738922

About the Authors

Prakash Deedwania Author

Affiliations and Expertise

UCSF School of Medicine, Fresno, California