Heart Failure - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323485586

Heart Failure

1st Edition

Epidemiology and Research Methods

Authors: Longjian Liu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323485586
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2017
Page Count: 350

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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of heart failure research with this concise, practical resource by Dr. Longjian Liu. This easy-to-read reference focuses on the incidence, distribution, and possible control of this significant clinical and public health problem which is often associated with higher mortality and morbidity, as well as increased healthcare expenditures. This practical resource brings you up to date with what’s new in the field and how it can benefit your patients.

Key Features

  • Features a wealth of information on epidemiology and research methods related to heart failure.
  • Discusses pathophysiology and risk profile of heart failure, research and design, biostatistical basis of inference in heart failure study, advanced biostatistics and epidemiology applied in heart failure study, and precision medicine and areas of future research.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.

Table of Contents

Scaphoid Fractures: Evidence-Based Management, 1e

1. Principles of Evidence-Based Management of Scaphoid Fractures

2. Applying Evidence-Based Management in Hand Surgery

3. Osseous and Ligamentous Anatomy of the Scaphoid

4. Vascular Supply to the Scaphoid

5. Dynamic Imaging and Kinematics of the Scaphoid

6. Predictors of Scaphoid Fractures

7. Diagnostics for Suspected Scaphoid Fractures (including cost-effectiveness repeat exam)

8. Classification Systems of Scaphoid Fractures

9. Three-Dimensional Imaging of Scaphoid Fractures

10. Diagnosis of Displaced Scaphoid Fractures

11. Scaphoid Fracture Instability

12. Surgical versus Conservative Treatment for Non- and Minimally Displaced Scaphoid Waist Fractures

13. Conservative Treatment of Non- and Minimally Displaced Scaphoid Waist Fractures

14. Proximal Pole fractures

15. Distal Pole and Tubercle Fractures

16. Percutaneous Screw Fixation (including volar/dorsal techniques)

17. Optimal Screw Placement

18. Arthroscopy-Assisted Screw Fixation

19. Displaced Scaphoid Fracture Treatment

20. Trans-Scaphoid Perilunate Injuries

21. Pediatric Scaphoid Fracture Treatment

22. Predicting Union of Scaphoid Fractures

23. Value of Pulsed Electromagnetic Stimulation in Acute Scaphoid Fractures

24. Diagnosing the Malunited Scaphoid

25. Three-Dimensional Planning of Malunion Correction

26. Corrective Osteotomy of Scaphoid Malunion

27. Diagnosing Vascularity Issues of the Scaphoid (including Imaging)

28. Three-Dimensional Analysis of Nonunion Patterns

29. Surgical Treatment for Fibrous / Delayed Scaphoid Unions

30. Plate fixation of Scaphoid Nonunions

31. Vascularized versus Non-vascularized Bone Grafts

32. Vascularized bone grafts

33. Non-vascularized bone grafts (Interpositional Bone Grafting and Correction of Deformity)

34. Bone morphogenic proteins for scaphoid nonunion

35. Arthroscopy-Assisted Bone Grafting for Scaphoid Nonunion

36. Salvage Procedures for SNAC Wrist


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About the Author

Longjian Liu

MD, PhD, MSc (LSHTM), FAHA Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsDornsife School of Public Health Drexel University, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia PA

Affiliations and Expertise

Drexel University College of Medicine