Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics

Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics

2nd Edition - April 29, 2017

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  • Author: Michael Ragosta
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323508735
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323480420

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A highly clinical focus and clear, vibrant illustrations make Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Michael Ragosta, the resource of choice for accurately analyzing hemodynamic waveforms generated in cardiac catheterization labs. This easy-to-use, disease-oriented reference—ideal for physicians, nurses, and technicians—offers the unparalleled detail and visual support you need for interpreting the findings you encounter in practice. New coverage throughout keeps everyone on the cardiac team up to date with the latest concepts and skills, ensuring more effective monitoring and treatment of patients with cardiac disease.

Key Features

  • Provides a disease-oriented assessment of waveform data that demonstrates how both qualitative and quantitative interpretation can affect clinical decision making.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION TO HEMODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT IN THE CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY

      

    2. NORMAL WAVEFORMS, ARTIFACTS AND PITFALLS

      

    3. CARDIAC OUTPUT AND SHUNTS

      

    4. MITRAL VALVE DISORDERS

      

    5. AORTIC VALVE DISEASES

      

    6. HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY AND RELATED CONDITIONS

      

    7. RIGHT-SIDED HEART DISORDERS

      

    8. PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AND RELATED DISORDERS

      

    9. PERICARDIAL DISEASE AND RESTRICTIVE MYOCARDIAL DISEASES

      

    10. LEFT-VENTRICULAR HEMODYNAMICS, HEART FAILURE, AND SHOCK

      

    11. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

      

    12. CORONARY AND PERIPHERAL ARTERY HEMODYNAMICS

     

    APPENDIX 1 HEMODYNAMIC EQUATIONS AND FORMULAS

Product details

  • No. of pages: 328
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: April 29, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323508735
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323480420

About the Author

Michael Ragosta

Michael Ragosta, M.D., is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology. He specializes in interventional cardiology, heart valve disease, general cardiology and peripheral arterial disease. Dr. Ragosta has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on 10 clinical trials involving myocardial viability, coronary collateral circulation, coronary flow reserve, fractional flow reserve and myocardial contrast echocardiography. He has shared his research and experience through more than 40 invited lectures or visiting professorships and by authoring or co-authoring more than 120 peer-reviewed journal publications, book chapters and scientific abstracts. Dr. Ragosta is Director for Interventional Cardiology at UVA

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine ,Division of Cardiovascular Medicine ,University of Virginia Health Systems

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