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Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease
by Kenneth L. Baughman

Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease is an expansive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in children and adults.

Contents

Part I: Etiology and Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology and Prognosis in Chronic Heart Failure
  • Causes and Evaluation for Reversible Etiologies

Part II: Medical Management

  • Diet, Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity
  • Exercise and Heart Failure
  • Diuretics
  • Vasodilators in the Management of Heart Failure
  • Beta-Blockers in Heart Failure
  • Inotropic Therapy in Heart Failure Management
  • Statins, Inflammation, and Cardiomyopathy: Old Pathways, New Targets
  • Atrial Arrhythmia
  • Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Heart Failure
  • Acute Heart Failure
  • Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Diagnosis and Management of Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

Part III: Device Therapy

  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Device Therapy for Advanced Heart Disease: The Role of Implantable Defibrillators
  • Device Therapy for Heart Failure

Part IV: Surgical Therapy

  • Revascularization
  • Valvular Surgery in Cardiomyopathy
  • Surgical Ventricular Remodeling
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Selecting Patients for Durable Support with Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Total Artificial Heart
  • The SynCardia Cardio West Total Artificial Heart
  • Selection and Management of Cardiac Transplantation Candidates

Part V: Psychosocial Issues

  • Education, Psychosocial Issues, and Sociodemographic Barriers in Heart Failure Disease Management
  • Prognosis Assessment and End of Life Issues

Part VI: Research

  • Regenerative Medicine: The Promise of Cellular Cardiomyoplasty
  • Gene Therapy for Heart Failure
  • Genetics and Heart Failure: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Genetics and Heart Failure: Dilated, Restrictive, and Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathies
  • New Drugs for Heart Failure: Emerging Role of Oxidative Stress as a Target
  • New Surgery for Congestive Heart Failure

Part VII: Pediatric Therapy

  • Device and Alternative Therapies in Pediatric Heart Failure
  • Surgical Management of Pediatric Heart Failure

Index

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Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease
by Kenneth L. Baughman
2006 693 pages $298.95 + shipping
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