Congestive Heart Failure

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Jeffrey D. Hosenpud, Barry H. Greenberg
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 869 pages
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Written by recognized leaders in the field, Congestive Heart Failure, Third Edition is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all basic and clinical aspects of heart failure. Coverage includes an entire section on pharmacologic therapy and a twenty-chapter section on clinical approaches to acute and chronic heart failure.

This edition has new chapters on impact and treatment of comorbidities, prevention of sudden cardiac death, rationale for use of anticoagulants, ultrafiltration, use of mechanical devices, and gene and cell therapy. Readers will find up-to-date information on genetics, surgical therapies, ventricular synchronization, defibrillator therapy, mechanical approaches to atrial fibrillation, left ventricular assist devices, ventricular support and ventricular remodeling surgery, and myocardial regeneration/cell transplantation.

 

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Contents

EPlDEMlOLOGY
3
Cellular and Molecular Abnormalities in Failing
15
Determinants of Cardiac Remodeling
35
Cytoskeletal Abnormalities in Cardiocytes During
63
Systolic
82
Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction
97
S Cellular Molecular and Structural Changes
128
Remodeling of the Cardiac lnterstitium
147
Congestive Heart Failure Secondary to Congenital
354
Right Heart Failure 373
373
Heart Failure in Cardiac Tamponade
395
Clinical Pharmacokinetics in Congestive Heart
417
Traditional Diuretics and Other
441
Digitalis Glycosides 449
449
Vasodilators 489 Donna M Mancini and Rebecca P Streeter
670
lnotropic Agents 521 in Patients with Heart Failure 682
682

The ReninAngiotensin System
167
Sympathetic Nervous System in Heart Failure
178
Other Neurohormonal Systems
193
Cytokines as Mediators of Disease Progression
205
The Kidney in Heart Failure
243
DlFFERENTlAL DlAGNOSlS
261
Heart Failure Secondary to Coronary Artery
285
The Cardiomyopathic and lnflammatory
309
lnhibition of the ReninAngiotensinAldosterone 37 The Heart Failure Clinic
655
Congestive Heart Failure as a Consequence
336
Prevention of Sudden Death in Heart Failure 697
697
TO ACUTE AND CHRONlC HEART in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure 711
711
lcdy L Kujovtch Scon H Goodnight and Barry Massie
727
Physical Examination in Heart Failure 557 44 Surgical Approaches to Patients with Chronic
752
Natriuretic Peptides as Biomarkers to Detect Edwin C McGee r Kathleen 1 Grady and Patrick M
766
Noninvasive lmaging Techniques for the Timothy I Myers Reynolds M Delgado 111
782
Management of Acute and Decompensated 47 Strategies for Gene and Cell Therapy
807
The Medical Management of Chronic Heart Failure 48 Endofl ife Considerations 822
822
Barry H Greenberg
829
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