Oxford Textbook of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Hardcover | July 23, 2016

EditorMichael Domanski, Mandeep R. Mehra, Marc Pfeffer

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Heart failure is epidemic throughout the world. A growing incidence and prevalence has resulted in a large population of individuals transitioning to advanced stages of the syndrome and requiring uniquely specialised therapies and cardiac transplantation.Oxford Textbook of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation is a focused and comprehensive work covering this new and rapidly growing cardiovascular subspecialty. Authored by eminent international experts, it is the authoritative text on advanced heart failure and a central resource forclinicians caring for patients with this conditition.By covering a range of characteristics, therapeutic challenges and practical aspects of managing patients this book provides an in-depth source for cardiologists and other related clinicians. A strong focus on the difficult decision making needed to handle advanced heart failure cases, along withspecific knowledge of epidemiology, biology and pathophysiology, creates a key tool for optimally managing these complex patients.

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Heart failure is epidemic throughout the world. A growing incidence and prevalence has resulted in a large population of individuals transitioning to advanced stages of the syndrome and requiring uniquely specialised therapies and cardiac transplantation.Oxford Textbook of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation is a focused...

Michael Domanski is a Professor of Medicine at University Health Network, Peter Munk Cardiovascular Centre and the University of Toronto. He is also the Director of Heart Failure Research and the Patient Inpatient Heart Failure Program and Chairman of the Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Oversight Committee. Professor Domanski has previo...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:July 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198734875

ISBN - 13:9780198734871

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Foreword1. Marc A. Pfeffer, Michael Domanski and Mandeep R. Mehra: Advanced heart failure in perspective2. Kenneth B. Marguiles and J.Eduardo Rame: Cell biology of heart failure3. Julia Shin, Mandeep R. Mehra and Ileana Pena: Physiology and hemodynamic assessment of the failing heart: Current knowledge and unmet needs for advanced heart failure4. James F. George: Transplantation immunology5. Max J. Liebo and W.H. Wilson Tang: Implantable devices for cardiovascular monitoring6. Michael J. Domanski, Mark Halushka and Sean Pinney: Endomyocardial biopsy in the failing heart7. Mayank Kansal, Manish Bansal, Jagat Narula and Partho P Sengupta: Imaging in advanced heart failure8. Akshay S. Desai and Marc A. Pfeffer: Pharmologic management of advanced heart failure9. Steven Stevens, Kalyanam Shivkumar and Noel G. Boyle: Arrhythmias in heart failure: The AV node and above10. John D. Ferguson and John P. DiMarco: Ventricular Arrhythmias in Heart Failure11. James P. Daubert, Brett Atwater and Kevin Jackson: Cardiac Resynchronization12. Blase A. Carabello: Advanced heart failure in valvular heart disease13. Marzia Leacche, Garrick C. Stewart and John G. Byrne: High risk heart failure surgery: strategies for coronary artery bypass grafting and valve surgery in patients with reduced ejection fraction14. Michael J. Domanski and Mandeep R. Mehra: Mechanical circulatory support: patient selection, optimization and inpatient management of the LVAD patient15. Mandeep R. Mehra and Michael J. Domanski: Mechanical circulatory support: outpatient management16. Joann Lindenfeld: Cardiac transplantation overview17. Jon A. Kobashigawa: Immunosuppression strategies18. Natasha Lipson and Sean P. Pinney: Rejection surveillance, type and treatment19. Howard J. Eisen and Thomas J. Vischer: Complications after cardiac transplantation20. Thomas G. DiSalvo and Simon Maltais: Right heart failure: Anatomy physiology and patho-biology21. Thomas G. DiSalvo and Simon Maltais: Right ventricular failure: Clinical features and management22. Myung Park: Pulmonary arterial hypertension23. Jessi Khangura and Sarah J. Goodlin: End of life care in advanced heart failure24. Michael Domanski, Mark Pfeffer and Mandeep R. Mehra: Future directions in advanced heart failure