Surgical Management of Congestive Heart Failure by James C. FangSurgical Management of Congestive Heart Failure by James C. Fang

Surgical Management of Congestive Heart Failure

EditorJames C. Fang

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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James C. Fang, MD, and Gregory S. Couper, MD, have assembled a panel of prominent surgeons and cardiologists to review the latest clinical, scientific, and investigational surgical and mechanical approaches to heart failure in hopes of improving the lives of this challenging group of patients. Topics range from such traditional strategies as high-risk surgical revascularization in advanced coronary artery disease, to more novel approaches such as ventricular reconstruction and mechanical assist devices. Many chapters are contributed by the original pioneers of specific surgical techniques, which provide s invaluable perspective from personal experience.
Title:Surgical Management of Congestive Heart FailureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617373176

ISBN - 13:9781617373176

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Table of Contents

Recent Advances in Cardiac AllotransplantationJohn Adams Jarcho and James C. FangSurgical Revascularization in the Management of Heart Failure and Ischemic Left Ventricular DysfunctionJeffrey J. Teuteberg and James C. FangAortic Valve Surgery With Severe Left Ventricular DysfunctionBlasé A. CarabelloMitral Valve Surgery With Severe Left Ventricular DysfunctionVinay Badhwar and Steven F. BollingTricuspid Valve Surgery in Right Heart FailureJames P. Greelish, Bradley J. Phillips, James C. Fang, and John G. ByrnePacing in Heart FailureUday N. Kumar, Teresa De Marco, and Leslie A. SaxonLeft Ventricular Assist DevicesPaul L. DiGiorgi, Yoshifumi Naka, and Mehmet C. OzLeft Ventricular Volume Reduction Surgery for Idiopathic Dilated CardiomyopathyRichard Lee, Mohammed A. Quader, Katherine J. Hoercher, and Patrick M. McCarthySurgical Management of Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyWilliam G. Williams, E. Douglas Wigle, Harry Rakowski, Anthony C. Ralph-Edwards, and Leonard SchwartzDynamic Cardiomyoplasty and New Prosthetic LV Girdling DevicesMichael A. AckerXenotransplantationJoren C. Madsen and Ruediger HoerbeltLeft Ventricular Reconstruction for Ischemic Heart FailureVincent DorThe Total Artificial Heart in the Surgical Management of Congestive Heart FailureJack G. Copeland, Francisco A. Arabia, and Richard G. SmithIndex

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"Although much work has been done in this area, a concise book summarizing all the issues has not been previously available. A book dedicated to this topic is a welcome addition to the literature. This is a great book for all those involved in the caring of patients with ventricular failure. The book delineates surgical options and current thinking for the management of these patients." Weighted Numerical Score: 91 - 4 Stars! - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"...a most up-to-date review and each chapter has an extensive list of references...should find a place on the shelf of the library in every cardiac unit." - Cardiology News