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Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 3782507
  • Book
  • 382 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician, 2nd Edition, provides a useful, succinct and understandable guide to the practical application of hemodynamics in clinical medicine for all trainees and clinicians in the field.

The book opens with a basic overview of circulatory physiology and cardiac function, followed by a detailed discussion of pathophysiological changes in various disease states. The first section reviews the principles that are necessary for an understanding of hemodynamics in clinical practice:

  • A description of the basic formulas necessary to understand hemodynamics
  • Discussion of the nuts and bolts of right heart catheterization (including intracardiac shunt detection and cardiac output)
  • An overview of normal hemodynamics
  • Primers on interpreting arterial pressure tracings, atrial pressure tracings and cardiac output measurements

The remainder of the book is divided into sections on various clinical entities, including valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, pericardial disease, coronary hemodynamics and fractional flow reserve, mechanical support devices (e.g. intra–aortic balloon counterpulsation, ventricular assist devices), arrhythmias and cardiac pacing. These chapters aid the clinician in interpreting hemodynamic data in various disease states and include numerous pressure tracings. New chapters cover TAVR, ventricular assist devices, and pulmonic valve disease, and the author expands the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, fractional flow reserve, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and valvular heart disease.

By presenting clinically useful information in a disease–based framework, this concise reference is an essential resource for clinicians who need to extract maximum information from pressure and blood flow in patients with cardiovascular disease.

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List of contributors, viii

Part I: Basics of hemodynamics

1 Introduction to basic hemodynamic principles, 3James E. Faber and George A. Stouffer

2 The nuts and bolts of right heart catheterization and PA catheter placement, 17Vickie Strang and George A. Stouffer

3 Normal hemodynamics, 37Alison Keenon, Eron D. Crouch, James E. Faber and George A. Stouffer

4 Arterial pressure, 56George A. Stouffer

5 The atrial waveform, 69David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

6 Cardiac output, 82Frederick M. Costello and George A. Stouffer

7 Detection, localization, and quantification of intracardiac shunts, 91Frederick M. Costello and George A. Stouffer

Part II: Valvular heart disease

8 Aortic stenosis, 103David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

9 Hemodynamics of transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement, 119John P. Vavalle, Michael Yeung, Thomas G. Caranasos and Cassandra J. Ramm

10 Mitral stenosis, 129Robert V. Kelly, Chadwick Huggins and George A. Stouffer

11 Aortic regurgitation, 143George A. Stouffer

12 Mitral regurgitation, 154Robert V. Kelly, Mauricio G. Cohen and George A. Stouffer

13 The tricuspid valve, 163David A. Tate and George A. Stouffer

14 Hemodynamic findings in pulmonic valve disease, 171Cynthia Zhou, Anand Shah and George A. Stouffer

Part III: Cardiomyopathies

15 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, 185Jayadeep S. Varanasi and George A. Stouffer

16 Heart failure, 200Geoffrey T. Jao, Steven Filby and Patricia P. Chang

17 Restrictive cardiomyopathy, 212David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

Part IV: Pericardial disease

18 Constrictive pericarditis, 221David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

19 Cardiac tamponade, 234Siva B. Mohan and George A. Stouffer

20 Effusive constrictive pericarditis, 248Eric M. Crespo, Sidney C. Smith and George A. Stouffer

Part V: Hemodynamic support

21 Hemodynamics of intra ]aortic balloon counterpulsation, 255Richard A. Santa ]Cruz and George A. Stouffer

22 Hemodynamics of left ventricular assist device implantation, 266Brett C. Sheridan and Jason N. Katz

Part VI: Coronary hemodynamics

23 Coronary hemodynamics, 279David P. McLaughlin, Samuel S. Wu and George A. Stouffer

24 Fractional flow reserve, 288Paul M. Johnson, Shriti Mehta, Prashant Kaul and George A. Stouffer

Part VII: Miscellaneous

25 Right ventricular myocardial infarction, 301Robert V. Kelly, Mauricio G. Cohen and George A. Stouffer

26 Pulmonary hypertension, 310Lisa J. Rose ]Jones, Daniel Fox, David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

27 Hemodynamics of arrhythmias and pacemakers, 321Rodrigo Bolanos, Kimberly A. Selzman, Lukas Jantac and George A. Stouffer

28 Systematic evaluation of hemodynamic tracings, 341George A. Stouffer

Index, 357

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George A. Stouffer
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