Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Editor(s): George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608

About this Book

Now you have a dependable guide to the practical application of hemodynamics. This concise handbook will help both practicing and prospective clinicians better understand and interpret the hemodynamic data used to make specific diagnoses and monitor ongoing therapy.

Written from the perspective of a clinician, this convenient paperback opens with an overview of the basics of hemodynamics, then devotes chapters to specific disease states. Topics include:

• coronary artery disease
• cardiomyopathies
• valve disease
• arrhythmias
• pericardial disease

Numerous pressure tracings throughout the book reinforce the text by demonstrating what you will see in daily practice.

To extract as much useful information as possible from the hemodynamic data obtained from your patients, be sure to consult Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Basics of Hemodynamics

    1. Chapter 3

      Normal Hemodynamics (pages 37–56)

      Alison Keenon, Eron D. Crouch, James E. Faber and George A. Stouffer

    2. Chapter 6

      Cardiac Output (pages 81–88)

      Frederick M. Costello and George A. Stouffer

  2. Part II: Valvular Heart Disease

  3. Part III: Cardiomyopathies

  4. Part IV: Pericardial Disease

  5. Part V: Miscellaneous

    1. Chapter 20

      Pulmonary Hypertension (pages 223–232)

      Daniel Fox, David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer

    2. Chapter 21

      Coronary Hemodynamics (pages 233–244)

      David P. McLaughlin, Samuel S. Wu and George A. Stouffer

    3. Chapter 23

      Arrhythmias (pages 255–264)

      Lukas Jantac and George A. Stouffer

  6. Part VI: Appendices

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