6. Management of Comorbidity in Chronic Heart Failure

  1. Barry H. Greenberg2,
  2. Denise D. Barnard2,
  3. Sanjiv M. Narayan3 and
  4. John R. Teerlink4,5
  1. Justin A. Ezekowitz MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Michael A. McDonald MD, FRCPC

Published Online: 14 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669402.ch6

Management of Heart Failure

Management of Heart Failure

How to Cite

Ezekowitz, J. A. and McDonald, M. A. (2010) Management of Comorbidity in Chronic Heart Failure, in Management of Heart Failure (eds B. H. Greenberg, D. D. Barnard, S. M. Narayan and J. R. Teerlink), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669402.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA

  2. 3

    University of California and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA

  3. 4

    Section of Cardiology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA

  4. 5

    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470753798

Online ISBN: 9780470669402

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Keywords:

  • comorbidity management - in chronic heart failure;
  • coronary artery disease (CAD), leading cause of heart failure - in the Western hemisphere;
  • EECP, external mechanical device - using three large cuffs placed on legs over upper and lower thighs and calves on both legs;
  • prospective evaluation of EECP in Heart Failure (PEECH) trial;
  • underlying physiologic restrictions - to exercise in heart failure;
  • role of age - in 6 minute walk test;
  • future of exercise as therapy;
  • initial prescription, for resistance training;
  • management of anemia - in patients with heart failure;
  • diuretic dosing for acute heart failure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Novel therapeutics for coronary artery disease in heart failure

  • Management of anemia in patients with heart failure

  • Renal dysfunction and the cardiorenal syndrome

  • References