Chapter 14. Heart Failure

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Steven Filby and
  2. Patricia P. Chang

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch14

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Filby, S. and Chang, P. P. (2007) Heart Failure, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • heart failure;
  • intracardiac pressures;
  • cardiac output;
  • mixed venous oxygen saturation;
  • left ventricular end-diastolic pressure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intracardiac pressures

  • Cardiac output and cardiac index

  • Mixed venous oxygen saturation

  • Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure

  • Aortic pressure and pulsus alternans

  • Important points: hemodynamics in HF

  • References