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TitleAtlas of HEART FAILURE [electronic resource] : Cardiac Function and Dysfunction / edited by Wilson S. Colucci
ImprintLondon : Current Medicine Group : Imprint: Current Medicine Group, 2004
Edition Fourth Edition
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Descript IX, 310 p. online resource


Now in its fourth edition, the Atlas of Heart Failure provides a comprehensive up-to-date overview of normal cardiac function, the mechanisms of dysfunction in heart failure, and the therapeutic approaches that are available to manage the syndrome. Designed to provide a detailed and comprehensive visual exposition of all aspects of cardiac function and dysfunction, this atlas contains several hundred images, each accompanied by detailed captions, carefully selected by expert authors, and reviewed by the editor


1 Molecular and Cellular Basis of Contraction and Relaxation -- 2 Physiology of Myocardial Contraction -- 3 The Etiologic Basis of Congestive Heart Failure -- 4 Molecular and Cellular Events in Myocardial Hypertrophy and Failure -- 5 Cardiac Remodeling and Its Prevention -- 6 Neurohumoral, Renal, and Vascular Adjustments in Heart Failure -- 7 Assessment of Heart Failure -- 8 Prognostic Indicators and Assessment of Therapeutic Responses -- 9 Unstable Heart Failure -- 10 Diuretics and Digitalis -- 11 Inhibition of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System -- 12 ?-blockers -- 13 New Approaches to the Treatment of Heart Failure -- 14 Cardiac Transplantation -- 15 Diastolic Dysfunction: Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment -- Color plates

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