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Congestive Heart Failure: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment $175.00
Editors: Josias E. García and Victoro R. Wright
Book Description:
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a disease that originates from an inadequacy of the heart to maintain blood circulation, resulting in congestion and edema in the body tissues. CHF affects about five million patients in the US alone and an estimated 23 million patients worldwide, and is the only cardiac disease that is growing in prevalence, due to both increasing survival rates of myocardial infarctions and ageing population. In this book, the authors aim to uncover the many hormonal influences on myocardial function and discuss possible aetiological mechanisms, diagnostic modalities and management strategies of the Takotsubo syndrome.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Monitoring Pulmonary Edema in CHF Patients with a Hybrid Bio-Impedance Approach, pp. 1-35
(Sharon Zlochiver, Shimon Abboud, Marina Arad, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 2. The Association between Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Shocks and Heart Failure: A Review of Pathogenesis and Management, pp. 37-60
(Alejandro Perez-Verdia, Sandra Rodriguez, Cihan Cevik, Kenneth Nugent, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Lubbock, TX)

Chapter 3. Reversible Left Ventricular Dysfunction: The Takotsubo Syndrome, pp. 61-88
(Michael John Daly, Clinical Research Fellow, The Heart Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK)

Chapter 4. Oxidative Stress and Heart Failure: Still a Viable Therapeutic Target?, pp. 89-109
(George W. Booz, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Mississippi School of Medicine Jackson, Mississippi)

Chapter 5. Simulating Calcineurin-Centered Calcium Signaling Network in Cardiac Myocytes, pp. 111-127
(Jiangjun Cui, Jaap A. Kaandorp, Peter M.A. Sloot, P. S. Thiagarajan, Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, and others)

Chapter 6. Right Ventricular Failure in Cardiac Surgery, pp. 129-151
(Tadashi Omoto, Takeo Tedoriya, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Showa University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 7. Plasma Brain Natriuretic Peptide - An Independent Predictor of Mortality and Rehospitalization in Congestive Heart Failure - A Meta-Analysis, pp. 153-162
(Dragos Vesbianu, Carmen Vesbianu, Paul Bernstein, Ruth Kouides)*

Chapter 8. Congestive Heart Failure: Different Non-Invasive Diagnosis Techniques, pp. 163-207
(Abdulnasir Hossen, Bader Al Ghunaimi, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khod, Oman)*

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   Series:
      Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 6 x 9. RIB
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-958-8
   Status: AV
  
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