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Title Cardiovascular Hemodynamics : an Introductory Guide / Arman T. Askari, Adrian W. Messerli, editors
Edition Second edition
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer Nature : Humana, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary cardiology
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Intro; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgment; Contents; Contributors; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Components of Myocardial Performance; 1: Preload; Understanding the Concept; Preload Physiology and Theory; Chamber Anatomy and Function; The Right Atrial Pressure Waveform; Assessing Preload from the Right Atrial Pressure; Preload Reserve and the Venous System; Preload and the Respiratory Cycle; The Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Waveform; Assessing Preload from the Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure; Preload Dependency and Pressure-Volume Loops
Definition and Determinants of Cardiac OutputCirculatory Hemodynamics; Hemodynamic Disturbances: The Failing Heart and Shock; Methods of Determining Cardiac Output; Thermodilution; The Fick Cardiac Output; Other Methods of Assessing Cardiac Output; References; Suggested Reading; Part II: Effects of Selected Interventions on CV Hemodynamics; 5: Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone Axis Modulators and Other Vasodilators; Introduction; Mechanism of Raas Inhibitors; Cardiovascular Hemodynamics; Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; Angiotensin Receptor Blockers; Aldosterone Antagonists
Direct Renin InhibitorsDual RAAS Blockade; Other Vasodilators; References; 6: Beta Blockers and Calcium Channel Blockers; Introduction; Beta Blockers; Introduction; Pharmacological Characteristics of Beta Blockers; Hemodynamic Effects of Beta Blockers; Effect on Central Pressure; The Therapeutic Indications of Beta Blockers; Hypertension; Arrhythmia; Heart Failure; Coronary Artery Disease; Conclusion; Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs); Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Classification; Cardiovascular Hemodynamics; Left Ventricular Hypertrophy; Effects on Cardiac Contractility
Preload in Clinical PracticeInvasive Hemodynamics; Noninvasive Preload Assessment Techniques; Additional Invasive Preload Assessment Techniques; References; Suggested Reading; 2: Afterload; Understanding the Concept; Afterload Physiology and Theory; Afterload and Arterial Vasculature; Reflected Pressure Waves; Input Impedance and Characteristic Impedance; Assessing Afterload from Invasive Hemodynamics; Ventricular Wall Stress Versus Arterial Input Impedance; Afterload Mismatch; Ventriculo-Arterial Coupling and Pressure-Volume Loops; Afterload and Cardiac Efficiency
Summary Intended for anyone involved in the day-to-day management of patients with hemodynamic derangements, this book reinforces the basic tenets of hemodynamics through the use of hemodynamic tracings and clinical correlation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed July 17, 2019)
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Askari, Arman T
Messerli, Adrian W
ISBN 3030191311