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Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Kenneth L. Baughman, William A. Baumgartner

CRC Press

728 pages | 201 B/W Illus.

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Treatment of Advanced Heart Disease is an expansive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in children and adults. Written by leading specialists, this source guides the clinician through the possible causes of heart disease and emphasizes potentially reversible etiologies, in addition to reviewing currently available therapies including drugs, devices, surgery, and research sure to impact the field for years to come.

Leads the reader through crucial treatment practices and strategies to sustain the lives of patients with severe heart disease.


"…This reference provides perspective into novel therapies that will enhance the clinician's understanding of the treatment of advanced heart disease in both the adult and pediatric populations….The authors have achieved their goal of providing a complete reference for a wide range of health care providers who desire a current approach to the understanding and treatment of advanced heart disease."

-Doody's Reviews

Table of Contents

Introduction. Medical Management. Device Therapy. Surgical Therapy. Psychosocial issues. Research. Perspective. Pediatric Issues

About the Series

Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Surgery / Thoracic