Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Perioperative Critical Care Cardiology

Editors: Atlee, J.L., Gullo, A., Sinagra, G., Vincent, J.L. (Eds.)

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In this book, discussed are topics of particular importance to critical care cardiovascular diagnosis and management in the perioperative period. Chapter topics are the causes for heart failure; the pathophysiology of heart failure; coronary heart disease and ischemic preconditioning; hypertensive urgencies and emergencies; diagnosis of heart failure; preoperative cardiac risk assessment; hemodynamic monitoring in patients with heart failure; electrocardiography of heart failure - features and arrhythmias; pharmacologic management for patients with heart failure; devices for management of heart failure; pacemaker and internal cardioverter-defibrillator therapies; management of cardiopulmonary arrest; circulatory shock - anaphylactic, cardiogenic, haemorrhagic, septic; prevention and management of cardiac dysfunction during and after cardiac surgery; vasodilator therapy - systemic and pulmonary; and, thromboembolism and anticoagulation. This work represents an important update for anaesthesiologists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, emergency care physicians and intensivists caring for patients with acute, life-threatening cardiovascular afflictions.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Etiology and Pathophysiology of Heart Failure

    P. Foëx, G. Howard-Alpe

    Pages 21-39

  • Cardiac Protection for Noncardiac Surgery

    P. Foëx, G. Howard-Alpe

    Pages 41-59

  • Hemodynamic Monitoring in Patients with Acute Heart Failure

    J. -L. Vincent, R. Holsten

    Pages 135-144

  • Management of Patients with Acute Heart Failure

    W. G. Toller, G. Gemes, H. Metzler

    Pages 159-173

  • Pacemaker and Internal Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapies

    J. L. Atlee

    Pages 175-194

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-88-470-0558-7
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-88-470-0557-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perioperative Critical Care Cardiology
Editors
  • J.L. Atlee
  • A. Gullo
  • G. Sinagra
  • J.L. Vincent
Series Title
Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Mailand
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Milan
eBook ISBN
978-88-470-0558-7
DOI
10.1007/978-88-470-0558-7
Softcover ISBN
978-88-470-0557-0
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XII, 282
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations
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