Right Heart Pathology

From Mechanism to Management

Editors: Dumitrescu, Silviu Ionel, Ţintoiu, Ion C., Underwood, Malcolm John (Eds.)

  • Provides a thorough overview of right heart pathology
    Describes the mechanism of this pathology
    Reviews the indications and advantages for patients
    Provides specific treatment solutions

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About this book

This book reviews the management of right heart diseases, incorporating etiology, physiopathology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The frequency of this pathology has increased in recent years, while techniques for its treatment have evolved. This book therefore represents a complete, detailed and updated presentation of this pathology, reviewing the expanded treatment options while considering the management of patients in detail.

Right Heart Pathology: From Mechanism to Management provides a comprehensive insight into right heart pathology, current diagnostic methods, treatments and postsurgical management. Written by experienced cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons who have addressed significant issues in this topic area, it represents the essential reference in this specialty.

 

About the authors

Silviu Ionel Dumitrescu, MD, PhD is a Cardiologist, Lecturer at ”Titu Maiorescu University” Faculty of Medicine, Bucharest; and  Interventional Cardiology Department, ”Carol Davila” Central Military Emergency University Hospital, Bucharest, Romania.

Ion C. Țintoiu, MD, PhD, FESC is a Professor of Cardiology and teaches at ”Titu Maiorescu University” Faculty of Medicine, Bucharest. He is further affiliated with “Vasile Candea’ Heart Center of the Army –CCA (1991- present), Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest. He is the author and co-author of 12 specialized monographs, 421 papers from multiple medical specialties, and a member of the editorial board of 10 cardiology journals. In addition he is a member of numerous doctoral committees and consultant certification exams and supervise specialized training for resident doctors.

Professor Underwood obtained his MBChB in 1987 and his FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1991, a Doctorate of Medicine (1994) and FRCS (CTh) (1998). His scientific contribution led to him being awarded The Ronald Edwards Medal by the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain in 1993; and The Cardiac Research Club Prize for 1992 and 1993. In 1997, he was awarded the Francis Fontan Prize from the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, a Research Fellowship from the University of Louvain (Brussels), and a traveling scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He has been a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery for over 10 years and was Senior Lecturer/Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Bristol Heart Institute, UK from 1999-2005. He has held several positions of responsibility including Programme Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee in the United Kingdom (UK) South West Region; Research and Development Leader for the United Bristol Healthcare Trust, UK. He was Audit Lead and Clinical Governance representative for Cardiac Surgery during his time as a Consultant. In 2007 he was appointed as Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, CUHK, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. Academic positions: October 1999 – November 2005 Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Cardiac Surgery, University of Bristol/Bristol Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom November 2005 - present: Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, PWH, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Table of contents (46 chapters)

  • Heart Embryology: Overview

    Radu-Ioniţă, Florentina (et al.)

    Pages 3-24

  • Right Heart Anatomy: A Short Uptodate

    Ifrim, Mircea (et al.)

    Pages 25-56

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Right Heart

    Amuzescu, Bogdan (et al.)

    Pages 57-89

  • Basic Aspects of Cardiac Remodelling

    Bontaş, Ecaterina (et al.)

    Pages 91-144

  • Right Ventricular Normal Function

    Balahura, Ana Maria (et al.)

    Pages 145-155

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73764-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73763-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Right Heart Pathology
Book Subtitle
From Mechanism to Management
Editors
  • Silviu Ionel Dumitrescu
  • Ion C. Ţintoiu
  • Malcolm John Underwood
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73764-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73764-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-73763-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 935
Number of Illustrations and Tables
123 b/w illustrations, 261 illustrations in colour
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