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Pharmacologic Trends of Heart Failure

  • Hector O.¬†Ventura
Book

Part of the Current Cardiovascular Therapy book series (CCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Arthur Menezes, Selim R. Krim, Hector O. Ventura
    Pages 1-27
  3. Lauren B. Cooper, Robert J. Mentz
    Pages 125-163
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 165-173

About this book

Introduction

This volume reviews potential future therapies for heart failure, with a particular focus on ambulatory acute decompensated heart failure and the transitions from therapies in the acute setting to chronic management.

Although in the developed world the incidence of and mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke have been declining over the last 15 years, heart failure is increasing in incidence, prevalence and overall mortality, despite advances in the diagnosis and management of the condition.

Pharmacologic Trends of Heart Failure builds on the current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms and insights gained from previous studies of therapeutic interventions. It is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis.

Keywords

Cardiorenal Syndrome Drug Therapies Heart Failure HF-PEF HF-REF Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Hector O.¬†Ventura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyOchsner Health SystemNew OrleansUSA

About the editors

Hector O. Ventura, MD, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pharmacologic Trends of Heart Failure
  • Editors Hector O. Ventura
  • Series Title Current Cardiovascular Therapy
  • Series Abbreviated Title Curr. Cardiov. Ther.
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30593-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-30591-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-30593-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 173
  • Number of Illustrations 2 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cardiology
    Pharmacotherapy
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