Right Heart Pathology

From Mechanism to Management

  • Silviu Ionel Dumitrescu
  • Ion C. Ţintoiu
  • Malcolm John Underwood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Florentina Radu-Ioniţă, Ecaterina Bontaş, Viorel Goleanu, Bogdan Cîrciumaru, Daniela Bartoş, Irinel Parepa et al.
      Pages 3-24
    3. Mircea Ifrim, Ecaterina Bontaş, Daniel Cochior, Ion C. Ţintoiu
      Pages 25-56
    4. Bogdan Amuzescu, Horia Maniu
      Pages 57-89
    5. Ecaterina Bontaş, Florentina Radu-Ioniţă, Alice Munteanu, Iancu Mocanu
      Pages 91-144
    6. Ana Maria Balahura, Daniela Bartoş, Elisabeta Bădilă
      Pages 145-155
    7. Antonis S. Manolis, Antonis A. Manolis
      Pages 157-165
    8. Diana Morvey, Shashank Gupta, Anjali Chandra, Ernst R. von Schwarz
      Pages 167-178
    9. Ecaterina Bontaş, Florentina Radu-Ioniţă, Liviu Stan
      Pages 179-201
    10. Cătălina Arsenescu-Georgescu, Carmen Elena Pleşoianu, Delia Şălaru
      Pages 203-214
    11. Camille Abigael P. Alcantara, Anjali Chandra, Diana Morvey, Ernst R. von Schwarz
      Pages 215-225
    12. Kaan Kırali, Özge Altaş Yerlikhan, Davut Çekmecelioglu
      Pages 227-244
    13. Vlad Damian Vintilă, Ana-Maria Vintilă
      Pages 245-256
    14. Mariana Jinga, Silviu Dumitrescu, Liviu Stan, Ecaterina Bontaş, Tudor Păduraru, Ion C. Ţintoiu et al.
      Pages 257-271
    15. Silvia Iancovici, Maria Dorobanţu
      Pages 273-283
    16. Carmen Ginghină, Roxana Enache
      Pages 285-314
    17. Shahzad G. Raja
      Pages 315-329
    18. Antonis S. Manolis, Antonis A. Manolis, Theodora A. Manolis
      Pages 331-345
    19. Anjali Chandra, Sami Merie, Diana Morvey, Yasemin Saylan, Ernst R. von Schwarz
      Pages 363-369
    20. Sebastian Onciul, Maria Dorobanţu
      Pages 371-380
    21. Antonis S. Manolis, Antonis A. Manolis, Theodora A. Manolis
      Pages 381-389
    22. Emma Weiss, Elisabeta Bădilă
      Pages 391-415
    23. Stefan Bogdan, Radu Vătăşescu, Maria Dorobanţu
      Pages 417-428
    24. Letícia Oliveira, Edmo Atique Gabriel
      Pages 429-434
    25. Lucian Florin Dorobanţu
      Pages 435-439
    26. Ioan Tiberiu Nanea, Gabriela Silvia Gheorghe
      Pages 441-453
    27. Ana-Maria Vintilă, Mihaela Horumbă, Vlad Damian Vintilă
      Pages 455-473
    28. Ana-Maria Vintilă, Monica Dobrovie, Vlad Damian Vintilă
      Pages 475-488
    29. Ji-Gang Wang
      Pages 489-514
  3. Diagnostic

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 515-515
    2. Elisabeta Bădilă
      Pages 517-540
    3. Zhonghua Sun, Dongting Liu, Zhanming Fan
      Pages 541-559
    4. Julia Grapsa
      Pages 561-571
    5. Kuan-Chih Huang, Jiunn-Lee Lin, Lung-Chun Lin
      Pages 573-586
    6. Magdalena Gurzun, Silviu I. Dumitrescu
      Pages 587-599
    7. Harold Goerne, Prabhakar Rajiah
      Pages 601-612
    8. Prabhakar Rajiah
      Pages 613-624
    9. Larisa Pinte, Florina Pinte, Ana Maria Cristian, Iancu Mocanu, Vasile Murgu, Liviu Stan
      Pages 625-640
  4. Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 655-655
    2. Mahsa Elmi-Sarabi, André Denault
      Pages 657-677
    3. William Beaubien-Souligny, Nadia Bouabdallaoui, André Denault
      Pages 679-696
    4. Larisa Pinte, Florina Pinte, Daniel Niţa, Iancu Mocanu, Vasile Murgu
      Pages 697-724
    5. Peter Sze Yuen Yu, Malcolm John Underwood
      Pages 733-742
    6. Horatiu Moldovan, Adrian Molnar, Victor Costache, Ecaterina Bontaş
      Pages 743-753
    7. Kaan Kırali
      Pages 755-787
    8. Kaan Kırali, Sabit Sarıkaya, Mehmet Aksüt
      Pages 789-806

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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Silviu Ionel Dumitrescu
    • 1
  • Ion C. Ţintoiu
    • 2
  • Malcolm John Underwood
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MedicineTitu Maiorescu UniversityBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Department of MedicineCarol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryChinese University of Hong KongSha TinHong Kong

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73763-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73764-5
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology