2014

The Right Heart

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-2397-2 (Print) 978-1-4471-2398-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-5

    The Normal and Abnormal Right Heart: Introduction to a Clinical Classification

  3. Physiology, Pathology and Pathobiology

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      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-18

      Function of the Right Ventricle

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      Pages 19-33

      The Impact of Long-Term Endurance Sports on the Right Ventricle: Evidence for Exercise-Induced Arrhythmogenic RV Cardiomyopathy

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      Pages 35-44

      Right Ventricular Pathobiology

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      Pages 45-67

      Experimental Models

  4. Imaging the Right Heart

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-81

      MRI of the Normal Right Ventricle at Rest

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      Pages 83-98

      Right Ventricular Structure and Function During Exercise

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      Pages 99-114

      Echocardiography of the Right Heart

  5. Causes of Right Heart Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-129

      Right Ventricle and High Altitude

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      Pages 131-149

      The Right Ventricle in Congenital Heart Diseases

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      Pages 151-200

      Pulmonary Embolism

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      Pages 201-208

      Cor Pulmonale

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      Pages 209-221

      Left Heart Failure

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      Pages 223-242

      Assessment and Clinical Relevance of Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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      Pages 243-257

      The Right Heart in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

  6. Treatment of Right Heart Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

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      Pages 261-275

      Acute Right Heart Failure in Pulmonary Hypertension

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      Pages 277-290

      Arrhythmias in Right Heart Failure due to Pulmonary Hypertension

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      Pages 291-303

      Cardiac and Lung Transplantation

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      Pages 305-316

      Atrial Septostomy

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 317-323