2008

Diastolic Heart Failure

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ISBN: 978-1-84628-890-6 (Print) 978-1-84628-891-3 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Pathophysiology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Molecular Mechanisms of Diastolic Dysfunction

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      Pages 21-39

      Pathophysiologic Aspects of Myocardial Relaxation and End-Diastolic Stiffness of Cardiac Ventricles

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      Pages 41-52

      Ventricular Interaction via the Septum and Pericardium

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      Pages 53-70

      Role of the Left Atrium

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      Pages 71-79

      Role of Neurohormones and Peripheral Vasculature

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      Pages 81-97

      Filling Velocities as Markers of Diastolic Function

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      Pages 99-117

      Myocardial Velocities as Markers of Diastolic Function

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      Pages 119-133

      Diastolic Versus Systolic Heart Failure

  3. Diagnosis of Diastolic Heart Failure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-147

      Invasive Evaluation of Diastolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction

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      Pages 149-162

      Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Function and Diagnosis of Diastolic Heart Failure

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      Pages 163-173

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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      Pages 175-185

      Natriuretic Peptides in the Diagnosis of Diastolic Heart Failure

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      Pages 187-202

      Noninvasive Estimation of Left Ventricular Filling Pressures

  4. Epidemiology, Prognosis, and Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-212

      Epidemiology of Diastolic Heart Failure

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      Pages 213-222

      Prognosis in Diastolic Heart Failure

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      Pages 223-239

      Treatment of Diastolic Heart Failure

  5. Specific Disease-Related Problems in Diastolic Heart Failure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 241-241

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      Pages 243-262

      Coronary Artery Disease and Diastolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction

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      Pages 263-269

      Hypertension and Diastolic Function

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      Pages 271-284

      Diastolic Disturbances in Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 285-310

      Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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