Acute Heart Failure

  • Claude Perret
  • Jean Louis Vincent

Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. S. M. Ayres
    Pages 1-11
  3. M. C. Aumont, A. Cohen-Solal, R. Gourgon
    Pages 24-36
  4. P. Robberecht, P. Chatelain
    Pages 48-54
  5. G. G. Stanford, B. Chernow
    Pages 55-64
  6. M. Burnier, B. Waeber, J. Nussberger, H. R. Brunner
    Pages 74-88
  7. R. E. Cunnion, J. E. Parrillo
    Pages 89-107
  8. J. F. Dhainaut, Y. Le Tulzo, F. Brunet
    Pages 108-123
  9. M. Goenen, L. Jacquet, Y. Durandy
    Pages 124-163
  10. R. M. Prewitt, J. Ducas
    Pages 164-180
  11. D. Soyeur, H. Kulbertus
    Pages 181-193
  12. E. C. Rackow, M. I. Griffel, M. H. Weil
    Pages 234-243
  13. J. L. Vincent
    Pages 266-274
  14. J. Biollaz, A. Munafo, T. Buclin
    Pages 275-288
  15. J. Meyer, R. Erbel, T. Pop
    Pages 312-324
  16. P. L. Birnbaum, R. D. Weisel
    Pages 356-373
  17. M. B. Kesselbrenner, S. S. Cohen, D. Bregman
    Pages 374-391
  18. R. L. Kormos
    Pages 392-416
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 417-423

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive survey of acute heart failure. A series of experts recognized worldwide discuss specific topics so that, together, a wide spectrum of experimental and clinical investigations are covered. Pathophysiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects are included. The present volume will help clinicians deal with the important problem of acute heart failure. It will help provide an up-to-date reference for those involved in cardiology, internal medicine, pediatrics, anesthesia, intensive care and emergency medicine.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Claude Perret
    • 1
  • Jean Louis Vincent
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareC. H. U. VaudoisLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Intensive CareErasme University HospitalBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-19169-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-83453-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0933-6788
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