Mechanical circulatory support: A companion to Braunwald's heart disease [electronic resource]

  • Kirklin, James K. , Rogers, Joseph G.
  • Elsevier
  • 2020
Mechanical circulatory support: A companion to Braunwald's heart disease [electronic resource]
  • 자료유형
  • 서명/저자사항
    Mechanical circulatory support:A companion to Braunwald's heart disease[electronic resource] / James K. Kirklin and Joseph G. Rogers.
  • 판차
    2nd ed.
  • 발행사항
    Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, 2020.
  • 개인저자
    Kirklin, James K., Rogers, Joseph G.
  • 형태사항
    1 online resource.
  • 일반주제명
    Heart Failure
  • ISBN
  • 언어


Offering comprehensive, authoritative coverage of mechanical circulatory support (MCS), this fully revised companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively use this therapy to treat and manage end-stage heart failure. New editors and authors – experts in both cardiology and cardiovascular surgery – bring you fully up to date with the newest technology and devices, as well as basic science, clinical applications, adverse event monitoring and management, socioeconomic implications, future directions, and more.


1. Historical Aspects of Mechanical Circulatory Support
2. Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock
3. Risk Stratification in Advanced Heart Failure
4. Candidate Selection and Decision Making in Mechanical Circulatory Support
5. Acute Circulatory Support
6. The Role of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Cardiac Support
7. Understanding the Principles of Continuous-Flow Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Devices
8. Hemocompatibility in Mechanical Circulatory Support
9. The Biological Response to Ventricular Unloading
10. Current Types of Devices for Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support
11. Operative Techniques and Intraoperative Management
12. Postoperative VAD Management: Operating Room to Discharge and Beyond : Surgical and Medical Considerations
13. Adverse Events and Mitigation Strategies
14. Right Heart Failure in Patients With Mechanical Circulatory Support
15. Clinical Trial Results in Mechanical Circulatory Support
16. Psychosocial and Quality of Life Issues in Mechanical Circulatory Support
17. Left Ventricular Assist Device in Special Population of Patients
18. Mechanical Circulatory Support in Pediatrics
19. Facilitating Myocardial Recovery
20. The Critical Role of MCS Registries
21. Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape for Mechanical Circulatory Support
22. The Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support