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Ventricular-Assist Devices and Kidney Disease


Ventricular-Assist Devices and Kidney Disease
Clinical Perspectives

207 Seiten, 1. Auflage, 2018
34 Abbildungen

  • Covers kidney diseases in context of advanced heart failure, presence of ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation
  • Provides nephrologists, cardiologists, transplant specialists and specialists guidance in the management of complex nephrologic issues
  • A convenient one-stop resource that fills a critical knowledge gap
This text serves as a convenient one-stop resource on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases in context of advanced heart failure and presence of ventricular assist devices. Advances in managing heart failure, evidence-based practices and therapies are covered, along with the management of this unique and complex subset of patients.

The book also provides insights into combined heart and kidney transplantation. Authored by leaders in nephrology, cardiology and transplantation, this book fills a critical knowledge gap in understanding and treating patients with acute or chronic dysfunction of the heart and kidneys and how one induces dysfunction in the other organ.

Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1 Management of Advanced Heart Failure: An Overview
  • Chapter 2 Understanding Cardiovascular Hemodynamics
  • Chapter 3 Cardiorenal Syndromes
  • Chapter 4 Diuretics in Heart Failure Chapter
  • 5 Hyponatremia in Heart Failure and Ventricular Assist Device Patients
  • Chapter 6 Overview of Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Technical and Clinical Perspectives
  • Chapter 7 Selection for Ventricular Assist Device Placement in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chapter 8 Effects of Ventricular Assist Device Therapies on Renal Function
  • Chapter 9 Management of Hypertension after Ventricular Assist Device Implant
  • Chapter 10 Right Ventricular Failure Post Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
  • Chapter 11 Renal Replacement Therapies in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Chapter 12 Patient selection for combined heart and kidney transplantation
  • Chapter 13 Outcomes with combined heart kidney transplantation

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