Manual of Gynecardiology: Female-Specific Cardiology

Manual of Gynecardiology: Female-Specific Cardiology This book provides a much-needed, internationally oriented text, focusing on specific aspects of heart disease in women. Despite the large amount of information available, there is still considerable confusion regarding female patients. As such, the book highlights the health events that occur during aging in women and that may influence

Mechanical Circulatory Support in End-Stage Heart Failure: A Practical Manual

Mechanical Circulatory Support in End-Stage Heart Failure: A Practical Manual This book is a detailed practical guide to the use of ventricular assist devices and total artificial hearts to provide mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in patients with end-stage heart failure. It explains why MCS may be indicated, which patients require MCS, when and how to implant ventricular assist devices or a

Practical Manual of Tricuspid Valve Diseases

Practical Manual of Tricuspid Valve Diseases ​This book provides a comprehensive overview of tricuspid valve disease and an overview of different therapeutic options such as surgical and percutaneous approaches, current clinical trials and registries in the field of tricuspid valve disease. The book has an educational goal with key messages highlighted at the end of

Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery The purpose of this book is to give providers of all levels a simple and essential source of practical information in treating the elderly trauma and emergency surgery patient. The Introduction instructs practitioners how to evaluate and assess risk including frailty and use this information in Goals of Care

Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry: Optimum Care, Emerging Limitations, and Realistic Goals

Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry: Optimum Care, Emerging Limitations, and Realistic Goals This book offers mental health guidelines for all medical professionals facing the emerging challenges presented by an aging population worldwide.  The text acknowledges that as the geriatric demographic grows, limited resources and infrastructures demand quality protocols to deliver inpatient geriatric psychiatric care, and that many

Principles and Practice of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery 2nd edition

Principles and Practice of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery 2nd edition Updated and expanded, this comprehensive new edition captures the considerable evolution in the anesthetic management of patients requiring anesthesia for non-cardiac intrathoracic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Major advances addressed include the expanded role of ultrasound beyond trans-esophageal echocardiography, the role of extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation in

Liver Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Textbook

Liver Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Textbook This book provides an in-depth coverage not only of liver pathology but also of diagnosis of the numerous types of liver disease, placing specific emphasis on current treatments of liver pathology including the most up-to-date information on liver transplantation. The first part of provides an in-depth account of the liver

Budd-Chiari Syndrome

Budd-Chiari Syndrome This book offers a systematic introduction to Budd-Chiari syndrome, a rare but life-threatening vascular disorder of the liver, which refers to obstructions at any site from the hepatic veins to the suprahepatic inferior vena cava. The book mainly covers the history, epidemiology, etiology and risk factors, pathology, diagnosis, pharmacological and interventional aspects, surgical

Cancer Regional Therapy: HAI, HIPEC, HILP, ILI, PIPAC and Beyond

Cancer Regional Therapy: HAI, HIPEC, HILP, ILI, PIPAC and Beyond This book is a state-of-the-art overview of cancer regional therapy (CRT) for the surgeons and interventional radiologists active in CRT development and research. The goals of this book are 1) to review the theory and practice of cancer regional therapies including pharmacology, devices, techniques, and