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Pulmonary Hypertension

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This timely volume addresses the areas of pathophysiology and therapy of pulmonary hypertension, which have seen exciting developments. Expert authors describe new therapies that have led to significant improvements in patient function and survival.

Pathophysiology and therapy of pulmonary hypertension have had enormous developments over the past decade

Discoveries of endothelin excess as well as prostacyclin and nitric oxide deficiency have led to important therapeutic insights

Identification of genes associated with pulmonary hypertension has begun to open the door to pathophysiologic insights

Expert authors describe new therapies that have led to significant improvements in patient function, qualtiy of life, and survival



Contenu
Chapter 1. Historical Perspective: A Century of Primary (Idiopathic) Pulmonary Hypertension. Alfred P. Fishman MD Chapter 2: Classification of Pulmonary Hypertension C. William Hargett, MD and Victor F. Tapson, MD (2 Tables) Chapter 3. Diagnostic Approach to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (1 figure) Ronald J. Oudiz, MD, FACP, FACC Chapter 4. Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Harrison W. Farber, M.D. Chapter 5: Pulmonary Hypertension Genes (Check references) Elisabeth Donlevy Willers, MD and Ivan M. Robbins, MD Chapter 6. The Right Ventricle in Pulmonary Hypertension Andrew C. Stone, MD and James R. Klinger, MD Chapter 7. Congenital Heart Disease Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Michael J. Landzberg, MD Chapter 8. Connective Tissue Disease Associated Pulmonary Hypertension Kimberly Fisher, MD, Nicholas S. Hill, MD and Harrison Farber, MD Chapter 9. Pulmonary Hypertension associated with HIV, Liver Disease, Sarcoidosis and Sickle Cell Disease. Kimberly A. Fisher, MD and Elizabeth S. Klings, MD Chapter 10. Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Victor J. Test, MD, William R. Auger, MD and Peter F. Fedullo, MD. Chapter 11. General Therapeutic Approach and Traditional Therapies Nicholas S. Hill, MD and Elizabeth Klings, MD Chapter 12. Prostacyclin Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Nicholas S. Hill MD, Todd F. Vardas, MD and Vallerie McLaughlin MD Chapter 13. Endothelin and its blockade in pulmonary arterial hypertension David Langleben, MD, FRCPC Chapter 14. PDE 5 Inhibitors and the cGMP Pathway in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Ioana R. Preston MD Chapter 15. Statins for treatment of pulmonary hypertension John L. Faul MD, Peter N. Kao MD, Toshihiko Nishimura MD, Arthur Sung MD, Hong Hu MD and Ronald G. Pearl MD, PhD Chapter 16. Transitions and Combination Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Todd Hirschtritt MD, M. Kathryn Steiner MD and Nicholas S. Hill MD Chapter 17. Acute right ventricular dysfunction: focus on acute cor pulmonale Antoine Vieillard-Baron MD, François Jardin MD Chapter 18. Lung transplantion and atrial septostomy for pulmonary arterial hypertension E.P. Trulock MD Chapter 19 : New Directions in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy Christopher M Carlin BSc (Hons) MB ChB (Hons) MRCP Andrew J Peacock MD FRCP

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Pulmonary Hypertension
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9781588296610
ISBN: 158829661X
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 444
Poids: 857g
Taille: H241mm x B160mm x T29mm
Parution: 01.06.2008
Année: 2008
Auflage: 2008

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