Dr. Douglas L. Mann, one of the foremost experts in the field, presents the 2nd Edition of Heart Failure: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease. This completely reworked edition covers the scientific and clinical guidance you need to effectively manage your patients and captures the dramatic advances made in the field over the last five years. Now in full color, this edition features eleven new chapters, including advanced cardiac imaging techniques, use of biomarkers, cell-based therapies and tissue engineering, device therapies, and much more.
New to This Edition
This edition includes 67 new authors,
who are experts in the field of heart failure
Stay on the cutting edge with new chapters on:
The latest practice guidelines for medical and device therapy
Hemodynamic assessment of heart failure
Contemporary medical therapy for heart failure patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction
Biomarkers in heart failure
Management of co-morbidities in heart failure
Mechanical cardiac support devices
Get up to speed with the latest clinical trials, as well as how they have influenced current practice guidelines
Explore what's changing in key areas such as basic mechanisms of heart failure, genetic screening, cell and gene therapies, pulmonary hypertension, heart failure prevention, co-morbid conditions, telemedicine/remote monitoring, and palliative care
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Use this Braunwald's companion as the definitive source to prepare for the ABIM's new Heart Failure board exam.
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By Douglas L. Mann, MD, Lewin Chair and Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
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