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    Mechanical Circulatory Support: Principles and Applications

    By: Matthias Locke, Lyle Joyce

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    9780071785075
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    eBook
     
     

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    Description
    An all-in-one guide to mechanical assist devices for the treatment of heart failure

    This complete guide addresses all of the clinical scenarios encountered by the health care team during the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative periods following device implantation. In addition, it outlines the specific attributes of various technologies that are currently utilized by clinicians, giving you a practical view of how the latest devices work. You’ll also find a mini-catalog of the spectrum of current devices, complete with their technical and clinical specifications.

    Drawing on the latest published data and the combined global expertise of a renowned author team, Mechanical Circulatory Support puts the field’s most essential perspectives right at your fingertips.

    FEATURES:

    The unmatched mechanical circulatory device sourcebook, covering the physiological, technical, regulatory, and clinical aspects of ventricular assist devices

    Full-color presentation features a wide range of photographs, radiographs, tables, and clearly labeled clinical and schematic illustrations

    Essential insights into the physiology of heart failure, which provides a basic foundation of knowledge for understanding the role of mechanical circulatory assistance in the management of heart failure

    Logical two-part organization consisting of: Clinical Considerations in mechanical circulatory support, including device history/development and indications for device therapy; perioperative management; complications; and special considerations (use in infants/children, pulmonary hypertension during LVAD support, and more)

    Device-Specific Considerations, which provides a mini-catalog of manufacturer’s devices—-from short-term devices to long-term continuous flow devices—-and highlights technical and clinical specifications for each product

    Guide to appropriate device selection using a simplified framework in an industry that produces an increasing array of short- and long-term therapies

    Helpful chapter introductions provide essential background information that places each chapter topic in its proper clinical and technical context

    Conclusions at the end of each chapter offer a concise summary of chapter material

    Full chapter-ending references provide opportunities for further research

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