Ventricular Assist Devices
by Jeffrey Shuhaiber
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 212
The assist devices will continue adding a large number of years of life to humans globally and empower the medical society to optimize heart failure therapy. While expensive and cumbersome task, the foundation provided in this book reflects a contemporary product of original research from a multitude of different experts in the field.
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- Royal College of Physicians
Angina is pain that typically occurs in the front of the chest and is brought on by physical exertion or emotional stress. It is the main symptomatic manifestation of myocardial ischaemia and is usually caused by obstructive coronary artery disease.
- Royal College of General Practitioners
This guideline gives recommendations to clinicians and others about lifestyle modification, cardiac rehabilitation, drug therapy and advice about which patients to refer for further assessment for possible coronary revascularisation.
Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
by W Schuyler Jones, et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This review assessed the comparative effectiveness of antiplatelet therapy, medical therapy, exercise, and endovascular and surgical revascularization in PAD patients with intermittent claudication (IC) or critical limb ischemia (CLI).