List of contributors, viii Part I: Basics of hemodynamics 1 Introduction to basic hemodynamic principles, 3 James E. Faber and George A. Stouffer 2 The nuts and bolts of right heart catheterization and PA catheter placement, 17 Vickie Strang and George A. Stouffer 3 Normal hemodynamics, 37 Alison Keenon, Eron D. Crouch, James E. Faber and George A. Stouffer 4 Arterial pressure, 56 George A. Stouffer 5 The atrial waveform, 69 David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer 6 Cardiac output, 82 Frederick M. Costello and George A. Stouffer 7 Detection, localization, and quantification of intracardiac shunts, 91 Frederick M. Costello and George A. Stouffer Part II: Valvular heart disease 8 Aortic stenosis, 103 David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer 9 Hemodynamics of transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement, 119 John P. Vavalle, Michael Yeung, Thomas G. Caranasos and Cassandra J. Ramm 10 Mitral stenosis, 129 Robert V. Kelly, Chadwick Huggins and George A. Stouffer 11 Aortic regurgitation, 143 George A. Stouffer 12 Mitral regurgitation, 154 Robert V. Kelly, Mauricio G. Cohen and George A. Stouffer 13 The tricuspid valve, 163 David A. Tate and George A. Stouffer 14 Hemodynamic findings in pulmonic valve disease, 171 Cynthia Zhou, Anand Shah and George A. Stouffer Part III: Cardiomyopathies 15 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, 185 Jayadeep S. Varanasi and George A. Stouffer 16 Heart failure, 200 Geoffrey T. Jao, Steven Filby and Patricia P. Chang 17 Restrictive cardiomyopathy, 212 David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer Part IV: Pericardial disease 18 Constrictive pericarditis, 221 David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer 19 Cardiac tamponade, 234 Siva B. Mohan and George A. Stouffer 20 Effusive-constrictive pericarditis, 248 Eric M. Crespo, Sidney C. Smith and George A. Stouffer Part V: Hemodynamic support 21 Hemodynamics of intra ]aortic balloon counterpulsation, 255 Richard A. Santa ]Cruz and George A. Stouffer 22 Hemodynamics of left ventricular assist device implantation, 266 Brett C. Sheridan and Jason N. Katz Part VI: Coronary hemodynamics 23 Coronary hemodynamics, 279 David P. McLaughlin, Samuel S. Wu and George A. Stouffer 24 Fractional flow reserve, 288 Paul M. Johnson, Shriti Mehta, Prashant Kaul and George A. Stouffer Part VII: Miscellaneous 25 Right ventricular myocardial infarction, 301 Robert V. Kelly, Mauricio G. Cohen and George A. Stouffer 26 Pulmonary hypertension, 310 Lisa J. Rose ]Jones, Daniel Fox, David P. McLaughlin and George A. Stouffer 27 Hemodynamics of arrhythmias and pacemakers, 321 Rodrigo Bolanos, Kimberly A. Selzman, Lukas Jantac and George A. Stouffer 28 Systematic evaluation of hemodynamic tracings, 341 George A. Stouffer Index, 357
George A. Stouffer, MD, FACC, FAHA is Chief of Cardiology and the Henry A. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He served as Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Director of Interventional Cardiology for 14 years before assuming his current role. He has published three textbooks and more than 120 articles including several dealing with the hemodynamics of heart disease.