Key Features

  • Offers a problem-based approach that integrates basic science, diagnostic investigations, and therapeutic management in one place for each cardiovascular disease so you can quickly find all of the actionable knowledge you need without flipping from one section to another.
  • Features introductory bulleted highlights in each chapter that present the most pertinent information at a glance.
  • Presents abundant algorithms to expedite clinical decision making.
  • Includes more than 2,000 lavish, high-quality illustrations, color photographs, tables, and ECGs that capture clinical manifestations as they present in practice, and promote readability and retention.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: ATHEROSCLEROSIS & PREVENTION

Section Editor: David Waters

Editor: Michael Crawford

1 Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, Hansson, Goran and Nilsson, Jan
2 Genetics, Schunkert, Heribert
3 Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Disease, Waters, David
4 Assessment of cardiac risk, Hobbs, Richard
5a Special Problems in the Prevention of Cardiac Disease: Diabetes mellitus type 2, Davis, Warren and Brown, W. Virgil
5b Special Problems in the Prevention of Cardiac Disease: Menopausal women, Davis, Warren and Brown, W. Virgil
5c Special Problems in the Prevention of Cardiac Disease: Nontraditional risk factors for coronary disease, Waters, David
6 Therapeutic approaches to the diabetic patient, Sweeney, Mary Ellen
7 Physical activity and the cardiovascular system, Maniu, Calin and
Fletcher, Gerald
8 Therapy of hyperlipidemia, Mosca, Lori and Waters, David
9a Special Problems in Hyperlipidemia Therapy: Child with hypercholesterolemia, Davis, Warren and Brown, W. Virgil
9b Special Problems in Hyperlipidemia Therapy: Transplant patient, Davis, Warren and
Brown, W. Virgil
9c Special Problems in Hyperlipidemia Therapy: Hypercholesterolemia in the elderly, Davis, Warren and Brown, W. Virgil
9d Special Problems in Hyperlipidemia Therapy: Elevated lipoprotein, Davis, Warren and Brown, W. Virgil

NON CARDIAC VASCULAR DISEASES

10 Arterial diseases of the limbs, Fagrell, Bengt
11 Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke and Dementia, Miia Kivipelto, Babak Hooshmand, and alina Solomon
12 Thoracic aorta disease, Wernly, Jorge and Martinez, Jose
13 Abdominal aortic aneurysms, Shalhoub, Joseph and Franklin, Ian
14 Venous disease, Lee, Agnes
15 Surgery for vascular disease, Sillesen, Henrik
16a Special Problems in Vascular Disease: Compromise of an Internal Thoracic Artery to Coronary Artery Graft by Subclavian Artery Disease

Details

No. of pages:
1984
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780723436447
Electronic ISBN:
9780702062575
Print ISBN:
9780723434856

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