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Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416054696, 9781437711233

Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

1st Edition

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Author: Christie Ballantyne
eBook ISBN: 9781437711233
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416054696
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th December 2008
Page Count: 608

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Dr. Ballantyne—one of the foremost lipid experts in the world and recruited by Dr. Braunwald’s Heart Disease editorial team—together with a stellar cast of contributors provides all of the scientific and clinical information you need to effectively manage every aspect of dyslipidemia. From basic science to pathogenesis of atherothrombotic disease to risk assessment and the latest therapy options, this new title in the Braunwald’s Heart Disease family offers unparalleled coverage and expert guidance on lipidology in a straightforward, accessible, and user-friendly style. Plus, Expert Consult functionality gives you anytime, anywhere access to the full text online.

Key Features

• Includes full text online access at

• Features the expertise of one of the foremost experts in the field, ensuring you get authoritative guidance with the most definitive knowledge available.

• Contains extensive clinically relevant information covering risk assessment, therapy, special patient populations, and experimental therapies, including targeting HDL to help you effectively manage any challenges you face.

• Uses treatment algorithms for easy access to key content.

• Presents current practice guidelines that assist in the decision-making process.


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About the Author

Christie Ballantyne

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Physiology, Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research, Chief, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor of College of Medicine; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas