Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323287869, 9780323327138

Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

2nd Edition

Authors: Christie Ballantyne
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323287869
eBook ISBN: 9780323327138
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 30th October 2014
Page Count: 568

Table of Contents

Section 1 Basic Mechanisms

1. Human Plasma Lipoprotien Metabolism

2. Regulation and Clearance of Apolipoprotein B–Containing Lipoproteins

3. Absorption and Excretion of Intestinal Cholesterol and Other Sterols

4. High-Density Lipoprotein Metabolism

5. Lipoproteins: Mechanisms for Atherogenesis and Progression of Atherothrombotic Disease

6. Impact of Rare and Common Genetic Variants on Lipoprotein Metabolism

7. Lipoprotein Oxidation: Mechanisms and Biotheranostic Applications

Section 2 Risk Assessment

8. Cholesterol: Concentration, Ratio, and Particle Number

9. High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Triglycerides in Coronary Heart Disease Risk Assessment

10. Lipoprotein(a)

11. Clinical Evaluation for Genetic and Secondary Causes of Dyslipidemia

12. Use of High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein for Risk Assessment

13. Role of Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 in Vascular Disease

14. Emerging Assays

15. Imaging Atherosclerosis for Risk Stratification by Cardiac Computed Tomography or Carotid Ultrasound

Section 3 Therapy

16. Overview of General Approach to Management of Elevated Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Mixed Dyslipidemia, High Triglycerides, and Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

17. Treatment Guidelines Overview

18. Dietary Patterns for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

19. Exercise and Lipids

20. Weight Loss

21. Statins

22. Bile Acid Sequestrants

23. Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors

24. Niacin (Nicotinic Acid)

25. Fibrates

26. Omega-3 Fatty Acids

27. Combination Therapy for Dyslipidemia

28. Nutriceuticals and Functional Foods for Cholesterol Reduction

29. Evolving Targets of Therapy: Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protei


Description

Clinical Lipidology, a companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, is designed to guide you through the ever-changing therapeutic management of patients with high cholesterol levels. From basic science to pathogenesis of atherothrombotic disease, to risk assessment and the latest therapy options, this medical reference book offers unparalleled coverage and expert guidance on lipidology in a straightforward, accessible, and user-friendly style.

Key Features

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Details

No. of pages:
568
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323327138
eBook ISBN:
9780323313261
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323287869

About the Authors

Christie Ballantyne Author

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