Coronary Risk Factors Update, An Issue of Medical Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455738892, 9781455742929

Coronary Risk Factors Update, An Issue of Medical Clinics, Volume 96-1

1st Edition

Authors: Valentin Fuster Jagat Narula
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455738892
eBook ISBN: 9781455742929
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 26th March 2012

Description

This issue of Medical Clinics of North America provides the latest essential updates on coronary risk factors.  The following key questions are answered.  Are new biomarkers informative? LDL: the lower the better?  How important is HDL?  How much credit does triglyceride deserve?  How important is family history of coronary disease?  How important is age in determining coronary risk factors?  Endothelial progenitor cells, menopause, and coronary risk factors?  What is the role of imaging in prevention of coronary artery disease?  Is genomics ready for primetime?  Pediatric statinization?  Individualized statinization?  Polypill for some, polypill for all?


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455742929
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455738892

About the Authors

Valentin Fuster Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Cardiac Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Jagat Narula Author