Key Features

  • Pharmacologic and clinical profiles that offer you rationales for using statins to treat a full range of problems.
  • Guidance on when to use statins as a treatment in non-cardiologic events, plus discussions of new therapeutic areas.
  • Coverage of some of the hottest topics in the field, including statins in the primary prevention of atherosclerosis related events, the effects of statins on C-reactive protein and statins and bone.

Table of Contents

1. Statins- The discovery
2. Efficacy of statins in atherosclerosis- animal studies
3. Efficacy of statins in atherosclerosis- human studies
4. Statins and Coronary heart disease
5. Statins and stroke
6. Platelet inhibitory and anti-thrombotic effects of statins
7. Statins, nitric oxide and endothelial function
8. Statins as anti-oxidants
9. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
10. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
11. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
12. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
13. Bone preservation by statins
14. Statins and cancer
15. Statins and neo-vascularization

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437713077
Print ISBN:
9780721603803

About the author

Jawahar Mehta

Affiliations and Expertise

Stebbins Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Internal Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR