Written by the world's foremost authorities, this volume provides comprehensive coverage of current approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of atherothrombosis and its coronary and noncoronary complications. This edition has been thoroughly updated, sharply focused on clinical information, and trimmed to one manageable volume.Coverage begins with a review of risk factors and prevention, emphasizing lipid abnormalities, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, and obesity. Subsequent sections examine the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, markers and imaging, acute coronary syndromes, chronic stable angina, and noncoronary atherothrombosis. Clinical presentations, medical management, and the latest interventional strategies are included.Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction Lipid abnormalities Hypertension, cigarette smoking, diabetes, obesity, and others General principles The normal artery The lesions of artherothrombosis Special pathogenetic factors Pathophysiology and pathogenesis Clinical presentation Management Other unstable conditions Interventional approach Other stable conditions.
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Titolo: Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease
Editore: Lippincott Williams
Edizione: II 2005
Finitura: Copertina rigida