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Chronic coronary artery disease : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease / James de Lemos, Torbjørn Omland.

Other author/creatorDe Lemos, James A., editor.
Other author/creatorOmland, Torbjørn, editor.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]
Copyright Notice ©2018
Description1 online resource (xxii, 498 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Contents Epidemiology of chronic coronary artery disease -- The global perspective of ischemic heart disease -- Genetics of coronary atherosclerosis -- Basic mechanisms of atherosclerosis -- Coronary microvascular dysfunction -- Precipitants of myocardial ischemia -- History and physical examination -- Lipid measurements -- Standard and novel biomarkers -- ECG and standard exercise stress testing -- Echocardiography -- Nuclear imaging and pet -- CT and MRI -- Invasive testing -- Putting it all together : which test for which patient? -- Goals of therapy -- Global risk assessment -- Lifestyle interventions -- Obesity and the obesity paradox -- The medical treatment of stable angina -- Antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs -- Prevention of sudden cardiac death -- Revascularization approaches -- Managing chronic coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes -- Angina in patients with evidence of myocardial ischemia and no obstructive coronary artery disease -- Depression, anxiety, and stress -- Refractory angina -- Primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease -- Screening for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in asymptomatic individuals -- Secondary prevention of coronary artery disease.
Abstract Featuring expert guidance from Drs. James de Lemos and Torbjorn Omland, as well as other globally known leaders in cardiology, Chronic Coronary Artery Disease covers every aspect of managing and treating patients suffering from chronic coronary syndromes. This brand-new companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease was designed as a stand-alone reference for physicians treating patients who present with complex, unique challenges, offering the latest information on the use of imaging modalities in diagnosis and treatment, advances in interventional and surgical approaches to revascularization, new medications to improve symptoms and outcomes in chronic CAD, and much more. Relevant updates to the text are sourced regularly from the parent reference, Braunwald's Heart Disease and delivered on Expert Consult at no additional cost. These updates cover late-breaking clinical trials, reviews of important new articles, and the latest guidance on clinical practice, all selected and masterfully edited by Dr. Eugene Braunwald.
General noteComplemented by: Braunwald's heart disease / edited by Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby, Robert O. Bonow, Eugene Braunwald. 10th edition. [2015].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionDescription based on print version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Chronic coronary artery disease. Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018] 9780323428804
Other title Companion to: Braunwald's heart disease. 10th ed.
ISBN9780323508759 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0323508758 (electronic bk.)
ISBN(hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Stock number9780323508759 Ingram Content Group

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