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cover image - Chronic Coronary Artery Disease
ISBN: 9780323428804
Page Count: 520
Imprint: Elsevier
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Chronic Coronary Artery Disease

by James Delemos, MD and Torbjorn Omland, MD, PhD, MPH


cover image - Chronic Coronary Artery Disease
ISBN: 9780323428804
Page Count: 520
Imprint: Elsevier
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Featuring expert guidance from Drs. James de Lemos and Torbjørn 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.

    • Covers every aspect of evaluation and treatment of patients who suffer from chronic coronary syndromes.
    • Provides both evidenced based recommendations from the most recent guidelines from the major cardiology societies: AHA, ACC, and ESC, as well as practical management tips from leading experts with extensive clinical experience.
    • Highlights new developments concerning epidemiology and prevention, pathophysiology, and clinical findings, as well as laboratory testing, invasive and non-invasive testing, risk stratification, clinical decision-making, and prognosis and management of chronic coronary syndromes.
    • Features information on today's hot topics, including the use of novel imaging modalities in diagnosis and treatment and emerging therapies to improve outcomes in chronic CAD.
    • Relevant updates sourced from the parent Braunwald’s Heart Disease text are available on Expert Consult.
    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Section 1: Introduction

    1. Epidemiology of Chronic CAD

    2. The Global Perspective of Ischemic Heart Disease

    Section 2: Pathogenesis

    3. Genetics of Coronary Atherosclerosis

    4. Basic Mechanisms of Atherogenesis

    5. Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction

    6. Precipitants of Myocardial Ischemia

    Section 3: Clinical Evaluation

    7. History and Physical Examination

    8. Lipid Measurements

    9. Standard and novel biomarkers

    10. ECG and Exercise Stress ECG Testing

    11. Echocardiography

    12. Nuclear and PET Imaging

    13. CT and MRI

    14. Invasive Testing

    15. Putting it all together: which test for which patient for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease?

    Section 4: Management

    16. Goals of Therapy

    17. Global Risk Assessment

    18. Lifestyle Interventions

    19. Obesity and CAD

    20. Medical Management of Stable Angina

    21. Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Drugs for Chronic CAD

    22. Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

    23. Revascularization for Chronic CHD

    24. Managing chronic CAD in patients with Diabetes

    25. Angina in Subjects with Evidence of Myocardial Ischemia and No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

    26. Depression, Anxiety, and Stress

    27. Refractory Angina

    Section 5: Prevention

    28. Primary Prevention

    29. Screening for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Asymptomatic Individuals

    30. Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

  • James Delemos, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas and Torbjorn Omland, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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